Championship Highlights. The USGA Museum maintains an impressive collection of historic and contemporary golf footage housed in the Arnold Palmer Center for Golf History.

Licensing Film and Video Footage

Footage from our collection is available for commercial and non-commercial use.

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Camera crew, 1954 U.S. Women's Open

Camera crew, 1954 U.S. Women’s Open

Early USGA championships were recorded on film by various newsreel companies, including Movietone News and Universal Newsreel. In 1947, the U.S. Open was broadcast locally on television for the first time.

First tee at Winged Foot, 2006 U.S. Open

First tee at Winged Foot, 2006 U.S. Open

Today, USGA championships are broadcast to more than 50 million viewers in more than 160 countries. Each year, more than 70 hours of championship broadcast footage are added to the USGA Museum's archive.