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Northwest players advance at U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Monday, October 8th, 2018
Northwest players advance at U.S. Senior Women's Amateur

Five players from the Northwest have advanced through to match play at the U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship

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What is Course Rating?

Friday, October 5th, 2018
What is Course Rating?

Get an inside look at the process of rating a golf course and how the numbers for Course Rating and Slope Rating are determined for each course.

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Strong Northwest representation at U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur

Thursday, October 4th, 2018
Northwest competitors head to U.S. Senior Women's Am

The field is set for the 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur Championship, taking place October 6-11 at Orchid Island Golf

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USGA announces U.S. Junior field increase in 2020

Wednesday, October 3rd, 2018

Aligning with ongoing initiatives to expand its support of junior golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced

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USGA and R&A Invite Global Golf Community to Share Perspectives and Relevant Data on Distance in Golf

Wednesday, September 19th, 2018

A global online questionnaire and data-gathering exercise on distance in golf has been launched by the USGA and R&A as part of the Distance Insights project.

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Golf’s modernized Rules and new Player’s Edition published

Wednesday, September 12th, 2018
Golf's modernized Rules and Player's Edition published

Golf’s new Rules have been published by the USGA and The R&A ahead of their effective date of January 1, 2019.

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Rohde, Koppenberg, Strickland and Hatley qualify for U.S. Mid-Amateur

Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Jacob Rohde of Everett, Wash. and Jacob Koppenberg of Bellingham, Wash. each shot even-par 71 to earn co-medalist honors in leading the field of 70 players

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Northwest golfers set to compete in U.S. Senior Amateur at Eugene CC

Monday, August 20th, 2018
Northwest golfers set to compete in U.S. Senior Amateur

by Ron Bellamy

Johnny Coppedge admits that he certainly won’t be the best golfer in the field in the 64th U.S. Senior Amateur

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16-year old Ian Siebers leads strong local showing at U.S. Amateur

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
Siebers leads strong local showing at U.S. Amateur

The local flavor runs deep at the 118th U.S. Amateur Championship, being held this week at Pebble Beach Golf Links

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The USGA and The R&A to Engage Global Golf Community in Distance Insights Project

Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
USGA and R&A plan to limit green-reading materials

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. AND ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (Aug. 14, 2018) - In an effort to thoroughly inform the Distance Insights project through the lens of the global golf community

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USGA and R&A announce plans to limit use of green-reading materials beginning in 2019

Tuesday, July 31st, 2018
USGA and R&A plan to limit green-reading materials

The USGA and The R&A are proposing regulations regarding the use of green-reading materials, reaffirming the need for a player to read greens based on their own judgment

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USGA Announces Revisions to Selection Process for International Team Competitions

Thursday, July 5th, 2018

The USGA announced today a series of revisions to the association’s selection process for international teams that will now provide for some automatic selections

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Chandler McDowell Medals at U.S. Junior Amateur Qualifier at The Club at Rock Creek

Tuesday, June 19th, 2018

Chandler McDowell of Springbrook, Alta. shot 1-under par 71 to earn medalist honors in leading the field of 40 players

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USGA’s official statement on ruling of Phil Mickelson during third round of U.S. Open

Monday, June 18th, 2018

There appears to be some continued uncertainty about the basis of the ruling with Phil Mickelson during the third round of the 118th U.S. Open

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Philip Jonas Medals in U.S. Senior Open Qualifying at Cedars at Dungeness

Monday, June 11th, 2018

Philip Jonas of Surrey, B.C. shot 3-under 69 to earn medalist honors in leading the field of 43 players who competed today in U.S. Senior Open sectional qualifying at the par-72 Cedars at Dungeness Golf Course in Sequim, Wash.

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USGA to Hold 2019 Golf Innovation Symposium in Tokyo

Thursday, June 7th, 2018

Furthering the organization’s commitment to invest in innovative research, invite broad discussion about the game and deliver impactful technological advances

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Putnam and Babcock advance to U.S. Open through Sectional Qualifying

Tuesday, June 5th, 2018
Putnam and Babcock advance through Sectionals to U.S. Open

Michael Putnam of University Place, Wash. and Christopher Babcock of Shoreline, Wash. have advanced through 36-hole Sectional qualifying

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USGA and R&A Launch Golf’s Global Distance Insights Project

Tuesday, May 15th, 2018

The USGA and the R&A have launched a comprehensive project to analyze distance in golf and gather perspectives from the worldwide golf community.

