ADELAIDE METROPOLITAN DIVISION VGA INC.
HOW TO BECOME A MEMBER
To become a veteran golfer you need to be:
- 55 years of age or over;
- an amateur member of a recognised golf club affiliated with Golf Australia or a Country Golf Club affiliated with GolfSA but, as determined by the Australian Veteran Golfers' Union, NOT a Social Golf Club;
- You must have a current Golf Australia handicap.
The joining fee is $5.00 and the annual membership fee is currently $15 – that is, the initial fee to become a veteran golfer with the Adelaide Metro Division is $20.00. You may join in a game with any group in SA or Interstate once you have joined any one group (see CONTACTS page for details of how to contact other than the Adelaide Metro Division). If intending to play interstate please complete the details inside the front cover of the programme book and have it signed by the Secretary. Interstate Veteran Golfer websites may be accessed thhrough the links on the LINKS Page).
The Committee of the Adelaide Metro Division Veteran Golfers' Association Inc has ruled that golfers who are SOLE members of a Social Golf Club are not eligible to either:
become members of the Metro Division; nor
play in competitions, including Tour Events, organised and run by the Metro Division.
Golfers who are joint members of a "bricks and mortar" golf club AND a social golf club are exempt from this exclusion.
To join the Adelaide Metro Division, please complete the application form at the foot of this memo.. You can register your application by email and pay the fee by Electronic Fund Transfer or you can download a copy of the form and post it, with your entry fee, to the address provided. All applications will be acknowledged by mail.
Badges are available from Evright Trophies, Blenheim Street Adelaide (Adjacent to the Adelaide Mail Centre in Gouger Street). Due to increasing costs, TWO badges is the minimum order but different names can be printed on each badge e.g. yours and your partner's name (if accompanied by a partner) at an approximate cost of $8.50 each (that is, minimum cost of $17.00) but must be paid for on collection or prior to delivery.
Payment can be made by Master Card, Visa, or American Express, or EFT payment. If paying by EFT please quote your Invoice No. and name. Payment can also be made by cash or cheque.
The dress standard that is observed in Adelaide Metro Division games uses the least casual standard set by our Host Clubs. Consequently, although some Clubs may have a more relaxed standard, players should ensure that they are neatly and suitably attired and:
Not wear denim including denim jeans,
Not wear football, tennis, or abbreviated shorts, nor “shorts” that extend below the knee,
If wearing shorts, wear plain, white socks (no coloured bands) although maker’s marks/logos may be displayed
Not display offensive or ostentatious slogans and advertising motifs,
Not wear Track/Leisure Suits, shirts without a collar, “T” shirts or Tank Tops,
Steel-spiked golf shoes are not permitted at ANY veterans’ golf event;
Thongs (that is the footwear type!), ripple soled or basketball style shoes are not permitted on the course nor in the Club House.
The Adelaide Metro Division has adopted a “club” shirt and cap. We can place an order for you with our supplier for either or both items. The present cost for a shirt is $35.00 and $10.00 for the cap. If you have your own "bucket hat" you can have our logo embroidered onto it.