Tag: United States Golf Association

Modernizing the rules of golf

April 11, 2017 By
Golfdom discusses the proposed rules changes with the USGA’s Craig Winter, director of rules and amateur status. Five years in the making, the United States Golf Association and the Royal & Ancient last month unveiled proposed changes to “modernize” the ...

USGA, ASGCA Foundation select 6 facilities for pro bono site evaluations

May 5, 2016 By
The United States Golf Association (USGA) and the American Society of Golf Course Architects (ASGCA) Foundation jointly selected six publicly accessible golf facilities to receive pro bono consulting visits this year from USGA agronomists and ASGCA-member architects. The partnership, which ...

National Golf Day 2016 set for May 18

January 11, 2016 By
We Are Golf, a coalition of golf’s leading organizations, has announced it will host the ninth annual National Golf Day on May 18, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. National Golf Day celebrates the game’s nearly $70 billion economy, $4 ...

USGA names Bruce Clarke, Ph.D., 2016 Green Section Award winner

December 1, 2015 By
The United States Golf Association (USGA) has announced Bruce Clarke, Ph.D., Rutgers University, as the recipient of the 2016 USGA Green Section Award. Presented annually since 1961, the USGA Green Section Award recognizes an individual’s distinguished service to the game of ...

USGA to host golf course architecture forum

April 13, 2015 By
The USGA (United States Golf Association) will host a free public symposium about golf course architecture from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EDT on April 18 at its campus in Far Hills, N.J. The panel discussion will feature four guest ...

Turf colorants for aesthetics and/or as an alternative to overseeding

April 9, 2015 By and
Turf managers in the southern United States have traditionally overseeded warm-season turfgrasses during the fall in order to maintain aesthetically pleasing playing surfaces as well as playability throughout the period of dormancy. The most significant negative attributes to overseeding are ...