New Zealand Golf's role and objectives include:  

  • Fostering and promoting the game of golf.
  • To preserve the integrity of the game and work with the world governing bodies, the R&A and the USGA.
  • Work with our Golf Clubs and Districts to improve capability and financial health.
  • Answer queries in regard to the rules of the game and to ensure the amateur status rules are adhered to.
  • Ensuring that through the handicap system we have a game that provides enjoyment for all through equitable competition.
  • Run national events which provide a pathway for our talented players to grow and develop in to world class players.
  • Organise matches against international competition.

The services New Zealand Golf provides to the grass roots of the game are summarised in the following publication:

The Value of Affiliation