Individual Member Benefits

    INDEX® - The CDGA is the only Illinois-based Allied Golf Association of the USGA authorized to provide golfers with an official USGA Handicap Index®, which summarizes a player’s skill level and evens the playing field for golfers of all abilities.

    MEMBER OFFERS - Through the CDGA Member Advantage and CDGA Member+ programs, CDGA members can save hundreds by utilizing exclusive offers for local golf, travel destinations, apparel, equipment, event tickets and more.

    OPPORTUNITIES - From individual gross championships to team net events, CDGA members can partake in formal and informal playing opportunities suitable for golfers of all skill levels, genders and ages at pristine public and private courses.

    COMMUNICATIONS - A complimentary subscription to Chicago District Golfer magazine, customized profile on and access to the MY CDGA smartphone app keeps CDGA members up-to-date on all things golf-related.

  • PRIVATE CLUB ACCESS - CDGA members have the opportunity play at select private facilities in both formal and informal settings.

  • EDUCATION PROGRAM - Each year, the CDGA conducts several basic rules seminars at locations throughout the Chicago suburbs. Basic seminars at Midwest Golf House are typically scheduled in March and are free of charge to members. For seminar dates, click here.

  • GOLF EXCURSIONS - Each fall the CDGA takes a group of members to a premier resort in the United States.