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Golf ball rollback confirmed by R&A, what does it mean, distance, new rules, reaction

Summarize this content to 500 words Golf’s biggest hitters are expected to lose up to 15 yards in driving distance under controversial new rules relating to ball specifications announced by the game’s governing bodies.The plan will apply at the elite level from 2028 and for recreational players from 2030.Golf’s governing bodies have introduced the changes to take account of the greater clubhead speed generated by top stars such as Rory McIlroy.Watch every round of the PGA Tour LIVE & Exclusive on Fox Sports, available on Kayo. New to Kayo? Start Your Free Trial Today >The longest hitters are expected to see a reduction of 13 to 15 yards in drive distance.“The decision aims to reduce the impact increased hitting distances have on golf’s long-term sustainability while minimising the impact on the recreational game,” the UK-based R&A and US Golf Association said in a joint statement.The governing bodies said…

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