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Golfers make light of Chambers Bay warnings

...extolling the virtues of Chambers Bay.Maybe to a fault.The USGA's executive director played host to a preview of the mysterious...the Open.It's impractical, bordering on arrogant, for the USGA to expect golfers to drop everything and go to the far end of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-19/golfers-make-light-chambers-
Patrick Reed withdraws from pair of European Tour events

...And I don't have time to practice because I'm doing two USGA events for Fox," said Norman, the analyst for the U.S...from the Pac 12. ... Pinehurst No. 2 will have held four big USGA event in six years when it hosts the 2019 U.S. Amateur. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-19/patrick-reed-withdraws-pair-
Berry Crain's legacy carries on at Palmetto Amateur

...have plenty of competition. Todd White, the 2010 Palmetto Amateur champion, recently teamed up with Nathan Smith to win the USGA Four-Ball Championship. White, who played on the 2013 U.S. Walker Cup team, is the reigning South Carolina Golf Association...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/amateur-golf/2015-05-19/berry-crains-le
Teenager Minjee Lee captures her first LPGA Tour win at rain-delayed Kingsmill Championship

...finished strong."Like Minjee Lee, Alison Lee had planned to play in a U.S. Open qualifier near Richmond on Monday. The USGA allowed her to switch to another sectional qualifying site Tuesday at Goose Creek Golf Club in Mira Loma, California.Perrine...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-18/teenager-minjee-lee-captures
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
Germans Martin Kaymer and Bernhard Langer had the 'Players' covered in 2014

...get more people involved <0x2014> the PGA Tour, USGA, PGA of America, LPGA Tour and Augusta National. They had...whittled it down to five on which to concentrate:-- LPGA-USGA Girls Golf, which introduces golf to girls up to 14. It has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/golf/2015-05-06/germans-martin-kaymer-and-be
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
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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