New Rules of Golf and World Handicap System.

Change is coming to golf in the form of new Rules of Golf (RoG) and a World Handicap System (WHS). Both are still under discussion involving the R&A and the USGA. It is anticipated that the new RoG will be implemented in 2019 and the WHS will be launched in January 2020. Many of the…

SHUGC Chronicle Cup Final

Leominster Golf Club Venue for Final. Saturday 6th of August was a beautiful day and the course was in prime condition for the final of the Chronicle Cup. Twenty one clubs from Shropshire and Herefordshire were represented. The field for the Chronicle Cup Final comprises the four best placed competitors from the qualifying Stableford round…

R&A Rule 14-1b on Club Anchoring

New Rule, Especially for Long Putters: From 1st January 2016 Rule 14-1b has been changed to penalise the use of the body as an anchor point and a pivot. Click on the link below to see a full explanation, with illustrations, on how the Rule is to be interpreted. http://www.randa.org/RulesEquipment/Rules/Anchoring