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|Who and what is The Pennsylvania Golf Association? Check out Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for all your answers.||
PAGA FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
|Where can I obtain a tournament entry form for a PA or USGA event?|
Pennsylvania entry blanks may be found on the Pennsylvania Golf Association’s "Championships" tab on this site.
Can I fax my tournament entry to PA?
USGA entry blanks may be obtained directly from www.usga.org or from the PA Office.
No. Entries must be received by the PA Office complete with check for the amount of the entry fee. Each PA event has a closing date. Those received late will not be accepted.What is the proper way to withdraw from a PA event?
When a player must withdraw from an event, he should notify the PA Office as soon as possible. If the withdrawal occurs after business hours, or the day before the event, please contact Cory Reighard at 814-329-3800. Otherwise, contact the host club’s pro shop. Entry fees are not refunded after closing day of the event.What type of Junior events does PA offer?
The Junior Championship is for boys from PAGA member clubs and girls from PSWGA member clubs who have not reached their 18th birthday by midnight of the final round and who have a USGA Handicap Index of 18.4 or lower for ages 14-17; 24.6 or lower for ages 12-13; and no handicap restriction for ages 11-and-under. The format is 36 holes of of stroke play.
Where can I find results from the recent PA events?
Running concurrently with the Junior Boys’ Championship is the Junior Girls’ and Junior Team Championship. A team consist of four eligible Junior boys from the same Member Club.
Under the "Headlines" and "Championship Schedule" tab of this site. Usually, the results of PA events are published in local sports sections.
|Who can be members of the Pennsylvania Golf Association?|
Any organized golf club, golf course or golf club without real estate, located within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania with at least 10 individual members who have a reasonable and regular opportunity to play golf with each other; are able personally to return scores and score cards for handicap posting and elect officers to supervise golf activities and maintain the integrity of the USGA Handicap System.
How can I become a member of the Pennsylvania Golf Association?
You can join the Pennsylvania Golf Association by establishing a USGA Handicap Index at a PAGA Member Club. Visit the golf professional at a course near your work or home that is a member of the Pennsylvania Golf Association. To see a list of current PAGA member clubs Click Here.
It is necessary to establish a "home" course so that your handicap revisions can be sent to that facility for you. You can still play and post your scores wherever you want, but your handicap records will be maintained at your "home" club. Your golf professional can help you establish a handicap and start posting your scores.
What if my home club is not a member of the PAGA?
Starting in 2007 memberships were made available for those individuals who wish to compete in Pennsylvania’s State Championships and are residents of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. By joining the Pennsylvania Golf Association as an individual, you will receive access to our 12 championships and many tangible items, but most importantly you will be supporting golf in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
How much is it for my club to join the Pennsylvania Golf Association?
Individual Membership: $50
The Pennsylvania Golf Association charges its Member Clubs on a per golfer basis. The Membership Dues range from $225 to $350 based on the number of handicaps a club provides. If the club provides handicaps to less than 225 members, the cost is $225. If the club provides handicaps to more than 350 Members, the cost is $350. If your club has more than 225 members, but less than 350 members the club is charged on a per member basis. ($1 per member)