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2014-07-21 23:01:43

The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the Hong Kong Golf Association has adopted the USGA’s Golf Handicap and Information Network® (GHIN) for its more than 15,000 subscribers. Far Hills, N.J. (PRWEB) July 21, 2014 The United States Golf Association (USGA) announced that the Hong Kong Golf Association has adopted the USGA’s Golf Handicap and Information Network® (GHIN) for its more than 15,000 subscribers. Formed in 1968 with a mission to govern and...

2014-06-20 23:01:18

The United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron have awarded their 2014 STEM Scholarships to 20 high school seniors who will pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines in college. Far Hills, N.J (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 The United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron have awarded their 2014 STEM Scholarships to 20 high school seniors who will pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) disciplines in college. The scholarship recipients are...

2014-03-26 23:25:05

Ultimate Golf Advantage (UGA) today releases its first annual “Sports Trivia Week” challenge, which is designed to test the general knowledge of golf enthusiasts worldwide. The challenge is now available for public participation on the UGA website at http://www.UltimateGolfAdvantage.com/golf-trivia-challenge/. Manchester, United Kingdom (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 Ultimate Golf Advantage (UGA) today releases its first annual “Sports Trivia Week” challenge, which is designed to test the...

2014-02-20 23:02:32

In a demonstration of their ongoing commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron announced a new scholarship program for qualified high school seniors who are pursuing college careers in STEM disciplines. Far Hills, NJ (PRWEB) February 20, 2014 In a demonstration of their ongoing commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education, the United States Golf Association (USGA) and Chevron...

2014-01-07 23:01:28

Free app offers smart-search access to rules information. Far Hills, NJ (PRWEB) January 07, 2014 As part of its continuing commitment to provide greater clarity and broader distribution of the Rules of Golf, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today launched an enhanced version of its Rules of Golf mobile application for iOS and Android devices. The application features a smart-search capability that connects users to the Rules information contained in the most recent versions of...

2013-12-19 23:21:40

Longtime Researcher and Educator Will Be Honored at Newly Established USGA Annual Service Awards Far Hills, N.J. (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 In a demonstration of its continuous commitment to foster a healthier connection between the game and the environment, the United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced Dr. Peter Dernoeden, of Milton, Del., a nationally recognized turfgrass researcher and educator, as the recipient of the 2014 USGA Green Section Award. Presented annually since...

2006-01-05 13:09:22

By Darren Ennis BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Golf clubs within the European Union must treat men and women equally or face prosecution from December 2007, the European Commission said on Thursday. According to the new law, clubs in the 25 member states must end such things as separate tee-boxes, should women wish, separate parking, time restrictions for women and men-only bars. Women who are members of a club will have the same status and entitlements, the Commission said. Some club...

2005-10-13 03:30:42

By Mark Lamport-Stokes LONDON (Reuters) - In a ground-breaking move, British Open organizers have paved the way for women to be able to qualify for next year's tournament at Royal Liverpool. Women were previously barred from competing in the world's oldest championship but the Royal and Ancient Golf Club (R&A) said on Thursday it would change the entry criteria. "Our championship committee pledged to review entry conditions and to assess how women golfers might compete on equal...

2005-09-27 05:03:50

By Mark Lamport-Stokes LONDON (Reuters) - One of the harshest penalties in a sport known for its etiquette and countless regulations will be consigned to history from the start of next year, golf's governing body said on Tuesday. From January 1 2006, tournament committees will be allowed to accept as an "administrative error" incidents where the correct score has been entered on the wrong card, the Royal and Ancient Golf Club (R&A) said in a statement. "In the future, committees...


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  • The prevailing range of a vocal or instrumental part, within which most of the tones lie.
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