30 Jan '14, 10am

R&A approve range finders for their amateur competitions: Rule will be enforced in 2014 although not everyone

R&A approve range finders for their amateur competitions: Rule will be enforced in 2014 although not everyone

Donald has criticised the decision THE Royal & Ancient have approved the use of distance measuring devices (DMD) in all their amateur competitions from 2014, including the British Amateur Championship. The devices, such as range finders and GPS models, will not be allowed to be used in the Open qualifying process. "The championship committee would like to emphasise that it has taken this decision for R&A events but is not making this a recommendation for other championship organisers to follow," added a statement. "It remains a matter for individual committees and clubs to decide whether or not they want to allow the use of such devices in their competitions." The decision will undoubtedly create a great amount of debate in the golf community and Luke Donald was quick to air his views. "Measuring devices haven't sped up play in college golf, if anything have slowed down pl...

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de distancia en sus competiciones amateur

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randa.org 27 Jan '14, 3pm

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pga.com 06 Feb '14, 10pm

PINEHURST, N.C. – The United States Golf Association has approved the use of distance-measuring devices in all of its amat...