Tuesday, 23rd September, 2014

Stories tagged ‘Royal and Ancient Golf Club’


Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

Peter Dawson, Chief Executive The R&A

Peter Dawson to Retire in 2015

It was announced today that Peter Dawson is to retire as Chief Executive of The R&A and Secretary of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews


Thursday, September 21st, 2000

Duke of York to be Captain of the R&A

The Past Captains of the R&A have nominated His Royal Highness The Duke of York, CVO, ADC as Captain of The Royal and Ancient Golf Club for the Year 2003 – 2004. The Duke will be the sixth member of the Royal Family to captain the Club


Thursday, July 20th, 2000

Greenkeepers’ Salaries and Conditions: Committee reformed

The Standing Committee on Greenkeepers’ Salaries and Conditions of Employment has been reformed with a new membership. The Committee sets the recommended minimum starting salaries and conditions of service for all greenkeepers in the UK


Thursday, June 22nd, 2000

Golf and environment bodies unite to protect wildlife at St Andrews

The Open is a huge operation which places considerable pressure on an extremely valuable and internationally renowned local environment and a sand dune system of some fragility. The golfing authorities have done much to ensure that The Open takes place with minimal long-term impact to the Links and the neighbouring Eden Estuary – a Site of Special Scientific Interest and a European Special Area of Conservation


Friday, June 2nd, 2000

Golf Foundation gains continued financial support from its partners

The Golf Foundation’s major supporters have agreed to underwrite its activities for 2000 following the success of its development programmes during 1999. The operating deficit in 1999 was £239,917 (1998 surplus £34,722) caused by a substantial shortfall in budgeted income


Friday, May 19th, 2000

R&A issues statement on “spring-like” effect

The R&A has today responded to enquiries concerning a possible conformance test for “spring-like” effect in golf clubs. The full text is reproduced here .....read the full story »


Monday, November 22nd, 1999

Award for Golf Museum Director

The British Golf Collectors Society has awarded its prestigious Murdoch Medal for outstanding achievement in the field of golf history to Peter Lewis, Director of the British Golf Museum. The award was made in recognition of the research and documentation of the history of golf, co-authorship of the highly acclaimed “Challenges & Champions – The…read the full story


Thursday, October 7th, 1999

Rules of Amateur Status – a new code

The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews today announced a new and completely re-written version of the Rules of Amateur Status


Monday, April 5th, 1999

Launch of “Golf Science International”

The World Scientific Congress of Golf Trust has launched a bi-monthly magazine. All the articles which appear in Golf Science International are based on pure science