The NYSGA Foundation is a 501(c)(3) formed for the purpose of generating revenue for golf related programs in New York State. (Explained below) The Foundation is guided by a board of directors and supports junior golf, scholarships for employees of NYSGA member clubs and even hosts an annual Hall of Fame ceremony to recognize those who have made significant contributions to the game of golf in New York State.
Foundation Membership Program/Scholarship Fund
The NYSGA’s Foundation Membership Program raises money from club members or individuals to fund scholarships for NYSGA member club employees pursuing an undergraduate degree. The purpose of the program is to support deserving students while also helping our club's facilities attract and retain employees. Click here to learn more.
Youth on Course
Youth on Course is an established national membership program that affords junior golfers (ages 6-18) the ability to play at participating courses for only $5 a round and receive a free GHIN Handicap. Youth on Course started in Northern California in 2006, and has now reached state and regional golf associations in 35 states and Canada. That’s more than 1,200 facilities, and 900,000 rounds of golf subsidized!
Youth on Course promotes the game to today’s youth, allowing them to build strong long lasting relationships and instilling core values. Click here to learn more.
Hall Of Fame
The NYSGA Hall of Fame was established in 2012 with the mission to identify, recognize, and enshrine the state's finest amateur and professional golf competitors, as well as those who have made outstanding contributions to the game throughout New York by their careers as golf teachers, coaches, mentors, and volunteers to the game. An induction ceremony is held annually after the NYSGA Annual Meeting. Click here to view past inductees.