USGA Media Release

World Handicap System to Roll Out in 2020

World Handicap System to Roll Out in 2020

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. 5 Nov 2019
Kim-Schaad captures US Women's Mid-Amateur

Kim-Schaad captures US Women's Mid-Amateur

Ina Kim-Schaad, who returned to golf three years ago after a hiatus of more than a decade, captured the 33rd US Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship with a 3-and-2 victory over fellow New York City resident Talia Campbell in the 18-hole final on Thursday on the Meadow Course at Forest Highlands Golf Club. 20 Sep 2019
Australian Lukas Michel through to US Mid-Amateur final

Australian Lukas Michel through to US Mid-Amateur final

In 38 previous U.S. Mid-Amateur Championships, no foreign-born player has claimed the title. Three have managed to reach the final match, the last being Garrett Rank seven years ago, but Lukas Michel, of Victoria, has a chance on Thursday to make history. 19 Sep 2019
Aussie Lukas Michel through to US Mid-Amateur quarterfinals

Aussie Lukas Michel through to US Mid-Amateur quarterfinals

Stewart Hagestad may have arrived at Colorado Golf Club for the 39th US Mid-Amateur Championship emotionally fatigued and a bit travel-weary less than a week after helping the USA retain the Walker Cup at Royal Liverpool in England. 18 Sep 2019
Royak defeats Newsom to win US Senior Amateur

Royak defeats Newsom to win US Senior Amateur

No birdies, no problem. 30 Aug 2019
Tennant repeats as US Senior Women’s Amateur champion over Wooster

Tennant repeats as US Senior Women’s Amateur champion over Wooster

When Lara Tennant arrived at Cedar Rapids Country Club to begin her title defence in the 58th US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship, a repeat performance was not on her radar. 30 Aug 2019
US Senior Amateur: Royak & Newsom advance to final

US Senior Amateur: Royak & Newsom advance to final

A new name is going to be engraved on the Frederick L. Dold Trophy. 29 Aug 2019
US Senior Women's Amateur: Aussie Wooster faces championship rematch

US Senior Women's Amateur: Aussie Wooster faces championship rematch

Defending champion Lara Tennant, of Portland, Ore., and Sue Wooster, of Australia, will square off in consecutive years for the US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship. Both won a pair of matches on Wednesday at Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Country Club: Tennant in comfortable fashion, while the 2018 runner-up Wooster survived two nail-biters that went to the final green. 29 Aug 2019
US Senior Women's Amateur: Aussie Wooster leads quarter-final charge

US Senior Women's Amateur: Aussie Wooster leads quarter-final charge

Sue Wooster, of Victoria, the runner-up last year to Lara Tennant, posted a pair of match-play victories in breezy conditions on Tuesday to advance to the quarter-final round of the 58th US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Country Club. 28 Aug 2019
US Senior Amateur: Defending champion Wilson headlines quarter-finalists

US Senior Amateur: Defending champion Wilson headlines quarter-finalists

Last year at Eugene (Ore.) Country Club, Jeff Wilson was the last man standing in the US Senior Amateur Championship. This year at Old Chatham Golf Club, he’s the last USGA champion remaining. Wilson, 56, of Fairfield, Calif., defeated a past champion (Louis Lee) and a long-time California rival (Craig Steinberg) on Tuesday to reach the quarter-finals of the 65th US Senior Amateur. 28 Aug 2019
US Senior Women's Amateur: Round of 64 results

US Senior Women's Amateur: Round of 64 results

Defending champion Lara Tennant rolled in a nerve-wracking four-foot bogey putt to halve the 18th hole on Monday and seal a 1-up victory over Susan West in the 58th US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Cedar Rapids Country Club. Victorian Sue Wooster also advanced to the the round of 32. 27 Aug 2019
US Senior Amateur: Co-medallists win first-round matches

US Senior Amateur: Co-medallists win first-round matches

Nobody says winning a USGA championship is easy. Trying to do it for a second time can be even harder. Jeff Wilson can fully attest to that. The defending champion, who is vying to be the first consecutive winner of the US Senior Amateur Championship in 39 years, drew 2016 champion Dave Ryan for his Round-of-64 match on Monday at Old Chatham Golf Club. 27 Aug 2019
US Senior Women’s Amateur: Aussie Wooster through to match play

US Senior Women’s Amateur: Aussie Wooster through to match play

Martha Leach, of Hebron, Ky., who is competing in her 71st USGA championship, shot a second-round 73 on Sunday for a 36-hole total of one-under-par 143 to earn stroke-play medallist honours in the 58th US Senior Women’s Amateur Championship at Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Country Club. 26 Aug 2019
US Senior Amateur: Three share Medallist Honours

US Senior Amateur: Three share Medallist Honours

For the first time in 52 years, three players will share medallist honours in the US Senior Amateur Championship. 26 Aug 2019
Ogletree stuns Augenstein to claim US Amateur crown

Ogletree stuns Augenstein to claim US Amateur crown

After trailing for a majority of the 36-hole championship match, Andy Ogletree surged past John Augenstein, winning four of the last seven holes to claim the 119th US Amateur Championship title, 2 and 1, at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club. 19 Aug 2019
US Amateur: Augenstein storms into quarterfinals

US Amateur: Augenstein storms into quarterfinals

John Augenstein, 21, of Owensboro, Ky., posted victories over Akshay Bhatia and Ricky Castillo, the No.5 and No.9 players in the World Amateur Golf Ranking (WAGR), respectively, on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals of the 119th US Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club. 16 Aug 2019
US Amateur: No.64 seed ousts medallist Wu in opening round

US Amateur: No.64 seed ousts medallist Wu in opening round

Austin Squires, 22, of Union, Ky., who was the last man to make the match-play field in a 27-for-3 playoff on Wednesday morning, eliminated medallist and No.1 seed Brandon Wu, 22, of Scarsdale, N.Y., on Wednesday evening, 2 up, in the Round of 64 of the 119th US Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club. 15 Aug 2019
Wu Leads Way as Weather Halts Stroke Play at Pinehurst

Wu Leads Way as Weather Halts Stroke Play at Pinehurst

Brandon Wu, 22, of Scarsdale, N.Y., backed up an opening round of five-under-par 65 on Monday with a two-over 72 on Tuesday to virtually assure himself of earning medallist honours in the weather-delayed 119th US Amateur Championship at Pinehurst Resort & Country Club. 14 Aug 2019
US Amateur Championship: Wu blitzes Pinehurst No.4 for record 65

US Amateur Championship: Wu blitzes Pinehurst No.4 for record 65

Brandon Wu didn’t waste much time adjusting to the Sandhills of North Carolina. 13 Aug 2019
US Women’s Am: Lee wins epic match over Pano

US Women’s Am: Lee wins epic match over Pano

Andrea Lee only led once in her Round-of-16 match against co-medallist Alexa Pano in the 119th US Women’s Amateur Championship on a sultry Thursday afternoon at Old Waverly Golf Club. But it came at the most important time. 9 Aug 2019
Valenzuela edges Brooks in battle of US Women’s Amateur runners-up

Valenzuela edges Brooks in battle of US Women’s Amateur runners-up

When Albane Valenzuela reached the championship match of the 2017 US Women’s Amateur Championship at San Diego Country Club before eventually losing in the 36-hole final, her road included a bevy of players with impeccable credentials. 8 Aug 2019