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Scenic images of Winged Foot Golf Club in Mamaroneck, N.Y., which has been selected to host the 2020 U.S. Open.
The USGA has introduced a new version of the Stimpmeter, which helps ensure consistent playing conditions for the enjoyment of golfers everywhere.
Highlights from Sunday's final round of the 2013 Copa de las Americas conducted at the Doral Resort & Spa Miami in Florida.
Highlights from Saturday's third round of the 2013 Copa de las Americas being conducted at Doral Resort & Spa Miami in Florida.
Highlights from Friday's second round of the 2013 Copa de las Americas being conducted at Doral Resort & Spa Miami in Florida.
Highlights from the first round and flag ceremony at the 2013 Copa de las Americas being conducted at the Doral Resort & Spa Miami in Florida.
A celebration of all the winners who made the 2012 USGA championship season truly memorable.
Highlights from the 2010 Copa de las Americas, which was contested in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
These are examples of strokes that are permitted under Rule 14-1b, which prohibits the anchoring the the club during the stroke.