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  • May 20, 2024
    2013 U.S. Open champion Justin Rose and Will Zalatoris, the 2022 co-runner-up, among group that brings total to 83

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 20, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 30 additional golfers, including 2013 U.S. Open champion Justin Rose, have earned full...

  • May 20, 2024

    STOCKHOLM, Sweden, ST. ANDREWS, Scotland and LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., USA (May 20, 2024) – The Scandinavian Turfgrass and Environment Research Foundation (STERF), The R&A, the United States Golf...

  • May 10, 2024
    Seven-acre campus dedicated to sharing the USGA’s work to unify, showcase, govern and advance the game of golf

    VILLAGE OF PINEHURST, N.C. (May 10, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today officially opened Golf House Pinehurst, its seven-acre campus located footsteps from the Pinehurst...

  • May 6, 2024
    U.S. Open giveback collaboration part of a four-pronged effort to elevate key opportunities in golf and invest in the Pinehurst community

    PINEHURST, N.C. (May 6, 2024) – Recognizing a critical need to expand both the workforce of golf course maintenance professionals and the training needed to advance a more sustainable game, the...

  • May 2, 2024
    Nine-time USGA champion to make his 23rd U.S. Open appearance at Pinehurst

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 2, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that three-time U.S. Open champion Tiger Woods has accepted a special exemption into the 124th U.S....

  • May 2, 2024
    USGA accepts 3,019 entries, the championship’s third-highest total

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 2, 2024) – Eleven champions, including two-time winner and defending champion Bernhard Langer, are among the 3,019 entries accepted by the United States Golf...

  • Apr 26, 2024
    Nashville club set to host second USGA championship nearly 70 years since first

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 26, 2024) – The USGA announced today that Belle Meade Country Club, in Nashville, Tenn., will host the 2028 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur and 2036 U.S. Senior...

  • Apr 18, 2024

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 18, 2024) – Defending champion Wyndham Clark, and all the Official World Golf Ranking® top 50, are among the 10,052 entries that have been accepted by the United...

  • Apr 4, 2024
    No. 1 Nelly Korda and all top 25 players in the world will compete in 79th edition of the championship at Lancaster (Pa.) Country Club

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 4, 2024) – Eight champions and all top 25 players in the world are among the 1,897 entries accepted by the United States Golf Association (USGA) for the 79th U.S....

  • Apr 2, 2024
    World’s best amateurs compete in Twin Cities for first time since 2006; Single-day tickets and five-packs now on sale

    CHASKA, Minn. (Apr. 2, 2024) – Fans have the chance to walk the fairways with the world’s best amateur golfers and future stars of the game as tickets for the 124th U.S. Amateur Championship,...

  • Mar 27, 2024

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 26, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the establishment of the inaugural U.S. National Junior Team, the newest milestone for the U.S....

  • Mar 27, 2024
    Modifications to qualifying; changes to exemptions designed to enhance strength of field now in effect

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Mar. 27, 2024) – The USGA today announced qualifying sites for the 124th U.S. Women’s Amateur and U.S. Amateur Championships, to be held at Southern Hills Country Club,...

  • Mar 3, 2024
    Respected leaders in business and golf join the all-volunteer policymaking board; Engelbert elected to second three-year term

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (March 3, 2024) – Andrew Biggadike of Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J.; David Dorton of Atlanta, Ga.; Virginia C. Drosos of Dallas, Texas; David Leitch of Earlysville, Va.; and Andy North of...

  • Mar 2, 2024
    Organization’s highest accolade recognizes sportsmanship, respect for the game

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 2, 2024) – The United States Golf Association has selected Tiger Woods as the recipient of this year’s Bob Jones Award, the USGA’s highest honor, in recognition...

  • Mar 2, 2024
    Club will become second venue in history to host both championships in consecutive weeks 

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 2, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that in 2036, Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, in Southampton, N.Y., will play host to both the 136th...

  • Feb 29, 2024
    America’s preeminent golf museum continues its mission to preserve and celebrate the history of golf through latest acquisition of historical collection

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 29, 2024) – The USGA announced today that it has received a donation of memorabilia related to Dr. Charlie Sifford, a pioneer of the game who was the first Black...

