THE LADIES’ GOLF UNION AND THE R&A SIGN MERGER AGREEMENT 27 July 2016, St Andrews, Scotland: The merger between the Ladies’ Golf Union and The R&A has moved close to completion with the signing of a heads of agreement by the two St Andrews-based organisations.
The LGU organises a series of prestigious championships and international matches including the Ricoh Women’s British Open, taking place this week at Woburn, and the Curtis Cup won by Great Britain and Ireland at Dun Laoghaire in June.
FIELDS CONFIRMED FOR OLYMPIC GAMES GOLF COMPETITIONS The names of the 120 men and women who will create golf history in Rio de Janeiro next month have been ratified today (Tuesday, July 19) with the publication of confirmed places for the Olympic Games competition at Reserva de Marapendi Golf Course between August 11 and 20.
THE R&A PUBLISHES PACE OF PLAY GUIDANCE MANUAL THE R&A PUBLISHES PACE OF PLAY GUIDANCE MANUAL
17 May 2016, St Andrews, Scotland: A new manual giving guidance to golf clubs and golfers on ways of improving pace of play has been published today by The R&A.
ALL TEN OPEN VENUES ACHIEVE GOLD STANDARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY 22 April 2016, St Andrews, Scotland: All ten host venues for The Open have achieved golf’s coveted global eco-label, GEO Certified®. The certification recognises clubs which have shown a strong commitment to environmental stewardship, resource efficiency and community value. READ ARTICLE
World Golf Hall of Fame The World Golf Hall of Fame, in St. Augustine, Fla.
honors the game’s greatest players and contributors,
and its amazing 550-year history, through exhibits and
interactive presentations. An IMAX theater is
adjacent to the Hall of Fame.
The First Tee The First Tee provides young people of all
backgrounds an opportunity to develop life-enhancing
values such as confidence, perseverance and
judgment through golf and character education.
GOLF 20/20 GOLF 20/20 is a unique collaboration of all segments of the golf industry, designed to galvanize golf’s stakeholders around strategic initiatives and grass-roots activation that grow the game and ensure its future vitality.
Shell Oil Company - Sole Founding Partner of World Golf Hall of
Fame and Founding Corporate Partner of The First Tee