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Golf Club at Red Rock, Rapid City, SD

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.

SDGA Staff

Executive Director

  • Tom Jansa, PGA


Director of Rules and Competitions

  • Ben Larson, PGA


Executive Director - The First Tee of South Dakota

  • Coralee Jorgensen, PGA


Program Director - The First Tee of South Dakota

  • Kelli Sinksen


PJ Boatwright Interns

  • Nathan Woodall, Sioux Falls
  • Sophia Salter, Sioux Falls
  • Courtney Heath, Sisseton
  • Jackson Faber, Brandon 

Junior Tour - West

Natalie Young, Rapid City

SDGA Board Of Directors

President

  • Kyle Repp, Yankton


Vice President

  • Andy Ainslie, Rapid City


Directors

  • Merv Bouchie, Mitchell (Past President)
  • Denny Fokken, Yankton
  • Nick Heig, Rapid City
  • Brett Grosz, Rapid City
  • Jack Hieb, Aberdeen
  • Jackie Witlock, Aberdeen
  • Karla Byrum, Sioux Falls
  • Michael Keeton, Pierre
  • Mark Stein, Watertown
  • Jim Lather, Sioux Falls
  • Levi Pearson, Watertown, PGA Advisor

Sutton Bay, Agar, SD

SDGA Junior Golf Foundation Board of Directors

President

  • Brett Grosz, Rapid City

Vice President

  • Patty Coddington, Sioux Falls


Secretary

  • Kyle Repp, Yankton


Treasurer

  • Dave Austad, Sioux Falls


Directors

  • Dean Zahn, Aberdeen
  • Andy Ainslie, Rapid City
  • Bert Olson, Sioux Falls
  • Patty Coddington, Sioux Falls
  • Denis Fokken, Yankton
  • Nick Heig, Rapid City
  • Jack Hieb, Aberdeen
  • Jackie Witlock, Aberdeen
  • Karla Byrum, Sioux Falls
  • Michael Keeton, Pierre
  • Mark Stein, Watertown
  • Jim Lather, Sioux Falls