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  • 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...

  • Apr 3, 2020
    Milestone championship will remain at Champions Golf Club in Houston, Texas, and will be played Dec. 10-13 on two courses

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (April 3, 2020) – The USGA today announced that due to the evolving dynamics of the global COVID-19 pandemic, the 75th U.S. Women’s Open, originally scheduled for June 4-7...

  • Apr 1, 2020
    The Match, originally scheduled for June 12-14 at Conwy Golf Club in Wales, will now be held in 2021

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (April 1, 2020) – The USGA and The R&A today announced that due to the evolving dynamics of the global COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions to...

  • Mar 27, 2020

    AUGUSTA, Ga. (March 27, 2020) – On March 13, it was announced that the 2020 Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals had been postponed due to the impact of the Coronavirus COVID-19. After...

  • Mar 17, 2020

    Given the recent CDC guidance and the evolving dynamics of the Coronavirus pandemic, the USGA announced today that it has canceled its first two 2020 championships, the U.S. Women's Amateur...

  • Mar 13, 2020

    The USGA has been carefully monitoring all information available regarding the Novel Coronavirus COVID-19 and remains focused on the health and safety of the USGA community, including our staff,...

  • Mar 4, 2020
    Entry Applications for 120th U.S. Open Championship Are Now Available

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 4, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that online entry applications are now available for the 120th U.S. Open Championship, to be...

  • Mar 3, 2020
    Qualifiers to be Held at 34 Sites in 26 States Between May 11-June 4

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 3, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced qualifying sites for the 41st U.S. Senior Open Championship, to be conducted at Newport (R.I.)...

  • Mar 2, 2020
    Schedule features 17 qualifying sites between May 26 and June 11

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 2, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced qualifying sites for the 3rd U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested...

  • Feb 29, 2020
    Four-time Women’s Open champion joins Jack Nicklaus as the only players to have USGA medals named in their honor

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 29, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the medal presented each year to the winner of the U.S. Women’s Open Championship has been...

  • Feb 29, 2020
    USGA Unveils New U.S. Open Brand Platform

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 29, 2020) – As part of the United States Golf Association’s ongoing commitment to invest in the U.S. Open and elevate the championship experience for players and...

  • Feb 29, 2020

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 29, 2020) – J. Stuart Francis, of Hillsborough, Calif., has been elected to serve as the 66th president of the United States Golf Association (USGA). The election took...

  • Feb 28, 2020
    The World Amateur Team Championships will take place in October in Singapore

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 28, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that Diana Murphy, a past USGA president, and Pam Murray, a past chair of the USGA Women’s...

  • Feb 27, 2020
    U.S. Amateur Will Return to the Tennessee Club for the First Time in 40 Years

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 27, 2020) –The USGA announced today that The Honors Course, in Ooltewah, Tenn., will be the host site for both the 2026 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship and the...

  • Feb 26, 2020
    Schedule features 25 sites, including four international venues, between April 21–May 14

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 26, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the qualifying sites for the 75th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested June...

  • Feb 25, 2020
    The USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Program has invested more than $41 million to advance the game since 1920

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 25, 2020) – Continuing its 100-year commitment to providing scientific innovations for the golf industry, the USGA will fund 73 separate research grants totaling...

  • Feb 24, 2020
    Nine U.S. Sites, Along with Canada, England, Japan Will Host Final Qualifying Between May 18-June 8

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 24, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the 12 final qualifying sites for the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which will be played at...

  • Feb 19, 2020
    109 Local Qualifiers Will Be Conducted in 45 States and Canada Between April 27-May 12

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 19, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced local qualifying sites for the 120th U.S. Open Championship. The U.S. Open will be contested at...

  • Feb 4, 2020
    Report Delivers Most Comprehensive Review in the Game’s History

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Feb. 4, 2020) – The USGA and The R&A have issued the Distance Insights Report, which provides comprehensive research and analysis on the...

  • Jan 28, 2020
    The Bowling Green, Ky., course will make its USGA championship debut

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 28, 2020) – The Club at Olde Stone, in Bowling Green, Ky., has been chosen by the United States Golf Association as the host site for the 2022 U.S. Girls’ Junior...

  • Jan 27, 2020

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 27, 2020) – The USGA has announced Maridoe Golf Club, in Carrollton, Texas, as the host site of the 7th U.S. Women’s Amateur Four-Ball Championship. The championship...

  • Jan 22, 2020
    Schedule of Hundreds of Local Qualifiers Nationwide Available at DriveChipandPutt.com - 10 Regional Qualifying Venues Announced

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 22, 2020) – The USGA, Masters Tournament and PGA of America announced today that registration for 2020-2021 Drive, Chip and Putt qualifying is now officially open on...

  • Jan 16, 2020
    The workshop reinforces the USGA’s commitment to making the game more accessible

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 16, 2020) – In an effort to make the game more accessible for Spanish-speaking golf communities, the United States Golf Association (USGA), in cooperation with the PGA...

