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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
Gear & Equipment

Anchor ban reax: Acushnet

The Acushnet Company, parent company of the Titleist, Footjoy and Pinnacle brands, released the following statement regarding today's decision by golf's ruling bodies to ban anchored putting beginning in 2016:"The rule change regarding anchoring, as...
Tuesday, 5/21/2013 at 10:43AM
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