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 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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