Date: November 01, 2014

Structure of Australian golf

n of the game and major administrative bodies.

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Australian Golf Course Superintendents Association (AGCSA)
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The membership organisation representing over 1000 superintendent members working in the golf/turf industry. Committed to the ongoing professional development and support of all those involved in the golf course maintenance industry.

Australian Ladies Professional Golf (ALPG)
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The governing body for women’s professional golf in Australia with a membership incorporating Australian and New Zealand resident professionals. The sanctioning body for women’s professional golf in Australia and a member of the International Federation of PGA Tours.

Australian Sporting Goods Association (ASGA)
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The peak body representing a broad spectrum of sporting goods and active lifestyle industry participants ranging from manufacturers, importers and wholesalers through to retailers. All major golf companies are members.

Golf Australia
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The Federal Government recognised national sporting organisation and governing body for golf, representing 1530 clubs, 400,000 club golfers and all State and Territory amateur golf associations. Responsible for a range of national golf development programs, championships, elite development and administering the Rules of Golf and the Rules of Amateur Status in Australia.

Golf Management Australia (GMA)
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The GMA represents golf club management in Australia and, through state associations, provides professional development and support for members.

Professional Golfers Association of Australia (PGA)
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The national association for professional golfers representing over 2,500 tournament, club and, teaching professionals who showcase the sport and service the golfers who play the game. The official sanctioning body for men's PGA Tour events in Australia and New Zealand and the regional body represented on the International Federation of PGA Tours.

Society of Australian Golf Course Architects (SAGCA)
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The SAGCA represents members involved in all aspects of golf course design work on new and existing golf courses in Australia and internationally.

Golf Australia and Member Associations

Golf Australia's member associations are the State/Territory golf bodies. Click here to find contact details for the States/Territories.