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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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USGA, R&A work to develop a single world handicap system

April 24, 2017 By
The USGA and The R&A are working with golf’s handicapping authorities to develop a single World Handicap System for the game. More than 15 million golfers in more than 80 countries currently have a handicap, a numerical index long used ...
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Dr. Norman Hummel to receive 2017 USGA Green Section Award

December 5, 2016 By
The United States Golf Association (USGA) named Dr. Norman Hummel as the recipient of the 2017 USGA Green Section Award. Presented annually since 1961, the USGA Green Section Award recognizes an individual’s distinguished service to the game of golf through ...
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USGA brings 2017 Golf Innovation Symposium to Canada

September 12, 2016 By
The United States Golf Association (USGA) will host the 2017 North American Golf Innovation Symposium on March 6-7 in Vancouver, British Columbia, gathering leaders in sustainable facility management and sports research to share knowledge and advance the game. Symposium attendees ...
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