Founded in 1921, the Maryland State Golf Association fulfills its constitutional mandate by promoting the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf as embodied in its ancient and honorable traditions; sponsoring and conducting state tournaments as well as USGA qualifying rounds each year; educating and informing Maryland golfers about changes in the Rules of Golf; fostering respect for the game of golf as well as its Rules; and awarding scholarships.

Download the Ninth Issue of Maryland State Golf!  This issue features:
  • Feature with Loyala University Golfer, Matt Oshrine
  • 2014's Best New Equipment
  • Gary Player discusses the "Phit America" Program and his fight against inactivity and Obesity
  • On The Greens with Montgomery CC Superintendent, Steve Newsome
Ninth Issue
Jean Mulcahey Named to USGA Women's Committee
Jean Mulcahey, Chairman of the Rules Committee of the Women’s Division of the Maryland State Golf Association, was introduced as the newest member of the highly esteemed Women's Committee of the United States Golf Association at the organization's Annual Meeting at Pinehurst Resort on Saturday, February 8. The Women's Committee plays a major role in each of the six USGA women's championships as well as the Curtis Cup.  Full story>>
Michael Cumberpatch Receives the 2014 Joe Dey Award at USGA Service Awards
Michael Cumberpatch, Annapolis, MD, a tireless contributor to the game on local and national levels for 20 years, received the 2014 Joe Dey Award.  Maryland was very well represented at the USGA Service Awards, with Randy Reed, Gaithersburg, MD, receiving honors for 25 years of service on a Regional Associations Committee, and Dr. Peter Dernoeden, University of Maryland, receiving the Green Section Award.  Full Story>>
Register Now to be a Volunteer at the 2014 Quicken Loans National at Congressional CC
Online Registration is now available for those interested in volunteering for the 2014 Quicken Loans National, held at Congressional Country Club on June 23-29.  Positions are available for adults (18+) as well as juniors.  For more information, click on the following link:  CONGRESSIONAL
Groove Condition Will NOT Be Implemented in MSGA Championships
The Groove Condition effective for all USGA Championships starting in 2014 will NOT be implemented in Maryland State Golf Association championships.  This groove condition has been utilized in the US Open, US Women's Open and US Senior Open Championships since 2010.  FULL STORY



MSGA Score Posting App is now available for iPhone & Android
The MSGA is excited to announce that a score posting and handicap app has just been released for both the iPhone and Android mobile devices.  This app will allow you to conveniently post scores, verify handicaps, search for golfer course and calculate your course handicap from your mobile device.  Visit your app store today and type in MSGA for your FREE download.

The MSGA Charity Corner is a service provided for charities to list their upcoming golf events, or individuals trying to find an event to participate in your area.  Charities wishing to submit their information for posting can do so by clicking HERE (submit to Handicap & Member Services)  Golfers can find a listing of events HERE.   

Maryland State Golf Association HOLE-IN-ONE CLUB

If you make a hole-in-one, and are a member of a MSGA member club you are eligible to become member of the MSGA Hole-In-One Club!  

The USGA P.J Boatwright internship is designed to give experience to individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in golf administration.  The MSGA offers a yearly internship typically lasting 3-4 months from May through August.  A high interest in golf/golf administration with considerable knowledge of the game of golf is beneficial, and a college degree (completed or in progress) is preferred.  The 2014 position has been filled.  For more information, including how to apply for internship in 2015 please click HERE 

2014 MSGA Patron Member Program - Available for Purchase!
We are excited to continue our partnership with the Victory Golf Pass in 2014.  The MSGA Patron Program allows members to receive special discounted rates at OVER 320 of the finest golf facilities in the Mid-Atlantic region (MD, D.C., DE, PA, NJ, VA, and WV).  Membership starts at just $55 with opportunities to upgrade to Silver, Gold, and eClub.  Learn more...
Patron Member Program


Registration is open for the following events:
April 29 Four-Ball (Formerly Two-Man Team) Lake Presidential Golf Club
May 5       Amateur/Open Qualifier -- Suburban Club
May 6       Amateur/Open Qualifier -- Worthington Manor Golf Club
May 21       Amateur/Open Qualifier -- Andrews Air Force Base Golf Course
May 27 Senior Four-Ball (Formerly Senior Two-Man) Lakewood Country Club
June 5-8 Amateur Championship Baltimore Country Club (East)
July 14-16 Open Championship Lakewood Country Club


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