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USGA announces new media rights partnership with NBCUniversal

USGA announces new media rights partnership with NBCUniversal

The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that the United States media rights for its championships have been transferred to NBCUniversal (NBCU), effective immediately. 30 Jun 2020
Governing bodies say time to rein in distances

Governing bodies say time to rein in distances

Golf's ruling bodies say it is time to rein in the increasing distances players are hitting the ball, a trend they assert is detrimental to the game. 5 Feb 2020
Stu Francis nominated as 66th USGA president

Stu Francis nominated as 66th USGA president

J. Stuart Francis, of Hillsborough, California, has been nominated to serve as the 66th president of the United States Golf Association (USGA). 5 Dec 2019
Morri: Settle down now, children

Morri: Settle down now, children

Divided. That, sadly, is the one word answer I would feel compelled to give if asked to sum up golf right now. 7 Mar 2019
The 118th US Open: Tarnished

The 118th US Open: Tarnished

Will the 2018 US Open be remembered for Brooks Koepka’s terrific play, or the latest chapter in USGA course set-up incompetence? 21 Jun 2018
Don't ruin future US Opens, warns Leishman

Don't ruin future US Opens, warns Leishman

Marc Leishman has urged the USGA to take a leaf out of the PGA Tour's book to avoid ruining future US Opens, with a five-star list of upcoming venues including the iconic Pebble Beach. 18 Jun 2018
“Variable distance balls not radical”: USGA chief

“Variable distance balls not radical”: USGA chief

United States Golf Association chief Mike Davis has suggested the use of “variable distance” golf balls as a solution to one of golf’s burning issues; the distances hit by modern professional golfers. 10 Mar 2017