In the four centuries golf has been played, the limit on the number of clubs you can carry is relatively recent. Prior to 1938, golfers often carried two dozen or more.
This week the Round Table discusses the Rules battle between the USGA and the PGA Tour; looks at back-stopping; and who might break Sam Snead’s record.
This week the Round Table examines an odd Rules dispute; a new sponsor for Justin Rose; and which veteran deserves a nostalgic late career win.
Jim Deeks is pleased that the Rules of Golf have been made simpler but the governing bodies shouldn’t be quite so smug. There’s still work to do.
This week the panel comments on new changes to the Rules of Golf and discusses bringing back the anchored putting stroke.
This week the panel debates the cancellation of the first round at the Evian Championship; discusses Sergio Garcia’s delay of game tactics at the BMW Championship; and picks the winner of the FedEx Cup.
This week the panel comments on Juli Inkster’s rant that the women get no respect; discusses the pros and cons of the proposed changes to the Rules of Golf; and everybody misses Q-school.
Fairways columnist Jim Deeks rants that the Rules of Golf are stupid, confusing, picayune, unfair, irrelevant, archaic, and virtually unenforceable. It’s time to re-write them ALL.
If adopted last year this rule change might have given Anna Nordqvist and Lexi Thompson major victories.