25 Feb 2019

An English first for women’s golf

Boldon Golf Club in County Durham is leading the way to grow the women’s game by becoming the first club in England to sign up to The R&A’s Women in Golf Charter.

20 Feb 2019

Distance Insights Project Update

In May 2018, R&A Rules Limited (The R&A) and the USGA announced the Distance Insights project – scoped at its inception to provide the most comprehensive understanding of the past, present and future impact of distance in golf.

10 Feb 2019

GolfSixes kids are in a League of their own

After encouraging more young people into the sport last year, the ‘GolfSixes League’ is set to expand significantly in 2019. The Golf Foundation initiative reached 102 golf clubs in 2018 and will be enjoyed by more than 200 this year, as GolfSixes League proves highly popular with club management, PGA professionals, parents and – most of all – the kids.

19 Dec 2018

Record 50,000 pupils take part in a school golf competition in England

Thanks to a partnership between national charity the Golf Foundation and the Youth Sport Trust, more than 50,000 young people have taken part in an inter-school golf competition in English schools for the first time in one academic year.

18 Dec 2018

£2 Million boost for junior golf

The R&A has committed to provide £2 million to the Golf Foundation over the next four years to support its drive to inspire more young people to play golf and to increase the retention of juniors within the sport to boost membership.