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PGA Tour Responds to USGA and R&A Proposed Model Local Rule

The USGA and R&A have proposed a Model Local Rule (MLR) that would divide golf between elite and recreational play, add confusion, and break the linkage that is part of the game’s enduring fabric.[0] The MLR proposes a tournament ball that would be tested under modified launch conditions and would not be capable of flying […]

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2023 Valspar Championship Preview: Expert Picks and Players to Watch

The 2023 Valspar Championship is set to take place April 8-11 at Innisbrook Resort’s Copperhead Course in Palm Harbor, Florida. The field this year will be headlined by two-time defending champion Sam Burns, along with Justin Thomas, Jordan Spieth, Matt Fitzpatrick, Keegan Bradley, Tommy Fleetwood, and other top golfers.[0] The par 71 course measures 7,340 […]

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USGA & R&A Propose Model Local Rule to Curb Distance Gains

The USGA and R&A have proposed a Model Local Rule (MLR) to address the long-term trend of increased hitting distances and the need to curb ever-increasing distance gains.[0] The MLR would give competition organizers the option to require the use of golf balls that are tested under modified launch conditions.[1] Martin Slumbers, CEO of the […]

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