  • Feb 22, 2024
    Championship entries open today; qualifying method announced

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 22, 2024) -- The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the six qualifying sites and the qualifying method for the 3rd U.S. Adaptive Open Championship,...

  • Feb 21, 2024
    Entry applications are available for 124th U.S. Open Championship from Feb. 21 to April 10

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 21, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that online entry applications will be available beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 21, at 9 a.m. EST,...

  • Feb 13, 2024
    Path to Lancaster features 23 U.S. and three international qualifiers; entries open tomorrow

    (16th hole photo courtesy of Bradenton Country Club) LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 13, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced qualifying sites for the 79th U.S. Women’s...

  • Feb 12, 2024
    Local qualifying will be conducted in April and May; final qualifying to be held May 20 & June 3

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 12, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced local and final qualifying sites for the 124th U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be...

  • Feb 5, 2024
    Newport Country Club in Rhode Island will host the 44th U.S. Senior Open in June

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 5, 2024) – Terry Francona, who managed Major League Baseball’s Boston Red Sox to two World Series titles and guided the Cleveland Indians to an American League...

  • Feb 5, 2024
    Joe Dey Award, Green Section Award and Herbert Warren Wind Award recipients to be honored at USGA Annual Meeting

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 5, 2024) – The USGA has announced the recipients of its Annual Awards, honoring three individuals for their significant contributions for the good of the game in the...

  • Feb 1, 2024
    Ally becomes presenting partner of the U.S. Women’s Open and founding partner of the U.S. National Development Program; New partnership moves Ally closer to equal spending goal across men’s and women’s sports paid media; Ally Signs World No. 1 Golfer Lilia Vu; 2024 U.S. Women’s Open purse set for record $12M

    Charlotte, N.C. and Liberty Corner, N.J., Feb. 1, 2024 -- Ally Financial Inc. (NYSE: ALLY), a financial services company with the nation’s largest all-digital bank and a leading brand in...

  • Jan 23, 2024

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 23, 2024) – The United States Golf Association’s Mike Davis Program for Advancing Golf Course Management has funded 15 new research projects to advance turfgrass...

  • Jan 22, 2024
    Club Now Set to Host 2030, 2040 and 2050 U.S. Open Championships 

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 22, 2024) - The USGA announced today that Merion Golf Club, in Ardmore, Pa., will serve as the host site for the 2040 U.S. Open Championship. Merion was previously...

  • Jan 18, 2024
    In its third edition, the championship, with the support of Allied Golf Associations, will conduct six qualifiers across America

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 18, 2024) - The USGA announced today that the U.S. Adaptive Open Championship will adopt a qualifying model for 2024. Conducted over 18 holes, qualifiers will be held at...

  • Jan 17, 2024
    Seven states will participate in the initial phase beginning in 2024

    PINEHURST, N.C. (Jan. 17, 2024) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the creation of a state team pilot program that will expand the pipeline for elite junior golfers into...

  • Dec 22, 2023

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 22, 2023) – Delivering on an organizational commitment to drive impact “for the good of the game,” the USGA’s investments and programs contributed greatly to golf’

  • Dec 19, 2023
    Woodmont Country Club to host three championships; Columbia Country Club to host two over 11-year span

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 19, 2023) - The USGA announced today that Woodmont Country Club, in Rockville, Md., will host the 2025 and 2026 U.S. Adaptive Opens, and the 2028 U.S. Junior Amateur,...

  • Dec 12, 2023
    Wisconsin resort will be the site of two mid-amateur and two junior events over the next decade

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 12, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Sand Valley Resort, in Nekoosa, Wis., will be the host site for four USGA championships,...

  • Dec 8, 2023
    Leaders from business and golf highlight nominations

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 8, 2023) – Andrew Biggadike of Ho-Ho-Kus, N.J.; David Dorton of Atlanta, Ga.; Virginia C. Drosos of Dallas, Texas; David Leitch of Earlysville, Va.; and Andy North of...

  • Dec 6, 2023
    Revised test conditions to address consistent increases in hitting distance, golf’s sustainability Impact on recreational game kept to an absolute minimum

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., USA and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Dec. 6, 2023) – The R&A and USGA will update the testing conditions used for golf ball conformance under the Overall Distance Standard (ODS),...

