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Overtime

...Hempel (86-88) tied for 30th.? The PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, USGA and PGA of America broke their silence about presidential candidate...statement said. "While the LPGA, PGA of America, PGA Tour and USGA do not usually comment on presidential politics, Mr. Trump's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-07-01/overtime
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-21/billy-horschel-rips-usga-ove
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-19/chambers-bay-set-tougher-sec
Future of Chambers Bay as a major site uncertain

...Chambers Bay put on a good enough show for the USGA and major golf to return?Chambers Bay...and people don't talk about that," USGA executive director Mike Davis said late...typically had views of only one hole.The USGA said it roped the golf course for safety...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-22/future-chambers-bay-major-si
Louis Oosthuizen's rally comes up short

...supposed to be tailor-made to host the USGA's marquee event. McIlroy struggled on...even-par 280. SWITCHING IT UP: The USGA decided to make the finishing hole of the...played either way, depending on how the USGA decides to set it up. But besides being...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-21/louis-oosthuizens-rally-come
Heartbreak makes Dustin Johnson a universally sympathetic figure

...And he already has the clout to bend the USGA's will with his opinions on setup. Hard...carried away with his "lost respect for the USGA" mantra.BIRDIE: Georgia Tech. Three...Worst. Fan. Experience. Ever.BOGEY: USGA. Mike Davis is trying the right things...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-23/heartbreak-makes-dustin-john
Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson's three-putt on No. 18

...the condition of the greens, so bumpy that they were referred to as broccoli and Billy Horschel said he lost respect for the USGA.This championship ended with a short miss, the target of complaints all week.Spieth, a wire-to-wire winner at Augusta...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-21/jordan-spieth-wins-us-open-a
Jordan Spieth wins U.S. Open after Dustin Johnson's three-putt on No. 18

...the condition of the greens, so bumpy that they were referred to as broccoli and Billy Horschel said he lost respect for the USGA.This championship ended with a short miss, the target of complaints all week.Spieth, a wire-to-wire winner at Augusta...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/jordan-spieth-wins-us-open-aft
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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-04-27/usga-director-learn-chambers
Mike Davis ready to see how Chambers Bay plays

...he's not even playing.Davis is the executive director of the USGA, the man largely responsible for U.S. Open coming to a golf...end."That's the players that determine that ? not the USGA."Davis used words like "concerned" and "worried" on Wednesday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-06-17/mike-davis-ready-see-how-cha