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Area of Originally Intended Swing Improved by Breaking Branch

A player, intending to play in a certain direction, took a practice backswing for a stroke in that direction and broke a branch impeding his backswing. The player then decided to play in a different direction. The area of his intended swing for a stroke in this new direction was not improved by the breaking of the branch. In such circumstances, would the player incur a penalty under Rule 13-2?

Formation of the PGA of America

On this day in 1916, a group of 35 individuals, including the legendary Walter Hagen, convened for an exploratory meeting, which resulted in the formation of The PGA of America.

Tiger Woods Birthday

Eldrick Tont ‘Tiger’ Woods was born on this day in 1975. He is an American professional golfer who is among the most successful golfers of all time. He has been one of the highest-paid athletes in the world for several years.

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