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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. British Open returns to Old Course at St. Andrews 'Home of Golf' ...

    Organizers say the 2015 British Open will be held at the Old Course at St. Andrews.

    Story | Conversation | October 11, 2011
  12. Royal & Ancient exec: PGA, Euro tours should be public with playe...

    Royal & Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson believes the PGA and European tours should start going public with their discipline of players.

    Story | Conversation | April 19, 2011
  13. Peter Dawson, Ty Votaw get top international golf roles

    Royal and Ancient Chief Executive Peter Dawson has been appointed the first president of world golf's governing body.

    Story | Conversation | December 15, 2010
  14. At Birkdale, maybe more than any Open venue, Mother Nature will p...

    Bob Harig

    Mother Nature is always a factor at the British Open. But at no course in the Open rota do conditions dictate the winning score more than at Royal Birkdale, writes's Bob Harig.

    Story | Conversation | July 16, 2008
  15. British Open testing delayed because some golfers need doping edu...

    Drug testing at the British Open at Royal Birkdale will be delayed a year because some international players have not been exposed to doping education programs.

    Story | Conversation | April 29, 2008
  16. Royal Liverpool's wait for next Open will be shorter

    No contracts have been signed, but Royal & Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson made it clear that Royal Liverpool will not have to wait another four decades to host the British Open.

    Story | Conversation | July 25, 2006