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Becky Morgan Medals in U.S. Women’s Open Qualifying at Rainier G&CC

Monday, May 14th, 2018

Becky Morgan of Wales shot rounds of 72-71 to take medalist honors at U.S. Women’s Open Sectional qualifying held today at Rainier Golf & Country Club in Seattle, Wash.

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Joel Skarbo Medals in U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Wine Valley

Thursday, May 10th, 2018

Joel Skarbo of Seattle, Wash. shot 2-under 70 to earn medalist honors in leading the field of 75 players who competed today in U.S. Open Local qualifying at the par-72 Wine Valley Golf Club in Walla Walla, Wash.

Joel Skarbo

Along with Skarbo, four other players will also advance from this Local qualifier to the Sectional qualifier.

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USGA Increases Commitment to Growing the Game Through PLAY9 Program

Tuesday, May 8th, 2018
USGA Grows the Game through PLAY9 Program

As part of its ongoing efforts to grow the game within local golf communities, the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced plans to celebrate the fifth year

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Woolsey Medals in U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Meridian Valley

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Noah Woolsey of Pleasanton, Calif. shot 6-under 66 to earn medalist honors in leading the field of 96 players who competed today in U.S. Open Local qualifying at the par-72 Meridian Valley Country Club in Kent, Wash.

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New Golf Rules are Player-Friendly

Wednesday, April 11th, 2018

by Rob Lundgren

Player-friendly. Modern. Sensible. These are the most common responses one hears

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Video: Course Rating Overview

Monday, March 12th, 2018

WSGA Senior Director of Handicapping & Course Rating John Saegner Jr. and WSGA Director of Handicapping & Course Rating Kevin Jones took the stage

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Golf’s Modernized Rules Released

Monday, March 12th, 2018
Golf's Modernized Rules Released

The United States Golf Association and The Royal & Ancient have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented January 1, 2019.

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USGA Announces 2018 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Sites

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 6, 2018) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 118th U.S. Open Championship

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USGA and R&A Release 2017 Distance Report

Monday, March 5th, 2018

The Royal & Ancient and the United States Golf Association have completed the annual review of driving distance in golf

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USGA Announces Revised Playoff Format Across All Open Championships

Monday, February 26th, 2018
USGA Announces Revised Playoff Format

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced a revised playoff format for all four of its Open Championships

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Golf’s new World Handicap System designed to welcome more golfers; feedback period begins

Tuesday, February 20th, 2018
Golf's new World Handicap System (WHS)

The United States Golf Association (USGA) and Royal & Ancient (R&A) have announced key features of the

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U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship Trophy Unveiled

Monday, February 5th, 2018
U.S. Senior Women's Open Championship Trophy Unveiled

The USGA unveiled the U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship Trophy at its Annual Meeting in Miami, Fla., held Feb 2-4, 2018.

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Mark Newell elected as 65th USGA president; past PNGA president Cliff Shahbaz, former IGA board of director Stephen Beebe remain on Executive Comittee

Monday, February 5th, 2018

Mark Newell of McLean, Va. has been elected to serve a one-year term as the 65th

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USGA Announces Winners of 2018 Service Awards

Tuesday, January 30th, 2018

In recognition of outstanding contributions to the game of golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced its annual Service Awards winners.

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WSGA Strengthens Partnership with USGA

Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
WSGA Strengthens Partnership with USGA

New USGA regional golf association alliance created to support and stimulate grassroots community golf programs

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Qualifying schedule announced for 2019 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

Tuesday, January 9th, 2018

The United States Golf Association, Masters Tournament and PGA of America have officially launched the sixth year of the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

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Five questions with Golf Genius President and CEO Mike Zisman

Wednesday, December 20th, 2017
Q&A with Golf Genius CEO Mike Zisman

Mike Zisman has a background in enterprise software and a long career in building and managing successful businesses - Soft‑Switch, Lotus Development Corporation, and IBM among them.

