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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2014-05-20/usga-has-right-split-field-u
Players warned about throwing items into crowd in Phoenix

...the first time the club has hosted a USGA championship since Alex Smith won the U...at PGA Tour headquarters. ... The USGA and Ross Greenburg Productions are behind...of a 12-year deal between Fox and the USGA. ... Bubba Watson will auction his 1939...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-13/players-warned-about-throwin
Qualifying schedule set for 2016 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship

...that will host the 10 regional qualifying events include several USGA championship and PGA Championship sites: Chambers Bay Golf Course...Place, Wash., site of the 2015 U.S. Open conducted by the USGA), Congressional Country Club (Bethesda, Md.), Golf Club...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-12/qualifying-schedule-set-2016
Dominguez wins Latin America Amateur, spot in Masters

...youths interested in the game.For the Latin America Amateur, the Masters joined forces with the R&A again and added the USGA.In addition to the trip to Augusta National, Dominguez also earned berths in the U.S. Amateur and British Amateur. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-01-18/dominguez-wins-latin-america
Qualifying schedule set for 2016 Drive, Chip and Putt Championship

...that will host the 10 regional qualifying events include several USGA championship and PGA Championship sites: Chambers Bay Golf Course...Place, Wash., site of the 2015 U.S. Open conducted by the USGA), Congressional Country Club (Bethesda, Md.), Golf Club...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/qualifying-schedule-set-2016-d
Dominguez wins Latin America Amateur to earn berth in Masters

...youths interested in the game.For the Latin America Amateur, the Masters joined forces with the R&A again and added the USGA.In addition to the trip to Augusta National in April, Dominguez also earned berths in the U.S. Amateur and British Amateur...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/latest-news/dominguez-wins-latin-america-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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/04/06/oth_206433.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/18/oth_261695.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/05/19/oth_261758.shtml
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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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/11/03/oth_243687.shtml
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