THE R&A, MASTERS AND THE USGA ANNOUNCE FORMATION OF THE LATIN AMERICA AMATEUR CHAMPIONSHIP - New event aimed at fostering the global development of the game. Inaugural championship will be staged in Buenos Aires in 2015. 22 January 2014, Buenos Aires, Argentina: The R&A, The Masters Tournament and the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced today the formation of the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC), a new amateur golf event aimed at stimulating growth and inspiring even greater interest in the game throughout South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean.
World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum to present “Honoring the Legacy: A Tribute to African-Americans in Golf” St. Augustine, Fla. (Nov. 21, 2013) – The World Golf Hall of Fame & Museum has begun creative development on “Honoring the Legacy: A Tribute to African-Americans in Golf” – a new, permanent exhibition that will recognize the triumphs and contributions of African-Americans in the game. With the generous support of The PGA of America, the PGA TOUR and the USGA, the exhibition is expected to open in late spring 2014. READ ARTICLE
THE R&A AND THE USGA ANNOUNCE CHANGES TO “DECISIONS ON THE RULES OF GOLF” 19 November 2013, St Andrews, Scotland: As part of a continuing commitment to provide greater clarity to the Rules of Golf, The R&A and the United States Golf Association (USGA), golf’s governing bodies, today announced revisions to the 2012-2013 edition of “Decisions on the Rules of Golf.” The changes, part of a customary two-year Decisions review cycle, become effective on January 1, 2014. READ ARTICLE
China Golf Association and PGA TOUR Establish New China Professional Golf Tour That Will Debut in 2014 SHANGHAI, CHINA (November 3, 2013) – A partnership between the China Golf Association, PGA TOUR and event promoter China Olympic Sports Industry (COSI) has established a new professional golf tour in China that will begin play in 2014 with 12 tournaments throughout the country. READ ARTICLE
World Golf Hall of Fame The World Golf Hall of Fame, in St. Augustine, Fla.
honors the game’s greatest players and contributors,
and its amazing 550-year history, through exhibits and
interactive presentations. An IMAX theater is
adjacent to the Hall of Fame.
The First Tee The First Tee provides young people of all
backgrounds an opportunity to develop life-enhancing
values such as confidence, perseverance and
judgment through golf and character education.
GOLF 20/20 GOLF 20/20 is a unique collaboration of all segments of the golf industry, designed to galvanize golf’s stakeholders around strategic initiatives and grass-roots activation that grow the game and ensure its future vitality.
Shell Oil Company - Sole Founding Partner of World Golf Hall of
Fame and Founding Corporate Partner of The First Tee