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  • Sep 14, 2020
    Brand-New Ticket and Hospitality Packages Now Available

    MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Sept. 14, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the opening of ticket sales for the 121st U.S. Open Championship, scheduled for June 14-20, 2021, on...

  • Sep 14, 2020

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Sept. 14, 2020) – The USGA and its official partners have designed a number of innovative experiences to bring fans around the world inside the action of the 120th U.S....

  • Sep 13, 2020

    WITHDRAWAL – Scottie Scheffler, Dallas, Texas SCOTTIE SCHEFFLER, the 2013 U.S. Junior Amateur champion and a member of the victorious 2017 USA Walker Cup team, has withdrawn from the 120th U.S....

  • Sep 13, 2020

    MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Sept. 13, 2020) – The USGA today announced a wide array of interactive digital features designed to bring the experience of the 2020 U.S. Open Championship to fans around the...

  • Sep 11, 2020
    Becomes First Japanese Player to Earn Award Established in 2007

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Sept. 11, 2020) – Takumi Kanaya, of Japan, is the recipient of the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the leading men’s player in the 2020 World Amateur...

  • Sep 10, 2020

    MAMARONECK, N.Y. (Sept. 10, 2020) – The USGA today announced the launch of a newly enhanced U.S. Open Augmented Reality (AR) App by Deloitte, designed to provide golf fans with an engaging and...

  • Sep 9, 2020
    Agreement establishes a golf innovation hub in North Carolina and the organization’s first U.S. Open anchor site

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Sept. 9, 2020) – In an effort to expand its impact in golf and extend its mission to champion and advance the game, the USGA will establish “Golf House Pinehurst” in...

  • Sep 8, 2020
    Five Exemptions Based on FedExCup Final Points List Set 144-Player Field

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Sept. 8, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that five additional players have earned exemptions into the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which...

  • Aug 31, 2020
    Exemptions Based on Korn Ferry Tour Series and Official World Golf Ranking of Aug. 23

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 31, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 16 additional players have earned exemptions into the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which...

  • Aug 25, 2020
    Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield, Conn. to Host 3rd U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship; French Lick Resort in French Lick, Ind. to Host 4th Senior LPGA Championship

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. (Aug. 26, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) along with the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) announced today the dates for...

  • Aug 24, 2020
    Places in Field Based on European Tour’s U.K. Swing Top 10 Aggregate Points Leaders

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 24, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 10 players have earned exemptions into the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which will be held...

  • Aug 20, 2020
    The USGA has provided more than $26 million in funding to First Tee since 1997

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 20, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) has provided $200,000 in grants to be allocated across 51 First Tee chapters throughout the United States in its...

  • Aug 19, 2020
    Exemptions Based on Current World Amateur Golf Ranking® / WAGR®

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Aug. 19, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that seven amateurs have earned entry into the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which will be hosted...

  • Aug 14, 2020
    Three USGA champions among those advancing to the quarterfinals at Bandon Dunes

    Meet the 2020 U.S. Amateur Quarterfinalists Philip Barbaree, 22, of Shreveport, La. Instagram: @philipbarbaree7 No. 109 in World Amateur Golf Ranking® Has competed in six U.S. Amateurs and...

  • Aug 10, 2020

    On March 18, 2020, the USGA and The R&A announced that the release of research topics related to the next phase of the Distance Insights Project would be delayed to allow the greater golf industry...

  • Aug 7, 2020
    Field of 264 to Compete for Havemeyer Trophy at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort Aug. 10-16

    Aug. 10-16, 2020, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Bandon Dunes and Bandon Trails), Bandon, Ore. FIELD NOTES – Among the 264 golfers in the 2020 U.S. Amateur field, there are: Oldest Competitors: Dave...

  • Aug 7, 2020
    Defending champ Ruffels headlines group of quarterfinalists

    Alyaa Abdulghany, 21, of Malaysia Instagram: @alyaa.abdulghany No. 34 in Women’s World Amateur Golf Ranking Playing in her seventh USGA championship (fourth U.S. Women’s Amateur) Rising senior...

