Press Release: USGA – Golf’s Modernized Rules Released #Golf

    Golf’s Modernized Rules Released LIBERTY CORNER, N.J., USA, and ST. ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (March 12, 2018) – The USGA and The R&A have unveiled the new Rules of Golf, to be implemented January 1, 2019. The USGA and The R&A finalized golf’s new Rules this month after an extensive review that included a request for feedback from the global […]

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Press Release: USGA US Open Ticket Options

    USGA Rolls Out New Social-Centric Ticket Option for 2018 U.S. Open Championship “Top of the Hill” Tickets Now Available in Limited Quantities LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (Mar. 8, 2018) –  Enhancing its fan-first offerings for the 118th U.S. Open Championship, the USGA today announced the addition of “Top of the Hill,” a new ticket option for fans to experience Shinnecock Hills […]

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Press Release: USGA Sectional Qualifying Sites

  USGA Announces 2018 U.S. Open Sectional Qualifying Sites U.S. and England Qualifiers Scheduled Monday, June 4; Japan Will Host on May 21 LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 6, 2018) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced sectional qualifying sites for the 118th U.S. Open Championship, which will be held at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, in Southampton, N.Y., on June 14-17. Shinnecock […]

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Golf News: USGA and The R&A

  USGA and The R&A Release 2017 Distance Report LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. AND ST ANDREWS, SCOTLAND (March 5, 2018)  The R&A and the USGA have completed the annual review of driving distance in golf, producing a research report that documents and evaluates important findings from the 2017 season.  Introduced in 2015, the annual report examines driving distance data from seven […]

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The Rules of Golf: USGA and Green Reading Books

You’ve no doubt heard about the USGA looking into the latest crazy in professional golf, green reading books. Some folks see it as an unfair advantage and others feel it’s the next evolution in golf equipment. Here what the USGA and the R&A have said. In a recent NBC Sports group media conference call, for the upcoming Players Championship, Jonny […]

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USGA: ‘New Rules of Golf Decision Limits Use of Video Review’

34-3/10 Limitations on Use of Video Evidence It is appropriate for a Committee to use video evidence in resolving questions of fact when applying the Rules (see Decision 34-3/9). Such evidence may lead to the conclusion that a player breached the Rules or to the conclusion that there was no breach. Video evidence may also help players and the Committee […]

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