September

  • Tiger Woods and 12 more of the best sporting comebacks in history

    Written by Kevin Brown on Monday, 24 September 2018

    Tiger Woods and 12 more of the best sporting comebacks in history There is absolutely no doubt, Tiger Woods's Tour Championship victory in Atlantic was special. Very special in fact. After all, his fall from World No.1 to outside the top 1000 had been well documented. Woods had gone five long years without a win, had personal scandals and suffered with a...

  • R&A and USGA launched global distance questionnaire

    Tuesday, 18 September 2018

    The R&A and The USGA have launched a global online questionnaire to gain perspeciatives and share relevant data as part of the Distance Insights project The R&A and the USGA are inviting golfers to take part in an online questionnaire and data-gathering exercise on distance in golf as part of the Distance Insights project. The detailed questionnaire is open to all interested participants...

  • European Amateur Golf Champion Celia Barquín killed on golf course

    Written by Camilla Tait on Tuesday, 18 September 2018

    A man has been charged with murder after European Ladies' Amateur Champion and former Iowa State College golfer Celia Barquín was found dead at a golf course in Ames, Iowa. The tragic news was reported from various outlets in the United States after Celia Barquín Arozamena's body was found by police on Monday. Golfers at the Coldwater Golf Links had discovered an unattended golf bag...

  • The transformation from flat farmland to Le Golf National

    Friday, 14 September 2018

    If you'd gone to Paris 35 years ago, you'd have come across farmland. Here, we explore the story of its transformation Twenty one miles from Le Golf National hangs the most famous painting on earth, Leonardo da Vinci's Mona Lisa. It has been on permanent display at the Louvre in Paris since 1797, one highlight in a city where many of...

  • Inside the new Rules of Golf

    Wednesday, 12 September 2018

    Inside the new Rules of Golf: What you need to know about the new 'Player's Edition' of rules that come in to affect on January 1, 2019... and what they mean to you. It’s official! Golf’s new rules have been ratified and published by the R&A and USGA, which means you’ve now got three months to get your head around 24 rules and...

  • R&A unveil new brand identity and 'playbook' as they set out vision for golf's future

    Wednesday, 12 September 2018

    The R&A is looking to the future of golf as it sets out its vision to ensure the long-term success of the sport through staging world class championships, reinvesting in the game, rule changes, modernising the sport and the introduction of a world handicap system.  A new chapter begins in the long history of the St Andrews-based governing body today with...