  • Dec 4, 2023
    Four USGA champions among the invited players

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 4, 2023) – Riding a three-match win streak, the USA Curtis Cup Team has turned its attention to the 2024 Match, today announcing the 12 players who have been invited...

  • Nov 8, 2023
    Club awarded its fifth USGA championship, first in almost 50 years

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Nov. 8, 2023) – Monterey Peninsula Country Club, in Pebble Beach, Calif., has been selected by the United States Golf Association (USGA) as the host site of the 2025 U.S....

  • Nov 8, 2023

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., USA and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Nov. 8, 2023) – The USGA and The R&A today announced the first update to the World Handicap System™ (WHS™) as part of an ongoing review...

  • Oct 24, 2023
    USGA Expands on its Commitment to North Carolina and the Pinehurst Community by Bringing More Championships to the Iconic Golf Resort

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 2, 2023) – Following the monumental announcement in 2020 of the establishment of "Golf House Pinehurst" and the first U.S. Open Anchor Site at Pinehurst Resort &...

  • Oct 5, 2023
    The storied club in Brookline, Mass., will host the U.S. Women’s Open for the first time and see the return of the U.S. Open, U.S. Amateur and U.S. Girls’ Junior

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Oct. 5, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that The Country Club, in Brookline, Mass., will be the host site of four upcoming USGA...

  • Oct 4, 2023
    USGA partners with First Tee to drive accessibility within one of golf’s fastest growing demographics

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., and PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. (Oct. 4, 2023) – The USGA is awarding its latest round of IDEA (inclusion, diversity, equity and accessibility) grants to 27 First Tee chapters...

  • Sep 26, 2023
    Scioto will also host its first U.S. Amateur in nearly 70 years with the playing of the 2036 championship

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Sept. 26, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Scioto Country Club, in Columbus, Ohio, Oak Tree National, in Edmond, Okla., and Crooked...

  • Sep 12, 2023
    Former USC and Pepperdine men’s golf coach joins the USGA in a key role

    PINEHURST, N.C. (Sept. 12, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Pepperdine Associate Head Coach Chris Zambri has been named the first head coach in the history...

  • Sep 12, 2023
    Historic Kansas club will hold its first USGA championships since 2006

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Sept. 12, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Prairie Dunes Country Club, in Hutchinson, Kan., will be the host site for the 2029 U.S....

  • Sep 6, 2023

    PINEHURST, N.C. (Sept. 6, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that three players will make history when they compete under the USA flag as part of the U.S. National...

  • Sep 5, 2023
    USGA returns to West Orange, N.J., club for first time since 1985

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Sept. 5, 2023) – The USGA announced today that Montclair Golf Club, in West Orange, N.J., will be the host site for the 2026 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship. The...

  • Aug 30, 2023
    Club to host 2026 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur and 2034 U.S. Senior Amateur

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 30, 2023) – After a thrilling conclusion to the 2023 U.S. Senior Women’s Open, the USGA announced today that it will return to Portland for two more senior...

  • Aug 28, 2023
     ITS selections solidify men’s and women’s teams ahead of championships in Abu Dhabi

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 28, 2023) – The six players who will represent the USA in the 2023 World Amateur Team Championships, to be played Oct. 18-21 for the men and Oct. 25-28 for the women...

  • Aug 23, 2023

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Aug. 23, 2023) – Gordon Sargent, 20, of Birmingham, Ala., has won the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the leading male in the 2023 World Amateur Golf...

  • Aug 22, 2023
    USGA returns to Buffalo area for first time since 1985 for 2027 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur and 2032 U.S. Senior Amateur

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 22, 2023) - The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced on Tuesday that the Country Club of Buffalo (N.Y.) will be the host site for the 2027 U.S. Women’s...

  • Aug 21, 2023
    New Jersey club will host 2025 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, 2031 U.S. Senior Women’s Open and 2038 U.S. Senior Open

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 21, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Plainfield Country Club, in Edison, N.J., will be the host site for three USGA...

  • Aug 20, 2023
    ITS selections solidify team ahead of Match in St. Andrews

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 20, 2023) – Nick Gabrelcik, 21, of Trinity, Fla.; Austin Greaser, 21, of Vandalia, Ohio; Stewart Hagestad, 32, of Newport Beach, Calif.; Ben James, 19, of Milford,...

