Create Your GHIN Digital Profile: A Step by Step Guide 2021

Step by Step Guide: Create Your GHIN Digital Profile

Effective January 11th, 2021, USGA-GHIN has new login requirements for and Updated GHIN Mobile app, referred to as a Digital Profile. This means, in order to post your scores on or the GHIN Mobile App this season, you will need to create a Digital Profile. Follow this step-by-step guide to create yours if you haven’t already.

STEP 1 – To create a Digital Profile on or the GHIN Mobile App, first click the CREATE PROFILE button displayed on the login page:

STEP 2 – You will then be asked to provide two of three pieces of information to verify your GHIN account. The information that can be used to verify your account are Email Address, GHIN Number, and Last Name:

STEP 3 – Enter two of the three pieces of information required and click VERIFY:

STEP 4 – You will see a confirmation page that informs you that an email has been sent to the email address of your GHIN account:

STEP 5 – Click the link in the email to create your profile and set a password:

STEP 6 – The link will open a page to create your profile. It will display your name, email address, and have fields to set your password. (NOTE: Passwords must be at least 6 characters)

STEP 7 – Fill out the Password and Confirm Password fields, select the “I have read and agree to the Privacy Policy and Terms of Service,” and click FINISH:GHIN (passwords must be at least 6 characters).

STEP 8 – Once completed, you will see a pop up notifying you that you have successfully created your profile:

You can now log in to and the GHIN Mobile App using your email and set password.
Still have questions? Contact AGA Senior Director of USGA Services, Derek McKenzie at [email protected]


Strong Field Set for 2020 Patriot All-America Presented By Valley Toyota Dealers

13 Top-100, 29 Too-200 in WAGR to compete for Authentic Air Force Jacket, F-35 Trophy

LITCHFIELD PARK, Ariz. – The 10-year anniversary of the Patriot All-America, presented by Valley Toyota Dealers, is proud to announce a standout field set to compete December 27-31, 2020, at Wigwam Golf Club. The 54-hole stroke play event features 84 of the world’s most elite amateur golfers from top programs including Pepperdine, Illinois, Oklahoma, Georgia Tech, Arizona State, Texas A&M, Baylor and Vanderbilt.

Noah Norton, a senior standout at Georgia Tech, returns to defend his 2019 title. Norton is joined by fellow former champions Mason Overstreet from the University of Arkansas (2017) and Isaiah Jackson from the University of Memphis (2018), each attempting to become the first player to win two Patriot All-America titles.

The dynamic field is comprised of PING All-Americans from all three NCAA Divisions, NAIA and NJCAA in the collegiate ranks; American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) All-Americans; and a member from each U.S. Military Academy. 29 of the world’s top-200 golfers will compete for the coveted F-35 trophy on the 31st of December.

Top-100 golfers in the World Amateur Golf Rankings, as of December 27, 2020, include:

Mason Andersen, Arizona State – 94
Puwit Anupansuebsai, San Diego State – 71
Sam Choi, None – 33
Angus Flanagan, Minnesota – 41
Palmer Jackson, Notre Dame – 90
Yuxin Lin, Florida – 16
Maxwell Moldovan, Ohio State – 62
Noah Norton, Georgia Tech – 43
David Perkins, Illinois State – 34
Turk Pettit, Clemson – 79
Jackson Suber, Ole Miss – 82
Patrick Welch, Oklahoma – 92
Trevor Werbylo, Arizona – 50

The Patriot All-America honors fallen or severely wounded soldiers in partnership with the Folds of Honor Foundation. The golfers receive a golf bag donated by PING Corporation at the event’s opening ceremony emblazoned with the name and branch of service of a fallen or injured military member whom they shall represent. Participants also receive a card with the soldier’s story so they can be familiar with that soldier.

At the conclusion of the tournament, the golf bags are shipped to players’ schools and auctioned with all proceeds benefitting the Folds of Honor Foundation.

The Patriot All-America is a collaboration between the Arizona Golf Association, Golf Coaches Association of America, JDM Partners and the West Valley Mavericks in partnership with the Folds of Honor Foundation and support from the Thunderbirds, the Waste Management Phoenix Open host.

