The newly dubbed ‘Nebraska Junior Golf’ (NJG) will continue the great partnership between the two organizations that began with the Nebraska Junior Golf Tour in 2009. Nebraska Junior Golf will be an umbrella organization for all junior programs run by the NGA and the Nebraska PGA, and will also include an avenue to other opportunities for juniors to learn and play the game throughout the state. The effort to create a “one-stop shop” for junior golfers and their parents will make it easier for those wanting to get involved in the game to know what opportunities are available. A new website is under development that will bring all junior golf information under one roof, and allow junior golfers to find the opportunities that match up with their experience and skill level.
THE NEBRASKA GOLF ASSOCIATION
The Nebraska Golf Association is a nonprofit organization that serves as the governing body for amateur golf in Nebraska. Founded in 1966, the NGA is dedicated to promoting the game of golf and serving its membership of over 160 clubs and more than 23,000 individual golfing members. In addition to conducting 10 statewide amateur championships and 7 USGA qualifiers, the NGA also offers a full-range of services to its members including: providing and administering the USGA's Golf Handicap and Information Network ("GHIN") service and system; issuing USGA Course, Slope & Pace of Play ratings for both member and non-member clubs; as well as conducting statewide educational seminars covering the aforementioned topics. For more information about the Nebraska Golf Association please visit their website at www.nebgolf.org.
THE NEBRASKA SECTION OF THE PGA
The Nebraska Section is one of 41 geographic Sections that make up the PGA of America. Approximately 222 PGA Members and 37 Apprentices strive to promote the enjoyment and growth of the game of golf in the Nebraska region.
The Nebraska Section PGA encompasses the entire State of Nebraska, western fifth of Iowa and a small portion of South Dakota including Dakota Dunes and Yankton. The Section office is located in Lincoln, NE and acts as a resource for local and national golf information for the golf professional and amateur player alike. Our members are often referred to as "Club Professionals", not to be mistaken as PGA Tour Professionals. Each Nebraska Section PGA professional serves as an expert in the ever-changing business of golf and are the leading expert players and teachers, skilled business managers, community leaders, and superior merchandisers who have dedicated their careers to the local delivery of these services.