Minnesota Golf Association


The MGA is an association of affiliated golf clubs.  An individual becomes a member of the MGA by joining through a member club.  

For Golfers

Three Ways to Join the MGA and establish a Handicap index
  1. Join or Renew Online - Join one of the clubs that are part of MGA's Join Online program.
  2. Search our list of member clubs, contact the clubhouse, and ask them how to become a member.
  3. Form your own club with 10 or more golfers.

Member Benefits
  • Handicap Index through the GHIN service at a MN club
  • Subscription to the Minnesota Golfer magazine
  • Handicap revision updates emailed straight to the golfer
  • Online Posting for golfers to track their Handicap and Stats
  • Up-to-date course rating information in national database ensures handicap accuracy
  • Eligibility to play in MGA tournaments, championships, tours, and events

To renew your MGA Membership, obtain your past GHIN # by contacting your former golf club or by contacting the MGA Handicap Department. Activate your GHIN # through your current golf club. To find a new golf club, refer to the Option 1 or Option 2 above.


For Clubs

Member Benefits
  • Course listing on the www.mngolf.org web site
  • Course listing in the Minnesota Golfer Golf Course Directory, Media Guide and MGA Golf Calendar
  • Course Rating service at no charge
  • Opportunity to host MGA events, including MGA Championships, Senior Tour events & Associate Members Days
  • Receipt of relevant golf information through MGA mailings
  • Participation in educational seminars, including rules, handicaps and turfgrass forums at member rates
  • Participation in the MGA Junior golf program
  • An opportunity to receive a complimentary USGA Agronomist site visit
  • An opportunity to support the game of golf in Minnesota
  • Eligibility to play in MGA tournaments, championships, tours, and events

Get Started
  • Courses - to start an Associate Membership Program at your course, download the membership packet, fill out the application, and send it in to us.
  • 10 or more golfers - find out how to form your own club with 10 or more golfers.
Contact Stacy Sazama at (952) 345-3964 for more information.

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