Payne Stewart Honored with 2014 Bobby Jones Award

As the game’s governing body committed to a longtime mission of preserving, promoting and celebrating the very best traditions and characteristics of the game, the United States Golf Association today announced the late Payne Stewart as the recipient of the 2014 Bob Jones Award. Stewart will be honored during a public ceremony as part of Continue reading


USGA Annouces Use of Distance-Measuring Devices in 2014

In a continuing effort to allow current technologies that enhance the player experience in competition while maintaining the spirit and challenge of the game, the United States Golf Association has approved the use of distance-measuring devices (DMDs) in all USGA amateur championships and their respective qualifying events, beginning in 2014. The announcement was made by Continue reading


The Masters, the R & A and the USGA Announce the Latin America Amateur Championship

Designed to grow greater interest in the game, The Masters Tournament, the R&A and the United States Golf Association announced today the formation of the Latin America Amateur Championship (LAAC). This new golf event hopes to grow the game in South America, Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean. The inaugural competition will take place January Continue reading