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Feb 17th, 2021 Article

USGA names Mike Whan as its New CEO

The USGA announced today that Mike Whan will join the organization this summer as CEO, and will become the eighth top executive in USGA history.

Mar 2nd, 2020 Article

USGA Honours Mickey Wright

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the medal presented each year to the winner of the U.S. Women’s Open Championship has been renamed in Mickey Wright’s honour and redesigned with an image of her iconic swing, ensuring that every future champion is forever linked to one of golf’s greatest pioneers and competitors.

Jun 20th, 2018 Article

Q&A with USGA CEO Mike Davis at the 118th U.S. Open

Here's a fascinating Question and Answer session with USGA C.E.O Mike Davis from the 118th US Open at Shinnecock Hills. Mike covers U.S. Open venues, rolling back the ball, and the new world handicapping system.

Dec 1st, 2015 Article

Woman to lead the USGA

The USGA has announced that Diana M. Murphy will be its next president. Murphy will become only the second woman ever to lead the governing body in its nearly 121-year history, 20 years after Judy Bell held the post.

Apr 23rd, 2017 Article

R&A and USGA set to make announcement

An announcement will be made by the R&A and USGA tomorrow over the rules incident that cost Lexi Thompson her chance of winning the first women’s major earlier this month.

Oct 26th, 2015 Article

Rule Changes for 2016 from USGA and R&A

The USGA and R&A have announced four changes to the Rules of Golf, including the much-anticipated ban on the anchored stroke. This is that they have come up with.

May 9th, 2016 Article

USGA expands Play9 programme

The United States Golf Association (USGA) is expanding their PLAY9™ program this year, encouraging more golfers to play nine holes during six scheduled “PLAY9 Days.”

Jan 8th, 2019 Article

Lucy Li investigated by USGA over Apple commercial

Lucy Li, the youngest person ever to qualify for the U.S. Women’s Open as a 11-year-old in 2014, may well have compromised her amateur status, as she has appeared in a promotional video for Apple’s new watch.

Sep 17th, 2020 Article

Arccos Caddie Link given nod by USGA

Arccos – the pioneer of big data and artificial intelligence for golf – today announced its Arccos Caddie Link ultralight wearable is now permitted under the Rules of Golf, according to United States Golf Association (USGA) decision #2020-0305.