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CGA Board of Directors Portal (Private): This link directs members of the CGA Board to the meeting portal page. Requires a password to access.

2022 Volunteer Expectations Form: All volunteers must sign this form prior to any volunteer assignment.

2022 Volunteer Waiver: All volunteers must sign this waiver prior to any volunteer assignment.

2022 Volunteer Apparel Order Form: All volunteers must complete this form to receive their free apparel items or to purchase additional items.

Course Rating Information (Private): This link directs members of the Course Rating committee to additional information. Requires a password to access.

FORMS

2022 Volunteer Expectations Form: All volunteers must sign this form prior to signing up for a volunteer assignment.

2022 Volunteer Waiver: All volunteers must sign this waiver prior to any volunteer assignment.

2022 Volunteer Apparel Order Form: All volunteers must complete this form to receive their free apparel items or to purchase additional items.


EVENT SIGN-UP

2022 Tournament Sign-Up: Utilize the Sign-Up Genius portal to sign up for a CGA/USGA tournament or Rules volunteer assignment.

Rules Volunteer Training Day: This training day is the best oppotunity to meet CGA staff, other rules volunteers and learn more about what on-course officiating entails. 2022 Event – Saturday, April 2nd at The Ranch CC.

2022 AJGA Hale Irwin Colorado Junior Championship Volunteer Sign Up: Sign up here to assist the AJGA with non-Rules tasks at the event at Walnut Creek on June 5-9, 2022.

Sign-Up Genius How To – Get Started Guide: If you have trouble using the Sign-Up Genius software, please follow these mobile or desktop instructions.

Event Selection Document: This guide will help volunteers choose event assignments that correspond with their level of experience.


TRAINING MATERIALS

On-Course Official Manual: This guide states officiating expectations that should be known and followed by all Rules volunteers.

OnCourse Official Training Program Checklist: All officials should carry a copy of this checklist on course. It will be used to help train new officials during ride-alongs and ensure they are prepared to perform volunteer assignments on their own. Pre-printed booklets available from Tournament Director.

CGA Rules Seminars

CGA Rules Resources Page

USGA Rules Education Page

General Area Rules Page

Roving Official Rules Page

FORMS

2022 Volunteer Expectations Form: All volunteers must sign this form prior to signing up for a volunteer assignment.

2022 Volunteer Waiver: All volunteers must sign this waiver prior to any volunteer assignment.

2022 Volunteer Apparel Order Form: All volunteers must complete this form to receive their free apparel items or to purchase additional items.


EVENT SIGN-UP

2022 Event Sign-Up: Utilize the Sign-Up Genius portal to sign up for a CGA Member or Community Program volunteer assignment.

Sign-Up Genius How To – Get Started Guide: If you have trouble using the Sign-Up Genius software, please follow these mobile or desktop instructions.


VOLUNTEERING WITH THE CGA

Our volunteers play a significant role in allowing the association to provide the activities that are organized and conducted, and many of the volunteers serve out of a desire to give something back to the game of golf. Fill out the volunteer interest form here and a member of our staff will reach out to you.


U.S. GIRLS JUNIOR Championship – EISENHOWER GC

Information coming soon. Registration will open in January 2023.

U.S. Amateur Championship – Cherry Hills CC

Interested in volunteering at the U.S. Amateur Championship hosted by Cherry Hills CC? Registration will open in January 2023.

Volunteers of the Year

JAMES V. TOPLIFF AWARD

This award is given annually to the CGA Rules Volunteer who most demonstrates dedication, passion, and service to the game of golf through officiating. The James V. “Jim” Topliff Award is the highest honor the Colorado Golf Association bestows on our Rules Volunteers and is named after the CGA’s long-time Tournament Director.

2021 Award Winner, David Herrick, stands on-course.
  • 2021 – David Herrick
  • 2020 – Peter & Susan Gilbert
  • 2019 – Peggy Coleman
  • 2018 – Monty Montgomery
  • 2017 – Tom Kennedy
  • 2016 – Mike Bureman
  • 2015 – Tim Hersee
  • 2014 – Cope & Judy Bradford
  • 2013 – Tim Daniel
  • 2012 – Brad Wiesley
  • 2011 – Greg With
  • 2010 – Mike Bureman
  • 2009 – David Wining
  • 2008 – Mike Rice
  • 2007 – Frank Beckman
  • 2006 – John Sova
  • 2005 – Mike Bureman
  • 2004 – Jim Herde
  • 2003 – Mike McDonnell
  • 2002 – Ken Smith
  • 2001 – Dick Payne
  • 2000 – Jon Burnett
  • 1999 – Dick Payne
  • 1998 – Larry Wall
  • 1997 – Ken McGechie
  • 1996 – Milton Lake
  • 1995 – Robert Kelley

WOMEN’S VOLUNTEER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Each year the CGA identifies one of its outstanding volunteers as the Women’s Volunteer of the Year. The award goes to someone who distinguished herself amongst the many women who graciously donate their time and talents to the association.

2020 Award Winner, Laurie Steenrod, works during a course rating trip.
  • 2020 – Laurie Steenrod
  • 2019 – Sandy Schnitzer
  • 2018 – Dana Murray
  • 2017 – Juliet Miner
  • 2016 – Vivian Heggie
  • 2015 – Nancy Wilson & Phyllis Jensen
  • 2014 – Karla Harding
  • 2013 – Jan Fincher
  • 2012 – Juna Orr
  • 2011 – Twyla Walter
  • 2010 – Sally Lou Schultz
  • 2009 – Barb Schutz
  • 2008 – Joan Scholes
  • 2007 – Ouida Neil
  • 2006 – Virginia Love
  • 2005 – Lynn Zmistowski
  • 2004 – Evelyn Smith
  • 2003 – Mary Lee Browne
  • 2002 – Ruby Maruyama

Master Rules Officials

The designation of Master Rules Official is an honorary title given to a Chief Rules Official who has retired or passed away, and who demonstrated an exceptional knowledge of the Rules of Golf and exemplary dedication to the Colorado Golf Association as a volunteer.

Jon Burnett
Rich Langston
Dick Payne
Larry Wall
Joe Salvo
Mike Boster
Gene Miranda