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  1. Royal & Ancient Golf Club appoints Martin Slumbers as new secreta...

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club has appointed business executive Martin Slumbers as its new secretary and the chief executive of its business arm.

    Story | Conversation | October 15, 2014
  2. The Royal And Ancient Golf Club Finally Admits Women. Where Else ...

    After 260 solid years of patriarchal organization, Scotland's voted Thursday to admit female members for the first time. Peter Dawson, secretary of the club, said in a that three-quarters of the 2,400 male members participated in the vote, and...

    Blog | September 18, 2014
  3. Why Royal & Ancient's Vote To Allow Women Members Is Important

    Johnette Howard

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club's vote to allow women members after 260 years is an important step, poking another hole in golf's "grass ceiling."

    Story | Conversation | September 18, 2014
  4. Royal & Ancient Golf Club set for historic vote on women members

    The "Home of Golf" is about to find out if its doors are open to women.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2014
  5. R&A considers voting by mail on female members

    The Royal & Ancient Golf Club could make history even before its historic vote in September to have female members, as it decides whether to allow members to vote by proxy -- something it says has never been done by the club.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2014
  6. Peter Dawson to retire as chief executive of R&A in 2015

    Peter Dawson is to retire next year as chief executive of The R&A after 16 years with the governing body in charge of the Rules of Golf and organizing the British Open.

    Story | Conversation | April 22, 2014
  7. Golf official worried by course construction delays in Rio de Jan...

    Construction on the golf course for the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro remains way behind schedule, putting in jeopardy a planned test tournament next year, according to the head of the International Golf 'Federation.

    Story | Conversation | March 27, 2014
  8. espnw -- LPGA tournament at Augusta National would be must-see

    Johnette Howard

    If the Royal & Ancient can throw open its doors to host a women's tournament at St. Andrews, why can't Augusta follow suit?

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2013
  9. 2013 Open Championship -- Ernie Els returns his Claret Jug at Mui...

    Bob Harig

    As is custom, Ernie Els had an appointment Monday morning with the head of the R&A, Peter Dawson, to give back the Claret Jug he's been in possession of for the past year

    Story | Conversation | July 15, 2013
  10. USGA, R&A to announce anchoring issue decision next week

    Bob Harig

    A final resolution to golf's anchored putting issue will be announced at a Tuesday morning news conference conducted jointly by the United States Golf Association and the R&A.

    Story | Conversation | May 17, 2013
  11. PGA of America president keeps firing away on long putters

    The biggest rivalry in golf at the moment could be the heads of two organizations on opposite sides of the Atlantic Ocean.

    Story | Conversation | April 30, 2013
  12. Rules may dictate Rory McIlroy's Olympic choice, R&A's Peter Daws...

    Royal & Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson is looking into regulations that could keep Rory McIlroy from choosing which team he represents in the 2016 Olympics.

    Story | Conversation | April 23, 2013
  13. 2012 PGA Championship -- Webb Simpson bristles at talk of belly p...

    Bob Harig

    U.S. Open champion Webb Simpson took issue Wednesday with the idea that the putter he and others have used to win major championships should be outlawed.

    Story | Conversation | August 08, 2012
  14. Open Championship 2012 -- Officials debate use of long putters

    Bob Harig

    One day after Ernie Els won the Open Championship using a belly putter, the Royal & Ancient said that a decision could come soon on the use of long putters.

    Story | Conversation | July 23, 2012
  15. 2012 Open Championship -- Forecast predicts dry weather for Lytha...

    The rain relented and the sun finally shone on Royal Lytham & St. Annes on Wednesday, boosting hopes of an uninterrupted British Open.

    Story | Conversation | July 18, 2012
  16. R&A spends $16 million on upgrading British Open courses

    Royal and Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson says the St. Andrews-based organization has invested $16 million in toughening and tightening all courses used to host the Open Championship, including lengthening the courses for the 2012 and 2013 editions.

    Story | Conversation | April 25, 2012