GSGA Member Benefits

If you have a GHIN handicap index with one of our Member Clubs, you can take advantage of the following benefits!

USGA Handicap Service

GSGA Members receive an updated handicap index via email or at their "home" club 24 times a year. Being a GSGA Member allows you to post your score wherever you play in Georgia and across the country using the USGA's GHIN System.

  • Access any tournament that requires a Handicap Index
  • Level the playing field when playing with friends
  • Start networking with business clients and colleagues


GSGA Member Perks Program

As a member of the GSGA, you have access to a number of exclusive offers provided by our partners - just for you. 


Golf Georgia Magazine

Golf Georgia, the official publication of the GSGA, provides comprehensive coverage of amateur golf in Georgia and Association activities. Golf Georgia is provided bi-monthly in digital and print formats as a benefit to GSGA's Member Clubs and individual members.This award-winning magazine contains information of interest to all golfers.


Golf Digest Magazine

Your membership includes a one-year subscription to Golf Digest! Golf Digest publishes monthly, except for the combined December/January issue and other combined issues that count as two, as indicated on the issue's cover. It is a generalist golf publication covering recreational golf and men's and women's competitive golf. 


GSGA Member Play Days

Enjoy a day on the links with fellow GSGA members! For a low entry fee, enjoy a non-competitive round of golf at one of our GSGA Member Clubs. The one-day events offer an affordable, casual and fun atmosphere for all at some of Georgia's finest courses.


GSGA Competitions

You may be eligible to compete in competitions that GSGA conducts each year. Events are available for men, women, juniors and seniors, and are held at GSGA Member Clubs around the state from March through November each year. Additionally, the GSGA Rules and Competitions department can provide answers to Rules of Golf quesitons or concerns.


Awards & Recognitions

We love to hear about your achievements on the golf course and as a way of celebrating, the GSGA sends each golfer a special certificate and  bag tag that includes details about the accomplishment.

Hole-in-One certificates and bagtags
Unique Golf Feats
Club Champions
Most Improved Golfers


The Georgia State Golf Association (GSGA) is the governing body of golf in Georgia and serves as an Allied Golf Association to the United States Golf Association (USGA). Membership in the GSGA is open to all golfers, facilities and golf clubs throughout the state. Golfers that join the GSGA have access to invaluable resources that allow them to advance their knowledge of the game and numerous opportunities to play in both competitive and fun, casual events. By becoming a member of the GSGA, you will be joining a community that includes more than 350 clubs and 80,000 golfers who all have one thing in common: a passion for the game of golf.