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Formed in 2004 and based in St Andrews, The R&A engages in and supports activities undertaken for the benefit of the sport of golf, and organises The Open, golf's oldest and most international Major championship. Together with the USGA, The R&A governs the sport of golf worldwide, operating in separate jurisdictions while sharing a commitment to a single code for the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status and Equipment Standards.The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs worldwide, outside of...See more