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...

Royal & Ancient Golf Club set for vote on allowing women to be members

...allowing its 2,500 worldwide members to vote by proxy."I think it's the right thing," R&A club secretary Peter Dawson said during its spring meeting in May, "and I hope that R&A members do what's right for golf."While a "No...

Bernhard Langer builds seven-stroke lead in Senior British Open

...can take part in this historic vote."Club rules previously required members to be present to vote. R&A secretary Peter Dawson said last week at the British Open that "it's clear that the majority of R&A members feel that postal voting would...

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...

Tiger Woods starting to take fuller practice swings

...purchase of Turnberry Golf Resort in Scotland.The name will be changed to "Trump Turnberry."R&A chief executive Peter Dawson already has said the name of the course on the claret jug will remain only "Turnberry" if the British Open returns...

Ferguson: Dawson helped guide R&A through challenging times

Anyone who spends 15 years in charge of the Royal & Ancient surely is entitled to at least one mulligan.Peter Dawson took his long before he started the job."I was playing an American one year at Oxford Golf Club, and he introduced me to this...

Societal shifts bring women to golf clubs

...codified the game's original rules ? but those gender equality dominoes started right here.R&A chief executive Peter Dawson humorously claims that Augusta National Golf Club's admittance of two women members in 2012 had nothing to do with...

Michaux: Payne proves prescient of game's global growth

...squashed by the success of Payne's first foray.The Asian version that started in 2009 has, as R&A chief executive Peter Dawson put it, "exceeded our wildest expectations." The 2010 and '11 winner, Hideki Matsuyama of Japan, made the Masters...