About The Patriot All-America Invitational

Featuring golf’s stars of tomorrow, The Patriot All-America is regarded as a top amateur event nationally, attracting PING All-America golfers from all three NCAA Divisions, NAIA and NJCAA rankings as well as from universities outside the United States. The Arizona Golf Association (AGA), JDM Partners and the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) partnering with the Folds of Honor Foundation to host the tournament. For more information visit

About Wigwam Golf Club
The Wigwam’s three 18-hole championship golf courses offer a diversity that cannot be matched by any other Arizona resort, with 54 holes of championship golf including two courses designed by the legendary Robert Trent Jones, Sr. The Gold Course has hosted many signature tournaments over the years, including numerous U.S. Open Qualifiers, U.S. Amateur Qualifiers, several NCAA Regional Championships and the annual Patriot All-America Invitational, one of the top amateur competitions in the world. The 7,430 yard, par 72 track has also received various industry awards and accolades since opening in 1965, including being named one of the “Top 100 Golf Courses in America.” In December 2009, The Wigwam (including the golf courses and resort property) was purchased by JDM Partners, led by sports icon Jerry Colangelo. For more information, please visit

About Arizona Golf Association

The Arizona Golf Association has been serving amateur golfers in Arizona since 1923 when it held the first State Amateur Championship. Today, it is licensed by the United States Golf Association to provide handicapping and course rating services to member clubs, to provide tournament and rules expertise and to oversee the application of amateur status.

About Golf Coaches Association of America

Established in 1958, the Golf Coaches Association of America (GCAA) is the professional organization of golf coaches. The GCAA’s mission is to support its member coaches by creating educational opportunities, providing resources, and promoting its members with the purpose of enhancing their overall performance as coaches, mentors, and teachers. The GCAA also recognizes the excellence and achievements of its members and their student-athletes in academic, athletic and civic endeavors.


The Path From ‘Many to One’ Begins Today

The Path From ‘Many to One’ Begins Today

Entry Applications for 120th U.S. Open Championship Are Now Available


LIBERTY CORNER, N.J. (March 4, 2020) – The United States Golf Association (USGA) today announced that online entry applications are now available for the 120th U.S. Open Championship, to be conducted from June 18-21 at Winged Foot Golf Club (West Course), in Mamaroneck, N.Y.

The U.S. Open’s new brand campaign, which was launched last week and includes the slogan “From Many, One,” celebrates the nearly 10,000 golfers who will attempt to qualify for the championship, the 156 who will advance to Winged Foot, and the one who will be crowned U.S. Open champion. Non-exempt players will compete in one of 109 local qualifiers hosted throughout the United States (with one in Canada) between April 27 and May 12. Nearly 1,000 players will then compete in final qualifying, scheduled at 12 sites worldwide between May 18 and June 8.


Entry applications along with a list of qualifying sites can be accessed at, and entries will be accepted through Wednesday, April 22, at 5 p.m. EDT. To be eligible for 2020 U.S. Open qualifying, a player must have a Handicap Index® not exceeding 1.4, or be a professional.


Allied Golf Associations in the United States, along with golf associations and professional tours around the world, work together to provide thousands of entrants from across the globe with the opportunity to compete for a spot in a major championship. This collaboration allows for an open qualifying process in all four USGA Open championships and helps to make the U.S. Open the uniquely democratic championship that it is, offering golfers of all backgrounds a chance to etch their name into the history books.


Entry applications for the other three USGA Open championships are also available. The 75th U.S. Women’s Open Championship will be played June 4-7 at Champions Golf Club (Cypress Creek Course), in Houston, Texas. The 41st U.S. Senior Open Championship will be contested June 25-28 at Newport (R.I.) Country Club, and the third U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship will be held July 9-12, at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield, Conn.

About the USGA
The USGA is a nonprofit organization that celebrates, serves and advances the game of golf. Founded in 1894, we conduct many of golf’s premier professional and amateur championships, including the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open. With The R&A, we govern the sport via a global set of playing, equipment, handicapping and amateur status rules. The USGA campus in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, is home to the Association’s Research and Test Center, where science and innovation are fueling a healthy and sustainable game for the future. The campus is also home to the USGA Golf Museum, where we honor the game by curating the world’s most comprehensive archive of golf artifacts. To learn more, visit

Media Contact:
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USGA Communications

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United States Golf Association
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Liberty Corner, NJ 07938
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Longbow Golf Club Selected to Host 2020 U.S. Disabled Open Golf Championship

Longbow Golf Club of Mesa, Arizona, announced Monday they will showcase the nation’s top disabled golfers at the 2020 United States Disabled Open Golf Championship, May 18-21. For the first time in the tournaments three-year history, the championship will be contested over three days through 54 holes of stroke play with no cut.

