USGA announces $1.9M in golf course sustainability research grants for 2020

February 26, 2020 By
Continuing its 100-year commitment to providing scientific innovations for the golf industry, the United States Golf Association (USGA) will fund 73 separate research grants totaling nearly $2 million in 2020. This research funding is part of the organization’s annual investment ...

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An exciting announcement for Golfdom

February 16, 2020 By
Editor-in-Chief Seth Jones shares a major announcement regarding Golfdom … watch the video to see what has transpired recently at the magazine, and what it means for readers. ...

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USGA, R&A release findings on impacts of distance in golf

February 5, 2020 By
The USGA and The R&A issued the Distance Insights Report, providing research and analysis on the long-term impacts of hitting distance in golf. ...

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GPS technology helped Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne determine which areas were ideal for turf removal. (photo previous page courtesy of Crandon Golf at Key Biscayne)

A renovation-redefining revelation

January 21, 2020 By
GPS technology has thousands of uses, the most basic of which is tracking movement. How golfers move around a course — or fail to — helps or hinders pace of play. If you can track patterns, uncover bottlenecks and address ...

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USGA and The R&A launch World Handicap System

November 5, 2019 By
The World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched in Jan. 2020 and will provide golfers with a unified and more inclusive handicapping system for the first time. Though many countries are planning to adopt the new system in ...

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USGA opens nominations for 2020 Bob Jones Award

September 24, 2019 By
The USGA is seeking nominations from the global golf community for the 2020 Bob Jones Award, the highest honor annually bestowed by the organization. The USGA is opening nominations to the entire golf community for the first time in an ...

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