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SentryWorld to Host 2019 U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship

Monday, December 18th, 2017

SentryWorld Golf Course in Stevens Point, Wis., has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 71st U.S. Girls’ Junior Championship.

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USGA and R&A to adopt new protocol for video review; will eliminate scorecard penalty

Monday, December 11th, 2017
USGA and R&A to adopt new protocol for video review

A working group led by the USGA and R&A has unanimously agreed to adopt a new set of protocols for video review when applying the Rules of Golf.

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USGA’s Mike Davis gives closing address at IAGA conference

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The 51st Annual Conference of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) was held November 5-8, 2017 at the We-Ko-Pa Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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USGA’s Thomas Pagel gives update of Rules modernization at IAGA conference

Monday, November 20th, 2017

The 51st Annual Conference of the International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA) was held November 5-8, 2017 at the We-Ko-Pa Resort in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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Former WSGA Player of the Year Jacobs falls in quarterfinals at U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur

Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Former Washington State Women’s Mid-Amateur Player of the Year Amanda Jacobs of Portland, Ore. was defeated in 19 holes by Marissa Mar of San Francisco, Calif. in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship

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USGA to Relocate 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur from Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla.

Tuesday, September 19th, 2017

FAR HILLS, N.J. (Sept. 19, 2017) – The 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, originally slated for Oct. 7-12 at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla., will be relocated to a new venue to be identified at a later date

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Changing from TPP to TM

Friday, September 8th, 2017

As of January 1, 2018 TPP Online and TPP on the club's computer will not be supported by the USGA or WSGA.

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USGA and R&A Receive Extensive Feedback in Global Program to Modernize Golf’s Rules

Thursday, September 7th, 2017
USGA and R&A set to Begin Rules of Golf Review Process

FAR HILLS, N.J., USA and ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (September 7, 2017) -The USGA and The R&A have received comments on the proposed new Rules

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Barron Medals at U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Tacoma C&GC

Monday, June 5th, 2017
Four move on to the U.S. Open

Derek Barron of Tacoma, Wash. shot rounds of 66-69 to claim medalist honors in Sectional qualifying

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Field Set for U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Tacoma C&GC

Friday, June 2nd, 2017

U.S. Open Sectional qualifying is set to commence at Tacoma Country and Golf Club in Lakewood, Wash. on Monday, June 5

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Hanson and Garrett a group to watch at the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball

Friday, May 26th, 2017

Erik Hanson of Kirkland, Wash. and Ben Garrett of Seattle, Wash. have been named as a group to watch at this week’s U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship from Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, Village of Pinehurst, N.C.

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Handicap Chair Occupies Important Seat at the Table

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

By Joey Flyntz, USGA

Whether you belong to a small online golf club or are a member of a large green-grass facility, one of your peers is responsible for ensuring the accuracy of everyone’s scoring record and Handicap Index®: the handicap chair.

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USGA deepens commitment to growing golf through 2017 PLAY9 program

Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

With a broader focus on golf at the local level, the USGA has rolled out plans in support of the PLAY9 program, with several courses in the WSGA territory holding a series of events on the ninth day of each month

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Lu, Chan and Pereira Co-Medal in U.S. Open Local Qualifying at Canterwood

Monday, May 8th, 2017

Gig Harbor, Wash. – Lorens Chan of Honolulu, HI, Corey Pereira of Cameron Park, Calif. and Jordan Lu of Vancouver, B.C. each shot 2-under par in sharing co-medalist honors to lead the field of 92 players who competed today in U.S.

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New Rules of Golf Decision Limits Use of Video Review, Effective Immediately

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017
USGA Limits Use of Video Replay

The USGA and R&A have issued a new Decision on the Rules of Golf to limit the use of video evidence in the game, effective immediately.

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USGA to change Walker Cup Mid-Amateur Requirements

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

The USGA is prepared to move away from its two mid-amateur Walker Cup minimum.

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USGA and R&A Work with Handicap Authorities to Develop a Single World Handicap System

Wednesday, April 19th, 2017
Driving Distance Study

The USGA and R&A are working with golf’s handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game.