  • Aug 5, 2020

    Aug. 10-16, 2020, Bandon Dunes Golf Resort (Bandon Dunes and Bandon Trails), Bandon, Ore. mediacenter.usga.org | usamateur.org | @usga_pr (media Twitter) | @usga (Twitter and Instagram) | USGA...

  • Jul 30, 2020
    The USGA has invested more than $41 million in golf course sustainability since 1920 through its Turfgrass and Environmental Research Program

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 30, 2020) – As part of an ongoing investment in empowering golf courses to play an impactful role in sustainability, the USGA’s multi-year collaboration with Audubon...

  • Jul 30, 2020
    Field of 264 to Compete for Havemeyer Trophy at Bandon Dunes Golf Resort Aug. 10-16

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 30, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that 19 USGA champions are among those players who have earned entry into the 120th U.S. Amateur...

  • Jul 30, 2020
    Defending champion Gabriela Ruffels paired with recent North & South Amateur champion Rachel Kuehn and Women's Western Amateur champion Brigitte Thibault in marquee group

    ROCKVILLE, Md. (July 30, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced tee times for the first two rounds of the 120th U.S. Women's Amateur Championship on Monday, Aug. 3 and...

  • Jul 29, 2020
    Ongoing COVID-19 Challenges Lead to Decision

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 29, 2020) – In partnership with the state of New York, the USGA announced today that due to ongoing health and safety concerns from the COVID-19 pandemic, the 120th...

  • Jul 24, 2020

    WHO’S HERE – Of the 132 golfers who will compete at the 2020 U.S. Women’s Amateur, 128 are currently in the field. Four spots remain for the champions and runners-up of the Women’s Western...

  • Jul 22, 2020
    Donation includes more than 560 comic books that feature golf on the cover

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 22, 2020) – The USGA Golf Museum has expanded its world-leading golf library and artifact collection thanks to a recent donation of more than 560 golf-themed comic...

  • Jul 21, 2020
    34th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur will take place at Berkeley Hall Club; 59th U.S. Senior Women’s Amateur will be held at The Lakewood Club

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 21, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced changes to the 2021 USGA championship schedule. The 34th U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship...

  • Jul 14, 2020
    13 USGA champions among those set to compete for title at Woodmont Country Club in Rockville, Md., in three weeks

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 14, 2020) – Entries have closed for the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, scheduled for Aug. 3-9, 2020, at Woodmont Country Club’s North Course in...

  • Jul 8, 2020
    Country Club of Detroit will host in 2021; The Honors Course to host in 2024

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 8, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced changes to future U.S. Senior Amateur Championship host sites. The Country Club of Detroit, in...

  • Jul 7, 2020
    Images add to the USGA Golf Museum’s world-leading collection of golf photography

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 7, 2020) – As the primary steward for preserving and celebrating the history of the game, the USGA has expanded its extensive golf photography holdings with the recent...

  • Jul 1, 2020
    Entries will be accepted from Oct. 7-Nov. 11

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 1, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the exemption categories for the 75th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested...

  • Jun 29, 2020
    Move is a win for golf fans 

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 29, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the United States media rights for its championships have been transferred to NBCUniversal...

  • Jun 25, 2020
    Entries will be accepted from July 15-Aug. 26; 11 past champions are currently exempt

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 24, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the exemption categories for the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which will be contested Sept....

  • Jun 18, 2020
    Oak Hill will host 2027 U.S. Amateur; Southern Hills to host 2024 U.S. Women’s Amateur

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 18, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that a pair of celebrated U.S. Open venues will host future USGA amateur championships. Oak Hill...

  • Jun 17, 2020
    Entries for both competitions, which will feature reduced field sizes, will be open Friday, June 26 through Wednesday, July 8

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 17, 2020) – The USGA today announced the exemption categories for the 120th U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, set to take place Aug. 3-9 at Woodmont Country Club,...

  • Jun 17, 2020
    Pak will be the first Korean to receive the award

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 17, 2020) – As part of its celebration during the original week of the 120th U.S. Open Championship, the USGA will honor 2020 Bob Jones Award recipient Se Ri Pak with...

