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Member Benefits


Why Join the Arizona Golf Association?

The Arizona Golf Association provides many benefits that support your game and help you enjoy golf more, whether you're a member of a club at a green grass facility, an affiliate club, or eClub.

When you join the Arizona Golf Association, you will be joining more than 580 clubs and 96,000 golfers in support of the game of golf. You will also become part of the Golf Handicap Information Network® (GHIN), which is the largest Handicap management service in the world.

Official USGA Handicap Index®

A Handicap Index® is the gold standard for tracking your improvement and makes competing with other golfers a breeze. That's because GHIN is the only Handicap Index® that is universally trusted by Arizona golfers for competitive purposes.

  • Track your progress and stats in state-of-the-art proprietary software.
  • Access any tournament that requires a Handicap Index®
  • Level the playing field when playing with friends
  • Start competing - regardless of your current skill level!

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State-of-the-Art Technology

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  • Post your score & track stats
  • View your official Handicap Index®
  • View your most recent scores, revision scores, Handicap history, tournament scores, and more
  • Interactive Course Handicap Calculator and Handicap Index lookup
  • Play with partners and calculate Playing Handicaps
  • Full GPS capabilities with the mobile app
  • Green Reading maps available through upgrade in the mobile app

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Tournaments & Social Golf Events for Players of All Skill Levels

  • Amateur championships for men, women, and seniors
  • 18 USGA Qualifiers
  • Two and three-day tour events for men and women
  • One day tournaments.
  • Senior Cup Series
  • Scramble Days
  • and More!





Communications & Publications

  • A free subscription to the AZ Golf Insider Magazine and the AZ Golf Insider Digital Magazine
  • Up-to-date website with the latest news, tournament information, Arizona golf lifestyle opportunities, and more
  • Digital eNewsletters are delivered to your email inbox three times per month and each includes information to support your game.

International and Domestic Golf Travel

Join the Arizona Golf Association as we travel domestically and internationally to locations near and far. Past travel has included trips to Mexico, Ireland, Scotland, the Monterrey Peninsula, Alabama RTJ Trail, and Kohler, Wisconsin.

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Services & Support

  • Online Golf Facility & Club Directories
  • Online registration for championships, tournaments, and member play days
  • Rules of Golf and Rules of Handicapping seminars for member clubs and individual AGA members
  • Hole-in-one program for recognizing aces made by AGA members
  • A dedicated professional staff to service the needs at AGA member clubs and all individual  members
  • A summer intern program that partners with the USGA, offering individuals the opportunity to work in golf administration and sports media