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USGA opens entries for 2017 U.S. Juniors and Ams

Wednesday, April 5th, 2017

Applications are now being accepted for four of the USGA’s oldest and most prestigious championships – the U.S. Amateur, U.S. Women’s Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Girls’ Junior – and will remain open into June.

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USGA Announces Retirement of Men’s and Women’s State Team Championships

Thursday, March 30th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced the retirement of the Men’s State Team Championship and Women’s State Team Championship, following the completion of the 2017 competitions calendar.

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USGA Announces Sectional Qualifying Exemptions for Inaugural U.S. Senior Women’s Open

Monday, March 27th, 2017

The USGA today announced its exemption categories from sectional qualifying for the U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested for the first time July 12-15, 2018 at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill.

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USGA announces 2017 U.S. Senior Open Qualifying sites; Bellingham G&CC and Columbia Edgewater CC set

Monday, March 20th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced sectional qualifying sites for the 38th U.S. Senior Open Championship, to be held at Salem Country Club, in Peabody, Mass., June 29-July 2. Salem Country Club is hosting its second U.S. Senior Open and its sixth USGA championship.

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USGA boss hopes to change more than golf’s Rules

Wednesday, March 15th, 2017
Changing More Than Rules

by Brad Ziemer, British Columbia Golf

Variable-distance golf balls, courses that are more brown than green, hard and fast fairways, slower greens and balls with chips embedded in them that you will always be able to find.

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USGA Announces 2017 U.S. Women’s Open Sectional Qualifying Sites

Tuesday, March 14th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced sectional qualifying sites for the 72nd U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested July 13-16 at Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, N.J. It will be the seventh U.S. Women’s Open to be played in New Jersey, and the first in 30 years.

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Former WSGA CEO John Bodenhamer discusses proposed Rules changes

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017
Bodenhamer Discusses Rules

At the North American Golf Innovation Symposium, held in Vancouver, B.C. on March 6-7, the USGA’s Senior Managing Director of Championships

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New USGA Technology Helps Golf Facilities Manage Resource Consumption and Increase Productivity

Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

The USGA has introduced Resource Management, a new web-based product that will help golf course superintendents, owners and operators be more precise, efficient and productive in maintaining their facilities.

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USGA Announces 2017 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Sites; Tacoma C&GC to host qualifier

Monday, March 6th, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced sectional qualifying sites for the 117th U.S. Open Championship, which will be held at Erin Hills, in Erin, Wis., on June 15-18. Erin Hills is hosting its first U.S. Open and third USGA championship.

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USGA and R&A announce proposed changes to modernize golf’s Rules; asking for feedback

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017
Modernizing the Rules of Golf

The USGA and the R&A have unveiled a preview of proposed new Rules of Golf, as part of a joint initiative to modernize the Rules

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The Incredible Bob Hollister

Monday, February 27th, 2017
The Incredible Bob Hollister

by Ron Read

It’s hard to fully describe the pleasure of working with thousands of volunteers in my 43 years in golf. They gave their time and resources to the Game of Golf, usually for one reason – their love for their pastime.

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Robert S. Hollister, CCM

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Robert S. Hollister, CCM

Bob Hollister, 67, of Steilacoom, Wash. passed away on Friday, February 10, 2017. He was born on July 31, 1949 in Seattle, and grew up on Browns Point near Tacoma.Bob leaves a 40-year legacy of service as general manager at more than 10 private clubs in the Puget Sound region.

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USGA Announces Local Qualifying Sites for 117th U.S. Open Championship

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced local qualifying sites for the 117th U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be contested for the first time at Erin Hills, in Erin, Wis., on June 15-18.

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USGA and R&A Publish Research on Driving Distance for 2016

Wednesday, February 15th, 2017
Driving Distance Study

The United States Golf Association and Royal & Ancient have published their annual review of driving distance, a research document that reports important findings on driving distance in golf.

