Distance, Driver, Golf, Golf Ball, R&A, USGA -

The USGA and The R&A have issued the Distance Insights Report, which provides comprehensive research and analysis on the contributors to, and long-term impacts of, hitting distance in golf. After extensive stakeholder research, the report features more than 100 years of data, informed by a library of 56 supporting documents. It is accompanied by a 15-page conclusions paper from the governing bodies that summarizes their perspectives on the long-term implications for the sport. The reports and library have been publicly released and can be found at usga.org/distanceinsights. To facilitate input from manufacturers and other stakeholders in the golf community, specific...

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Golf Handicap, Handicap, R&A, USGA, World Handicap System, World Handicapping System -

Did you know that the USGA & R&A are currently working to develop a World Handicapping System which will create the ultimate portability allowing any golfer to play anywhere in the world using their established handicap.  While the USGA & R&A have established one set of rules and one set of equipment standards for the game of golf there are currently 6 separate handicap systems used around the globe today. The governing bodies of golf intend to combine those 6 standard handicap metrics into one system that will: Enable golfers of different abilities to play & compete on a fair...

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