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QUICK TAKE: U.S. Women’s Open Ready For Pebble Beach Spotlight View More
Pebble Beach is set to host the 2023 U.S. Women's Open.

QUICK TAKE: U.S. Women’s Open Ready For Pebble Beach Spotlight

  As often happens when he and his tour are on the other side of the world, LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan woke up Tuesday in Malaysia to a mountain of messages. One of the voice mails was from Mike Davis, executive director and CEO of the USGA. “Mike and I…

NEWS: Whan Named World Golf Foundation Chairman

NEWS: Whan Named World Golf Foundation Chairman

If growth and enthusiasm are objectives of the World Golf Foundation, a non-profit designed to unify all the disparate interests in the game, then the announcement on Thursday that LPGA Commissioner Mike Whan will replace Tim Finchem as WGF chairman should be good news. Whan’s success at the helm of…

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Open's Return To Torrey A Cause For Excitement

Tom O’Toole and Mike Davis seemed overjoyed earlier today when it became official that the U.S. Open will return to Torrey Pines in 2021. “It’s certainly an important strategic initiative of the USGA to be able to bring the U.S. Open back to a public facility,” O’Toole said after praising…

USGA's Davis To Address U.S. Open Questions

The questions started the moment the announcement was made. Within seconds of the USGA unveiling its 2014 experiment with the men’s and women’s U.S. Opens rolling back-to-back at the same golf course, hands went up and queries flew about course conditions, logistics, practice, lodging, access and promotion. At the time,…

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PGA Seeking 'Grandfather Period' For Anchoring

Might anchored putting live past Jan. 1, 2016, at least for recreational golfers? That’s the hope of PGA President Ted Bishop who, along with PGA Tour Commissioner Tim Finchem, will ask USGA officials to institute a “grandfather period” before the rule banning anchored putting goes into effect. The request is…