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USGA Conducts 2017 Annual Meeting

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017
2017 USGA Annual Meeting

The 2017 USGA Annual Meeting & Service Awards Dinner was held in Washington, D.C. on Saturday, February 4. It was a day highlighted by

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Bob Ford Selected by USGA as 2017 Bob Jones Award Winner

Monday, February 6th, 2017

The USGA will present its highest honor, the Bob Jones Award, to longtime Oakmont (Pa.) Country Club professional Bob Ford in a ceremony on June 13, 2017, during the week of the 117th U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills in Erin, Wis.

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Drive, Chip & Putt Championship announces qualifying schedule for 2018 finals

Wednesday, January 11th, 2017
Drive, Chip & Putt Qualifying

The United States Golf Association, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the 2018 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

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New Local Rule Eliminates Penalty for a Player Who Accidentally Causes a Ball to Move on the Putting Green

Thursday, December 8th, 2016
New USGA Local Rule

The USGA and The R&A have announced the introduction of a new Local Rule that eliminates the penalty when a ball is accidentally moved

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Diana Murphy Nominated for Second Term as USGA President

Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Diana Murphy has been nominated to serve a second one-year term as the 64th president of the United States Golf Association by the USGA Nominating Committee, as the organization prepares for its 123rd year of service to the game of golf.

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USGA to Host 2017 Golf Innovation Symposium in Vancouver

Monday, October 3rd, 2016
USGA Symposium

The United States Golf Association will host the 2017 North American Golf Innovation Symposium on March 6-7 in Vancouver, B.C.

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USGA to Raise Age Limit for Junior Championships

Thursday, July 21st, 2016
USGA News

The maximum age for competitors in the U.S. Girls' Junior and U.S. Junior Amateur championships will be raised from 17 to 18 years old starting with the 2017 championships

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USGA expands PLAY9 program in 2016 to include more PLAY9 Days

Thursday, May 12th, 2016

Spurred by the success of its first two years, the United States Golf Association (USGA) is expanding the PLAY9 program this year, encouraging more golfers to play nine holes

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From the Masters: Announcement About Golf in the Olympics

Monday, April 11th, 2016
Golf in Olympics

At Augusta National during Masters week, it was announced that the men and women gold medalists in golf at the upcoming Olympics in Rio will earn exemption

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USGA Recaps Industry Takeaways from Pace and Innovation Symposium

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2016
Pace and Innovation

The United States Golf Association (USGA) hosted 125 industry experts Jan. 19-20 at Brookside Golf Club in Pasadena, Calif., for the Association's Pace and Innovation Symposium.

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Qualifying schedule announced for 2017 Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

Monday, January 11th, 2016
Drive, Chip & Putt

The Masters Tournament Foundation, PGA of America and United States Golf Association have partnered to create the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

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USGA Releases Changes to Handicap System

Monday, November 30th, 2015
Handicap System Changes

In tandem with the 2016 updates to the Rules of Golf, the United States Golf Association has announced revisions to the USGA Handicap System™, effective Jan. 1, 2016.

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The R&A and USGA Release 2016 Edition of Rules of Golf

Tuesday, October 27th, 2015
2016 Rules of Golf

The Royal & Ancient (R&A) and the United States Golf Association (USGA) have announced the publication of the 2016 edition of the Rules of Golf

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Brandes Goes for Broke in Winning 21st Hole

Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
Tom Brandes (background) and Steven Liebler had a dramatic semifinal match that wasn't decided until the 21st hole. (USGA/Chris Keane)

(Reposted with permission of the USGA.)

By Tom Mackin

Click here for a transcript of the post-match media Q&A with Tom Brandes.

By the third extra hole of his semifinal match in the 2015 U.S. Senior Amateur against Steve Liebler of Irmo, S.C., Tom Brandes thought the two might just play on forever.

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Video: WSGA featured in Chambers Bay course rating special

Monday, June 22nd, 2015
WSGA Course Rating Video

Check out a video from USGA featuring our terrific WSGA course rating team:

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Pan Takes Medalist Honors at U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying at Tumble Creek

Monday, June 8th, 2015
US Open Sectional Qual

Cheng-Tsung Pan of Bellevue, Wash. shot rounds of 69-69 to earn medalist honors in today's U.S. Open sectional qualifier held at Tumble Creek

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Video: 2015 US Open Sectional Qualifier Awards Ceremony

Monday, June 8th, 2015

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Moore Among Additional 25 to Earn U.S. Open Exemptions (USGA)

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015
Ryan Moore tees off

Ryan Moore tees off at a charitable event held at Chambers Bay in 2008. In the background (far left) is John Ladenburg, former Pierce County Executive and an early champion of building Chambers Bay. (Photo by Tom Cade)

He didn't have to sweat, but Washington native Ryan Moore had to wait a few weeks before his spot in the 2015 U.S.

