FAQ - Joining the USGA


How do I update my personal information with the USGA?  

Does the USGA Members Program share my address or any of its mailing lists?  

What is the difference between Individual and Dual levels, and what is the Junior level?  

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How do I update my personal information with the USGA?       top

You may change your address through our Web site using the Update Personal Information Form or call our Members Program Customer Service Department at 800-223-0041 from 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday through Friday, (Eastern Time). Leave a voice mail message on our machine after 4:30 PM. To ensure that your request is properly fulfilled, it is extremely important to leave your former address information along with your current address and telephone number.

Does the USGA Members Program share my address or any of its mailing lists?       top

Yes, USGA membership information will, periodically, be made available to carefully screened organizations, unless you request otherwise ( USGA Privacy Policy ). If you prefer to elect to keep your record private, please let us know in writing. Send your request to USGA Members Program, PO Box 746, Far Hills, NJ 07931-0746 . In order to process your request you must include your eight digit membership ID number found on your membership ID card with a note "I do not wish to be on other lists," and we will make sure that your information is not sent to any other organizations. Members can also prevent their name from being made available to all direct mail companies by contacting: Mail Preference Service c/o Direct Marketing Association, PO Box 9008, Farmingdale, NY 11735-9008.

What is the difference between Individual and Dual levels, and what is the Junior level?       top

A Dual Membership is offered to two individuals ONLY if they reside at the same address. The cost of a dual membership is less expensive than purchasing two individual memberships.

The household is entitled to two Rules of Golf , and two ID cards and two bagtags .

Junior Level is available for individuals under 13 years of age. Only the Individual level is available for Juniors.

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The USGA and Chevron have committed to using the game of golf to encourage students in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines. This commitment has led to the creation of extensive golf-focused STEM teaching tools, and has resulted in charitable contributions to support golf-related programs through Eagles for Education™

At U.S. Open Championships the Chevron STEM ZONE™ is an interactive experience highlighting the science and math behind the game of golf through a variety of hands-on exhibits and experiments.

The partnership has also produced educational materials such as the Science of Golf video series and a nationally-distributed newspaper insert which are provided to teachers as tools to enhance existing curriculum in schools. These lessons teach the science behind the USGA’s equipment testing, handicapping, and agronomy efforts.

For more interactive experiences featuring golf-focused STEM lessons, visit the partnership homepage.

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Rolex has been a longtime supporter of the USGA and salutes the sportsmanship and great traditions unique to the game. This support includes the Rules of Golf where Rolex has partnered with the USGA to ensure golfers understand and appreciate the game.

As the official timekeeper of the USGA and its championships, they also provide clocks throughout host sites for spectator convenience.

For more information on Rolex and their celebration of the game, visit the Rolex and Golf homepage.

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IBM has partnered with the USGA to bring the same technology, expertise, and innovation it provides to businesses all over the world to the USGA and golf's national championship.

IBM provides the information technology to develop and host the U.S. Open’s official website, www.usopen.com, as well as the mobile apps and scoring systems for the three U.S. Open championships. These real-time technology solutions provide an enhanced experience for fans following the championship onsite and online.

For more information on IBM and the technology that powers the U.S. Open and businesses worldwide, visit http://www.usopen.com/IBM

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Lexus is committed to partnering with the USGA to deliver a best-in-class experience for the world’s best golfers by providing a fleet of courtesy luxury vehicles for all USGA Championships.

At each U.S. Open, Women’s Open and Senior Open, Lexus provides spectators with access to unique experiences ranging from the opportunity to have a picture taken with both the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open trophies to autograph signings with legendary Lexus Golf Ambassadors in the Lexus Performance Drive Pavilion.

For more information on Lexus, visit http://www.lexus.com/

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Together, American Express and the USGA have been providing world-class service to golf fans since 2006. By creating interactive U.S. Open experiences both onsite and online, American Express enhances the USGA’s effort to make the game more accessible and enjoyable for fans.

For more information on American Express visit www.americanexpress.com/entertainment

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