Classification and Dues

Class A - Superintendent (3+ years) - Dues $200

To qualify for Class A membership, an applicant shall have, at the time of application for membership, at least three (3) years experience as a golf course superintendent and be employed in such capacity. 


Class B - Superintendent (less than 3 years) - Dues $200

To quailify for Class SM membership, an applicant shall be a golf couse superintendent who has, at the time of application for membership, less than three (3) years experience as a golf course superintendent, and shall be presently employed in such capacity. Superintendent Class members shall have all the privileges of the association, except that of holding office.


Class C - Assistant Golf Course Superintendent - Dues $100

To qualify for Class C membership, an applicant shall be, at the time of application for membership, an assistant to a golf course superintendent, and shall be persently employed in such capacity. Class C members shall have all the privileges of the association, except those of voting and holding office.


Class AS - Associate - Dues $100  

To qualify for Class AS membership, an applicant must have completed an accredited turfgrass program and be employed by a Class A or SM member of the association and be working towards acquiring an assistant or superintendent position. Associate members shall have such privileges of the association as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules, except those of voting and holding office. 


Class Af - Affiliate - Dues $200

To qualify for Affiliate membership, an applicant must be an individual, business firm or governmental body interesetd in golf course management and/or in the growing or production of fine turfgrass, either individually or through employment by, or other affiliation with, a company, proprietorship or association, and who does not qualify for membership in another class.  Affiliate members shall have such privileges of the Association as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules, except those of voting and holding office. 


Class AfCorp1 - Affiliate Corporation 1 - $440

Business that qualifies under the affiliate membership classification with 1-5 individual members. 


Class AfCorp2 - Affiliate Corporation 2 - $880

Business that qualifies under the affiliate membership classification with 6-10 individual members. 


Class AfCorp3 - Affiliate Corporation 3 - $1300

Business that qualifies under the affiliate membership classification with 11 or more individuals members. 


Class S - Student - $30

To qualify for Student membership, an applicant must be a full-time turfgrass student enrolled in a formal course of education, or have completed his or her formal education less than one (1) year prior to the date of application for membership.  Student members shall have such privileges of the Association as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules, except those of voting and holding office. 
 
  
Class ED - Educators - Dues $0 

To qualify for Class Ed membership, an applicant must be an educator or extension officer.  Class E members shall have such privileges of the association as the Board of Directors may specify by Standing Rules, except those of voting and holding office.