Golf for $5 at participating courses!

Youth ages 6 to 18 are eligible to join Youth on Course for an annual membership fee of $20. This entitles members to play at over 20 participating courses in New York State and over 1,400 courses throughout the United States for $5 or less per round.

By registering below, youth will receive full membership benefits with the NYSGA including a USGA GHIN Handicap and eligibility to play in NYSGA tournaments.

How to Join?

  1. Visit and enter your zip code
  2. Submit the online form and the $20 membership fee - memberships are valid for a calendar year
  3. You'll receive an official confirmation email with your new membership number
  4. Once you receive your membership number, download the Youth on Course app to gain access to your digital membership card
  5. Use the app to find courses and availability in your area and show them your digital card on-site to play!

Participating Courses in NYSGA Region 

course Location availability
 Amsterdam Muni  Amsterdam
 Monday-Friday: Anytime
Weekends/Holidays: After 11am
Brighton Park Tonawanda
Weekends: After 3PM
Cazenovia CC Cazenovia
Call for Tee Time
Thursday & Weekends: After 2PM
Chautauqua Chautauqua
Monday-Friday: After 11am
Weekends/Holidays: After 2pm
Delhi GC Delhi
Monday-Friday: Anytime
Weekends: After 12pm (unless w/ golfing adult)
Lyndon GC Fayetteville
No Tee Time Required
Malone GC
M-F: Anytime
Weekends: After 12PM based on availability
Mark Twain GC Elmira Anytime
No Tee Time Required
Oneonta CC Oneonta

Weekends After 2pm

Rome CC Rome
Monday-Friday: Before 12pm
Weekends: After 12pm
Sunset Ridge Marcellus Monday-Friday: Anytime
Weekends: After 12pm (tee time required)
Western Turnpike Guilderland Monday-Friday: Before 12PM
Weekends: After 1PM
Willow Creek Big Flats Monday-Friday: After 2PM
Weekends: After 2PM

There are additional participating courses in the Rochester District and Metropolitan NY regions.

Looking to become a participating course?
Contact Andrew Hickey, NYSGA Assistant Executive Director at

Map of All Participating Courses in U.S.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are there any restrictions for playing?

Yes. Many courses set time restrictions for when Youth on Course members can play for $5 or less. Please check above for restrictions and call ahead to make a tee time.

Do you pay for range balls or a cart?

Youth on Course does not cover range balls or carts, and we encourage members to walk.

Can I play for $5 or less with my golf team or for a tournament?

You cannot use your membership for tournaments or competitions.

How long does my membership last?

Memberships are valid for one calendar year.

How do I play golf for $5 or less?

After joining, you will get a digital membership card with your unique membership number on it. Show this to the course during the designated Youth on Course times and you will play for $5 or less.