May 16, 2018USGA Launches Immersive Digital Experience to Bring 117 Years of U.S. Open Championship Golf History to LifeFirst-of-its-Kind Interactive Timeline Includes Historic Videos, Photos and Statistics
Building on a track record of innovative "firsts" in the digital presentation of its most renowned championship golf property, the USGA, in association with Rolex, has launched the U.S. Open...
May 14, 2018
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. AND ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (May 14, 2018) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) and The R&A have launched a comprehensive project to analyze distance in golf and gather...
- May 11, 2018121 Internships Provide a Pathway to Careers in Golf
The United States Golf Association (USGA), through its Allied Golf Associations located in every state, is providing 121 paid internships in 2018, helping to empower college students and qualified...
May 8, 2018Fan Experiences and Interactive Youth Programming Highlight Fun Day of Activities
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 8, 2018) – The USGA today announced a day of family-friendly activities to introduce youths 18 and under to the game of golf at the 118th U.S. Open Championship. Junior...
- May 7, 2018Fifth Year of Program to Feature Community Events Near USGA Championships
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 8, 2018) – As part of its ongoing efforts to grow the game within local golf communities, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced plans to celebrate...
May 3, 2018Long Island Rail Road to Bring Golf Fans Directly to the 2018 U.S. Open at Shinnecock Hills Golf ClubTemporary LIRR Stop Located Across the Street from Fan Entry Gate
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 3, 2018) – To better serve fans during this summer’s U.S. Open Championship at iconic Shinnecock Hills Golf Club in Southampton, N.Y., the Long Island Rail Road...
May 2, 2018Users to Play the 'Dream 18' - a Celebration of the 10-Year Collaboration between the USGA and WGT
The USGA and Topgolf® today launched the 2018 Virtual U.S. Open qualifier on the World Golf Tour (WGT) game, with the support of Lexus. The game is available on the WGT Golf app and WGT.com,...
Apr 25, 2018Hundreds of Rare Materials Find a Home at the USGA Museum
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 25, 2018) - An important collection of historic golf material, including rare books, periodicals, travelogues, diaries, political and legal documents dating to the...
- Apr 17, 2018Match will be held June 8-10 at Quaker Ridge Golf Club in Scarsdale, N.Y.
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 17, 2018) - Lilia Vu, of Fountain Valley, Calif., the No. 1-ranked female amateur golfer in the world, was among the eight players named today by the United States Golf...
Apr 12, 20182018 Lexus LX Begins Journey to Shinnecock Hills Golf Club
The USGA today officially began the 2018 U.S. Open Trophy Tour, presented by Lexus, at a New York City launch event. The tour will provide the opportunity for golf's most passionate fans to learn...
Apr 11, 2018Exhibition to Honor All 2017 USGA Champions
The USGA today announced the introduction of the Celebration of Champions event, a four-hole public exhibition honoring the winners of all 2017 USGA championships, and celebrating their...
- Apr 9, 2018Inspirational Golfer to Receive Association's Highest Honor as a Champion for the Game
The USGA will bestow its highest honor, the Bob Jones Award, on Dennis Walters of Jupiter, Fla., at a ceremony on June 13, 2018, one of the highlights of U.S. Open Championship week in...
- Mar 15, 2018Innovative Broadcast Experience with Uninterrupted Coverage for Golf Fans Highlights Extended USGA-Rolex Partnership
Continuing a relationship that began in 1980, the USGA and Rolex have extended their partnership, assuring that together they will continue to steward some of golf's greatest moments for the long...
- Mar 12, 2018
The USGA and The R&A have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented January 1, 2019. The USGA and The R&A finalized golf's new Rules this month after an extensive review that included a...
Mar 9, 2018"Top of the Hill" Tickets Now Available in Limited Quantities
Enhancing its fan-first offerings for the 118th U.S. Open Championship, the USGA today announced the addition of "Top of the Hill," a new ticket option for fans to experience Shinnecock Hills Golf...
- Feb 28, 2018North Carolina course will become the first to host the championship four times
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 27, 2018) – Pine Needles Lodge & Golf Club in Southern Pines, N.C., has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 77th U.S. Women’s Open in 2022. The...
