Doug Hoffmann
About Doug Hoffmann
Doug is tournament director with the MGA, and a highly knowledgeable rules and competitions expert. His experience in the golf world includes membership in the PGA of America, where he attained Master Professional status.

Tigergate — By The Rules

This past Saturday morning, the worlds of golf and sport came to a collective standstill as the Rules Committee at the Masters decided the fate of Tiger cheap camel cigarettes Woods. Would they? Could they? Did they dare disqualify him for violating a Rule that resulted in his signing an incorrect score card? There was a media frenzy with everyone having an opinion. Social media was alive with theories. Even the participants in the Rules … Continue reading

Thank You, Webb Simpson

If you hadn’t called a penalty on yourself at this year’s Zurich Classic because the wind had its way with your golf ball, the USGA and Royal & Ancient, being steadfast guardians of the rules of golf, may never have adopted Rule 18-2b which takes effect in 2012. Continue reading