The R&A and USGA have agreed to adopt a new set of protocols that will eliminate viewer call-ins of rule infractions and the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European Tour, Ladies European Tour and PGA of America are all on board. The release is here.
This is a good tweet from the USGA to send to members/public golfers at the operation where you work, explaining the good reasons for frost delays. Delayed tee times due to frost might be a bummer, but by waiting a little longer for play to start, you are doing the turf a lot of good. […]
Judith Kyrinis of Toronto prevailed in the all-Canadian final at the U.S. Senior Women’s Championship at Waverley Country Club in Portand, Ore., on Friday. Kyrinis defeated Terrill Samuel, also from Toronto, 4&3 in a match that saw Kyrinis go 1-up on the opening hole, which she parred while Samuel bogeyed. It would remain that way […]
It isn’t a longshot to say a Canadian will win the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur at Waverley Country Club in Portland, Ore. That’s because it’s an all-Canadian final on Thursday between Judith Kyrinis, a runner-up in 2014, and Terrill Samuel, both from Toronto. Kyrinis defeated Tara Fleming of Jersey City, N.J. 2&1 in one semi-final […]
The USGA and the R&A have issued a new decision on the Rules of Golf to limit the use of video evidence in the game, effective immediately. The two organizations have also established a working group of LPGA, PGA Tour, European Tour, Ladies European Tour and PGA of America representatives to immediately begin a comprehensive […]
The next time somebody asks about the the impact of golf courses on the environment, you may want to show them this video from the USGA.
Sectional qualifying for the U.S. Senior Open, to be played June 29-July 2 at the Salem Country Club in Peabody, Mass., will be held at 34 sites between May 15 and June 12: Monday, May 15 Dearborn C.C., Dearborn, Mich. Monday, May 22 Bear Creek G.C., Murrieta, Calif. The Olympic Club (Lake Course), San Francisco, […]
The USGA has introduced Resource Management, a new web-based product designed to help golf course superintendents, owners and operators be more precise, efficient and productive in maintaining their facilities. Launched at the North American Golf Innovation Symposium in Vancouver, USGA Resource Management is a map-based tool designed to allow facility managers to understand better consumption […]
The USGA and R&A have announced changes that would simplify and reduce the number of main rules and definitions from 34 to 24. The governing bodies will allow for a six-month comment period with a proposed implementation date of Jan. 1, 2019. Highlights include: Elimination or reduction of “ball moved” penalties: There will be no […]
Canada will host a U.S. Open qualifier for the first time when a local qualifier will be held Monday, May 8, at Beacon Hall in Aurora, Ont. Beacon Hall is among 114 local qualifying sites announced Tuesday by the United States Golf Association. Sectional qualifying will be held at 10 sites on Monday, June 5, […]