Sue Oberg attended the 2022 OGA Annual Meeting this month representing CWGA as its director.  In attendance and with reports were  OGA CEO, OGA Executive Committee, OGA staff and program chairs as well as representatives from PNGA , USGA.  80 Directors from golf clubs attended.

This year OGA has included over 475 member clubs with 447,500 adult members and 1900 junior members. There have been   1.4 million rounds posted this year by members with an average of  32 rounds posted per OGA member. Over 200 members volunteered at Championship and Junior Golf events.   OGA now has an Apple Watch App for you to use.

There have been 135 Tournament Days across Oregon  with 9,200 participants (5,700 adults, 3,500 Junior Golf) and 2,700 participants in OGA Tour and Women’s Interclub Play (WIP) this year.

OGA golf dues will remain at $35 (each member pays dues to OGA) for

2023 (dues not raised for last 8 years)

Where does your $35 go?

– Handicapping/Course Rating $8.50 (24.3%)

– Championships/Tour/Rules $3.00 (8.6%)

– Marketing/Communication $3.00 (8.6%)

– Administration $9.00 25.7.%)

– OGA Golf Course Support $2 (5.7%)

– Junior Golf Support $2 (5.7%)

– PNGA Membership $1 (2.9%)

– Evans Scholarship Foundation $1 (2.9%)

-Reserve and Capital $1 (2.9%)

– Principal and Interest $5.50 (15.6%)

This was the fourth consecutive year an OGA member has won a USA National Championship  (Krissy Carman won the U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur Championship (first U.S. Women’s Mid-Amateur title won by an Oregonian)

The USGA  now has 2.98 million  members.

For a full report of the meeting please click the link below:

2022 OGA Annual Meeting Report