  • Aug 8, 2023
    The 2030 U.S. Senior Amateur and 2037 U.S. Women's Amateur will be the club’s fourth and fifth national championships

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 2, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that The Country Club of North Carolina (CCNC), in Pinehurst, N.C., will be the host site for two...

  • Jul 31, 2023
    Two selections to join previously announced Sargent, Thorbjornsen and Ford

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 31, 2023) – Nick Dunlap, 19, of Huntsville, Ala., and Caleb Surratt, 19, of Indian Trail, N.C., were named to the 2023 USA Walker Cup Team by the USGA’s...

  • Jul 12, 2023
    World Amateur Team Championships will take place this October in Abu Dhabi

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 12, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) has named top-ranked Americans Anna Davis, of Spring Valley, Calif., and Gordon Sargent, of Birmingham, Ala., as...

  • Jul 5, 2023
    Renowned club will host its third USGA championship and first since 1985

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 5, 2023) – Pine Valley Golf Club, in Pine Hill, N.J., will host the 2034 Curtis Cup Match, the United States Golf Association (USGA) announced today. The venerable...

  • Jun 28, 2023
    USGA returns to Kansas for first time since 2017; state to host its 23rd USGA championship

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 28, 2023) - The USGA announced on Wednesday that Sand Creek Station, in Newton, Kan., will be the host site of the 3rd U.S. Adaptive Open Championship, set to be held...

  • Jun 22, 2023
    All three will compete for first time after earning places as top Americans in WAGR®

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 22, 2023) -- Gordon Sargent, 20, of Birmingham, Ala., Michael Thorbjornsen, 21, of Wellesley, Mass., and David Ford, 20, of Peachtree Corners, Ga., have earned places on...

  • Jun 21, 2023
    The iconic club will host its second U.S. Open, and first since Ben Hogan’s win in 1948

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 21, 2023) – On the heels of the U.S. Open’s successful return to the Los Angeles market after 75 years, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced...

  • Jun 14, 2023
    Innovative digital offerings provide unprecedented level of access

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 14, 2023) – Fans will be able to follow the U.S. Open like never before thanks to a comprehensive suite of digital offerings that will immerse audiences in the action...

  • Jun 1, 2023
    Career training program held in Los Angeles part of organizational effort to invest back in U.S. Open host cities and foster future golf leaders

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 1, 2023) – Demonstrating a commitment to foster a welcoming and inclusive golf industry by providing more work opportunities, the USGA has hired 20 students from...

  • May 31, 2023
    Cisco continues as Official Technology Partner of the USGA and its championships; will form innovation committee to explore opportunities for technology to provide positive impact and bring more people into the game

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 31, 2023) – Cisco and the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced a multiyear extension of their partnership, which began in 2018 and established the...

  • May 30, 2023
    2027 U.S. Mid-Amateur and 2032 U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur to be contested at Florida club

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 30, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Jupiter Hills Club, in Tequesta, Fla., will be the host site for two USGA championships: the...

  • May 25, 2023
    Interns gather in Liberty Corner, N.J., for first in-person summit held in three years at USGA headquarters

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 25, 2023) – This week, the USGA welcomed its largest class of P.J. Boatwright Jr. interns to the annual Boatwright Summit as the organization kicks off the 32nd year of...

  • May 23, 2023
    11 countries and 28 states will be represented in a field with an age range from 15 to 75

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 23, 2023) – The field for the 2nd U.S. Adaptive Open – a national championship that showcases the world’s best golfers with disabilities on Pinehurst Resort &...

  • May 22, 2023
    Major champions Jason Day, Patrick Reed among group that brings total to 84; three-time U.S. Open champion Tiger Woods withdraws

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 22, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 33 additional golfers, including major champions Jason Day and Patrick Reed, have earned full...

  • May 11, 2023
    USGA’s highest accolade recognizes sportsmanship, respect for the game

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 11, 2023) – The United States Golf Association has selected Johnny Miller as the recipient of this year’s Bob Jones Award, the association’s highest honor that...

  • May 8, 2023
    2011 champion to play in her 14th straight U.S. Women’s Open Championship

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 8, 2023) – So Yeon Ryu, the 2011 champion from the Republic of Korea, has accepted a special exemption from the USGA into the field for the 78th U.S. Women’s Open...

