The Golf Journalists Association of Canada (GJAC) Virtual Summit presented by RBC discussing the golf ball and distance rollback took place May 15, 2023, as part of an ongoing GJAC series intended to help membership stay connected, as well as to generate discussion and opportunities around important issues in the game.
GJAC Virtual Summits presented by RBC are approximately one hour in length and are recorded for public viewing. You can watch this one below.
The format consists of a moderated question and answer period, followed by a brief opportunity for questions from attendees.
Panelists for this Summit included:
- John Spitzer, Managing Director of Equipment Standards, USGA
- Dr. Mark Grattan, Director - Equipment Standards, R&A,
- Dr. Sasho MacKenzie, Professor of Sports Biomechanics, St. Francis Xavier University
- Jeff Mingay, Canadian golf course architect.