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AGA Rules of Golf & World Handicap System Seminars Begin on January 16 in Auburn

HOOVER, AL (January 13, 2020) - The Alabama Golf Association (AGA) has announced its annual educational series of USGA Rules of Golf & World Handicap System Seminars for 2020.
The seminars are free of charge to attendees, who will view a narrated computer presentation on the major changes in the 2019 Rules of Golf along with key changes in the World Handicap System followed by question and answer sessions. Seminars typically last between 1 ½ to 2 hours in duration. A free 2019 USGA Player’s Edition of the Rules of Golf book will be distributed to all participants, and information on the Alabama Golf Association will be available.
Seminars are open to golfers of all ages and abilities including members of AGA member clubs, golf professionals, college and high school golf teams and the general public.
PGA members receive two "General Category" MSR education credits for attending a seminar.
Seminar attendees are encouraged to pre-register online at

AGA Rules of Golf & World Handicap Seminar Schedule

Thursday, January 16: Saugahatchee Country Club, Auburn. 5:30pm-7:30pm

Tuesday, February 11: Valley Hill Country Club, Huntsville. 5:30pm-7:30pm

Wednesday, February 19: Gateway Park Lodge, Montgomery. 2:30pm-4:30pm

Thursday, February 20: Country Club of Mobile, Mobile. 5:30pm-7:30pm

Tuesday, March 10: Hoover Country Club, Hoover. 5:30pm-7:30pm



About the Alabama Golf Association (AGA)

The Alabama Golf Association is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization founded in 1915 whose mission is to serve and promote amateur golf in Alabama. AGA membership consists of over 110 member clubs represented by over 19,000 individuals. The activities and services of the Alabama Golf Association are governed by a Board of Directors consisting of Alabama golfers who wish to serve the game and the association through service.

AGA is the USGA's Allied Golf Association to deliver core services in Alabama such as conducting national championship qualifying, administering the World Handicap System including the GHIN service, course & slope rating and education. The AGA annually conducts 23 championships and team match competitions for men, women, juniors, and seniors. The AGA also conducts Alabama high school golf championships and assists with many collegiate events including the SEC Men's Golf Championship. In addition to competitions, the AGA administers the AGA Women's Scholarship Fund that is dedicated to assisting young female golfers in higher education and supports the Alabama Turfgrass Research Foundation.

Since 1980, the AGA has managed the affairs of the Southern Golf Association which includes conducting the Southern Amateur Championship and Southern Junior Championship, in conjunction with the Board of Directors of the Southern Golf Association.

For more information about the Alabama Golf Association, visit

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