Individual Member Benefits
|Championships â€“ The Golf Association of Philadelphia conducts more than 50 tournaments and events per year for every age group and skill level. A member is eligible for a tournament based on his respective handicap. Age group categories include Amateur, Senior, Super Senior and Junior. Tournament skill levels are defined as Gross and Net. For a complete list of tournaments and the eligibility requirements for those respective events, visit the Tournament Schedule page.|
GAP Team Matches â€“ Nothing matches the scale of the GAP Team Matches. On three Sundays in April over 3,700 players representing a record 300-plus teams from more than 120 member clubs will engage in inter-club competition. The Interclub Matches, as they were originally called, served as the basis for the founding of the Association, and today, just like then, serves as a source of club pride. GAP Team Matches are only open to Golf Association of Philadelphia members.
Handicap Administration â€“ The Golf Association of Philadelphia has provided handicaps for its members since the USGA created a centralized service in 1964. The GAP is affiliated with the Golf Handicap and Information Network, known as GHIN, the nationwide service provided by the USGA. A GAP/USGA Handicap Index allows for equitable competition amongst players of all skill levels.
Seminars â€“ The Golf Association of Philadelphia offers various seminars, including those on the Rules of Golf, to its members. Other seminars include: the Presidents Council, for issues affecting clubs, and the College Golf Seminar, for junior golfers searching for information on college golf.
Golf Association of Philadelphia Magazine â€“ The Golf Association of Philadelphia Magazine is the official publication of the Golf Association of Philadelphia. The Golf Association of Philadelphia Magazine provides extensive features and tournament coverage along with news and notes from the game of golf in the Philadelphia area. Published four times a year in conjunction with the Association, Individual Members of the organization are eligible to receive a complimentary copy of the magazine by contacting the Golf Office.