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  • Apr 27, 2017
    More than 9,400 will attempt to qualify for 117th championship at Erin Hills in Wisconsin

    The USGA has accepted a total of 9,485 entries for the 2017 U.S. Open Championship at Erin Hills, in Erin, Wis.

  • Apr 26, 2017
    U.S. Open Trophy Begins Trip to Erin Hills Aboard 2017 Lexus LX

    Following media stops in New York City, the USGA today officially launched its U.S. Open Trophy Tour, powered by Lexus. Transported in style in a 2017 silver Lexus LX, the revered trophy will be...

  • Apr 25, 2017
    USGA and The R&A Prioritize Working Group to Assess Role of Video in Applying Golf's Rules

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

  • Apr 25, 2017
    Historic club will host its fifth USGA championship and first U.S. Senior Open

    The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Newport (R.I.) Country Club as the host site for the 41st U.S. Senior Open Championship.

  • Apr 19, 2017

    The USGA and The R&A are working with golf's handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game. More than 15 million golfers in over 80 countries presently have a...

  • Apr 12, 2017
    Fox Sports to provide more than 140 hours of live coverage across eight USGA championships

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (April 12, 2017) - FOX Sports, the domestic broadcast partner of the United States Golf Association, will air more than 140 hours of live coverage across eight 2017 USGA...

  • Mar 30, 2017
    The Club at Las Campanas, in Santa Fe, N.M., will host the final Women’s State Team in September

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (March 30, 2017) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the retirement of the Men’s State Team Championship and Women’s State Team Championship,...

  • Mar 28, 2017
    Salem Country Club set to host its sixth USGA championship from June 29-July 2

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (March 28, 2017) – Ray Bourque, who retired as the most prolific scoring defenseman in National Hockey League history and was a longtime Boston Bruins captain, has been named...

  • Mar 27, 2017
    New championship presents opportunity for golf’s most decorated women to compete for USGA title

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (March 27, 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...

  • Mar 20, 2017
    Sectional Qualifiers to be Held at 34 Sites in 27 States from May 15-June 12

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (March 20, 2017) – The United States Golf Association today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 38th U.S. Senior Open Championship, to be held at Salem Country Club, in...

  • Mar 14, 2017
    1999 U.S. Women’s Open host site awarded its third USGA championship

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (March 14, 2017) - The United States Golf Association today announced Old Waverly Golf Club in West Point, Miss., as the host site of the 2019 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship....

  • Mar 13, 2017
    Schedule features 21 U.S. and four international qualifiers from May 22-June 12

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (March 13, 2017) - The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 72nd U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested July...

  • Feb 23, 2017

    The USGA today announced that 1998 U.S. Women's Mid-Amateur champion Virginia Derby Grimes, of Montgomery, Ala., has been named captain of the 2018 USA Curtis Cup Team. A biennial competition...

  • Feb 4, 2017

    Diana M. Murphy of Sea Island, Ga., has been elected to serve a second one-year term as the 64th president of the United States Golf Association. The election took place at the Association's...

  • Jan 30, 2017
    Old Chatham Golf Club to host in 2019, The Honors Course in 2021

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (Jan. 30, 2017) – The USGA has selected Old Chatham Golf Club in Durham, N.C., and The Honors Course in Ooltewah, Tenn., as the host sites for the 2019 and 2021 U.S. Senior...

  • Jan 24, 2017
    Association Leverages Cloud Technology to Empower Club Pros and Engage More Golfers

    The USGA has released USGA Tournament Management, a suite of products that advances golf event management technology used by golf associations and more than 13,000 clubs within its Golf Handicap...

  • Jan 11, 2017
    Trio of Amateur Championships in Southern California Highlight Slate

    The USGA today confirmed the sites and dates for its 2017 championship schedule, which includes 13 annual championships as well as the Walker Cup Match and the USGA Women's State Team...

  • Dec 15, 2016
    Seminole Golf Club and Cypress Point Club Will Host Biennial Team Competition

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (Dec. 15, 2016) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Seminole Golf Club, in Juno Beach, Fla., and Cypress Point Club, in Pebble Beach, Calif., as the host...

  • Nov 29, 2016
    Signature Consumer Portal Among Suite of Retail Sites

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (Nov. 29, 2016) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) has reimagined its online shopping experience, expanding its product lines while making it easier for fans to find and...

  • Nov 15, 2016
    The Broadmoor Golf Club Will Host Its Eighth USGA Championship

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (Nov. 15, 2016) – John Elway, who has led the Denver Broncos to Super Bowl victories as both a player and a general manager, has been named honorary chairman of the 39th U.S....

  • Oct 19, 2016
    Host club for 2001 U.S. Senior Amateur awarded its second USGA championship

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (Oct. 19, 2016) – Norwood Hills Country Club, in St. Louis, Mo., has been selected by the United States Golf Association (USGA) as the host site for the 2018 U.S. Women’s...

  • Oct 14, 2016
    University of Notre Dame’s Course Will Host Its Second USGA Championship

    NOTRE DAME, Ind. (Oct. 14, 2016) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the Warren Golf Course on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, in Notre Dame, Ind., as the...

  • Sep 7, 2016
    Fourth Gathering Draws Support from Golf Canada and Mexican Golf Federation

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (Sept. 7, 2016) – The United States Golf Association will host the 2017 North American Golf Innovation Symposium on March 6-7 in Vancouver, British Columbia, gathering leaders in...

  • Aug 29, 2016

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (Aug. 29, 2016) – The United States Golf Association has selected the three players who will represent the USA in the 2016 World Amateur Team Championship, to be played Sept....

  • Aug 15, 2016

    FAR HILLS, N.J. (Aug. 15, 2016) – The United States Golf Association has selected the three players who will represent the USA in the 2016 Women’s World Amateur Team Championship, to be played...