  • May 4, 2023
    13 champions among 2,107 vying to compete in 78th edition of the championship

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 4, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) has accepted a record total of 2,107 entries, including 13 champions and all top 25 players in the world, for the...

  • May 3, 2023
    A record 2,107 entries for the first-ever U.S. Women’s Open at Pebble Beach have been accepted by the USGA

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 3, 2023) – The 78th U.S. Women’s Open marks an historic first for the USGA. This year’s championship, contested from July 6-9, will be the first time the world’s...

  • May 2, 2023
    Three-time champion to play in her 17th U.S. Women’s Open

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 2, 2023) – Three-time U.S. Women’s Open champion Annika Sorenstam, of Sweden, has accepted a special exemption into the 78th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which...

  • May 1, 2023
    The open-to-the-public U.S. Open fan fest will take place June 15-18 at Westfield Century City

    LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 1, 2023) – The USGA will be bringing the championship experience to life for Los Angeles sports fans through its U.S. Open Showcase at Westfield Century City from June...

  • Apr 26, 2023
    Commitment includes $1 million investment in public golf, sustainability initiatives and expansion of career opportunities in the game

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., and LOS ANGELES, Calif. (April 26, 2023) – In anticipation of the 123rd U.S. Open Championship this June, the USGA is announcing its plans to leave a lasting impact in Los...

  • Apr 21, 2023
    Virginia club will host 2025 U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur and 2029 U.S. Senior Amateur

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 21, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that The Omni Homestead Resort’s Cascades Course, in Hot Springs, Va., will host the 2025 U.S....

  • Apr 20, 2023
    15-year collaborative effort is aimed at increasing adoption of proven water conservation measures, including tailored solutions for courses and communities across the U.S.

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 20, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) is accelerating its work toward a more sustainable game with the deployment of a multi-year,...

  • Apr 19, 2023

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (April 19, 2023) – Rose Zhang, 19, of Irvine, Calif., has broken the record for the total number of weeks as the No. 1 golfer in the Women’s World...

  • Apr 13, 2023
    Total eclipses mark established in 2014; defending champion Fitzpatrick among 11 exempt champions

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 13, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) has accepted a record 10,187 entries, including 15 champions, for the 123rd U.S. Open Championship at The Los...

  • Apr 12, 2023
    Ticket packages now available to walk the fairways with the game’s future stars

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 12, 2023) – Fans will have a chance to walk the fairways with the world’s best amateur golfers and future stars of the game as tickets for the 123rd U.S. Amateur...

  • Apr 11, 2023
    New one-stop shop showcases upgraded features and synergy with redesigned website

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 11, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the launch of the USGA App built by Deloitte, in conjunction with fully redesigned championship...

  • Mar 22, 2023
    Changes to U.S. Amateur, U.S. Women’s Amateur, U.S. Junior Amateur and U.S. Girls’ Junior qualifying will be introduced in 2024

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 22, 2023) – In an effort to continuously enhance and evolve the competitor experience, the USGA today announced significant modifications to its amateur championship...

  • Mar 16, 2023
    Changes will go into effect immediately for 2023 championship season

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 16, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced two modifications to the World Amateur Golf Ranking®/WAGR® exemption criteria for amateur...

  • Mar 14, 2023

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  • Mar 14, 2023
    Proposed change to golf ball testing conditions Aimed at elite players with no impact on the vast majority of golfers No change to the general rules on Equipment Standards at this time

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., USA AND ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (March 14, 2023) – The USGA and The R&A have proposed a Model Local Rule (MLR) that gives competition organizers the option to require use of...

  • Mar 7, 2023
    Two U.S. Senior Opens, 2026 U.S. Junior Amateur, 2038 U.S. Women’s Amateur and 2051 U.S. Amateur to be contested at Pennsylvania club

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 7, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Saucon Valley Country Club, in Bethlehem, Pa., will be the host site for five USGA...

  • Mar 6, 2023
    Washington course to host 2027 U.S. Junior Amateur and 2033 U.S. Amateur Championships

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 6, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash., has been selected to host the 2027 U.S. Junior...

