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News & Tours

Peter Dawson, now set to retire in 2015, has served the R&A well in a time of transition

By John Huggan News that the R&A's first-ever chief executive, Peter Dawson, will retire from his post in September 2015 after 16 years on the job comes as no real surprise. With golf in...
Tuesday, 4/22/2014 at 11:15AM
News & Tours

Royal & Ancient GC to vote on allowing female members

By John HugganST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND -- For those holding their breath in anticipation of the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews announcing its first female members in 260 years of its all-male existence,...
Wednesday, 3/26/2014 at 10:35AM
News & Tours

Media: Was Muirfield setup fair?

(Getty Images photo) By John Strege Scrutiny was the story of the day throughout the first round of the British Open. The target was the Royal and Ancient and the topic was whether its...
Thursday, 7/18/2013 at 3:45PM
News & Tours

At Muirfield, the R&A continues to try to avoid discrimination discussion

By John Huggan GULLANE, Scotland -- There was, as you'd expect, some stuff about the course and the facilities and the new technology. But long before Jim McArthur, chairman of the R&A championship committee,...
Wednesday, 7/17/2013 at 9:20AM
News & Tours

One perfect GIF that sums up the R&A's position on gender issues

By Luke Kerr-DineenHolding a British Open at Muifield, a male-only club, just months after Augusta National admitted its first female members was no doubt going to be the focus of much media attention. But luckily...
Wednesday, 7/17/2013 at 9:04AM
News & Tours

In Europe, anchor ban met with little more than a shrug

By John Huggan VIRGINIA WATER, England -- There were, as expected, no surprises. Almost six months on from their original announcement on the now notorious Rule 14-1b, the R&A today joined (simultaneously) with the...
Tuesday, 5/21/2013 at 12:24PM
Gear & Equipment

The End of an Era: USGA/R&A ban anchored putting

By Mike Stachura Golf's ruling bodies announced this morning that the anchored stroke, the method typically employed by players using long and belly putters and the method that has been used by the most recent winners...
Tuesday, 5/21/2013 at 8:00AM
News & Tours

With Muirfield on the horizon, the debate over all-male golf clubs rages on

By Alex Myers Augusta National Golf Club waited until it was ready to have its first female members. Apparently, it will be up to the three all-male clubs in the British Open's rota of...
Wednesday, 4/24/2013 at 2:26PM
News & Tours

Reading between the lines, the R&A isn't easily swayed

LYTHAM ST. ANNES, England -- Looking very smart in their matching grey Ralph Lauren Polo sweaters, those bastions of golf's amateur ethos, the R&A, made it through their annual Open Championship press conference Wednesday morning...
Wednesday, 7/18/2012 at 8:12AM
Gear & Equipment

Anchored putters: No decision right now

Twitter's second definition should be "overstatement." Latest case in point was the recent back and forth yesterday over rumors that the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews was about to make an announcement...
Thursday, 6/21/2012 at 12:25PM
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