Annual ReviewA review of The R&A's activities in 2012-2013
Golf Rules in Action DVDGolf Rules in Action explains and demonstrates the basic Rules of the game.
Golf Rules IllustratedA clear, detailed, illustrated explanation of the Rules of Golf.
A Guide to the Rules on Clubs and BallsGuidelines to interpret the Rules relating to the design and manufacture of golf clubs and balls.
Birds and Golf CoursesThis book provides guidance on how to support bird populations through effective management of the roughs and out of play areas.
The GolfersThis book examines in detail the historical background to the painting 'The Golfers'.
The National Golf Links of America7 & 8 September 20132011 Champions: Great Britain & IrelandThe 2013 Walker Cup will be played at The National Golf Links of America, where GB&I will travel to Southampton, New York to contest the 44th Match against USA's most talented amateurs.
The last time the Walker Cup was contested, at Royal Aberdeen, Scotland, in 2011, the Great Britain & Irealand defeated USA 14 to 12 - ending the American's three-year winning streak.
GB&I win the 2011 Walker Cup 14-12....Read More
GB&I take 5 point lead into final round
GB&I lead the USA by 10.5-5.5, leaving them requiring 3 points from the afternoon singles to claim the Walker Cup...
GB&I lead USA 7-5 after Walker Cup Day 1
GB&I take a small but important lead into day 2 of the Walker Cup...
A total of 26 matches will be played during the two-day competition. Two different forms of match play are used in the competition; singles and foursomes (alternate shot). Four foursomes and eight singles matches are played on the first day of the competition. On the second and final day of the competition there are again four foursome matches but there are two additional single matches, so that all team members play in the final session of the competition.
Foursomes is an alternate shot format where two players, who pair up as partners, represent each team and alternately play one ball. One player from each side will play from the teeing ground of the odd number holes and his partner will play the tee shots on the even number holes. During play of the hole, the partners alternate play of their ball into the hole.
The Walker Cup Match is contested by male amateur players, one team from the United States and one team from England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales. The teams consist of not more than 10 players and a captain. The Match is conducted every two years, and is held alternately either in the US, or in Great Britain and Ireland.
The R&A uses proceeds generated by The Open Championship to develop the game around the world. View the Global Activity Map to find out where and how The R&A is Working for Golf.