The mission of the South Dakota Golf Association is to foster, promote and conserve the true spirit and the best interest in the game of golf in the state of South Dakota, as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions. The SDGA conducts 16 championships and sponsors a statewide junior golf tour for junior golfers ages 8 to 18.
The South Dakota Golf Association is licensed by the USGA to administer the USGA Handicap System and to issue Course Ratings.
The SDGA Junior Golf Foundation oversees The First Tee of South Dakota, offers six $1,500 scholarships to graduating high school seniors and conducts a variety of golf clinics.
The SDGA is continually striving to improve the game of golf in South Dakota. We thank the members of our association for their support which enables us to provide our programs and services.
Director of Rules and Competitions
Executive Director - The First Tee of South Dakota
Program Director - The First Tee of South Dakota
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