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2016 Rules of Golf Updates

2016 Rules of Golf Updates

Posted by on Nov 3, 2015 in Rules of Golf, USGA | 0 comments

2016 will see some major changes and updates to the Rules of Golf and amateur status.  Recently, the USGA announced some details and highlights on the more significant changes.  A summary with more information on these updates is included below:   The R&A and the United States Golf Association today announced the publication of the 2016 edition...

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The Texas Golf Association & The Spirit

The Texas Golf Association & The Spirit

Posted by on May 31, 2013 in Golf, Golf Courses, Golf News, Interviews, Rules of Golf, The Spirit Golf Association, The Spirit International, USGA, Whispering Pines Golf Club | 0 comments

The Texas Golf Association is the governing body of golf for the state of Texas. Since the Spirit began, the TGA has provided operational and Rules assistnace to the Championship. The staff and volunteers from the TGA assist with everything from marking the golf course, to starting the players, to volunteer Rules Officals and more. Without the historical...

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How does your handicap affect driving distance?

How does your handicap affect driving distance?

Posted by on Jul 25, 2011 in Golf, GOLF Magazine, Golf Magazines, Rules of Golf, USGA | 0 comments

What’s your handicap? Do you even know what a handicap is? Well, according to Wikipedia a handicap in golf is: A handicap is a numerical measure of an amateur golfer’s playing ability based on the tees played for a given course. It is used to calculate a net score from the number of strokes actually played, thus allowing players of different...

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