Date: March 15, 2011

USGA donates $75,000 to flood relief

Golfers and golf clubs affected by the recent flooding have received another boost – this time via a donation from the United States Golf Association (USGA). The USGA&aposs Senior Director of Handicapping, Kevin O&aposConnor who arrived in Australia last Friday, presented Golf Australia CEO Stephen Pitt with a cheque for $75,000 to go into the Flood Disaster Relief Fund. Mr O&aposConnor is in Australia as part of Golf Australia&aposs handicapping seminars and will visit Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane during his stay.