BECOME A MEMBER

The OGSA is committed to serving its members, advancing their profession, and enriching the quality of golf and its environment.

Be part of 100 years of history!

Golf Course Personnel Members

Membership year: Oct. 1 - Sept. 30

The full annual payment for that year is due with your application. Joining mid-year? We will pro-rate the following year's dues according to the month you joined. 

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Superintendents (3+ Years)

Class A

$217.70 (plus HST)

Applicants must currently be employed as a golf course superintendent with more than three years experience in the role. Applicants must provide a copy of their valid Ontario Landscape Exterminator licence (or equivalent) along with their application, to be held on file. 

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Owners, Architects, Educators

Class D

$217.70 (plus HST)

Applicants must be actively associated with the maintenance of a golf facility, actively involved in education and/or research that directly relates to the turfgrass industry, or otherwise have an interest in turf.

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Superintendents (less than 3 years)

Class B

$217.70 (plus HST)

Applicants must currently be employed as a golf course superintendent with less than three years experience in the role. Applicants must provide a copy of their valid Ontario Landscape Exterminator licence (or equivalent) along with their application, to be held on file. 

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Mechanics/Technicians

 

Class F 

$150.44 (plus HST)

Applicants must be presently employed as a golf course mechanic/technician. 

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Assistant Superintendents

Class C

$150.44 (plus HST)

Applicants must currently be employed as an assistant to a golf course superintendent. Applicants must provide a copy of their valid Ontario Landscape Exterminator licence (or equivalent) along with their application, to be held on file. 

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Students

 

Class S 

FREE!

Applicants must be currently enrolled in a college or university program related to turfgrass management.  

Associate Members (Class E)

Golf course management companies, suppliers, and firms who are interested in turfgrass & turfgrass management, looking to support golf course personnel and their association. 

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Self Employed, Individual

$318.58 (plus HST)

Applicants are single owners/operators of a company without employees. Includes all benefits of membership with one representative listed as a member.

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Corporate

$495.58 (plus HST)

Applicants are owners/operators/organizations managing one or more employee(s).  Includes all the benefits of membership, up to three representatives, and the OGSA membership list in electronic format ($500 value). 

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Corporate Enhanced

$929.20 (plus HST) ($55 per additional rep)

Applicants are owners/operators/organization managing one or more employee(s). Includes all the benefits of membership, with up to six representatives, the OGSA membership list in electronic format ($500 value), and a banner ad for one year on the OGSA website ($350 value)

Not sure what classification you fall under, or have questions about the application process? View Article II of the OGSA By-laws - Membership Classes. Click here.

  • Apply online or
  • Print, complete, & scan application form & any other required documents. Email to admin@ogsa.ca.
COVER -Dan Howie-Assistant Superintendent-Beacon Hall GC

Member Benefits

As a member of the OGSA, you will have access to career and professional development tools, resources, events, education and networking opportunities, and more.

  • Access to Job Postings (member rates)

  • Networking & Events

  • Scholarships

  • Awards & Recognition Programs

  • Access to the ONCourse Magazine & E-Newsletter, Clippings

  • Sponsorship & Advertisement Opportunities

  • Group Discounts on Home & Auto Insurance

  • Affiliation with the Guelph Turfgrass Institute (GTI)

  • Affiliation with the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)

Apply online or print, complete, scan, and email the application form to admin@ogsa.ca.