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  • 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

    Video: https://usga-event.webex.com/usga-event/ldr.php?RCID=9fb2eddc9cdddc640d36de4d929a09f4 Transcript : http://asaptext.com/asap_media/media/1017/1061/transcripts/130267.html THE MODERATOR:...

  • 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...

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