In conversation with… The R&A’s Phil Anderton

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As The R&A’s chief development officer, Phil Anderton will play a key role in shaping the governing body’s future strategy. He talks about his role and his plans

It is days after the BMW PGA Championship but Golf Twitter is still arguing about the merits – or otherwise – of wearing a hoodie. Tyrrell Hatton has swept to victory in the European Tour’s flagship event and yet a small club in County Durham have found themselves making worldwide headlines – even Golf Digest got involved – after doubling down on a club rule banning such garments from the course. Dress codes might seem far removed from Phil Anderton’s role as The R&A’s new chief development officer....
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