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USGA leader talks Drive, Chip and Putt

...O'Toole has been involved with the USGA since 1988. He has served as a rules official at more than 135 USGA championships, including every U.S...The Masters Tour nament Foundation, USGA and PGA of America created the Drive...

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Payne on growing the game

...Championship, which was formed by the Masters, R&A and the USGA, in January in Buenos Aires.On Sunday, the popular Drive, Chip and Putt, which was created by the Masters, the USGA and the PGA of America, featured 88 boys and girls at Augusta...

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Ike's Tree won't be immediately replaced, chairman says

...and Putt Cham pionship, which was created by the Masters, the USGA and the PGA of America, were held Sunday. The inaugural event...from our founders and from the leadership of the R&A, the USGA, The PGA of America, the PGA Tour, the LPGA, and to all of...

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Amateurs fight nerves in first Masters

...management."Michael McCoy, 51, qualified for his first Masters by winning the 2013 U.S. Mid-Amateur.It was his 38th USGA event and first title."It's just been magical," said McCoy, who had a pair of birdies Thursday while shooting 78...

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Graeme McDowell | The Masters

...01/13 The 90-day comment period on golf?s proposal to ban anchored strokes came to a merciful end Thursday. Now the USGA and R&A have to decide whether they are going to remain the guardians of the game or kowtow to the ... An Interview With...

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Youth competition reflects efforts to 'grow game' of golf

...last year's Masters.Most recently, Augusta National, the USGA and the R&A will start the Latin America Amateur Champ ionship...America communities," said Mike Davis, executive director of the USGA.'Game for a lifetime'Augusta enjoys a unique place in golf...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-04-05/youth-competition-reflects-e
Young golfers to compete in Drive, Chip and Putt National Finals

...That's exactly the idea that Masters and Augusta National chairman Billy Payne shared with Glen Nager, then-president of the USGA, and Ted Bishop, the president of the PGA."We all share the belief that if we can make golf fun, kids will come," Payne...

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USGA honors Nicklaus with medal, museum addition

...forever linked to the U.S. Open.The USGA announced Wednesday that the gold medal...record-tying four times.In addition, the USGA is expanding its museum in Far Hills...Nicklaus, 72, first competed in a USGA event when he was 13 at the U.S. Junior...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2012-06-13/usga-honors-nicklaus-medal-m
2014 Masters Tournament committee

...COMMITTEE: Fred S. Ridley, Tampa, Fla., chairman; Thomas O'Toole Jr., St. Louis, Mo., honorary chairman, president, USGA; Sandy Dawson, Fife, Scotland, honorary chairman, captain, Royal and Ancient Golf Club; Pierre E. Bechmann, Chantilly...

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'Undertaker' first victim of 'Aussie curse'

...Norma, to play in the U.S. Amateur and U.S. Open and cover the professional tour for the Sydney Morning Herald. But the USGA decided his golf writing breached his amateur status, and he turned professional. He became a U.S. citizen in 1944 and served...

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