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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
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
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