Who we are and how to contact us
This Website is the official Website of Official World Golf Ranking (OWGR). Official World Golf Ranking is a limited company registered in England under company number 04996725 and we have our registered office at European Tour Building, Wentworth Drive, Virginia Water, Surrey, GU25 4LX, United Kingdom. A reference to “we”, “our” or “us” or to OWGR is to Official World Golf Ranking.
If you would like to contact us in connection with your use of this website (“Website”), you can do so by using the Contact Form at the bottom of this page or by writing to us at the address also provided at the bottom of this page.
Acceptance of these terms
The following additional terms also apply to your use of our Website:
We may, at any time and without notice, make changes to these terms and the Website.
Trade Marks and logos
The names and logos identifying this Website and OWGR are owned by OWGR. As the owner and operator of the OWGR Ranking and the Website, we exclusively hold all of the operating rights in respect of OWGR and all rights in connection with the “OFFICIAL WORLD GOLF RANKING”, and related trade marks and logos.
You may not use “OWGR” or the “OFFICIAL WORLD GOLF RANKING” or any related trade marks and logos without our written permission, except as permitted in these terms for the use of our Sharing Widget (see below) or to credit a permitted reproduction of the OWGR Ranking as published by us on the Website.
If an event is established as an Eligible Tour event for the purposes of the OWGR Rules, the organiser of such event should contact us to request our written permission to use the OWGR name or trade marks in relation to that event.
Material on the Website
All material on the Website or made available via the Website belongs to us or to third parties who have allowed us to use and display their material. The Website is protected by copyright. It is published by OWGR and may not be reproduced other than when downloaded and viewed on a single device for private use only or by using our Sharing Widget (see below). It is not to be otherwise reproduced, adapted or transmitted nor made available on a network (or otherwise) without the prior written permission of OWGR. Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of content on our Website must always be acknowledged.
No text or data mining, or web scraping
You shall not conduct, facilitate, authorise or permit any text or data mining or web scraping in relation to our Website or any services provided via, or in relation to, our Website. This includes using (or permitting, authorising or attempting the use of):
• Any "robot", "bot", "spider", "scraper" or other automated device, programme, tool, algorithm, code, process or methodology to access, obtain, copy, monitor or republish any portion of the Website or any data, content, information or services accessed via the same;
• Any automated analytical technique aimed at analysing text and data in digital form to generate information which includes but is not limited to patterns, trends and correlations.
The provisions in this clause should be treated as an express reservation of our rights in this regard.
This clause shall not apply insofar as (but only to the extent that) we are unable to exclude or limit text or data mining or web scraping activity by contract under the laws which are applicable to us.
Do not rely on information on this Website
Material and information on the Website is posted in good faith and updated regularly. However, we cannot guarantee the completeness and accuracy of the information shown, in particular the data published on the rankings within OWGR. The content on our Website is provided for general information only. We do not accept responsibility or liability to users or any third parties in relation to the use of this Website or its content.
We are not responsible for websites we link to
Where our Website contains links to other websites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. Such links should not be interpreted as approval by us of those linked websites or information you may obtain from them.
We have no control over the contents of those websites or resources.
Rules about our Sharing Widget, and linking to and framing our Website
Details of how to configure and embed our World’s Top 15 sharing widget (“Sharing Widget”) into your website or blog are available here: Official World Golf Ranking - Sharing Widget (owgr.com)
You may embed our Sharing Widget into your website or blog and you may link to our home page, provided that in each case you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it.
You must not use our Sharing Widget or establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval or endorsement on our part where none exists.
You must not establish a link to our Website in any website or blog that is not owned by you.
Our Website must not be framed on any other website, nor may you mirror our Website on another server nor create a link to any part of our Website other than the home page.
We reserve the right to withdraw without notice any linking permission or any permission to embed or use our Sharing Widget.
We may suspend or withdraw this Website
Our Website is made available free of charge.
We do not guarantee that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted. We may suspend or withdraw or restrict the availability of all or any part of our Website for business and operational reasons.
The Website is provided on an "as is", "with all faults" and "as available" basis. We do not make any guarantees or warranties that our Website, or any content on it, will always be available or be uninterrupted.
It is the sole responsibility of the user to check the accuracy or reliability of relevant facts before entering into any financial or other commitment based upon any information on this Website. We accept no responsibility for any loss or liability which may arise from reliance on the information contained in the Website.
We do not guarantee that our Website will be secure or free from bugs or viruses.
You are responsible for configuring your information technology, computer programmes and platform to access our Website. You should use your own virus protection software.
We do not accept any responsibility for any loss, disruption or damage to your data or your computer system which may occur whilst using material derived from the Website. You must take reasonable precautions to ensure that you do not introduce a virus or anything else that has contaminating or destructive qualities to the Website.
Our responsibility for loss or damage suffered by you
So far as lawfully possible we exclude all implied conditions, warranties, representations or other terms that may apply to our Website or any content on it and, so far as lawfully possible, we will not be liable to you for any loss or damage, whether in contract, tort (including negligence), breach of statutory duty, or otherwise, even if foreseeable, arising under or in connection with use of, or inability to use, our Website or use of or reliance on any content displayed on our Website.
If you are a consumer user: as a consumer you agree not to use our Website for any commercial or business purposes.
Law and jurisdiction
These terms shall be construed in accordance with the laws of England and Wales and the courts of England and Wales have exclusive jurisdiction. In addition, if you are a consumer who lives in the UK or EU, you will benefit from any mandatory provisions of the law of the country in which you are resident. Nothing in these terms and conditions, including reference to this choice of law clause, affects your rights as a consumer to rely on such mandatory provisions of local law.