Welcome to your TGA Member Benefits Page! Listed below you will find the numerous benefits that are part of your membership to the Tennessee Golf Association. Please read through all that we have to offer as we continually look for new benefits to expand our current offerings.
Just launched in July 2016, the Tennessee Golf Association has partnered with an innovative technology leader to provide the most competitive travel rates. Through this valued partnership, you will be able to access deeply discounted and non-published rates through our travel partner’s relationship with major travel wholesalers, hotel chains, and vacation rentals worldwide.
You will receive guaranteed savings; if you find a rate lower for the same dates and property, our partner will refund the difference or assist in changing your reservation. To take advantage of this offer and sign up for your FREE membership today, visit www.tngolf.org/tgatravel.
Brooks Brothers Membership
Since 1818, Brooks Brothers has set the standard for business dress in America. Brooks Brothers can accommodate your corporate attire to business casual needs with their classic collections for men, women and boys.
The Tennessee Golf Association has partnered with Brooks Brothers to provide each TGA member with a Brooks Brothers Membership Card which is good for a 15% discount on Brooks Brothers merchandise. In order to take advantage of this member benefit you must be a member of the Tennessee Golf Association (i.e. must have an active handicap at TGA Member Club).
Here are a few requirements/restrictions of the Membership Card:
1. The Membership Card must be presented at each time of purchase along with membership and/or personal identification (if no membership identification).
2. The Membership Discount cannot be used for purchase of Gift Cards.
3. The Membership Discount cannot be combined with any other coupons, offers, and promotions, except for Brooks Brothers Rewards and Brooks Brothers Birthday Rewards.
4. The Membership Discount cannot be combined with the use of Corporate Gift Card Program issued Gift Cards.
5. The Membership Card cannot be used by anyone other than the individual TGA member that it was issued hereto; it is non-transferable.
Click on the logo to the left if you would like to register for this Brooks Brothers Membership Card.
Your Brooks Brothers Corporate Membership benefit is valid at Brooks Brothers U.S. branded stores nationwode, by phone or online at BrooksBrothers.com. Savings cannot be combined with any other offer, discount or promotion or for purchases of the Gift Card. For a store location near you, please visit BrooksBrothers.com or call 1-800-274-1815.
|Tennessee Golf Quarterly|
Tennessee Golf Quarterly is the quarterly digital publication, provided to you our members. Inside each issue you can catch up on what has happened in our state, nationally and internationally. In addition to feature articles, departments such as Travel, Rules, Golf Around TN, Great Golf Holes are issue staples. During our summer and fall issues, you will be able to catch up as recaps of all TGA championships are highlighted.
Each issue will be released on the 15th of January, April, July and October. To read the current issue of Tennessee Golf Quarterly, or to look at past issues, please click here.
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Preferred Golf offers TGA members access to golf resorts all over the world, including resorts in the U.S., Central America, Europe, Africa and the Caribbean. You get the opportunity to become a Preferred Golf Premium member, a value of $295, for free. This will get you access into the Preferred Golf Fantasy Challenge, exclusive access to the world’s finest golf resorts, dedicated VIP member services and more:
- Unlimited opportunities to book American Express® Complimentary Golf Package for a free round of golf with each consecutive two-night stay at participating Preferred Golf member resorts
- Access to dedicated Golf VIP Desk to assist with pre-arrival needs, preferred tee-times, and more
- Membership in iPrefer points-based loyalty program. You will earn points on every eligible stay, plus VIP benefits including complimentary Internet and free upgrades
- Entry in Preferred Fantasy Golf Challenge to compete for weekly prizes and the Grand Prize
- Exclusive member rates and packages including upgrades, free rounds, and complimentary Internet
- Guest privileges at some of the world's most exclusive courses (some conditions apply)
- Early check-in and late check-out, subject to availability
- Up to 25% off green fees at participating courses worldwide
To sign up for your Preferred Golf membership today, please click here.
Hole in One Club
As a service to our members, the TGA publishes a list of all holes-in-one made at our Member Clubs. All holes-in-one are certified and the individual is mailed a certificate & bag tag commemorating their achievement. If you have made a hole-in-one and you are not listed in our database, please contact the golf course where your hole-in-one was made for more information.
