Peter Dawson

Jordan Spieth poses with the trophy after winning the Dean & Deluca Invitational on May 29, 2016
Jordan Spieth pulls out of Rio Olympics
World number three Jordan Spieth becomes the latest high-profile golfer to pull out of this summer's Olympics due to concerns over the Zika virus.
Jul 11, 21:26
Peter Dawson, Chief Executive of the R&A talks to the media during a practice round prior to the start of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 16, 2014
R&A chief Peter Dawson: 'We should not have started day three'
Royal & Ancient chief executive Peter Dawson says that it was wrong to start play in the morning of day three of the Open.
Jul 19, 06:49
New Golf generic
This year's British Open winner to scoop record £1.15m
The winner of this year's British Open will take home a record £1.15m in prize money.
Jun 24, 15:20
Gareth Edwards works for the media prior to the RBS Six Nations match between Scotland and Wales at Murrayfield Stadium on March 9, 2013
Gareth Edwards, Gary Verity knighted in Queen's Birthday Honours
Gareth Edwards, Gary Verity, Patrick Head are awarded knighthoods, Frank Lampard, Jimmy Anderson are given OBEs in the Queen's Birthday Honours list.
Jun 13, 06:28
Marcel Siem of Germany is interviewed by Sky Sports TV during the Alstom Open de France - Day One at Le Golf National on July 3, 2014
Sky Sports confirms exclusive British Open rights
Sky confirms that it has won exclusive rights for the British Open from 2017.
Feb 3, 13:04
Peter Dawson, Chief Executive of the R&A talks to the media during a practice round prior to the start of The 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool on July 16, 2014
The R&A vote to allow women members for first time in 260-year history
The R&A vote in favour of allowing women members for the first time in its 260-year history.
Sep 18, 18:39
The par 4, 5th hole (left) and the par 3, 6th hole on the Valley Course at Royal Portrush Golf Club on July 25, 2009
British Open to return to Northern Ireland's Portrush
One of golf's four Majors, the British Open, will return to Northern Ireland after more than 60 years away.
Jun 16, 18:02
Adam Scott
Anchored putters banned from 2016
The R&A and USGA agree to ban anchored putters from 2016.
May 21, 12:52
Golf
St Andrews to be redesigned ahead of 2015 Open Championship
St Andrews will undergo changes to nine of its holes before the 2015 Open Championship.
Nov 23, 22:35
Carlos Tevez
Carlos Tevez blasted for caddying at The Open
Carlos Tevez's appearance at The Open as a caddie for Andres Romero is dubbed as "absolute madness" by Royal and Ancient Club committee chairman Jim McArthur
Jul 24, 10:21
Adam Scott
R & A and USGA discussing long putters
R & A chief Peter Dawson confirms that golf's governing bodies are discussing the future of long and 'belly' putters following Ernie Els's victory at the Open.
Jul 23, 14:30
Rory Mcilroy
R&A chief praises Rory McIlroy
R&A chief Peter Dawson hails Rory McIlroy as the next generation's superstar.
Apr 25, 06:02
Tiger Woods
R&A chief blasts Tiger Woods
R&A cheif calls for Tiger Woods to be punished for his bad behaviour during The Masters.
Apr 24, 04:53
Golf
St Andrews to host 2015 Open Championship
St Andrews will host the 2015 British Open Championship.
Oct 11, 12:05



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