USGA Executive Director Mike Davis has admitted the modern golf ball goes too far but says authorities have no plans for a rollback.
THE rules of golf will be dragged into the 21st century under a radical overhaul set to be implemented in 2019.
Rules Change: The R&A and USGA has announced that players who accidentally move their ball on the putting green will not be penalised from 2017.
US Presidential candidate Donald Trump is at the centre of another golf controversy over one of his courses hosting the US Women's Open.
THE USGA is confident the 116th US Open will finish on time despite extensive weather delays on day one.
THE latest changes to the Rules of Golf include reduced penalties for signing an incorrect scorecard or when a player's ball moves at address.