On The Rules – Provisionally Speaking

June 4, 2018 0
Let’s talk about one of golf’s most underused and misunderstood rules. Rule 27-2, Provisional Ball. The opening text of 27-2 reads, “If a ball may be lost outside a water hazard or may be out […]

USGA & R&A Adopt New Video Review Protocols

December 11, 2017 0
FAR HILLS, N.J. USA and ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (December 11, 2017) –  A working group led by the USGA and The R&A has unanimously agreed to adopt a new set of protocols for video review when […]

Rulebook: A Little Knowledge Goes A Long Way

September 19, 2017 2
As I sit here on my flight from Toronto to Vancouver I’m reflecting on my experience at this past week’s Canadian Junior Girls Championship, held at Camelot G&CC in Ottawa. The quality of play and […]

Rulebook: Safety First

July 27, 2017 0
With all of the weird and wonderful weather we’ve had in Eastern Ontario this season, it’s got me thinking about player – and by extension, spectator – safety. Safety is always at the front of […]

Rulebook: Can We All Just Get Around?

April 27, 2017 0
Ever wonder why it takes around 4.5 hours to play a round of golf? There’s actually a pretty simple mathematical reason for it. The USGA says that the handicap of the average golfer is 15. […]
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