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Membership Requirements | Event Information | Cost of Membership | MSGA Membership Application

Membership Requirements

  • Must be age 50 by date of final tournament of the year
  • Must have a love of golf
  • Must have amateur status
  • Must enjoy playing on premium golf courses
  • Must enjoy playing competitive tournament golf under USGA rules
  • Must enjoy camaraderie with friends on the golf course
  • Must have World Handicap System (WHS) handicap to play in MSGA
    Tournaments *

* WHS service available from MSGA  (See Cost of Membership section below)

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Event Information

  • Ten (10) tournaments per season played at top-rated private and public courses within approximately 1 ½ hours driving time of Michigan City, Indiana
  • One (1) event played as Two-Man Best Ball Match-Play Championship played over two days
    • Flights determined by handicap index
    • Course handicaps determined by tees being played
    • Flight winners compete in shootout to determine overall MSGA Championship
    • See MSGA Championship tab for details
  • Nine (9) tournaments played as Individual Medal Play tournaments
    • All flights handicapped -  five (5) flights
    • Three (3) flights (A, B & C) play Regular tees  (approximately 6000 yards)
    • Two (2) flights (D & E) play Forward tees (approximately 5000 yards)
    • Entry fee for each event varies based on the MSGA’s contracted costs
    • Entry fee includes:
      • 18 Holes of golf with cart (and GPS if available)
      • Use of practice range/practice green
      • Lunch or Lunch and Dinner
      • Awards fund
    • Start times:
      • Shotgun Start: 12:00 noon (CT) / 1:00 pm (ET)
      • Lunch available: 10:30 am (CT) / 11:30 am (ET)
    • Awards for overall Low Gross and overall Low Net for both Regular tee (A-B-C) and Forward tee (D-E) groups
    • Awards for Low Gross (1), and Low Net (4-6) for each flight
    • Net Skins game for each flight
    • Closest-to-the-Pin contests (separate awards for Regular tee and Forward tee players)
    • Hole-in-One contest (all flights combined)

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Cost of Membership

Application Fee - $25
Annual Dues - $75
Annual Handicap Fee - $35 (only for players using the MSGA/Blue Golf system which is compliant with USGA and WHS handicap requirements)

  • The MSGA requires a World Handicap System (WHS) handicap to play in MSGA Tournaments.
  • If your handicap is with a Golf Club that is a member of the WHS, you may use that handicap.
  • If you do not have a WHS handicap, the MSGA provides a handicap service as an Associate Member of Blue Golf System known as the  MSGA/Blue Golf system.
  • The cost of MSGA/Blue Golf membership is $35 per year (payable to the MSGA).

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MSGA Membership Application

Please fill out online application below, or click here to print/mail to MSGA.

MSGA
P.O. Box 162
Valparaiso, IN 46384-0162

Phone: 219-241-7599
Email: Tim Holmes

If you do not have an established WHS handicap, this service is available from the MSGA for $35 per year.
(See Cost of Membership section above for details)

Contact Tim Holmes at 219-241-7599 or by email with questions.

Full Name:
Nickname:
Address:
City/State:   
Zip Code:
County:
Telephone:
Cell Number:
E-mail:
Birthdate:
Club:
WHS Number :
WHS Handicap Index :
Sponsored By:
Date:

Check here and add $35 to your check if you want to use the MSGA’s Handicap service (MSGA/Blue Golf).

Application Fee ($25) + Annual Dues ($75) = First Year Total ($100) (Handicap Service ($35) + $100 = $135)

Before hitting submit, please click the Print button below to print a copy of the above information. Please print/mail that copy along with your check to the address shown below:

MAKE CHECK PAYABLE TO: MSGA

MSGA
P. O. Box 162
Valparaiso, IN 46384-0162

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