Beginning in 2019, the SDGA will be using a new online entry system. It is called USGA Tournament Management powered by Golf Genius (USGA TM). As it is a new system, everyone will be required to create a new player profile before they are able to enter an event online.



STEP 1 - NEW USERS - Create your Player Profile

Create your Player Profile with the South Dakota Golf Association.  Click SIGN IN / REGISTER or use the SignIn/Register icon to begin the registration process and create your participant profile. Once your SDGA Participant Profile is created, it may be used for registration for all eligible SDGA events you may participate in.  Remember your username and password. 

You are encouraged to sign up using your SDGA/GHIN member number.  If you do not know it please contact your home club or the SDGA office at 605-740-7085 or


  • Players must have an active GHIN account in order to participate in SDGA Championships.  
  • For Team Championships, both partners must have a profile created and an active GHIN account in order to register for the event. 

Once you have completed the SDGA Player Profile you are now ready to Register for Championships. 



Sign in to your account using the username (unique email address) and password and click CHAMPIONSHIPSYou may now select the Championships that you would like to participate in. You may also sign in to add or change event registrations, or edit your profile.