VSWGA State Days are weekly one-day 18-hole stroke play events that bring members together for some friendly competition. In 2023, we have 52 State Day events scheduled beginning May 2nd. See the Schedule, with several courses to choose from each week. There are venues in northern, central and southern Vermont. We end the season with a day of golf, food, and fun at our annual Fall Awards Classic on September 26 at the Quechee Club.
Registering for VSWGA Events
You need to “create a profile” in Golf Genius to register for VSWGA State Days and tournaments. Visit the VSWGA Golf Genius site, scroll to the bottom of the page and fill out the required information to complete your profile and establish a Golf Genius account. If you already have a Golf Genius account, login to your acount and select “Tournament Registration” to see the list of events. Fees for State Days are paid by credit card when registering in Golf Genius. The VSWGA fee for all courses is $10.00 and includes the closest-to-the-pin contest, for which half the proceeds benefit Junior Golf. Additionally, Players pay the pro shop for greens fees, usually $25 to play 18-hole courses and $20 for 9-hole courses. Cart price and requirement will vary by course. Read more registering for events here. See the other links in the menu on this page to learn more about State Days.
You must establish a GHIN handicap to play in VSWGA State Days. You must have a Vermont GHIN handicap to compete in the the VSWGA major tournaments (Amateur; Mid-Amateur; Senior Championships). If you do not belong to a Vermont golf club and would like to maintain an active GHIN handicap you may do so through the Vermont Golf Association as a Lakeside Club Member. The registration fee for the Lakeside Club is $50 and you will receive an active GHIN handicap for the season. The registration fee for a Junior GHIN Membership is FREE. Golfers applying for a Jr. GHIN Membership must be 18 years or younger. An active GHIN handicap is required for all junior golfers participating in a VGA or Vermont Junior Tour event.
If you are an existing VGA member and already have a VGA online profile through golf genius, you may register for a 2023 Lakeside Membership or 2023 Jr. GHIN Membership on the Vermont Golf Association website.
If you are not an existing VGA member and do not have a VGA online profile through golf genius, please click here and select New Member – Lakeside Club Membership or New Member Jr. GHIN Membership to register.
Please allow 1-3 days after purchasing your membership for your account to be turned active. We look forward to seeing you at VSWGA and VGA events the 2023 season! If you have any questions regarding Lakeside Club Memberships please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Points are awarded for placing gross and net in State Day Events. Participants accumulate award points over the season and can win awards at the end of the season for individual points, club points, and lowering your handicap the most in each division. Individuals with the most points overall compete for the the Janet Lang Trophy. Clubs compete for the Mae Murray Jones Cup in three divisions. See Awards for more information on state day points and awards.