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Kansas Golf Associaition

Benefits of Membership

Membership in the Kansas Golf Association is open to organized golf clubs and golf associations in the state of Kansas. Individuals are members by virtue of their affiliation with a member club or association. If your club or association is not a member of the KGA, please contact our office. The KGA has a variety of membership types for facilities and can help you get one started.

So Why Be A Member?

The Kansas Golf Association has made a commitment to its current members to improve the quality and quantity of our services. More tournaments, training and support is on the way so why don't you join us.

The Kansas Golf Association, is dedicated to promoting and preserving the game of golf in the State of Kansas. Henceforth, the KGA has made a commitment to its current and future membership to improve the quality and quantity of services.

Organized in 1908, the Kansas Golf Association is a not-for-profit organization that governs amateur golf in the state of Kansas. In addition to conducting 16 championships for amateur golfers in the state, the KGA is responsible for administering the Kansas Junior Golf Association and KGA Senior Series programs. The KGA also maintains the USGA Handicap System, performs course ratings throughout Kansas and assists in other programs and scholarships.

How do I become a Member?

Anyone can become a member by by signing up through a Kansas Golf Association Member C
lub and receiving an active GHIN membership number. There are KGA Member Clubs throughout Kansas and the Kansas City metro, but if you can't find a club that suits your needs there is another option. Below you will find instructions on how to become an Individual Member.

Individual Membership:

The KGA is an association of member clubs, which includes golf courses, associate clubs and internet clubs.  In all cases, the clubs are united in purpose:  To provide their members with the opportunity to pursue the game of golf with integrity and in accordance with the USGA Handicap System.

If you have an active GHIN number at a KGA/KCGA affiliated club,  you are a member of the KGA and the KCGA!  We encourage you to establish your handicap at one of the KGA or KCGA member clubs whenever possible.  Inquire with the staff of:

  • a private club where you are a member
  • a public access course where you are a patron or annual passholder
  • a public access course where you participate in a league or play most of your golf

For golfers who do not belong to a club, we offer eClubs in the Kansas City Metro and throughout the state of Kansas – an online club of golfers which provides USGA Handicap service for all members.

Note – If you plan to play on a Kansas Cup or KC Cup team, the Conditions of Competition require that you keep your GHIN number active at the club for whose team you play.

If an eClub is the right option for you, please select the appropriate club based on where you live:  Click Here

Why Become a Member of an eClub?
  • Track your scoring history and your game stats online
  • Creates a handicap index that will travel to all courses
  • USGA Handicap Index from the Golf Handicap Information Network (GHIN)
  • Eligibility to participate in KGA Championships and Player of the Year
  • Subscription to the Kansas Golfer Online Newsletter
  • eRevision - Have your Handicap Index emailed to you at each revision
  • Online Score Posting
  • Hole-in-one and Age-Shooter recognition and certificates
  • Access to discounts on hotels and shopping made by KGA affiliations
  • Satisfaction of supporting the game of golf in Kansas