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USA’s Nelly Korda tees off at the 16th during a preview day ahead of the  Women’s Open at Carnoustie, Scotland. Photograph:  Ian Rutherford/PA Wire

The Women’s British Open has been handed a status and financial boost ahead of tee-off at Carnoustie, Scotland, with a $1.3 million prize fund increas(...)

The US Masters at Augusta National has been rescheduled to take place in November. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty

Where the R&A has gone for a clean cut, in cancelling this year’s scheduled British Open at Royal St Georges in Kent and pushing it back by a year(...)

Rory McIlroy plays his shot from the second tee during the final round of the World Golf Championships Mexico Championship at Club de Golf Chapultepec. Photo: Cliff Hawkins/Getty Images

R&A chief executive Martin Slumbers is confident “common ground” can be reached on all sides of golf’s distance debate. Advances in fitness and g(...)

Tiger Woods speaking at  a press conference before  the Genesis Invitational in  California. Photograph:   Joe Scarnici/Getty Images

Tiger Woods has hinted he would be in favour of a possible “bifurcation” of the rules of golf which would see professionals and amateurs using differe(...)

PGA Tour rules official Stephen Cox looks at the ball of Bryson DeChambeau during the Sony Open In Hawaii. Photograph: Kevin C Cox/Getty

The AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am never fails to rattle Darius Rucker’s nerves. This year though, Rucker, the three-time Grammy Award winning musician(...)

Pádraig Harrington was disqualified for signing an incorrect scorecard at Abu Dhabi Championship in 2011. (Photo by Victor Fraile/Getty Images)

Golfers will no longer be disqualified for failing to include penalty strokes on their scorecards, when unaware of the violation, in one of a number o(...)

The Swilcan Bridge on the the Old Course at St Andrews. Photograph: David Cannon/Getty

As George Bernard Shaw once put it, “progress is impossible without change”.For sure, he didn’t have golf in mind when providing the benefit of his wi(...)