Faster-swinging players will be affected the most and recreational golfers will be affected the least with the change.
If support from McIlroy, Woods and more gave cause for optimism, Monahan’s memo was a reminder that nothing is settled.
Golf ball testing might change for elite players, but how does it all work at the USGA and R&A?
USGA, R&A propose rolling back the ball for elite golfers, but not changing equipment for recreational players
After years of research, the USGA and R&A are ready to start reducing distance — and they are going after the golf ball.
The deadline for manufacturers, industry insiders and stakeholders to send feedback was Sept. 2.