Improve your game, protect your gear & save INSTANTLY.

Become a Golf Ontario / Golf Canada member and get access to everything you need to ENJOY our great game.


Golf Ontario represents over 500 Member Clubs with over 100,000 individual golfers making it one of the largest Amateur Golf Associations in the world. The majority of individual golfers are members of Private and Semi-Private Clubs.

IF YOU ARE NOT ASSOCIATED WITH Private or Semi-private Club? NO PROBLEM – you can join as a PUBLIC PLAYER with all the same member benefits! 


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Individual Member Benefits

In addition to serving member facilities and golf courses, Golf Canada is proud to enhance the golf experience of 300,000 individual golfers across the country. Beyond supporting Golf Canada’s investment in the sport through grassroots programs, high performance athlete development, heritage, philanthropy and golf services, golfers can access a suite of benefits available exclusively to Golf Canada & Golf Ontario members.

The suite of exclusive and game-enhancing individual member benefits includes the following:

  • Play and travel knowing your protected
    • Up to $1,500 reimbursement for damaged, lost or stolen equipment
    • Up to $1,000 for any travel related incidents
    • Up to $1,500 for golf cart related accidents
    • Up to $1,000 towards the cost of repairing or replacing a window
    • Coverage and membership is valid for 365 days from date of enrollment

    Initiate a Claim and/or download the Incident Policy Loss Form CLICK HERE

  • Easy access tools to post scores
    • Get an Official Handicap Index through the new World Handicap System
    • Access the Golf Canada Score Centre to post your scores and track your stats
    • Use the new Golf Canada app to track your scores and stats, access your handicap, follow other golfers, achieve badges for bragging rights and use GPS distances for over 1,400 courses in Canada
    • Access to play popular golf games against friends
  • Get better deals!

    Ontario based members have access to the same benefits Golf Canada provides across the country PLUS additional exclusive benefits available ONLY to Golf Ontario members.  Learn more here.

    • 15% off to the RBC Canadian Open and the CPKC Women’s Open
    • Up to 25% off Avis car rentals
    • 10% off Hilton Hotel room bookings with complimentary upgrades at participating properties.
    • Golf benefits with RBC Insurance for home and auto
    • And Much More!
  • Join Canada’s Largest Golf Community
    • Free access to online Rules of Golf education that explains procedures for commonly encountered situations on the course
    • Membership dues are reinvested into Grow the Game programs
    • Support Canadian youth as they learn life skills that are acquired through golf
  • Compete in regional, provincial and national golf events
    • Golf Ontario / Golf Canada members are eligible to compete in regional, provincial and national level competitions sanctioned by Golf Ontario and Golf Canada.

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Facility Member Benefits

Golf Ontario / Golf Canada is committed to enhancing the golf experience for enthusiasts of all ages and creating value for our proud member facilities. The launch of the new Golf Canada app, continual improvements to the Golf Canada Score Centre, implementation of the World Handicap System and the launch of First Tee – Ontario reflect our commitment to servicing facilities and continuing to deliver new and exciting benefits at the club-level. Host a Championship, access to grow-sport programming, grants and more!

Golf Ontario / Golf Canada facility member clubs enjoy access to the following suite of benefits:

  • Up to $5,000 in Incident Protection for member golfers
    • Your members (if registered through your Score Centre Admin) are covered with incident protection for club theft and damage, cart and window protection providing peace of mind for the club / operator.
    • Member clubs offer incident protection at a preferred rate to the members.
  • Course Rating, Handicapping & Rules
    • Official Handicap, Slope and Course Rating Services under the NEW World Handicap System including member education.
    • Authority on internationally recognized handicap, Rules of Golf and Amateur status
    • All member clubs receive Rules of Golf support to assist with writing of local rules and member education.
  • Golf Canada Score Centre & App
    • Through the Score Centre facilities can effortlessly manage member rosters and receive access to valuable facility data that can assist with programming and course operations.
    • The Golf Canada app is a free tool for Canadian golfers to find a course, track their scores, enhance their on-course experience, and to go digital with their game!
    • The app can also function as a powerful marketing tool for facilities to engage directly with golfers. Keep your facility information and imagery current and use the Golf Canada app to help promote your product to golfers.
  • Member Support
    • To assist with member roster management, course rating, tournament entries, incident protection claims, billing, course contact information and more.
    • Golf Ontario serves as the Ontario golf industry resource centre, disseminates provincial and national information and also works with industry partners to provide advocacy on industry issues.
  • Access to grow-sport programming
    • Programming opportunities for member clubs with the new Junior Skills Challenge, Youth on Course, mobile clinics and more!
  • Hosting Championships
    • Host a provincial or national championship.
    • Hosting can create exposure for facilities, build a legacy of excellence and provide a platform for clubs to give back to the game.
  • Golf Genius Partnership – NEW!
    • Golf Genius offers innovative solutions to help operators save time, generate more revenue, and deliver exceptional golf experiences.
    • Member clubs have access to special pricing.

If you have any questions related to facility member benefits or would like to have your facility join the Golf Ontario member family, please contact Colton at

2024 Facility Fee & Individual Golfer Fee

Download 2024 Fee Schedule

Member Facility Application

Regulation Length Courses:

New Facility Application Printable PDF (regulation course)

New Facility Application Fillable PDF (regulation course)

Short Course:

New Short & Sweet Facility Application Printable PDF
(does not meet rating criteria)

New Short & Sweet Facility Application Fillable PDF
(does not meet rating criteria)

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Groups & League Benefits

If you are part of a group of 25 or more who play together on a regular basis, you may join Golf Ontario / Golf Canada as a league and receive the same benefits of the individual membership program at a reduced price.

For membership pricing and options, please contact Colton at

New Group / League Printable Application – Download PDF

New Group / League Fillable Application – Download PDF