Women's Golf Association of Western NY

Since 1922

2023 Dues Information




Eligible returning members: 21.4 and under
Associate Members: up to 28.4



2023 Dues:

The WGAWNY will be using Golf Genius in 2023. A link to the GG portal will be sent by email prior to February 1st and the collection of $55 dues will require a Golf Genius account set-up and payment by credit/debit card. Associate dues will be $35. No checks will be accepted.


Collection of dues was February 1 March 15. There were limited available spots and proposed members were invited on a space available basis starting after March 15th. Returning members who failed to pay dues by March 15th were deemed to have resigned. Associate Members who have not paid by March 1, 2022 will forfeit their membership. Eligibility for returning members:

 You must be a golfing member of your club for 2023 to be eligible to join.

 If you are on a leave from your club you are not eligible to join.

 You must have a valid and current handicap to belong to Western.

 Proposed members will be contacted for their new member dues as places become available.

 Juniors must have golfing privileges and be 16 by May 1, 2023.

 Please note that the WGAWNY does not allow caddies, coaches, spectators or parents to follow play.

 A minimum of 10 rounds must have been posted in 2022 by 10/31/22 to be proposed for membership or retain membership.

 All indexes and rounds played will be verified by the Western membership chair.

 Proposed members will be contacted for their dues as places become available.

 Submission does not guarantee membership.

Your name must be submitted / proposed again to join at a later date if you
do not accept proposed membership or you do not pay dues for 2023.



All members must post a minimum of ten 18 hole scores in 2023 to continue membership in 2024.


What is an Associate Member?

Existing members who exceed the maximum handicap (21.4) may elect to stay on as an Associate Member for as long as their handicap remains below 28.4 (New 2020). They may participate in up to two tournaments per year.


Medical Grace Period:

In the case of a medical problem or accident, a one-year grace period will be allowed to re-establish a handicap within WGAWNYs limits. Payment of dues is waived through the grace period.



It is the responsibility of each member to check this website and Golf Genius for opening and closing of all entries.



All gift certificates will be issued for the host club pro shop. You will not be able to redeem certificates at the shop of your choice. This was voted on at the 2011 Spring Meeting.


*Honorary Members may play in one event each year.



Index limit regular membership
21.4 voted 2016