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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
Gear & Equipment

Laser Link has new consumers in its sites with XL1000

By Ryan HerringtonNew-product launches often involve companies touting how they bucked "traditional" designs to entice new consumers. The opposite is the case with Laser Link's XL1000. Offering a range finder that golfers hold up...
Friday, 2/21/2014 at 12:24PM
News & Tours

Pro golfers won't be using distance-measuring devices anytime soon

By Mike Stachura If you're among those who cringed hearing both the USGA and R&A will allow distance-measuring devices in amateur competitions, there is some solace emerging from these announcements: Leaders of the elite...
Friday, 2/7/2014 at 1:41PM
News & Tours

Why distance-measuring devices aren't needed at the professional level

By Geoff Shackelford With the USGA joining the R&A in allowing distance-measuring devices to be used for the purpose of gathering yardages during amateur competitions, only major professional tours and the majors are free...
Friday, 2/7/2014 at 9:39AM
News & Tours

USGA still deciding on allowing distance measuring devices for its amateur championships

By Ryan Herrington A simple question arises after hearing of the R&A's Monday announcement that it has approved the use of distance measuring devices for its amateur championships in 2014: Will the USGA follow suit?...
Tuesday, 1/28/2014 at 11:32AM
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

Muirfield undergoes final preparations before the British Open comes to town

By John Huggan There's still more than two weeks to go before golf's oldest and -- to almost everyone not born in the United States -- most important event tees-off, but already people are talking...
Monday, 7/1/2013 at 4:41PM
News & Tours

Ridley appreciates Nicklaus' support on Tiger ruling

By Dave Shedloski DUBLIN, Ohio - Not like he felt like he needed it, but Fred Ridley agreed Wednesday at Muirfield Village Golf Club that he felt some sense of vindication when the U.S. Golf...
Wednesday, 5/29/2013 at 6:14PM
Magazines / #Reaction

Varied, strong reaction to the ban on anchored strokes

By Stephen Hennessey Almost six months after golf's ruling bodies announced their proposed rule change, it's official: Anchored strokes are now prohibited by the Rules of Golf, per Rule 14-1b, announced by the USGA and...
Tuesday, 5/21/2013 at 12:24PM
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
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