USGA/R&A announce distance research project, website

In their joint efforts to study the issue of driving distance and its effect on the game, the USGA and R&A announced this morning the launch of a website that will solicit opinions on distance’s role in the game from all golfers and stakeholders.

The new Rules of Golf to debut in 2019

Six years in the making and 12 months after a first draft was circulated to the golf world for comment, officials with the USGA and R&A have settled on a new, modernised version of the Rules of Golf that will go into effect January 1, 2019.