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  • Jun 20, 2024
    Championship returns to the Evergreen State; first time the event will play at a repeat venue

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 20, 2024) – Chambers Bay, in University Place, Wash., has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 2028 U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship. This will be the...

  • Jun 10, 2024

    PINEHURST, N.C. (JUNE 9, 2024) – Among the 24 students participating in this year’s USGA Pathways Internship Program at the U.S. Open Championship, there are: Twenty-four undergraduate and...

  • Jun 4, 2024
    Twenty-four interns selected for third edition of U.S. Open experience

    PINEHURST, N.C. (JUNE 4, 2024) – Reflecting an organizational commitment to advance more equitable and accessible opportunities for individuals interested in working in golf, the United States...

  • 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 16, 2024
    Twin Cities sporting legends to support world’s best amateur golfers at Hazeltine National this summer

    CHASKA, Minn. (May 8, 2024) – Joe Mauer, a first-ballot National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee, and Larry Fitzgerald Jr., an 11-time National Football League (NFL) Pro Bowler, have been named...

  • 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...

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