What do club golfers think of the new rules?February 14, 2019 Rules of Golf
We've had seemingly endless incidents and soundbites from the pros on the new rules. But what do club players have to say? Harvey Jamison went to find out
Since the new Rules of Golf came in, we haven’t been able to move for incidents on the European and PGA Tours. There was the Haotong Li debacle, and the Denny McCarthy showdown, then Rickie Fowler was front and centre.
And the pros haven’t exactly been shy talking about the new rules, either, from Dustin Johnson seemingly not having a clue, to those calling for separate rules for the pros and amateurs, to Brooks Koepka speaking more on this than anything else ever.
All fun and games for those of us watching on, but what we really wanted to know was, a few weeks down the line from the changes, how are YOU, the humble club golfer, getting on with them? How are they affecting YOUR game?
In the first of a new series called ‘Club Golfers vs.’, we sent Harvey Jamison to Scarcroft to chat with Lou, Stu, Bob, Dick, Eric, Nick, and two Johns and find out what they think…