Feb 21, 2018Schedule features 25 qualifiers, including four international sites, between May 2-17
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 19, 2018) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 73rd U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested...
- Feb 20, 2018USGA and The R&A Release Key Features
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (Feb. 20, 2018) - The way golfers around the world will calculate their handicaps is set to be transformed by a new system developed by the USGA and...
Feb 9, 2018More than 30 regional stops planned, first slated for Feb. 11
The Greater Birmingham community will have the opportunity to experience elements of the U.S. Women’s Open Championship during the coming months through the U.S. Women’s Open Trophy Tour.
Feb 7, 2018Online entry process for inaugural championship begins March 7
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 7, 2018) - The USGA today announced its final exemption categories from sectional qualifying for the 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship, which will be...
- Feb 5, 2018Multi-year Campaign Drives Deeper Impact in Golf Innovation, Accessibility, Historic Preservation and Golf Career Development
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (Feb. 3, 2018) – As part of its commitment to ensuring a healthy future for golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced today the launch of Driving Golf Forward,...
- Feb 3, 2018Other elected volunteers include World Golf Hall of Fame member Nick Price
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (February 3, 2018) – Mark Newell of McLean, Va. has been elected to serve a one-year term as the 65th president of the United States Golf Association (USGA). The election took...
- Feb 3, 2018
Ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon, and thank you for joining us. I appreciate the opportunity to share some perspectives about the game and the USGA. Our game is centuries old, and after some...
- Feb 3, 2018Inaugural championship to be conducted July 12-15, 2018 at Chicago Golf Club
The USGA unveiled the U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship Trophy today at its Annual Meeting in Miami, Fla. The trophy will be given to the world’s best senior women’s golfer at the inaugural championship this July at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill.
- Feb 3, 2018
Good afternoon. I’d like to begin by saying thank you: § To Jim Hyler and the USGA Nominating Committee; § To my colleagues on the USGA Executive Committee, past and present; § To our CEO...
- Jan 30, 2018
The 73rd U.S. Women’s Open Championship at Shoal Creek will team up with the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau on regional ticketing and volunteer promotional efforts.
Jan 30, 2018Individuals to be Honored During Association’s Annual Meeting
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 30, 2018) – In recognition of outstanding contributions to the game of golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced its annual Service Awards...
Jan 23, 2018Independence Golf Club will serve as stroke-play co-host course
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 23, 2018) – Kinloch Golf Club in Manakin-Sabot, Va., has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 40th U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship. Independence Golf Club,...
- Jan 10, 2018New USGA Regional Golf Association Alliance Created to Support and Stimulate Grassroots Community Golf Programs
LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 10, 2018) – Fifty-nine regional golf associations have entered into a new relationship with the United States Golf Association to enhance the golfer experience at the...
- Jan 9, 2018Registration to Open Jan. 25
AUGUSTA, Ga. – The USGA, Masters Tournament and the PGA of America have officially launched the sixth year of Drive, Chip and Putt by announcing the local and subregional schedule for the...
Dec 18, 2017Championship to make its Wisconsin debut
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. A public, parkland course in central Wisconsin, SentryWorld will host its second USGA championship July 22-27, 2019.
Dec 13, 20171981 U.S. Amateur champion played on victorious 1983 USA Team
FAR HILLS, N.J. (Dec. 13, 2017) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today named Nathaniel Crosby, of Jupiter, Fla., as the captain of the USA Team for the 2019 Walker Cup Match at Royal...
Dec 11, 2017USGA and The R&A to adopt Local Rule to eliminate scorecard penalty
Far Hills, N.J., USA and St Andrews, Scotland (December 11, 2017) – A working group led by the USGA and The R&A has unanimously agreed to adopt a new set of protocols for video review when...
Dec 5, 2017Bandon Dunes replaces Chambers Bay, which will now host the 2021 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball
FAR HILLS, N.J. (Dec. 5, 2017) – The United States Golf Association today announced that the 2019 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship will be relocated from Chambers Bay in University Place,...
