The PGA of America Releases Official Statement on Rule 14-1b
The USGA and R&A announces the formal adoption of Rule 14-1b that would prohibit a player to anchor the club in making a stroke. The new Rule will take effect on January 1, 2016, in accordance with the regular four-year cycle for changes to the Rules of Golf. Click on view more for the official statement from The PGA of America.
2014 U.S. Ryder Cup Captain Tom Watson tells us why he's a proponent of Tee It Forward and 18-time Major Champion Jack Nicklaus says that Tee It Forward is a great way to play faster, score better and have more fun. Watch their video messages now.
Ticket Process Launched for the 2014 Ryder Cup
Practice Day tickets to the 2014 Ryder Cup in Scotland will be available on a first-come, first-served basis beginning Monday, June 10, 2013. For tickets to the competition days, fans must complete a two-stage process that includes registering a photograph, prior to applying for tickets when the application process opens on June 10.
A Rookie No More
Defending PGA Professional National Champion Matt Dobyns had a first-hand look at Sunriver (Ore.) Resort during Media Day. The PGA head professional at Fresh Meadow Country Club in Lake Success, N.Y., will lead a 312-player field, June 23-26, in the showcase event for PGA Professionals.
Oklahoma playing for those affected by massive tornado
The Oklahoma coaches told their players there was no need for bad attitudes or hanging heads at the NCAA Championship -- they can play in honor of the tornado victims back home.
Clark: 'We're not going to just roll over and accept this'
Tim Clark confirmed news that probably won’t come as a surprise to officials at the PGA Tour, U.S. Golf Association and R&A. “We do have legal counsel,” he said. “We’re going to explore our options. We’re not going to just roll over and accept this.”
Rude: Anchoring ban for good of whose game?
Let’s not kid ourselves. The ban on an anchored putting stroke, to start in 2016, would seem to focus on “sport” rather than “game.” On competition rather than recreation. On game-face golf rather than social golf.