  • Mar 1, 2023
    World Amateur Team Championships will take place this October in Abu Dhabi

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 1, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today named past USGA President Mark Newell and USGA Executive Committee member Courtney Myhrum as captains of...

  • Feb 27, 2023
    Entries will close on May 4; first-time exemptions categories announced

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 27, 2023) - The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that entries are open for the 2nd U.S. Adaptive Open Championship, to be contested July 10-12, 2023...

  • Feb 24, 2023
    Henry, Lewis and McCarthy Added to Executive Committee Ranks

    NAPA, Calif. (Feb. 25, 2023) – Fred Perpall of Dallas, Texas, was elected to serve as the 67th president of the USGA today at the Association’s Annual Meeting in Napa, Calif. Perpall will...

  • Feb 24, 2023
    In partnership with several leading golf organizations, program will create unified competitive pathways, develop physical and mental skills, and provide financial support for talented juniors

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 24, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today launched the U.S. National Development Program, creating the country’s first unified pathway to nurture...

  • Feb 21, 2023
    Entry applications are available for 123rd U.S. Open Championship from Feb. 22 to April 12

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 21, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that online entry applications will be available beginning on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 9 a.m. EST,...

  • Feb 14, 2023
    Path to Pebble Beach Golf Links features 23 U.S. and three international qualifiers; entries open tomorrow

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 14, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced qualifying sites for the 78th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, to be held at Pebble Beach...

  • Feb 13, 2023
    Local qualifying will be conducted in April and May; final qualifying to be held May 16, May 22 & June 5

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 13, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced local and final qualifying sites for the 123rd U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be...

  • Feb 9, 2023
    Additions will go into effect for 2023 U.S. Open and 2023 U.S. Women’s Open

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 9, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that four exemption categories will be added for the U.S. Open Championship, beginning with the...

  • Feb 7, 2023

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 7, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the launch of GS3, a state-of-the-art golf technology tool that calculates putting green speed,...

  • Jan 31, 2023
    Joe Dey Award, Green Section Award and Herbert Warren Wind Award recipients to be honored at USGA Annual Meeting

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 31, 2023) – Recognizing individuals who demonstrate exceptional efforts in volunteerism, innovation and golf literature, the USGA has announced the 2023 recipients of...

  • Jan 27, 2023
    Club awarded 2034 U.S. Women’s Amateur, which will be the second USGA championship held in Utah

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 27, 2023) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that The Country Club, in Salt Lake City, Utah, will host the 2034 U.S. Women’s Amateur...

  • Jan 10, 2023
    The four-time U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur champion will captain the team at Sunningdale (England) Golf Club

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 10, 2023) – The USGA today announced that four-time U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur champion Meghan Stasi, of Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has been named captain of the 2024 USA...

  • Jan 9, 2023
    New York club’s legendary West Course to host its seventh U.S. Open

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 9, 2023) – The USGA today announced that Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course), in Mamaroneck, N.Y., has been selected as the host site for the 2028 U.S. Open Championship.

  • Dec 7, 2022
    Four nominated individuals represent business and golf leaders

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 7, 2022) – Leslie Henry of Houston, Texas; Bryan Lewis of South Haven, Mich.; Michael McCarthy of San Francisco, Calif.; and Jeff Sluman of Hinsdale, Ill.; have each...

  • Dec 6, 2022

    ORLANDO, FLA. (Dec. 6, 2022) – The United States Golf Association has increased its support for the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), in an ongoing effort to advance...

  • Dec 5, 2022
    Stu Francis to conclude memorable three-year run as Association president

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 5, 2022) – Fred Perpall of Dallas, Texas, has been nominated to serve as the 67th president of the United States Golf Association. If elected, Perpall will succeed Stu...

  • Dec 1, 2022
    Th program, formerly known as the Lee Elder Internship, exposes students from underrepresented communities to golf’s career pathways through a 10-day educational experience at The Los Angeles Country Club

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 1, 2022) – As part of an ongoing effort to introduce individuals from underrepresented communities to careers in golf, the USGA has opened applications for the USGA...

  • Nov 29, 2022
    Classes Begin January 2023

    MOORE COUNTY, N.C. (Nov. 29, 2022) – Building on the recent announcement of Golf House Pinehurst and its commitment to foster a stronger golf community in North Carolina, the USGA has partnered...

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