Nov 29, 20171,000 Volunteers Needed to Help Shape Golf History at Chicago Golf Club
The USGA has opened volunteer registration for the 2018 U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested for the first time July 12-15 at Chicago Golf Club in Wheaton, Ill.
Nov 17, 2017Two-day session to take place at Shoal Creek, host site of 2018 U.S. Women’s Open Championship
The USGA’s International Team Selection Committee has invited 12 players to participate in a practice session in advance of the 2018 Curtis Cup Match.
Nov 9, 2017
FAR HILLS, N.J. (November 9, 2017) – Thomas J. O’Toole Jr. and Stasia Collins will serve as USA captains for the 2018 World Amateur Team Championship and 2018 Women’s World Amateur Team...
Nov 3, 2017Longtime U.S. Open qualifying site in suburban Washington, D.C., awarded its first USGA championship
The USGA today announced Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Md., as the host site of the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship. Scheduled for Aug. 3-9, 2020, this will be the first USGA championship contested at Woodmont, which has hosted U.S. Open sectional qualifying for 30 of the last 31 years.
Oct 30, 2017Mark Newell nominated as 65th president
Mark Newell, of McLean, Va., has been nominated to serve a one-year term as the 65th president of the United States Golf Association (USGA) by the USGA Nominating Committee. He would replace Diana...
Oct 24, 2017Venue to host its first U.S. Women's Open Championship, seventh U.S. Open
The USGA today announced Pebble Beach Golf Links as the site for the 2023 U.S. Women's Open and 2027 U.S. Open Championships, the 14th and 15th USGA championships in the course's storied history....
- Oct 16, 2017Drive, Chip And Putt Regional Champions Earn Invitations to National Finals at Augusta National Golf Club
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Eighty junior golfers representing 30 U.S. states and one Canadian province have earned an invitation to Augusta National Golf Club to compete in the fifth annual Drive, Chip and...
Oct 5, 2017U.S. Junior Amateur, U.S. Mid-Amateur, U.S. Girls’ Junior and U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur champions to receive full exemptions from qualifying
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open will increase the number of exemption categories from qualifying, effective with the 2018 championships.
Sep 28, 2017
The USGA today announced tee times for the first two rounds of the 2017 U.S. Mid-Amateur Championship, Saturday (Oct. 7) and Sunday (Oct. 8), at 7,207-yard, par-70 Capital City Club-Crabapple, in Atlanta, Ga., and at 6,784-yard, par-71 Atlanta National Golf Club, in Milton, Ga.
Sep 26, 2017Houston-based club, shortly after remarkable recovery from flooding, opens its doors to a USGA championship displaced from Florida by Hurricane Irma
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, originally slated for Oct. 7-12 at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla., has been relocated to Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas.
Sep 20, 2017Three Courses to Receive Free Expert Consulting Services
The USGA and the ASGCA have awarded pro-bono consulting services to three golf courses in 2017, providing them with assistance that will help each facility operate more efficiently, offer a better...
Sep 19, 2017
The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced tee times for the first two rounds of the 2017 USGA Women’s State Team Championship, Tuesday, Sept. 26, and Wednesday, Sept. 27, at The Club at Las Campanas in Santa Fe, N.M. The Sunrise Course at Las Campanas will play to a par of 72 and will measure 6,186-yards.
Sep 19, 2017USGA to Relocate 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship From Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla.
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, the USGA announced Tuesday.
Sep 12, 2017USGA Postpones 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla.
The USGA today announced that the 31st U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship, scheduled to be played Oct. 7-12 at Quail Creek Country Club in Naples, Fla., will be postponed due to the impact of Hurricane Irma.
Sep 8, 2017
The USGA and The R&A have received comments on the proposed new Rules from more than 22,000 golfers in 102 countries, as well as representatives of golf organizations throughout the world, providing valuable feedback as the organizations work toward their implementation on Jan. 1, 2019.
Sep 1, 2017Club awarded its third USGA championship, first U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur
Berkeley Hall Club, in Bluffton, S.C., has been selected by the United States Golf Association (USGA) as the host site of the 2020 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. Scheduled for Aug. 29-Sept. 3, the 34th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur will be the club’s third USGA championship and first since hosting both the Men’s and Women’s USGA State Team Championships in 2005.