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Mass Golf is fortunate to work with some of the top amateur and professional golf organizations in the region. Here is a list of regional organizations that make a positive impact on the golf community. The asterisk denotes all current Massachusetts Golf House tenants.

United States Golf Association – USGA

P.O. Box 708
Far Hills, NJ 07931-0708
The USGA has served as the national governing body of golf since its formation in 1894. It is a non-profit organization run by golfers for the benefit of golfers. The USGA remains committed to promoting policies and programs For The Good of The Game. The USGA acts in cooperation with national, regional, and local golf associations in areas of common interest. The Association also represents the United States in relations with golf associations of other countries. As the national governing body, the USGA is responsible for the following services: writes and interprets the Rules of Golf, produces the Rules of Amateur Status, conducts national tournaments, provides a handicap service, maintains equipment standards, funds turfgrass and environmental research and preserve’s golf history through the USGA Museum and Library.

Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund, Inc. *

300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard
Norton, MA 02766
P: 774-430-9090
F: 774-430-7474
The Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund was founded as a non-profit organization in 1949, and is thought of as The Golf Charity of Massachusetts™. Its purpose is to help deserving young men and women who have completed at least two years of service to golf as caddies or in pro shop or course superintendent operations in Massachusetts obtain a college education. The Ouimet Fund provides need-based undergraduate scholarships which are renewable and can be worth up to $10,000 – $40,000 (or more) for four years. The Fund is the largest independent scholarship in New England as a registered 501 (c) (3) organization and contributions made to Ouimet are tax-deductible.

In the 2020 – 2021 academic year, the Ouimet Fund awarded $2.5 Million to deserving young people, bringing the total amount of scholarships awarded to nearly $41 Million.

New England Chapter – Golf Course Owners Association *

300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard
Norton, MA 02766
P: 774-430-9030
F: 774-430-9101
The New England Chapter of the National Golf Course Owners Association is an organization that represents the interests of local golf course owners and operators. We offer a forum for our members to consider the issues of operation, management, development, and promotion of golf at privately held; public and private access golf courses. Through our educational opportunities we assist our members in becoming more effective and knowledgeable business owners. Through our player development programs we ensure golf has a healthy future.

Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England *

300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard
Norton, MA 02766
P: 774-430-9040
F: 774-430-9101
Originally known as the Greenskeepers Club of New England, the Golf Course Superintendents Association of New England (GCSANE) hosts 12 regular meetings a year in order to present its members with the opportunity to observe golf course maintenance as practiced throughout courses in New England. GCSANE also conducts educational programs to elevate the standards of the profession and inspire an alliance among association members.

New England Club Managers Association

Attn: Laura Ryan
P.O. Box 832
Hampstead, NH 03841
P: 603-339-3024
The New England Club Managers Association (NECMA) was established in 1914 and is the oldest club managers chapter in the country. It has continually been a leader in the advancement of opportunities for private club managers, and foremost, students of the culinary and hospitality industries. The purposes of the Chapter are to provide education to persons connected with the management of clubs and other associations of similar character, to promote and encourage efficient and successful club management and to advance friendly relations among its members.

New England Senior Golfers’ Association

P.O. Box 376
Westwood, MA 02090
P: 617-645-5505
Founded in 1922, the New England Senior Golfers’ Association was created with the goal of encouraging friendly competition among senior golfers and fostering the game in the spirit and tradition of the United States Golf Association. In addition, the association holds monthly golf tournaments during the season at various golf clubs across New England. The New England Senior Golfers’ Association is a major contributor to the Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund through its NESGA Scholarship which is funded each year by the NESGA membership comprising of 400 senior golfers from New England.

Golf Course Superintendents Association of Cape Cod

Contact: Julie Heston, Executive Secretary
P: 866-442-6222
The Association shall exist for the purpose of promoting: the game of golf the science and art of golf course management, the involvement and well being of the community, the organization and business effectiveness of the profession image and the well being of its members. Through the timely use of present day educational, communication and management means.

Bay State Seniors Golf Association

Contact: Ben Wellington, Membership

The Bay State Seniors Golf Association aims to promote friendly competition and good fellowship, and to advance the best interests of golf and senior golfers in Massachusetts. Male, amateur golfers above the age of 55, who are members of a MassGolf Member Club, are eligible to join the organization. The BSSGA hosts/participates in 10 events each season. Five of the events are open to spouses and significant others: Naples, The Annual Meeting, The Fulton, The Flowers and Bald Peak.  There are also two intra-club matches and three interstate matches with Connecticut and Rhode Island.

