Dylan McDermott: Journey to the 2023 U.S. Amateur Championship

From a Slow Start to Shooting 64: McDermott’s Triumph at Granite Bay Golf Club. Dylan McDermott wasn’t pleased at all with his first round at a U.S. Amateur qualifying event on July 10 at Granite Bay Golf Club. Shooting an even-par 71 – a round that included a double bogey, two bogeys and four birdies… Continue reading →

5 Key Changes to the Rules of Golf Set to Take Effect in 2023

This article was written by Janeen Driscoll for USGA. The USGA and The R&A have unveiled a regular update to the Rules of Golf as they continue to make the Rules easier to understand and apply. The new Rules will go into effect on January 1, 2023. The 2023 edition continues the modernization process, with… Continue reading →

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How Many Dimples Are On a Golf Ball?

Golf balls are regulated by the USGA and R&A. These regulations exist to maintain a level playing field for professional golf. However, there are no official regulations that determine the number of dimples on a golf ball. This characteristic is left to golf equipment manufacturers to engineer and implement. Golfers can typically expect a golf… Continue reading →

Top 4 Craziest ILLEGAL Golf Clubs

The USGA creates rules and regulations for golf equipment. These regulations restrict the designs and elements that manufacturers can create. However, some individuals and companies come up with golf clubs that are non-conforming to USGA regulations and therefore, illegal in professional play. We found some of the craziest and most unique non-conforming clubs on this… Continue reading →

LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan Named 2013 World Golf Foundation Chair

(ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.) – Mike Whan, Commissioner of the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), has been named Chairman of the World Golf Foundation’s Board of Directors for 2013. Whan succeeds Mike Davis, the Executive Director of the United States Golf Association (USGA), who served as the 2012 Board Chairman. Whan is the eighth commissioner of… Continue reading →