Justin Thomas 'finally' wins on PGA Tour at age 22

...the Rules of Golf in 2016, don't look for any immediate changes in technology.Martin Slumbers, who took over for Peter Dawson in September as chief executive of the R&A, says research from the tours indicate that the average distance off the...

Donald Trump's comments could force Turnberry out of British Open rotation

...to the British Open four times.Asked if Trump's comments compromised Turnberry's place on the Open rotation, Peter Dawson, chief executive of the R&A, said: "We'll just let a bit of time pass, and future championship committees will...

Senior Open in California is expected to be a scorcher

...money for the third major of the year has soared by $1.42 million to almost $10 million.R&A chief executive Peter Dawson says "this increase is appropriate for an event with The Open's global appeal."The British Open starts on July...

Team golf event could work in Olympics

...closer, there are more calls for golf to become fully compliant with World Anti-Doping Agency standards. R&A chief Peter Dawson would like to see it happen after the 2016 games. IOC president Thomas Bach also believes it's best for a level...

Questions arise over who Tom Watson's playing partners will be at his final British Open next week

...four of them in Scotland, though not at St. Andrews. He is beloved in the old country.The task for R&A chief Peter Dawson and his staff is to find the right company for Watson ? although the final crossing of the Swilcan Bridge could very...

2015 Masters Tournament Committee Assignments

...David Cherry, Adelaide, South Australia; Stephen Cox, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; Mike Davis, Far Hills, N.J.; Peter Dawson, St. Andrews, Fife, Scotland; Tyler Dennis, Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; Jim Duncan, Wilmington, N.C.; Mark...

Ex-Jaguar Patrick Reed loses World Match Play opener

...R&A CHIEF: The Royal & Ancient Golf Club has appointed business executive Martin Slumbers as its new secretary and the chief executive of its business arm.Slumbers succeeds Peter Dawson, who is retiring next September after 16 years.

Michaux: Other vote in Scotland was big, too

...effect and I can confirm that The Royal and Ancient Golf Club of St Andrews is now a mixed membership club," said Peter Dawson, the chief executive of the R&A and secretary of the club.Coming two years after Augusta National admitted its...

Royal & Ancient Golf Club at St. Andrews to allow women members

...immediately."I can confirm that The Royal & Ancient Golf of St. Andrews is now a mixed membership club," R&A secretary Peter Dawson said in a brief statement he read just outside the clubhouse at the Old Course.Dawson said more than three-quarters...

The Royal & Ancient is expected to allow postal voting on female members issue

...historic September vote to have female members.Club rules require members to be present to vote but R&A secretary Peter Dawson said Wednesday at Royal Liverpool that "it's clear that the majority of R&A members feel that postal voting would...