Michaux: Dustin Johnson, Jordan Spieth meet in playoff that never was

ST. ANDREWS, Scotland - What the USGA and Chambers Bay couldn't produce, the R&A and St. Andrews provided Thursday ? the playoff that wasn't.Dustin Johnson...

Billy Horschel rips USGA over quality of greens

...fans to clearly see what's happening."I think a lot of players, and I'm one of them, have lost some respect for the USGA and this championship this year for the greens," Horschel said. "And not only the greens, one of the biggest issues I have...

Michaux: Golf's 'Little Louise' was one big star

...class of women inducted into the Georgia Golf Hall of Fame in 1989.Suggs counts among her proudest moments being honored by the USGA in 2007 with the Bob Jones Award for distinguished sportsmanship. She was also selected to join the Royal & Ancient Golf Club...

Chambers Bay set up tougher for the second round

...several players posted low scores in the opening round, the USGA official in charge of setting up Chambers Bay ramped up the difficulty...starting his second round. Montgomerie opened with 69.The USGA prefers par to be a good score. So, Davis moved the tees back...

USGA has right split of field for US Open

The USGA has tweaked the criteria for U.S. Open exemptions over the years without...exemption change, that's the first thing we look at it," said Jeff Hall, the USGA's managing director of rules and competition. "We want to exempt those...

USGA director: Learn Chambers Bay or you won't win US Open

...seven weeks away and with it comes the risk associated with the USGA awarding the championship to Chambers Bay. No golf course has...played host to the U.S. Open.Despite the unknowns, Davis and USGA officials were raving about the course conditions, noting a...

Monitoring equipment no easy task for USGA

...of those rules are so obscure even the USGA has trouble keeping track of them. That apparently was the case in 1992, when the USGA approved the King Cobra series of stainless steel woods. The USGA realized recently it missed one of the...

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USGA: Court ruling could affect Martin

...SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- An attorney for the USGA said Monday the organization may deny Casey...suit against the PGA was on appeal. But USGA attorney Lee Abrams speculated the association...comes out," Abrams said, stressing the USGA has given no formal consideration to Martin's...

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USGA calls golf carts unfair

...in Warsaw, Ind., responded that the USGA's claims were based more on fear than...make it through 36 holes, certainly the USGA won't say he has an unfair advantage...individuals did." Olinger successfully sued the USGA last year for a temporary injunction allowing...

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USGA to adopt club test to limit distance

...balls or clubs out of golfers' bags," USGA executive director David Fay said, asserting...struck. At a September forum near the USGA's Far Hills headquarters, they also...cart case. "We are disappointed that the USGA is moving forward on this issue, and cannot...

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