The United States Golf Association recently announced that China, golf's most dynamic growth region, has adopted the USGA
Handicap System and Course Rating System, achieving global consistency in course rating specifications.
also announced Pinehurst Resort & Country Club, in Pinehurst, N.
I spoke to Graeme McDowell and he thinks I should say something to the USGA
The feature is being established in what will be a ongoing section dedicated to the USGA
I stand behind the decision of the R&A and USGA
The relationship between the R&A and USGA
is at an all-time high.
A European Tour statement said: "The European Tour has confirmed its support for the R&A and the USGA
and their proposal for rule 14-1b - the prohibition of anchoring any club when making a stroke under the Rules of Golf.
But PGA chief Tim Finchem has told the USGA
they plan to go against a ban on the advice of their Players Advisory Board.
The second option relied on a process described by Finchem as "cumbersome" whereby an independent committee would devise a variation of the USGA
rule to sidestep the Ping loophole.
It makes for great television drama when the hunt is on for a buried golf ball, but that doesn't test a player's true mettle, and that's not what USGA
officials say they want at Torrey Pines.
Jack Fleck is probably the most famous name with a USGA
title who lives in Arkansas; the former Iowa club pro defeated Ben Hogan in a playoff to win the 1955 U.
The first and only nationally networked, database-driven USGA
handicap service, designed to enhance the enjoyment and participation of the game for all golfers, has been unveiled by GOLF Intelligence, Inc.