Club Services: Member Club Seminars

As an added benefit to Member Clubs, the MGA regularly conducts private seminars for interested club professionals and/or handicap chairpersons.


In anticipation of the April 1 start of the golf season, the MGA and the USGA Handicap Department have announced that they will come together on March 25 at Pleasant Valley Country Club to host a 2015 USGA Handicap System Seminar.

This half-day seminar is open to the public and will help to educate golfers on the USGA Handicap Systemâ„¢. In addition to formal presentations by members of the USGA staff, the MGA's own Scott Guild and Scott Whitcomb will be on hand to discuss the the work of the MGA and answer any questions from attendees.

CLICK HERE to register online. The cost for the seminar is $40. The registration fee includes a continental breakfast, lunch, and all seminar materials. Email Scott Guild - the MGA's director of handicapping - at with any questions.

To view the official 2015 USGA Handicap Seminar brochure, click here.

Please contact Scott Guild, director of handicapping, to schedule a seminar. Scott will visit the club and answer any questions regarding the GHIN Management Program and the Tournament Pairing Program.

Additionally, our staff is available to conduct Rules of Golf Seminars for interested clubs. Please contact Kevin Eldridge, director of rules and competitions with any inquiries.

The MGA will do its best to accommodate all requests.

For more information about this program or to schedule your appointment, please contact us:

Scott Guild -; (774) 430-9107

Kevin Eldridge -; (774) 430-9103


MGA Noteworthy

  • 2015 Season: The active handicap season in Massachusetts begins on April 1.

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