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World Golf Hall of Fame makes changes to criteria, voting

...European and LPGA Tours, chairman of the Augusta National Golf Club and the heads of the PGA of America and the United States Golf Association.To gain entry into the Hall, a candidate must receive at least 12-of-16 votes from the commission...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-03-23/world-golf-hall-fame-makes-c
Ike's Tree won't be immediately replaced, chairman says

...Upcoming is the new Latin America Amateur Cham pionship, which was formed by the Masters, the R&A and the United States Golf Association. It will be held in January in Buenos Aires.Also, the national finals of the Drive, Chip and Putt Cham...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/ikes-tree-wont-be-immediately-replaced-cha
Faster pace of play is being encouraged to young golfers

...play is the scourge of the game," said Dr. John Reynolds, a longtime executive with both the Georgia and United States golf associations. "The scourge of the game. It will wreck it because it becomes a social problem."Reynolds tried his...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2013-04-27/faster-pace-play-being-encou
Bon Air, other hotels were hotspots of nightlife

...The Chronicle archives.The tournament's Calcutta betting party was held at the Bon Air even after the United States Golf Association formally disapproved of the gambling auctions in 1948.In the mid-1950s, Augusta native Mary Gambill...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-04-08/bon-air-other-hotels-were-hot
Golf's governing bodies address violations with rules change

...Thursday morning before the first round of the Masters Tournament. The Royal & Ancient Golf Club and the United States Golf Association issued a revision to Decision 33-7/4.5, which addresses the situation where a player is not aware he...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/masters-news/2011-04-07/golfs-governing-bodies-addr
Masters News
Sea Island course opens door to PGA Tour event

...has tested resort players and the top amateurs in the world for most of its existence. There have been United States Golf Association national championships, a Walker Cup, Southeastern Conference tournaments and dozens of state and regional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2010-10-07/sea-island-course-opens-door
Golf | Sports
Home-grown pros show adaptive clinic support

...said. "This year feels more normal. I feel more comfortable." To help the adaptive golf program, the United States Golf Association presented the committee with a check for $9,660. Judie Thompson, a program coordinator at the Walton...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/04/03/met_122932.shtml
Metro | Deke Copenhaver
Not a happy return for Woods

...either. Here's the surprise: Tiger Woods, the world's No. 1-ranked player and winner of eight United States Golf Association national championships, came out like a U.S. Open rookie, knees knocking, hands jittering and eyes puzzled...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/16/gol_85594.shtml
Golf
Semiprivate golf club has seen many changes since its creation

...father in 1987. The course was completely renovated in 1999 when the greens and tees were rebuilt according to United States Golf Association specifications, and Mr. McNair changed the name back to Aiken Golf Club. The semiprivate club has about...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/05/aik_75807.shtml
Health calendar

...who have disabilities the opportunity to play golf using adaptive equipment; supported by a grant from the United States Golf Association; Vicki Greene (706) 823-8584AMERICAN SIGN LANGUAGE-INTERMEDIATE: 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesdays...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2010-04-28/health-calendar
Richmond Neighbors