Arizona Golf Association
Executive Director: Ed Gowan
The Arizona Golf Association (AGA), which was founded in 1923, is a not-for-profit 501(c)(4) association that serves as the official governing body of amateur golf in Arizona. What started as a small group of golfers who got together to run the annual Amateur Championship has grown to an association of more than 700 men’s and women’s clubs, serving nearly 80,000 individual members. Today, the AGA is a volunteer-based organization directed by amateur golfers passionately dedicated to promoting the game of golf and providing valuable benefits and services to its members.
Arizona Women's Golf Association
The Arizona Women's Golf Association is not-for-profit 501(c)(3) public charity, governed by a Board of Directors, with a purpose of supporting and promoting programs that foster a culture of inclusiveness through the game of golf and that focus on advocacy and stewardship, collaboration, community involvement and development, diversity and inclusion, lifelong learning, health and well-being.
Cactus & Pine GCSA
Executive Director: Camilla Ruggiero
Cactus & Pine Members are leading the way as Environmental Stewards and Governmental Advocates to address such timely issues as Water Conservation, Air Quality, Ground Water Protection, Pesticide Use & Safety and Environmental Protection. We work closely and are a combined effort in conjunction with the Southwest Section PGA and The Club Managers Association to promote the significant contributions of golf to Arizona’s way of life. To address and lead the way on key & current issues that may threaten the health, quality and prosperity of the golf industry in our state.
Club Management Association of America
President & CEO: Jeff Morgan
The Club Management Association of America (CMAA) is the largest professional association for managers of membership clubs with 6,800 members throughout the US and internationally. CMAA’s members contribute to the success of more than 2,500 country, golf, athletic, city, faculty, military, town, and yacht clubs. The objectives of the Association are to promote relationships between club management professionals and other similar professions; to encourage the education and advancement of members; and to provide the resources needed for efficient and successful club operations.
Junior Golf Association of America
Executive Director: Scott McNevin
Founded in 1983, the Junior Golf Association of Arizona (JGAA) is a non-profit organization that introduces Arizona’s youth to the game of golf and helps junior golfers develop golf and life skills through competitive programs and tournaments. In addition to developing programs at schools and assisting Arizona golf courses with their junior programs, the JGAA conducts more than 100 programs and activities, including etiquette clinics, tournaments, and college prep seminars throughout Arizona each year.
Southwest Section PGA
President: Jay Larscheid
The Southwest PGA is one of forty-one sections of the Professional Golfers' Association of America. Its boundaries include the state of Arizona and Clark County in Southern Nevada. There are three chapters within the Southwest PGA - the Southern Chapter, Metro Chapter and Southern Nevada Chapter. Each chapter aims to further facilitate programs and support their members specific needs in those areas.