2020 Annual Fund

GSGA Foundation | 2020 Annual Fund

Society of 1916 and President’s Club 

The GSGA Foundation’s Annual Fund supports the Yates and Moncrief Scholarship Programs as well as the GSGA's Adaptive Golf Program and Junior Golf Programs. Over seventy-five young men and women are receiving financial support from the GSGA Foundation’s scholarship programs which have provided over $3.5 million in aid since inception. Our GSGA Adaptive Golf Program is leading the country in providing opportunities for individuals with physical, cognitive and sensory impairments to learn and enjoy this great game. The GSGA Youth on Course Program is tackling affordable access so junior golfers in Georgia can play golf for only $5 at over forty courses across the state while the GSGA Junior Tour offers affordable competitive experiences for ages 5-18 which allow them to have fun and make new friends while on their way to becoming lifelong golfers.

You can help us support the game you love, by making a gift to the GSGA Foundation!

Click here to download a copy of our 2020 Annual Fund Report.

 

Please click here to make a donation to the Foundation.

DONOR LEVELS

Both the Society of 1916 and President’s Club offer unique benefits at each giving level which include logo items and donor play days.

 

SOCIETY OF 1916

Commitment Level of $1,000 (approximately $850 is tax deductible)

By donating at the Society of 1916 level, you will receive these benefits:

  • Lined Quarter-Zip Pullover with GSGA Foundation logo.
  • Playing spot in one of our 2020 Society of 1916 Play Days.

 

PRESIDENT’S CLUB

Commitment Level of $2,500 (approximately $2,200 is tax deductible)

By donating at the President’s Club level, you will receive these benefits:

  • All of the Society of 1916 benefits.
  • Personalized Premium Leather Duffel Bag.
  • Join GSGA Executive Director Matt Vanderpool for lunch and golf at one of Georgia’s premier golf clubs. Play will be in small groups on selected days.

DONOR PLAY DAYS

The Society of 1916 giving level offers a few play days at wonderful golf courses throughout Georgia. Annual Fund donors may choose to play in one play day, but may select any play day they would like. Dates and registration information will be provided to donors in early 2020. Play Day sites for 2020 are:

 

Glen Arven Country Club                                     Old Toccoa Farm                                                         Rivermont Golf Club (Host Site of the 2023 Georgia Amateur)
Thomasville, GA                                                          Mineral Bluff, GA                                                        Johns Creek, GA

Photo Courtesy of Dave Sansom                               Photo Courtesy of Old Toccoa Farm                           Photo Courtesy of Rivermont Golf Club

                                       
 

Programs You Can Support Through GSGA Foundation’s Annual Fund

 

SCHOLARSHIPS

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yates Scholarship Program

This scholarship program provides educational scholarship opportunities for employees, or dependents of employees at GSGA Member Clubs. 

Moncrief Scholarship Program

This scholarship program awards students of turfgrass management or agronomy at the University of Georgia, Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College and students who work and live in Georgia, but attend an accredited school outside of the state.

 

ADAPTIVE GOLF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GSGA Adaptive Golf Program

The GSGA Adaptive Golf Program begain in 2015 after it received an anonymous donation to start the program. The purpose of this complimentary all-inclusive community golf program is to help anyone (with a focus on individuals with mobility and cognitive challenges) find the best techniques and resources to play and enjoy golf. 

 

JUNIOR GOLF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GSGA Youth on Course Program

The GSGA’s Youth on Course (YOC) program partners with golf facilities across the state to provide juniors age 6-18 an incredible opportunity to play affordable golf. Youth on Course members can play golf for just $5 per round at over 40 participating courses in Georgia and over 900 around the country, while the GSGA subsidizes the remaining portion of the juniors’ greens fee to the facility.

GSGA Junior Tour

The GSGA Junior Tour is a statewide program providing young golfers in Georgia an opportunity to participate in competitive junior golf. The program offers junior golf competitions throughout the state for players of all skill levels between the ages of 5-18. The Junior Tour remains steadfast in its desire to provide affordable competitive junior golf opportunities while also creating memorable experiences for juniors and their families.

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Please direct questions on the GSGA Foundation Annual Fund to:

Kim Crisp, Senior Director
kcrisp@gsga.org or (678) 324-5962

Join GSGA

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 75,000 golfers who all have one thing in common: a passion for the game of golf.