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Video: A Lot to Love About Golf (USGA)

Friday, May 15th, 2015

https://youtu.be/fQVMjO2TRm4

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USGA Announces Spectator and Parking Guidelines for 2015 U.S. Open

Wednesday, April 29th, 2015
U.S. Open Spectators

In its preparation to conduct the first U.S. Open in the Pacific Northwest, the United States Golf Association has released detailed spectator information

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USGA’s John Bodenhamer has roots in DuPont’s Home Course

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Bodenhamer Home Course

Former PNGA/WSGA and Home Course CEO and executive director John Bodenhamer is now the senior managing director of rules, competitions and equipment standards for the USGA.

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Champions Crowned at National Finals of Drive, Chip & Putt

Monday, April 6th, 2015
Drive, Chip & Putt

Northwest competitors finish strong
by Vartan Kupelian

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U.S. Open Preparation a Winter Focus at Chambers Bay

Wednesday, February 25th, 2015
U.S. Open Preparations

By Scott Lipsky, USGA
February 10, 2015

History will be made when the 115th U.S. Open is contested in June at Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash.

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O’Toole Elected to Second Term as USGA President

Thursday, February 12th, 2015
USGA Annual Meeting

NEW YORK - Thomas J. O'Toole Jr., of St. Louis, Mo., has been elected to serve a second one-year term as the 63rd president of the United States Golf Association.

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USGA Establishes U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

14 championships on competition calendar, including four Opens, starting in 2018

The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced the establishment of a new championship, the U.S. Senior Women's Open Championship, which will debut in 2018.

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Qualifying schedule announced for Drive, Chip & Putt Championship

Tuesday, January 27th, 2015
Drive, Chip & Putt

The Masters Tournament Foundation, PGA of America and United States Golf Association have partnered to create the Drive, Chip & Putt Championship, a free, nationwide junior skills competition for girls and boys

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Q&A: USGA Technical Director Matt Pringle on Pace of Play

Thursday, October 23rd, 2014
Pace of Play Q&A

A major part of the USGA's mission is to make the game healthy and viable for generations to come, in part by improving pace of play. To that end, the USGA has been accumulating hard data to uncover the root of slow play

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Jo Wins the 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links

Sunday, July 20th, 2014
2014 WAPL

DUPONT, Wash. - Fumie (Alice) Jo won the 2014 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship, never trailing in her 3-and-2 victory over Eun Jeong Seong at The Home Course

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Video: USGA holds last Women’s Amateur Public Links in DuPont (PCTV)

Thursday, July 17th, 2014

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Seong Earns Medalist Honors at 2014 U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links

Wednesday, July 16th, 2014
2014 WAPL

Korean breaks 18- and 36-hole scoring records

DUPONT, Wash. - Eun Jeong Seong, 14, of Korea, emerged from the morning fog and delivered a sparkling performance

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Ha Holds First-Round Lead at 2014 WAPL

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014
2014 WAPL

DUPONT, Wash. - Cindy Ha, 17, of Demarest, N.J., shot a 5-under 67 and holds the lead following Monday's first round of stroke play at the 2014 U.S. Women's Amateur Public Links Championship, being conducted at The Home Course.

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Video: Play 9, Play More (USGA Spot)

Sunday, July 13th, 2014

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USGA Intern With WSGA

Wednesday, June 11th, 2014

Jonathan Hrehov, a USGA P.J. Boatwright Intern, is serving a three-month internship in the WSGA office, from where he will be conducting the GPS data collection for the USGA, visiting courses in the area, gathering information on pace-of-play and course maintenance issues.

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First Green Receives Another USGA Grant

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014
First Green

The First Green has announced it has been awarded a $155,750 STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) grant by the United States Golf Association (USGA) for 2014

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