Press Releases and Public Documents

This section provides access to Public Documents and News Releases originating from one or more of the Official bodies which administer and control Golf on our behalf which include:

The R&A




20 Feb – The World Handicap System press release from the R&A  is HERE

and from the EGA  HERE

25 Jan 2018

CGF HR&CRC – News Bulletin – Jan18

7 Jun

R&A announce Ready Golf introduction into Amateur Open events

10 Mar 2017

View or download the following EGA publications from HERE

EGA Handicap System 2016

Decisions on the Handicap System Jun 2016


1 Mar 2017 – SOME of these Rules Changes have not been implemeneted as per the lnks below – so be careful and I suggest you view the key points on this link HERE as at 12 March 2018

News Release from R&A 1 Mar 2017

Overview of the Proposed Changes to Rules of Golf

Explanation of the Changes to Rules of Golf