NJSGA member benefits includes a GHIN # (for tracking scores and maintaining a Handicap Index), Member Golf Days, Championships, seminars, and networking events. Also, NJSGA members receive New Jersey Golf Magazine, the NJSGA's official publication, in addition to E-Links, the NJSGA’s official email newsletter. E-Links provides members with the latest news, special offers, and everything in “the state of golf”.
The NJSGA offers a fast and easy way to join the association and activate your GHIN handicap. The NJSGA E-Club is an on-line club which provides all the benefits of NJSGA membership. If you need to establish an official handicap quickly, this is the place for you!
NJSGA Member Public Courses
You can join the NJSGA by establishing an official handicap through many N.J. golf courses. Click the link below to view NJSGA member public courses, which span the state from Highpoint to Cape May.
NJSGA Member Private Clubs
Golfers who join a private NJSGA member club are automatically members of the NJSGA. Contact the golf staff at your club to make sure your handicap is active, and that you are receiving all of the benefits of NJSGA membership. Click the link below to view a list of private NJSGA member clubs.
Twenty-four State Championships are held annually between the months of May and October, including seven for women, sixteen for men, and two mixed events. These championships are conducted for golfers of all ages, including boys and girls.
Most notably the NJSGA conducts the Open, Amateur and Women's Amateur Championships which identifies and celebrates New Jersey's premier competitors.
Member Golf Days
Member Golf Days provide a casual, non-championship atmosphere at exclusive NJSGA clubs. They are available to NJSGA members who have an active NJSGA/GHIN Handicap of 30.0 or less. Each year the associations schedules twelve Member Golf Days at clubs throughout the state. They are a great opportunity for a broad range of NJSGA members to experience a variety of private clubs in a relaxed and social day of golf.
GHIN Handicap Program
GHIN software is provided to member clubs and courses as part of their membership to the NJSGA. The GHIN Handicap Program provides for scores to be posted from a GHIN kiosk (located at a golf course), through the Internet, or via the GHIN mobile app.
The GHIN Handicap Program software effectively manages score posting, Handicap Index calculation, and provides advanced golfer statistics. In addition, Course and Slope Ratings for clubs and courses throughout the country are available.