Updates for 2024 include a better system for using less than 18-hole scores, adjustments for playing conditions and guidance on conducting a handicap review.
This week the panel jumps on the Pebble Beach bandwagon; weighs in on Michelle Wie West’s legacy; and ponders a fantasy match between the top five from LIV Golf and the PGA Tour.
The 65-year-old German also become the oldest champion – by eight years – in the U.S. Senior Open.
Following testing and feedback, any proposed changes to how far the ball goes would not take effect until January 1, 2026.
GS3 is a state-of-the-art golf technology tool that calculates putting green speed, firmness, smoothness and trueness – all with one device.
Stouffer is the eighth Canadian to win a USGA championship and joins Marlene Streit (1985, 1994, 2003), Gayle Borthwick (1996, 1998) and Judith Kyrinis (2017) as Canadian winners of the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur.
Golf House Pinehurst will include its equipment-testing facility, the visitor-friendly USGA Experience and an educational landscape feature, to be completed by the end of 2023.
The USGA and The R&A will investigate the potential impacts on hitting distance from increasing the ball test speeds for golf balls to reflect the clubhead speeds achieved by today’s longest hitters.
The U.S. Golf Association announced Friday the purse will nearly double this year to $10 million, by far the richest in women’s golf and challenging top prizes in women’s sports.