  • Jun 16, 2020
    Club invites fans to celebrate and connect with U.S. Open Championship year-round

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 16, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that four-time U.S. Open champion Jack Nicklaus is the first member of the U.S. Open Victory...

  • Jun 15, 2020
    The official home for U.S. Open fans offers exclusive content, upgraded access and virtual experiences

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 15, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the launch of the Victory Club, the first-ever dedicated U.S. Open fan club, where fans can...

  • Jun 15, 2020
    Past Champions Gary Woodland, Jordan Spieth and Jack Nicklaus to Provide Firsthand Insights into Memorable Wins

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 15, 2020) – The USGA announced today a variety of week-of activities designed for sports fans to celebrate and relive iconic U.S. Open Championship moments while...

  • Jun 4, 2020

    A statement from our organization: The USGA is deeply saddened and disturbed by the tragic killing of George Floyd, and the racial and social injustice that continue to exist in our country. We...

  • Jun 3, 2020
    Three-time champion Annika Sorenstam named ambassador of milestone celebration

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 3, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced a number of exciting initiatives connected to the milestone 75th anniversary U.S. Women’s Open...

  • May 28, 2020
    Annual internship program has created a pathway to a career in golf for more than 2,500 men and women

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 28, 2020) – The USGA continues its commitment to cultivating future leaders in the golf industry by funding more than 125 paid internships in 2020 through the P.J....

  • May 18, 2020
    120th U.S. Women’s Amateur, U.S. Amateur retain August dates; four remaining amateur championships canceled; no qualifying to be conducted for 2020 championships

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 18, 2020) – The USGA announced several updates to its 2020 championship schedule today, as the organization continues to reconfigure its season due to uncertainty...

  • May 18, 2020

    U.S. Women's Amateur Four-Ball - Canceled Quail Creek Country Club, Naples, Fla. April 25-28, 2020 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball - Canceled Philadelphia Cricket Club, Philadelphia, Pa. May 23-27, 2020...

  • May 6, 2020
    Espirito Santo Trophy for women and Eisenhower Trophy for men were scheduled to be played in October

    LAUSANNE, SWITZERLAND (May 6, 2020) – The International Golf Federation announced today that the 2020 World Amateur Team Championships scheduled for October have been canceled due to the global...

  • May 5, 2020
    Three-Phase National Framework Aligned with Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Guidelines

    (ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla.) – As part of an industry-wide collaboration to lead the responsible return of golf in the time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the game’s allied organizations have established...

  • May 4, 2020
    2020 Collaboration with Lexus and WGT Features Iconic Holes and Courses from U.S. Open History

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (May 4, 2020) – The USGA and World Golf Tour (WGT) by Topgolf today launched the Virtual Open: Best of Challenge on the WGT Golf app and www.wgt.com, giving fans a chance to...

  • Apr 30, 2020
    Effort aims at supporting and guiding sports organizations in achieving global climate change goals through collaboration

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 30, 2020) – As part of its mission to champion and advance the game of golf and to actively engage in the sustainability effort across the sports landscape, the...

  • Apr 24, 2020
    Entries for six remaining amateur championships delayed

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 24, 2020) – The USGA announced today that due to the continued uncertainty surrounding the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, several additional changes have been made...

  • Apr 15, 2020
    More than 250 hours of on-demand content includes final-round championship coverage, feature films and historical vignettes

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 15, 2020) – The USGA today announced the expansion of its Over-The-Top (OTT) digital streaming offerings with the launch of the USGA app on Amazon’s Fire TV. The...

  • Apr 10, 2020
    Funds will benefit AGAs whose operations, finances have been significantly impacted by COVID-19

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 10, 2020) – To continue to serve the game of golf at the grassroots level and provide immediate financial support to golf communities in need, the United States Golf...

  • Apr 6, 2020
    U.S. Senior Open championships will not be played in 2020

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 6, 2020) – The USGA announced today that due to the unprecedented nature of the COVID-19 pandemic and the continued uncertainty surrounding it, several additional...

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