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The World Golf Hall of Fame will be relocating from St. Augustine, Florida, to Pinehurst, North Carolina, in 2024.

World Golf Hall of Fame Relocating to Pinehurst, North Carolina

The World Golf Hall of Fame is moving up the east coast. Beginning in 2024, the physical Hall of Fame will relocate from St. Augustine, Florida, to Pinehurst, North Carolina. This move is in conjunction with the United States Golf Association (USGA), as the two will collaborate on a new visitor experience at the USGA’s Golf […]

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The USGA broke ground on its newest campus, Golf House Pinehurst, on June 6. Copyright USGA/John Mummert

USGA Breaks Ground on New Campus at Pinehurst

The United States Golf Association and Pinehurst, North Carolina, have always had a strong relationship. Now, it’s getting even stronger. The two entities broke ground June 6 on Golf House Pinehurst, the USGA’s newest campus which will include an equipment-testing facility, the USGA Experience and an educational landscape feature. The project is set to be […]

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The playing group of James Hahn, Stephen Reyes, Scott Piercy and Jin Roy Ryu makes its way down to the seventh green of the Pebble Beach Golf Links during the second round of the AT&T Pebble Beach National Pro-Am golf tournament Friday, Feb. 7, 2020, in Pebble Beach, California. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

USGA Awards Eight Major Championships to Pebble Beach

One of the most iconic golf courses in the United States will have eight major championships scheduled in the future as part of a new partnership with the United States Golf Association. Pebble Beach Golf Links will host four future U.S. Opens (2027, 2032, 2037 and 2044) as well as four future U.S. Women’s Opens […]

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Randy Oostra, ProMedica's President & CEO, explains why his company became the presenting partner of the U.S. Women's Open during a media event on Friday at The Glasshouse in New York City. (USGA/Jason E. Miczek)

U.S. Women’s Open Adds Presenting Sponsor, Five Future Host Sites

The United States Golf Association revealed five future U.S. Women’s Open host sites on Friday and also announced that it has agreed to a long-term partnership with ProMedica that includes presenting partner rights for the U.S. Women’s Open, notably elevating the championship through a $10 million purse, nearly double what it had previously been. The […]

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Mollie Marcoux Samaan Named LPGA Commissioner

The LPGA’s board of directors have selected Mollie Marcoux Samaan as the professional golf tour’s next commissioner, becoming the ninth leader of the LPGA Tour since its formation in 1950. Marcoux Samaan is currently the Ford Family Director of Athletics at Princeton University. She will succeed Mike Whan, who was recently announced as the next […]

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Mike Whan Announces Departure from LPGA

Mike Whan has announced that he will step down as commissioner of the LPGA after 11 years leading the professional women’s golf tour. Whan, who had signed a multiyear contract extension in 2019, did not announce a specific date for his departure but shared his plans with LPGA staff, members and sponsors in a letter. […]

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LPGA Boosts 2021 Schedule With 34 Events

The 2021 LPGA Tour schedule will feature 34 official events across North America, Europe and Asia, with two new events added to the calendar and players competing for $76.45 million in official purses with all events postponed in 2020 due to COVID-19 restored to the schedule. There are several adjustments to the schedule given pandemic-related […]

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