“It sets a new standard in the way we write and interpret the Rules and is central to our efforts to ensure a healthy future for golf. We look forward to continuing that process in the years to come.”
Rounds one and two will take place at Champions Retreat Golf Club (on the Island and Bluff nines) on that week’s Wednesday and Thursday. Highlights for both of those rounds will be provided by Golf Channel which is owned by NBC. Then the top 30 players and ties will have a practice round day at Augusta National on Friday April 5.
His approach to commentary has drawn the ire of some pros including Tiger Woods who said Chamblee is good “for people who don’t play the game” with a grin at this year’s Players.
The Rules of Golf have long been ridiculed for their strictness and ambiguity but this stands as a positive step for clarity on how the game is governed. Also included in the Player’s Edition are colored diagrams for further context and clarification.
“From the project’s inception our one goal was to make the Rules easier to understand and apply for all golfers” said Thomas Pagel senior managing director of Governance for the USGA.
Those lucky enough to have their applications accepted will be notified in mid-October about how to complete the purchase of their tickets.
Over two days of surveying at the PGA Championship and the Wyndham Championship 59 players participated including four major winners one 2018 major winner and three of the top-20 players in the world. The result? Sweet sweet candor.
“How is today’s long range sniper shooting preparing me for the Ryder Cup?” he wrote. “Meditation controlling my thoughts breathing heart rate and connecting with the target are critical for both!”
Harry Whitt 65 was playing in the event when he collapsed under cardiac arrest on the 15th hole of Indian Wells Golf Club. Whitt’s playing partners sprang into motion calling 911. According to this feature story they also called the pro shop where they reached assistant pro Bobby McCullough.
Before Phil Mickelson tees off in next week’s Tour Championship he’s spending his free time preparing for the Ryder Cup in his own unique way. Mickelson who seems to be enjoying his first month on social media tweeted a video on Wednesday night while on a shooting range.
“While we aim to stage a first-class championship our motivation goes beyond the scores posted between the ropes” Augusta National Chairman Fred Ridley said in a press release.
“By providing this opportunity and shining a brighter light on this important segment of the sport we expect role models to emerge who will help inspire a new generation of golfers.”