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Finally, no USGA Punishment for the Innocent

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.)  Feb. 6, 2012 — The USGA has listened to what golfers have been saying for years – that there were some pretty goofy rules that did little except slow the pace of play and punish the innocent. Among … Continue reading

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PING CEO: Change the Golf Ball, Save the Courses

(PHOENIX) Jan. 3, 2012 –The chairman and CEO of Ping says three different balls should be approved by rule-makers — one longer, one the same as and one shorter than balls currently approved for play. Shorter balls could then be … Continue reading

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USGA Changes Rule on Ball Moved By Wind

(FAR HILLS, N.J.) Oct. 25, 2011 — The USGA and R&A have changed the rule that penalizes a player whose ball is moved by the wind or other natural factors after he grounds his putter.

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Another PGA Tour Player Whines About the Rules

(ALBUQUERQUE, N.M.) May 2, 2011 — Opinion: Pity poor Webb Simpson, whose ball moved on the 15th green at the Zurich Classic Sunday. His solution: Change the rule.

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USGA’s Groove Rule Applies in 2011 Qualifying

(FAR HILLS, N.J.) Feb. 17, 2011 –The USGA’s condition of competition regarding groove rules applied in 2010 for sectional qualifying (final stage) for the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open will now extend to local qualifying this … Continue reading

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