Hickory Shafts

Contact: Dick Reilly
Formed in 1947 by a group of pre-senior amateur players, Hickory Shafts is now made up of more than 125 individual members between the ages of 40 and 55. The organization conducts two events per year, capped off by the crowning of the Individual champion at the organization’s annual meeting. The common thread among Hickory Shafts members is that they have either enjoyed a strong competitive amateur playing career or have been involved in golf administration at a club or regional level.

New England Intercollegiate Golf Association (NEIGA)

P: 508-847-8700
The New England Intercollegiate Golf Association, Inc. (NEIGA) is a non-profit organization which was first organized in 1934 at the Oakley Country Club in Watertown, Massachusetts. With the exception of the World War II years of 1941-45, it has maintained both individual and team championships annually. It is believed to be the largest gathering of collegiate players from NCAA Divisions I, II and III competing at the same location on a 36-hole layout. There are currently 48 New England colleges and universities as members.

New England Golf Association *

300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard
Norton, MA 02766
P: 774-430-9020
F: 774-430-9101
The New England Golf Association (NEGA) is comprised of officers and leaders from the six New England golf associations and conducts three major amateur championships each year: New England Amateur Championship, New England Junior Invitational and the New England Senior Championship. The organization is run by an appointed, part-time executive secretary.

Golf For All

Box 81246
Wellesley, MA 02481
P: 617-600-HOPE (4673)
Golf For All is dedicated to inclusion, and specifically to bringing developmentally and physically challenged individuals into the game of golf. At the Northeast Accessible Golf Association, they work with individuals, community groups, Veterans Hospitals and adaptive sports programs to bring a holistic approach to therapy and recovery.

New England PGA – NEPGA

P.O. Box 743
284 E. Temple Street
Boylston, MA 01505
P: 508-869-0000
F: 508-869-0009
The New England PGA has been making the game of golf better for over 80 years in New England. The NEPGA is a non-profit association dedicated to promoting the game of golf and is one of the 41 sections that comprise the PGA of America. The NEPGA administers over 150 tournaments yearly for professional, amateur and junior golfers. The NEPGA also sponsors junior golf clinics, hold educational seminars for PGA professionals, and hosts two merchandise shows annually. The NEPGA consists of over 670 PGA golf professionals and over 230 PGA apprentices at over 340 golf facilities in Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, Maine and Rhode Island.

Alliance of Massachusetts Golf Organizations – AMGO

300 Arnold Palmer Boulevard
Norton, MA 02766
P: 774-430-9100
F: 774-430-9101
The Alliance of Massachusetts Golf Organizations (AMGO) is dedicated to promoting and serving the interests of the game of golf and the golfers in Massachusetts. Members of AMGO include the Dell Technologies Championship, Francis Ouimet Scholarship Fund, Golf Course Superintendent’s Association of New England, Massachusetts Golf Association, New England Club Managers Association, New England Golf Association, New England Golf Course Owners Association, and New England PGA.

Salute Military Golf Association Boston

PO Box 143
S Weymouth MA 02190
The Salute Military Golf Association (SMGA) Boston is a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation whose mission is to provide rehabilitative golf experiences and family-inclusive golf opportunities for post 9/11 wounded war veterans in an effort to improve the quality of life for these American heroes. SMGA Boston also offers programs to veterans from all wars.

Connecticut State Golf Association – CSGA

Golf House
35 Cold Spring Road, Suite 212
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
P: 860-257-4171
F: 860-257-8355

Maine State Golf Association – MSGA

58 Val Halla Road
Cumberland, ME 04021
P: 207-829-3549
F: 207-829-3584

New Hampshire Golf Association – NHGA

55 South State Street
PO Box 2348
Concord, NH 03301
P: 603-219-0371
F: 603-219-0565

Rhode Island Golf Association – RIGA

One Button Hole Drive, Suite #2
Providence, RI 02909
P: 401-272-1350
F: 401-331-3627

Vermont Golf Association – VGA

145 Pine Have Shores Road
Suite 2172
Shelburne, VT 05482
P: 802-479-3897

Connecticut Section PGA

35 Cold Spring Road, Suite 212
Rocky Hill, CT 06067
P: 860-257-4653
F: 860-257-8355

Northeastern New York Section PGA

120 Russell Road, Suite 2
Albany, NY 12205
P: 518-438-8645
F: 518-438-8670

The Allied Golf Association

9 Watson Street
Pittsfield, MA 01201
P: 413-443-5492