What you need to know about the 2016 Rules of Golf changes

What you need to know about the 2016 Rules of Golf changes

The R&A and the USGA announced the publication of the 2016 Rules of golf on 26 October. Details of the announcement and the full text of the new Rules can be accessed from the home page of their relevant web sites (www.randa.org and www.usga.org ). The new Decisions are also available in PDF format on […]

WHAT’S THE RULE: GPS Apps on Smartphones

WHAT’S THE RULE: GPS Apps on Smartphones

In 2006, golf’s rules makers allowed the use of distance measuring devices in competition golf when a Local Rule is in effect. The Local Rule must provide that “… a player may obtain distance information by using a device that measures distance only. If, during a stipulated round, a player uses a distance-measuring device that […]