Member Benefits

The Benefits of Membership

Championships – The NJSGA conducts 26 state championships, multiple USGA qualifiers, and offers a schedule full of events for men and women, both young and not so young.

Member Golf Days – The NJSGA offers a wide range of tournaments and events for golfers who hold a current NJSGA/USGA GHIN Handicap Index at a NJSGA member club. The one-day events offer an affordable, casual and fun atmosphere at some of New Jersey’s finest courses.

GHIN Handicap Service – The NJSGA is authorized by the United States Golf Association to issue official handicap indexes to our members. Through the NJSGA eBulletin members receive a USGA Handicap Index on the 1st and 15th of each month.  Scores can be posted at your local club, at an away course, on the internet, or on the mobile app.

GHIN Mobile App – NJSGA members can download the official GHIN app for an IPhone and Android smartphone. It offers a personalized mobile experience to manage and follow your game. You can post scores, look up your USGA Handicap Index, review scoring records, sign-up for tournaments and check in on NJSGA news.

All Things Golf in New Jersey – The NJSGA keeps you up to date on New Jersey golf news through its communication channels.

  • New Jersey Golf Magazine – Printed and mailed directly to your home four times a year, this magazine contains golf news, features, human-interest stories, our tournament calendar and tournament results. 
  • NJSGA.org – Our website is full of information concerning golf in New Jersey with NJSGA tournament/event schedules and a member’s only area where only NJSGA members have access to member info, post scores online, access your handicap index and many other features. 
  • eBulletin – Handicap revision updates emailed straight to you.
  • Championship Programs – A program is produced each year for the Amateur, Open and Women’s Amateur championships.
  • Social Media Outlets – Facebook, Twitter, Instagram are used to keep the NJSGA members up to date with important news and tournament results.

Global Golf Post – Members receive this digital weekly golf news publication delivered to their inbox on Monday morning. It a great source of local, regional and national golf news.

Golf Travel & Stay and Play - The NJSGA partners with various golf destinations to promote offers provided to NJSGA members. Exclusive travel opportunities include Scotland, Ireland and St. Kitts.

eBenefits - The eBenefits program grants NJSGA golfers exclusive access to promotions featuring golf and non-golf specials. eBenefits are posted on NJSGA.org and are updated as opportunities change.

Hole-in-One and Unique Feat recognition - NJSGA members preforming a unique feat, like a Hole-in-One, will be celebrated at NJSGA.org. Other examples of unique feats include a double eagle, shooting your age or setting a course record.

Volunteer Opportunities – NJSGA volunteers are a key to providing a high level of service to golfers and golf clubs throughout New Jersey. The support and dedication of these volunteers allows the NJSGA to provide exceptional programs throughout the season. Tournament officials, course raters and members of the communications committee are valuable behind-the-scenes participants in NJSGA events.

Support golf in NJ - The NJSGA member fees go to support the game of golf in New Jersey. The NJSGA’s full-time staff manages the handicap system, conducts tournaments and championships, measures and rates course, and more.

Through the Caddie Scholarship Foundation and Youth Foundation, the NJSGA supports growth of the game initiatives such as First Tee chapters, start-up junior programs and high school golf.
 

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