  • Jan 15, 2020
    Joe Dey, Herbert Warren Wind and Green Section Award recipients also announced; honorees will be recognized at Annual Meeting next month

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 15, 2020) – Honoring golf’s greatest ambassadors, innovators and leaders, the USGA has revealed its 2020 Annual Award honorees highlighted by Se Ri Pak, the 1998...

  • Jan 14, 2020
    Newport Country Club Will Host the 41st U.S. Senior Open in June

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 14, 2020) – Ed Cooley, the men’s basketball coach at Providence College, and Rodney Harrison, a two-time Super Bowl champion with the New England Patriots, have been...

  • Jan 13, 2020
    Addition of Golf Bodies Strengthens Collective Partnerships with Two Legacy Sports Organizations

    New York, NY ( January 13, 2019) || SheIS announced today that the Ladies Professional Golf Association and the United States Golf Association will join its SheIS Collective of sports...

  • Jan 9, 2020
    The exhibition celebrates diverse artistic interpretations of the golf course

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 9, 2020) – As part of its ongoing commitment to celebrating golf’s rich history and elevating excellence in the game in all forms, the United States Golf Association...

  • Jan 7, 2020
    Fenway Golf Club will serve as stroke-play co-host course for championship’s 43rd edition

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 7, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Sleepy Hollow Country Club, in Scarborough, N.Y., as the host site for the 43rd U.S. Mid-Amateur...

  • Jan 6, 2020
    Environmental sustainability is key focus of collaboration between USGA and Cheadle, who will also serve as U.S. Open brand ambassador

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Jan. 6, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) has teamed up with Academy Award-nominated actor and United Nations Environment Program Global Goodwill Ambassador...

  • Dec 9, 2019

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Dec. 9, 2019) – The USGA and The R&A are conducting a review of the Rules of Amateur Status to make them easier to understand and apply. The...

  • Dec 4, 2019
    The USGA will also reorganize its volunteer structure to enhance opportunity and volunteer experience

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 4, 2019) – J. Stuart Francis, of Hillsborough, Calif., has been nominated to serve as the 66th president of the United States Golf Association (USGA). Additionally,...

  • Dec 3, 2019
    Volunteers needed at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield, Conn. from July 6-12

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Dec. 3, 2019) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today opened volunteer registration for the 3rd U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested...

  • Nov 20, 2019

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST ANDREWS, Scotland (November 20, 2019) – The USGA and The R&A today announced the World Amateur Golf Ranking ® (WAGR ®) will be determined by a new system called the...

  • Nov 19, 2019
    Three-day session to take place at Loblolly in Hobe Sound, Fla., in December

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Nov. 19, 2019) – The USGA’s International Team Selection Committee has invited 12 players to participate in a practice session in advance of the 2020 Curtis Cup Match....

  • USGA launces World Handicap System for golf
    Nov 4, 2019

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Nov. 4, 2019) – The World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched in January 2020 and will provide golfers with a unified and more...

  • Oct 29, 2019

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (October 29, 2019) – The USGA and The R&A are finalizing the Distance Insights Project Report, which has been informed by data from across the...

  • Sep 23, 2019
    Global Golf Community Invited to Submit Nominations, Celebrating Sportsmanship in Golf

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Sept. 23, 2019) – The USGA is seeking nominations from the global golf community for the 2020 Bob Jones Award, the highest honor annually bestowed by the organization....

  • Aug 21, 2019

    Cole Hammer, World’s Top Male Amateur, Earns McCormack Medal LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (Aug. 21, 2019) – Cole Hammer, 19, of Houston, Texas, has won the Mark H. McCormack...

  • Aug 18, 2019

    USGA Announces Final Selections for 2019 USA Walker Cup Team LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (Aug. 18, 2019) - The USGA today finalized the 10-player roster for the USA Team for the...

  • Aug 14, 2019

    LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (Aug. 14, 2019) – Andrea Lee, 20, of Hermosa Beach, Calif., has won the Mark H. McCormack Medal as the leading women’s player in the 2019 World...

  • Aug 12, 2019
    The grants, which have totaled more than $26 million since 1997, will leave a lasting impact on 25 communities delivering First Tee programs in and around USGA championships and Allied Golf Associations

    PINEHURST, N.C. (Aug. 12, 2019) – Thanks to a $100,000 donation from the United States Golf Association (USGA), First Tee chapters across the nation are receiving grants to further their efforts...

  • Aug 5, 2019

    USGA Changes Exemption Category for Reigning U.S. Amateur and U.S. Women’s Amateur Champions Exemptions into U.S. Opens will no longer be contingent on retaining amateur status Liberty Corner,...

  • Jul 18, 2019

    USGA Welcomes Military to the 2019 U.S. Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (July 18, 2019) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) will welcome...

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