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Introducing the GS3 Ball - the smartest ball in golf.

Capture critical data on your playing surfaces like never before.

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Supporting golf course excellence since 1920

For more than a century, the USGA Green Section has been committed to helping superintendents and agronomists enhance the golfing experience by supporting turf health, renovations and resource management. We’re dedicated to delivering scientific excellence, impartial expertise, and education for better playing conditions and enhanced environmental responsibility.

$50 million

has been invested in over 800 university projects since 1982.


yearly visits that our USGA agronomists make to courses all over the country.


years and counting that the USGA has put out the Green Section Record, the largest online repository of agronomic articles, research, and multi-media.

Data, tools, and education: providing the essential services for the golf course maintenance industry.

The USGA Green Section has always been committed to delivering scientific excellence, unbiased expertise and educational opportunities for better playing conditions and enhanced environmental responsibility.

Take your course to another level.

Our agronomists take our very own USGA research and translate that into education and consulting, making sure the future of your course is on solid footing.

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Customized Solutions

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Ongoing support

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Unbiased expertise


Data-driven solutions that give you new insights.

Get to know your course on a granular level. Our data and tools deliver the unique insights and analytics into understanding your course like never before.

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Informed Decision-Making

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Efficiency Improvement

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Enhanced Playing Conditions

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Access research that can support and enhance your recommendations.

Over the last century, our groundbreaking research has paved the way for countless course solutions, including USGA-spec greens. Our vast and comprehensive resources, authored by superintendents and agronomists, provide the support and guidance you need for future projects.

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Paul Latshaw

I highly recommend the GS3 Ball and DEACON platform. I think it’s the future: to collect quantitative data on how your greens are performing, make proper agronomic decisions, and to be able to share that information with your membership and course stakeholders. It’s something we all need to move towards.

Paul Latshaw, Merion Golf Club