Press Release: USGA Announces Exemption Categories for 2020 U.S. Open Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club

  USGA Announces Exemption Categories for 2020 U.S. Open Championship at Winged Foot Golf Club Entries will be accepted from July 15-Aug. 26; 11 past champions are currently exempt LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (June 25, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the exemption categories for the 120th U.S. Open Championship, which will be contested Sept. 17-20 at Winged Foot […]

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USGA Announces 2020 U.S. Senior Open

                   USGA Announces 2020 U.S. Senior Open Qualifying Sites   Qualifiers to be Held at 34 Sites in 26 States Between May 11-June 4   LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 3, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced qualifying sites for the 41st U.S. Senior Open Championship, to be conducted at Newport (R.I.) […]

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Press Release: USGA Entry Applications for 120th U.S. Open

    The Path From ‘Many to One’ Begins Today   Entry Applications for 120th U.S. Open Championship Are Now Available   LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 4, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that online entry applications are now available for the 120th U.S. Open Championship, to be conducted from June 18-21 at Winged Foot Golf Club (West […]

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Press Release: USGA Golf Course Sustainability Research Grants

    USGA Announces $1.9M in Golf Course Sustainability Research Grants for 2020   The USGA Turfgrass and Environmental Research Program has invested more than $41 million to advance the game since 1920 LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 25, 2020) – Continuing its 100-year commitment to providing scientific innovations for the golf industry, the USGA will fund 73 separate research grants […]

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Press Release: USGA 2020 U.S. Women’s Open Qualifying

                   USGA Announces 2020 U.S. Women’s Open Qualifying Sites   Schedule features 25 sites, including four international venues, between April 21–May 14   LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 26, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced the qualifying sites for the 75th U.S. Women’s Open Championship, which will be contested […]

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Press Release: USGA, U.S. Women’s Amateur

  The Honors Course to Host 2026 U.S. Women’s Amateur and 2031 U.S. Amateur   U.S. Amateur Will Return to the Tennessee Club for the First Time in 40 Years     LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Feb. 27, 2020) –The USGA announced today that The Honors Course, in Ooltewah, Tenn., will be the host site for both the 2026 U.S. Women’s Amateur […]

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WORLD HANDICAP SYSTEM TO ROLL OUT IN 2020

WORLD HANDICAP SYSTEM TO ROLL OUT IN 2020   LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., and ST. ANDREWS, Scotland (Nov. 4, 2019) – The World Handicap System (WHS) is ready to be launched in January 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: Distance Insights Project Update

Distance Insights Project Update October 29, 2019   LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. and ST ANDREWS, Scotland (October 29, 2019) –  The USGA and The R&A are finalizing the Distance Insights Project Report, which has been informed by data from across the game. Reinforcing our commitment to ensure that the report is the most comprehensive review of distance to date, we are taking […]

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Wu Blitzes Pinehurst No. 4 for Record 65

Wu Blitzes Pinehurst No. 4 for Record 65, Leads After Day 1 of Stroke Play  Aug. 12-18, 2019 | Pinehurst Resort & Country Club | Village of Pinehurst, N.C. mediacenter.usga.org/us-amateur | usamateur.com | @usga_pr (media Twitter) | @usga (Twitter and Instagram) | USGA (Facebook) | #USAmateur   Brandon Wu didn’t waste much time adjusting to the Sandhills of North Carolina. Wu, 22, of Scarsdale, N.Y., completed play in the […]

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