The R&A - Working for Golf
HERO IMAGE Small2

Distance Insights Resources

Supporting documentation to accompany the Distance Insights Report.

R01 - A comparison of clubhead and ball speeds at the 1957 and 2005-9 US Amateur Championships

Download PDF

R02 - Age and its Relationship to Driving Distance and Success

Download PDF

R03 - Agronomic Impacts on Bounce and Roll Distance

Download PDF

R04 - An Investigation into Ball-Turf Impact Characteristics _Master Copy_ _5

Download PDF

R05 - Analysis of Amateur Driving Distance 1996-2018

Download PDF

R06 - Analysis of Playing Lengths of Golf Courses on the PGA TOUR

Download PDF

R07 - Analysis of Trackman data gathered at World Long Drive

Download PDF

R08 - Annual Driving Distance Report 2019

Download PDF

R09 - Approach Shot Distances and Hole Lengths on the PGA TOUR

Download PDF

R10 - Bounce and Roll Testing at Philadelphia Cricket Club

Download PDF

R11 - Club Decision Making Model

Download PDF

R12 - Clubhead Speed

Download PDF

R13 - Comparison of historic 19641966 tournament performance data with its modern equivalent

Download PDF

R14 - Components of Superior Professional Golf Scoring from 1983 to 2018

Download PDF

R15 -Construction Cost Estimate of Distance Impacts

Download PDF

R16 - Costs and Availabilities of Maintenance Resources

Download PDF

R17 - Costs of Golf Course Maintenance - Past Present and Future

Download PDF

R18 - Effect of Clublength on Potential Distance

Download PDF

R19 - Effect of Equipment on Distance - Driver

Download PDF

R20 - Effect of Equipment on Distance - Golf Balls

Download PDF

R201 - Effect of Equipment on Distance Golf Balls App A

Download PDF

R21 - Effect of Equipment on Distance - Irons

Download PDF

R22 - Effect of launch monitor technology on performance in golf

Download PDF

R23 - European Tour Weather Conditions and Relationship with Driving Distances

Download PDF

R24 - Evolution of Golf Course Lengths Globally

Download PDF

R25 - Evolution of Playing Lengths for Elite Competitions US

Download PDF

R26 - Evolution of the Length of Top 100 Courses

Download PDF

R27 - Global Stakeholders Perspectives

Download PDF

R28 - Global Stakeholders Perspectives - Fan Deep Dive

Download PDF

R29 - RA USGA Distance Insights Survey Report with Appendices

Download PDF

R30 - Golf Course Water Use and Costs Past Present and Future

Download PDF

R31 - Historical Equipment Research and Testing

Download PDF

R32 - History of Equipment Rules

Download PDF

R33 - How Golf Courses Change

Download PDF

R34 - Identify the Effects of Distance on Pace

Download PDF

R35 - Impact of Safety Margins and Routing Style on Footprint

Download PDF

R36 - Lengths of Golf Courses on the Professional Tours

Download PDF

R37 - New Course Opening Study US

Download PDF

R38 - PGA TOUR data from Shot Link 201618

Download PDF

R39 - PGA TOUR Relationship of Driving Distance and Rainfall

Download PDF

R40 - Player Interview Findings

Download PDF

R41 - Playing Lengths for Select Elite Competitions ca 1897 to Present

Download PDF

R42 - Playing Lengths of Golf Courses Used for Amateur Competitions US

Download PDF

R43 - Playing Lengths Study US 2019

Download PDF

R44 - Playing Strategy on the PGA TOUR

Download PDF

R45 - Preliminary Results of Turf Testing at Pinehurst

Download PDF

R46 - The Relationship Between Height and Driving Distance and Success

Download PDF

R47 - Results of Robot Facemapping

Download PDF

R48 - Review of Driver Clubhead Characteristics 1992-2018

Download PDF

R49 - Tee Box Inventory

Download PDF

R50 - The Correlation between Tour Performance and Success Rankings

Download PDF

R51 - The divide between professional and amateur golfers is growing The Golf Busine

Download PDF

R52 - The Evolution of Fairway Agronomy

Download PDF

R53 - The History and Evolution of Hitting Distances and Golf Course Lengths Before 1980

Download PDF

R54 - History of Elite Competitive Golf in the United States

Download PDF

R55 - The relationships between driver clubhead presentation characteristics ball launch conditions and golf shot outcomes

Download PDF

R56 - The Value of Distance

Download PDF