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R&A launches International Turfgrass Research initiative to advance worldwide sustainability in golf

Posted 4 weeks ago
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Projects will be funded to develop practical solutions to challenges facing the management of turfgrass and golf courses worldwide.
R&A launches International Turfgrass Research initiative to advance worldwide sustainability in golf

Head-scratching hiccups, the USGA, R&A flip-flop

Posted 1 month ago
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M. James Ward examines why rule-making organisations failed to act in a timely manner and then abandoned an initial rollback solution more suitable for recreational players.
USGA / R&A - Head-scratching hiccups - Rollback

Martin Slumbers to step down from the R&A

Posted 5 months ago
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He will oversee The Open, the the AIG Women's Open and the 43rd Curtis Cup match before relinquishing his role by the end of the year
Martin Slumbers to step down from the R&A

Behind the Architectural Curtain - Royal Liverpool Golf Club Pt.2

Posted 11 months ago
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151st Open Championship. M. James ward talked to representatives from Mackenzie & Ebert who were hired to assist in updating the course.
Architecture - Royal Liverpool Pt.2

Behind the Architectural Curtain - Royal Liverpool Golf Club Pt.1

Posted 11 months ago
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151st Open Championship. M. James ward talked to representatives from Mackenzie & Ebert who were hired to assist in updating the course.
Architecture - Royal Liverpool Pt.1

Royal Birkdale to host Open Championship in 2026

Posted 11 months ago
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It will be the 11th time the Southport course has staged the event.
Royal Birkdale to host Open Championship in 2026

The R&A launches new learn to play initiative with star studded campaign and digital platform

Posted 11 months ago
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The launch of Golf.Golf was supported by R&A ambassador and singer songwriter Niall Horan

Golf's "other" ticking time bomb

Posted 1 year ago
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The staging of this week's U.S. Open at LACC pushed aside momentarily the pending marriage of the PGA TOUR and LIV. M. James Ward examines an equally divisive issue potentially causing even more gaping fissures for golf.

Kipp Popert hopes inaugural G4D Open inspires more disabled people to play golf

Posted 1 year ago
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Popert will be among 80 male and female players from 19 countries competing at Woburn from May 10-12.
Paul Lawrie

The 150th Open at St Andrews generated over £300 million in economic benefit

Posted 1 year ago
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The total economic benefit delivered last year is the highest in the history of the Championship
The 150th Open at St Andrews generated over £300 million in economic benefit

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