USGA Web Site Re-Launches With New
May 10, 2004
the new 1024 x 768 model, there is the chance that you
may have to alter your screen's resolution. It's
a matter of a few clicks and simple to do:
For PC Users:
click the mouse on your desktop. Select
'Properties' from the menu, choose
'Settings' and select 1024 x 768.
For Mac Users:
on the apple iconatop the screen, choose 'System
Preferences,' select 'Displays,' then pick
1024 x 768.
Far Hills, N.J. - A new and improved USGA Web site,
, launched today and coincides with U.S. Open Media Day at
Shinnecock Hills (N.Y.) Golf Club. The 13-month project was
guided by the principle of making the site easier to navigate
while streamlining, organizing and tightening the
With the assistance of @tmosphere, the Web site design arm of
BBDO, the New York-based advertising agency the USGA uses for its
public-service announcements, the site was overhauled and
retooled with an emphasis on polishing the look without
compromising any of the vital content or the USGA's graphic
Site visitors - whether they are interested in Rules, the
Green Section, Championships, Equipment Standards or Grants -
will now find a more efficient way to surf. A
"bread-crumbs-style" collapsible navigation bar on the
left side of each page shows where a particular user has visited.
A revamped search engine that is powered by Google
technology is also new.Based on overwhelming data, resolution is
now 1024x768, a growing trend in the Web industry.
"Printer-friendly pages" have been added to satisfy
Mac and PC users, as well as flash images for aesthetics.
And download time has been improved.
Any questions should be directed to Ken Klavon, Web Editor at