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NCGA NEXT

Join NCGA NEXT for NorCal YOC Alumni for access to affordable golf for ages 19 – 25.

NCGA NEXT

We know that the transition from Youth on Course to full-priced green fees can be tough. That’s why we created NCGA NEXT for NorCal YOC Alumni.

PLUS you’ll receive full NCGA Member Benefits including Official USGA Handicap Index, Tournaments and Events and Exclusive Discounts all for just $25/year.

Members also play golf for significantly reduced rates at participating NCGA NEXT facilities throughout Northern California!

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NCGA Membership Benefits

The NCGA has great benefits that support your game and help you enjoy golf more, whether you’re a member of a regular club, associate club, or eClub.

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Official USGA Handicap

We are the only organization in our region authorized to provide and maintain official USGA GHIN handicaps. Track how your game is improving, enter a tournament, or level the playing field in a friendly competition.

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Exclusive Discounts

We give our members access to exclusive savings. Some discounts are available every day, while others are special promotions on golf course rounds, stay and play opportunities, golf services, and more. Among the highest-rated are member rates at Poppy Hills and Poppy Ridge.

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Events for Everyone

We run events for all ages and abilities. Compete as an individual or enter as a team — we’re sure there is an event for you! Some events are more formal while others are more social, helping you get to know other members over a round of golf.

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Golf News and Information

Stay in the know about all things golf in Northern California. The NCGA has a variety of member resources available on courses, players, equipment, NCGA news, innovation in golf, and the key people making a difference in the sport.

Ready to Join?

Become a NCGA NEXT member for exclusive discounts and full NCGA Member Benefits.

Participating Golf Courses

Golf Course Location Discount
Airways Golf Course Fresno, CA Weekdays: Anytime | Weekends: After 12pm ($15, 18-holes)
Alister MacKenzie Golf Course at Haggin Oaks Sacramento, CA 7 Days a week: After 1pm ($15, 18-holes)
Arcade Creek Golf Course at Haggin Oaks Sacramento, CA 7 Days a week: After 1pm ($9, 9-holes; $15, 18-holes)
Bartley Cavanaugh Golf Course Sacramento, CA 7 Days a week: After 1pm ($15, 18-holes)
Bay View Gold Club Milpitas, CA 7 Days a week: 40% off rack rate 11am-2pm only
Baylands Golf Links Palo Alto, CA Mon – Thurs. $30 after 3pm (October-March) and Mon – Thurs. $40 after 4pm (April-Sept.)
Bing Maloney Golf Course Sacramento, CA 7 Days a week: After 1pm ($15, 18-holes)
Davis Golf Course Davis, CA Weekdays: Anytime | Weekends: Anytime ($15 or 15% off, whichever is less)
Madera Municipal Golf Course Madera, CA Weekdays: After 12pm | Weekends: After 12pm ($15, 18-holes)
Poppy Hills Golf Course Pebble Beach, CA Mon – Fri: 2:30-2:50pm, 12:30-12:50pm Call Pro Shop 48 Hours in Advance For Reservation ($50, 18-holes)
Poppy Ridge Golf Course Livermore, CA Mon – Fri: 2:30-2:50pm, 12:30-12:50pm Call Pro Shop 48 Hours in Advance For Reservation ($35, 18-holes)
Rancho Del Pueblo Golf Course San Jose, CA Weekdays: Anytime | Weekends: Anytime
Riverside Golf Course Fresno, CA Weekdays: Anytime | Weekends: After 12pm ($15)
Rooster Run Golf Course Petaluma, CA Weekdays: Twilight Rounds | Weekends: Twilight Rounds ($15, 18-holes)
William Land Golf Course Sacramento, CA 7 Days a week: After 1pm ($9, 9-holes; $15, 18-holes)
Windsor Golf Course Windsor, CA Weekdays After 3pm: Twilight Rounds | Weekends After 3pm: Twilight Rounds ($15, 18-holes)

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Who is eligible to join?

    Eligible members are former Youth on Course members who are between the ages of 19 and 25.

  • How do I join?

    Join NCGA NEXT by using your existing GHIN number from your previous Youth On Course membership.
  • How do I get my NCGA NEXT membership card?

    Membership cards can be printed or saved digitally at GHIN.com. Simply log in with your GHIN number and last name. Once logged in click the “three lines” menu button in the top left corner and select “My Card” to view your membership card.

     

    Pro Tip: Screenshot your membership card on your phone to always have easy access to it!

     

  • How do I get Discounts at participating golf courses?

    Please call facility Pro Shops to verify before visiting any participating course. Please have your membership card available for verification.

  • How much does a NCGA NEXT membership cost?

    Membership is $25 per calendar year (ends December 31).

  • How long does my membership last?

    All NCGA NEXT memberships are valid for a full 12-months from the day you join. (Eg. If you join on August 1, your membership is valid through July 31 of the following year).

  • I joined NCGA NEXT online. Now what?

    After you sign up, you will receive a “Welcome” email with your membership number. If you already have a GHIN number from another club, be sure to sign up with that number to avoid being assigned a new one.

  • Are there restrictions for using my membership card?

    You can play golf using your NCGA NEXT membership card as many times as you like – there is no limit. However, you can not use the card to play in tournaments, competitions or organized events. Please call the participating facility for availability.

  • Does my NCGA NEXT membership pay for range balls or golf carts fees?

    No. NCGA NEXT membership does not cover range balls or golf cart fees.

  • Can I join NCGA NEXT through my golf course or club?

    NCGA NEXT membership is only available online. You can keep your golf course or club membership and also join NCGA NEXT to have access to affordable golf at participating course and facilities throughout Northern California.

  • My friend wasn't a Youth On Course member. Can they still join?

    Yes. What’s better than affordable golf? Affordable golf with a friend! We welcome friends of YOC Alumni members to also join the club, as long as they are between the ages of 19-25 years old. They can also create a GHIN number when signing up.

  • I am over the age of 25, but still want access to all NCGA has to offer. What should I do?

    Become a Member or consider joining at a club or course near you. When you join, you become part of a community of 185,000+ golfers in Northern California.

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Questions?

Contact the NCGA at (831) 625-4653

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