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News & Tours

The newly chosen R&A chief exec seems an awful lot like the guy he's replacing

As evidenced by the fact that it has taken the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews 260 years to allow the first unaccompanied females entry into the grand old clubhouse behind the first...
Thursday, 10/16/2014 at 12:34PM
News & Tours

What to take away from the Royal and Ancient vote allowing women members

The Sept. 18 announcement that the Royal & Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews had approved a bylaw change allowing women to become members for the first time in the organization’s 260-year history seemed inevitable...
Thursday, 9/18/2014 at 1:47PM
News & Tours

Having seen the light over membership issue, the R&A is now leaving little to chance

However resistant the Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews has been to inviting women members in the past, the club sure appears intent on getting them in now. In the ballots that went...
Thursday, 8/28/2014 at 4:49PM
News & Tours

These guys are the caddies' best friends on Saturday at Hoylake

By Ryan Herrington HOYLAKE, England -- There is only one group of people more curious about Saturday’s forecast at Royal Liverpool than the players who made the cut at the British Open. Their caddies....
Saturday, 7/19/2014 at 6:34AM
News & Tours

Where did the British Open's yellow leader boards go?

By Ryan Herrington HOYLAKE, England -- When it comes to charm, the British Open is hardly in short supply. Perhaps then the loss of manual leader boards around the course in favor of electronic models...
Thursday, 7/17/2014 at 6:40AM
Golf & Business

What they said, what they meant: Peter Dawson's R&A press conference edition

By Geoff Shackelford HOYLAKE, England -- The transcript did not tell the full story from the annual R&A pre-tournament press conference Wednesday at Royal Liverpool. Particularly when the topic pivoted to the R&A's pending...
Thursday, 7/17/2014 at 5:47AM
My Usual Game

World's best golf-based bathroom reading

By David Owen A recent study proved something that most of us either knew already or could have figured out: people who have smartphones spend more time on the toilet than people who don’t. Not long...
Monday, 7/7/2014 at 12:00PM
News & Tours

Is Turnberry becoming the odd course out of the Open Championship rota?

By John Huggan Predicting Open Championship venues became something of an (almost) exact science back in the 1990s. Somewhere around that time, someone in the R&A came to the conclusion that the world's oldest...
Thursday, 7/3/2014 at 11:59AM
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
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