• Championing Amateur Golf
    As a true advocate for global amateur golf, the USGA plays an integral role in the health of the game by conducting 10 amateur championships for players to pursue their dream of becoming a national champion.  By becoming a member today, you too can support the USGA in our efforts to foster the game and inspire the next generation of golf’s greats.
  • Making Golf More Accessible
    The USGA is proud to serve the game alongside the LPGA, USGA Girls Golf, First Tee, First Green and Drive Chip and Putt.  Through our combined grass-roots efforts, we work to ensure golf remains open to all.  Become a USGA Member today and support the advancement and accessibility of the game for today's young golfers.
  • Upholding the Rules of Golf & Amateur Status
    In partnership with the R&A, the USGA writes and maintains the Rules of Golf and the Rules of Amateur Status. An amateur golfer, whether he plays competitively or recreationally, is one who plays golf for the challenge it presents, not as a profession and not for financial gain. By supporting the USGA you can rest assured knowing the rules of golf are enforced, instilling the game’s fundamental values into present and future generations.

With your support, the USGA also maintains:

Rules of Golf

A Level Playing Field

By maintaining the Rules of Golf, administering the USGA Handicap System™ and rigorous equipment testing for conformance, the USGA makes it possible for all golfers to compete on a level playing field. It's through these efforts that we ensure a player's skill determines the outcome of their round. Become a member today and support the governance of the game.

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Sustainable Practices

By offering consulting services to course facilities and investing millions of dollars in turfgrass and resource management research at universities across the country, the USGA acts as an advocate for sustainability and the future of the game. Become a member today and support our efforts to promote golf’s sustainable future.

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