To view the 2017 hole in one list, please click here.
To view past years, please click here.
If your club needs the hole in one certificate, have the pro shop contact Nathaniel Hantle at 615-465-6304 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
TGA Online Store
In 2015, the Tennessee Golf Association partnered with Planet Pro Shop to provide you, our member, with a one stop shop for logo’d apparel.
Within the online store, you will find men’s, women’s & youth apparel. Brands range from Nike, Adidas, Ahead, Oakley and more. You can also find equipment such at balls and bags from Titleist and Ogio. We are always on the lookout for new inventory and if there is something you are interested in but don’t see, please reach out to Nathaniel Hantle at email@example.com we will see if we can add it to the store.
To purchase apparel and equipment from the TGA Online Store at Planet Pro Shop, please click here.
eGolfer is an online dashboard designed to assist golfers in organizing their golf network through the use of widgets. This dashboard is available to all golfers using the GHIN Service, regardless if they belong to a club that uses eClubhouse or not!
The myGame dashboard has several views with a selected primary focus on scores or scoring statistics. Additionally, widgets will supplement the primary focus view with information relevant and personalized for the golfer. The golfer can also select an area of interest through the use of a Zip Code setting, which will then display news, events or weather applicable to the chosen area.
eGolfer also includes widgets such as: eClubhouse News, MyStats, USGA Handicap Index and much more! To read more about eGolfer, please click here.
On the 1st and 15th of each month, the TGA will send you a e-newsletter that will let you know what is going on in the state. Such updates include entry deadlines, new member benefits, your USGA Handicap Index and much more! You will also receive periodic previews for all four of the major championships from our partners at The Grain.
If you are not receiving the eRevisions and would like to, please contact Lynne Howd (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Nathaniel Hantle (email@example.com) to get signed up today.
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Many TGA member clubs allow their members to post scores online. This makes posting scores when you play away from the course much more convenient. If you cannot post scores online, then your club does not allow online score posting. Please reach out to your club to inquire if they allow online posting.
To post your scores, please click here or the image on the right.
In 2015, the TGA launched PlayGolfTN.com. PlayGolfTN.com is an online resource dedicated to providing you with a one stop shop for all online tee sheets in Tennessee. You can search the state by region to see what tee sheets are available and when you find the tee time of your choice, you can reserve that tee time right then and there. Browse and book your tee time today simply by using PlayGolfTN.com.
| ||Bonnie Blackburn Girls Golf Fest|
The Bonnie Blackburn Girls Golf Fest, which focuses on exposing and growing the game of golf to young women, was founded by Bonnie Blackburn, a prominent golf supporter from Knoxville. Mrs. Blackburn started the Bonnie Blackburn Girls Golf Fun, a fund that annually provides most of the funds necessary to conduct the annual Bonnie Blackburn Girls Golf Fest. Each year the BBGGF takes place over a weekend at Golf House Tennessee. For more information on the BBGGF, please click here.
Tennessee Golf Almanac & Record Book
Franklin, Tenn. - Author Gene Pearce of Jackson, Tenn. has written another Tennessee golf history book that details records pertaining to all State tournaments, Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame inductees, award winners, association presidents and more. Call Nathaniel Hantle at 615-465-6304 to order your copy of the Tennessee Golf Almanac for only $21.95 each. Should you have any questions regarding the book please feel free to contact Mr. Pearce at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 352-391-9421.
The Tennessee Golf Almanac and Record Book covers all of the major state golf championships for men, women, and juniors. Included is a recap of the previous events, plus the past champions and records for each of the tournaments. The Almanac includes Tennessee Milestones in Golf from 1894 to the present; Player of the Year standings; cameos of each of the members of the Tennessee Golf Hall of Fame; a year-by-year list of the annual awards presented by the state's golf associations; a list of Tennessee's past presidents of state, regional, national, and international golf associations; a Champions section, listing all Tennessee champions and the state, regional, and national titles won by each; a Necrology section; and a Superlatives section, earmarking the unique accomplishments of former and present Tennesseans. The book's 200 pages of facts, figures, and photographs should be on the desk of every Tennessee golfer.