“Longbow Golf Club is honored to be the host site for the 2020 U.S. Disabled Open Golf Championship,” said Bob McNichols, General Manager and developer of Longbow Golf Club. “Longbow Golf Club has long advocated and supported adaptive golf. We have provided access, training, specialized equipment and partnered with Ability360 Sports and Fitness Center, and various community organizations to promote access to the game of golf for the adaptive golf community. We look forward to welcoming the competitors and presenting an exciting championship for top U.S. and international adaptive golfers.”

With the field capped at 90 players, the championship is expected to draw the highest number of participants this May. The inaugural championship in 2018 attracted 48 male and female golfers representing eight different countries. Last year, the championship brought in 72 golfers from eight countries.

To qualify for the championship, the golfer must have an established and current WHS handicap index of 30 or below. Striving to encourage all physical and intellectual impaired golfers 16 years and older of all abilities to compete, the Open is flighted into several different playing categories, net and gross: three divisions of gross and net, seated, non-seated, and women gross and net.

The entry fee is $280 and will include one practice round, three rounds of competition, an opening banquet and ceremony, a meal at the conclusion of the second day, and awards to the top three finishers of each category of the conclusion of the tournament.


For more information/Registration: Click Here


About the United States Disabled Golf Association:

In 2011, USDGA Founder, Jason Faircloth became the first and only American to play in the Disabled British Open. He was one of only three persons with Cerebral Palsy to play in the event. The Disabled British Open was televised on SKY Sports throughout Europe. Jason finished 34th overall, sixth in his flight in 2011 and 28th overall and runner-up in his flight in 2012. When he returned from the Disabled British Open in 2011, Jason said “ Based on the number of Americans with disabilities, the number of golf courses we have in this country, and the popularity of the sport of golf, there is no way we cannot successfully organize competitions across the United States.“ In May of 2015, the United States Disabled Golf Association became a  registered 501c3 with a mission  to provide people with physical, sensory, and intellectual disabilities an opportunity to showcase his or her ability in a golf championship at the highest level in the USA. His primary goal with the USDGA was to have a world class annual national tournament for golfers of all disabilities that would showcase their ability and talents . thought he was ready to hold his first The inaugural United States Disabled Open Golf Championship was held on May 8-10, 2018 at the Eagle Creek Golf Club in Orlando, Florida.

About Longbow Golf Club

Longbow Business Park and Golf Club is a 330-acre, mixed-use development, being developed by Daedalus Real Estate Advisors, that incorporates office, light industrial, retail, hotel and residential uses surrounded by desert vegetation, a main street transportation design and features the award-winning Longbow Golf Club. Troon managed Longbow Golf Club was originally designed by Ken Kavanaugh in 1997. In 2003, Daedalus commissioned Kavanaugh to execute a complete redesign of the golf course creating a complete refresh layout. Longbow Golf Club has played host to the American Junior Golf Association’s Ping Heather Farr Classic, the LPGA Symetra Tour Gateway Classic,

LPGA Volvik Founders Cup Qualifier as well as tournaments for the AGA, USGA, NCAA, NJCAA, high school and The First Tee. For more information on Longbow Golf Club, visit or call 480-807-5400.


Sothwestern Golf Association Unveils New Logo


SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – February 6, 2020 —The Southwestern Golf Association is proud to
announce its new Sombrero logo starting with the upcoming 105th Southwestern Amateur
The Sombrero reflects the Southwestern’s roots established in 1915, as well as the transition to
be a more inclusive tournament.
As indicated in our May 2019 announcement, 2020 will be the first year of the tournament in
which competition will be open to women as well as mixed team play.
“The board felt that the format change was the right thing to do and the new logo change is
envisioned to complement this change,” said SWGA president, Phil Mahoney.
The event has been played at the Desert Mountain Club in Scottsdale for the past seven years and
the Club will continue to host the expanded tournament scheduled for June 17-20, 2020.
“We are excited to be breaking new ground by bringing an additional tournament to women’s
amateur golf as well as continuing the 105-year-old men’s tournament.,” said John Ranslem,
executive director of the Southwestern Golf Association.
The tournament will be a four-day event and will be played on two of Desert Mountain’s Jack
Nicklaus courses. The mixed-team play will consist of one man and one woman for a total of 72
teams. The team event will take place the first two days, while individual play will span four
days and 72 holes.
The Southwestern Golf Association is a non-profit organization that promotes amateur golf in
the southwestern US. For more information, visit