Tag: Driving Distance
R&A Calls Distance Increase Unusual and Concerning
Golf's two governing bodies, the R&A and USGA have unveiled their annual review of driving distance within the game, noting an "unusual and concerning" increase within a single season on the major tours. read more ...
Governing Bodies Set to Address Question of Distance in Golf
Distance has been a much-discussed topic within the game, but it now seems apparent that the two governing bodies - the R&A and USGA - are coming together to look at attempting to reduce the mammoth yardages that are recorded by golfers at the highest level. read more ...
The Deeper Questions Behind Rory's Long Drives
Rory McIlroy hit a number of astonishingly long drives at Bay Hill, but what questions does this incredible distance raise for the game and the players themselves? Golfshake's Kieran Clark takes a closer look at the issues presented by the increasing gains made by technology in the game. read more ...
Latest Driving Distance Report Widely Ridiculed
The R&A and USGA's joint report on driving distance has been widely ridiculed by golfers, commentators and journalists, after it reported a minimal increase in yardage on the major tours over the past 13 years. read more ...
R&A and USGA Report Minimal Increase in Driving Distance on Tour
The R&A and USGA have published their annual report on driving distance, using data from seven of the major professional golf tours, and have reported a minimum increase in distance between 2003 and 2016. read more ...
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