It is based on the results of over 2, amateur tournaments per year and amateurs participating in certain professional events and is updated each Wednesday. Rankings are based on the players' average performances in counting events over a rolling period. This period was 52 weeks initially but will gradually expand during to weeks,  similar to those of the Official World Golf Ranking. The professional ranking was initially used to help set the field for The Open Championship and the amateur ranking plays a role in selecting the field for The Amateur Championship , which was previously selected mainly on the basis of national handicap systems. Other tournament organisers will be able to use the rankings to select players if they so wish. The first set of rankings featured over 1, players from 46 different countries and was headed by the U.
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The R&A stages both women's and men's amateur championships for the first time
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New global ranking for golfers with disabilities
There will be some outstanding golf on display from potential stars of the future at both events. I would encourage spectators to take advantage of the free admission and enjoy these world-renowned events. A total of 86 players will travel from overseas from countries such as Germany, Sweden and the United States while 58 players from Great Britain and Ireland will compete in the championship.
Introduced last year, the review examines driving distance data from seven of the major professional golf tours, based on approximately , drives per year. Data from studies of male and female amateur golfers has also been included for the first time. The report can be viewed at www. The Joint Statement acknowledged the benefits of equipment technology for golf but noted that any further significant increases in hitting distances at the highest level were undesirable. When appropriate, new Rules have been introduced after discussions with equipment manufacturers and other stakeholders, in accordance with the Equipment Rulemaking Procedures produced in