Sue Oberg attended the 2023 OGA Annual Meeting this month representing CWGA as its director.
In attendance and with reports were OGA CEO, OGA President and Executive Committee, OGA staff and program chairs as well as representatives from PNGA , USGA. 80 Directors from golf clubs attended.
The OGA treasurer reported that the OGA Treasury is stabilized and well controlled but continues to have challenges as costs go up. The OGA fee will raise from $35 to $41 for the first time in 6 years to meet these challenges.
It was reported that there are now 3.03 million USGA members and that OGA is one of the most active regional organizations.
This year OGA included over 475 member clubs with 48,506 adult members and 2800 junior members (6th consecutive year of growth). There have been 1.5 million rounds posted this year by members with an average of 32 rounds posted per OGA member. 70% posted using Golf Genius.
There were 8,300 participants in WIP, Oregon Amateur Championship, Oregon Junior Amateur Championship, Oregon Senior Amateur, and Oregon Mid-amateur Competitions this year.
Did you know that your OGA dues not only supports handicapping, but supports such things as course rating, conducting competitions, tournaments, Junior golf, the Evans Scholarship Foundation, PNGA, communication services, promoting the game initiatives, and administration?
For a full report of the meeting please click the link below: