Tag: USGA

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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Regional Drive, Chip & Putt competitions kick off

September 6, 2017 By
Following months of local and subregional qualifying, the final phase of Drive, Chip and Putt qualifying started last weekend. Beginning Sept. 3 and continuing through Oct. 1, 10 golf venues will host regional qualifiers as participants play to earn their ...

Rules of Golf update: Video review to be limited

April 25, 2017 By
The USGA and The R&A have issued a new Decision on the Rules of Golf to limit the use of video evidence in the game, effective immediately. The two organizations have also established a working group of LPGA, PGA Tour, ...
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