On Tuesday, the Ocean Club Golf Course at Atlantis took on close to a foot of
rain in an eight-hour period starting at 3 p.m. local time.
According to the LPGA Tour, there was standing water on at least seven holes
with the ninth and 18th fairways completely flooded.
The first and second round pairings will remain the same, but they will be
played on Friday and Saturday.
“The damage to the golf course and structures caused by Tuesday’s heavy rain
and winds was extensive and we are working continue
In essence, players will not be allowed to place the shaft of long putters
against their bodies while making a stroke.
The two governing bodies in golf said the new rule, first proposed in November
2012, will take effect as of January 2016 in accordance with the regular four-
year cycle for changes to the rule book.
Rule 14-1b was given a lengthy review by the USGA and R&A after comments and
suggestions from across the golf community were collected and thoroughly
“Having considered continue
Cutting to the chase, they are waiting until 2016 because that is when the
next Rules of Golf is officially published. Those rules are updated every four
years, and that is the next update.
That’s the simple part. The hard part of this is figuring out why the rule was
needed in the first place.
The new rule, Rule 14-1b, basically states that a player cannot anchor a belly
putter or a long putter against ones body when making a stroke. It doesn’t
make those clubs illegal, just the act of anchoring said club against ones
I’m conflicted continue
The 2013 PGA Tour is coming off of an interesting weekend at the HP Byron Nelson Championship, which featured some strong golf, and also a few players who simply came up short when all was said and done. Now though, it’s time to move on and take a look at the 2013 Crowne Plaza Invitation from a betting perspective. There are going to be some interesting bets across the board, but in this type of event you’ll find that the odds for picking the winner can definitely pay out well, although it’s not always the easiest thing continue
Teater, who has never played in a major championship, topped the field of 78
players to earn a spot in the British Open at Muirfield.
“I am really looking forward to playing in my first Open Championship. You
always want to get off to a quick start in these qualifiers, but I went out
and bogeyed my first hole of the day. I think that may have been good for me
because I was able to refocus,” said Teater.
The American fired a 64 in the morning continue