Mission of the Wyoming State Golf Association
The Wyoming State Golf Association (W.S.G.A.) is the governing body of amateur golf in the state of Wyoming. Since its formation in 1922, the objective of the W.S.G.A. has been to promote and maintain the game of amateur golf throughout Wyoming.
With its affliation with the United States Golf Association (U.S.G.A.) and the GHIN Handicap System, the W.S.G.A. provides member clubs across the state with the only recognized handicap service in Wyoming. By paying your annual handicap fee at your local club, you as a player become a member of the Wyoming State Golf Association.
Among the services provided each year by the W.S.G.A. are:
1. HANDICAP SERVICE - The W.S.G.A. provides handicap service to (51) member clubs throughout the state and is fully trained to answer any handicap related questions that may arise.
2. COURSE RATING - The W.S.G.A. is responsible for rating all golf courses in the state of Wyoming.
3. TOURNAMENT SPONSORSHIP - Each year, the W.S.G.A. provides nearly $30,000 to promote and sponsor (six) state championship events and (two) state team events for W.S.G.A. members.
4. JUNIOR SPONSORSHIP - The W.S.G.A. provides over $10,000 annually to sponsor boys and girls teams from Wyoming, to enable them to compete in JUNIOR AMERICA'S CUP team events at sites across the western United States.
5. SCHOLARSHIP FUNDING - Each year, the W.S.G.A. awards several scholarships totaling $10,000 per year to deserving applicants across the state. To date, the W.S.G.A. has provided well over $55,000 in scholarship funds to college bound students throughout Wyoming.
6. HANDICAP & TOURNAMENT INFORMATION - The W.S.G.A. pubshes an annual Tournament Schedule and Handicap Information Booklet containing handicap information, a directory of golf courses in Wyoming and a May through October schedule of events throughout the state. The booklet is distributed, free of charge, to all member clubs in Wyoming. Pick one up at your local club or call the W.S.G.A. for a free copy.
7. HOSTING U.S.G.A. EVENTS - The W.S.G.A. provides annual quafying sites for the U.S.G.A. Men's Pubc nks, Junior Amateur, U.S. Open and Men's Mid-Amateur Championships and has been proud to host two U.S.G.A. National Championships in Wyoming - The U.S. Men's Public Links and U.S. Women's Public Links Championships. We have also hosted both the Boys and Girls Junior America's Cups. We can all be proud of the national exposure these events bring to our clubs, our members and to the state of Wyoming.
8. COMMUNICATING WITH THE U.S.G.A. - The Wyoming State Golf Association is your nk to the U.S.G.A. Matters involving amateur status, handicapping, rules and many more are all handled and communicated through the W.S.G.A. The W.S.G.A. will provide you with any information needed to answer your question or solve your problem. This service is available to member clubs and W.S.G.A. members ake.
We, at the Wyoming State Golf Association, are pleased to provide these services to a membership of nearly 10,000 golfers from some 51 different clubs throughout the state. We hope you choose to participate in our tournaments and appreciate your involvement in our programs.
If you have any comments or suggestions, please contact our year-round office at the address below. Have a great summer and enjoy the game of golf.
WSGA Board of Directors
1779 Eagle Crest Court
Laramie, WY 82072
1674 Edward Dr.
Laramie, WY 82072
321 North 14th Street
Worland, WY 82401
2104 Meadow Lane
Gillette, WY 82718
506 S. 8th Street
Laramie, WY 82072
933 Skyline Drive
Douglas, WY 82633
P.O. Box 1870
Cody, WY 82414
3913 Gunsmoke Rd.
Cheyenne, WY 82001
P.O. Box J
Sheridan, WY 82801
David O’Connell Jr.
140 Gregory Ave.
Evanston, WY 82930
2535 Bellaire Drive
Casper, WY 82604
743 Ranger Drive
Cheyenne, WY 82009
3806 Spyglass Point
Riverton, WY 82501