Tag: USGA

A conversation with Brian Whitlark, USGA

May 4, 2018 By
Brian Whitlark knows his soils. A certified professional soil scientist, Whitlark joined the USGA Green Section staff as an agronomist for the West Region. Specializing in courses that face challenging soil and water conditions, he regularly consults for courses in ...

USGA requests proposals for the Turfgrass and Environmental Research Program

April 24, 2018 By
The United States Golf Association (USGA) is requesting proposals for the turfgrass and environmental research program. The program aims to impact the long-term viability of golf by funding, directing and disseminating turfgrass and environmental research. The main goals of the ...
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USGA makes revisions to official Putting Green Construction Recommendations

February 16, 2018 By
Over the past year, a team of scientists, laboratory technicians, golf course builders, architects, superintendents and USGA Agronomists worked together to revise the USGA Recommendations for a Method of Putting Green Construction. The review team was tasked with identifying and ...

USGA names winners of 2018 Service Awards

January 30, 2018 By
In recognition of outstanding contributions to the game of golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) revealed its annual Service Awards winners. This year’s USGA Service Awards celebrate the leadership, dedication and exemplary efforts of 26 individuals who have devoted ...
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USGA creates regional golf associations to support grassroots programs

January 11, 2018 By
Fifty-nine regional golf associations have entered into a new relationship with the United States Golf Association (USGA) to enhance the golfer experience at the state and local levels in the United States. These Allied Golf Associations (AGAs), supported by the ...
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USGA, the R&A receive extensive feedback in global program to modernize golf’s rules

September 7, 2017 By
The USGA and The R&A received comments on the proposed new Rules from more than 22,000 golfers in 102 countries, as well as representatives of golf organizations throughout the world, providing feedback as the organizations work toward their implementation on ...
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