Welcome to the Victorian Veteran Golfers Association Web Pages
The VVGA was formed in 1982 and today consists of 21 Districts from all parts of Victoria. Each District has their own autonomy and culture and are affiliated with the VVGA.
Today there are almost 5000 veteran members in Victoria and 30000 in Australia.
Since the inception of the Victorian Veteran Golfers Association in 1982 veteran golfers have made a significant financial and cultural contribution to golf in Australia.
- Monthly fixtures are conducted by the 21 veteran districts at over 250 golf clubs
- Open VVGA Championships are conducted at 5 different locations annually. The Four Ball, Country, Sandscrape, Teams and State events make up the VVGA Majors
- VVGA supported events are conducted at 10 locations annually
- Interstate events are readily available
- The VVGA, Melbourne and Dalhousie Districts are patrons and benefactors of the Victorian Golf Foundation.
- Development of Ladies golf participation and local trips at VVGA and Interstate events
- Victorian veteran tournaments provide a financial boost to Golf Clubs and to the local economy when 200 people descend on the venue for at least 3 days accommodation golf and touring
Joining the Veterans is easy all you need to be is 55 years of age and a member of a golf club affiliated with the VGA or VGL.
Simply contact your local District Secretary listed in the Contact section and also in the Parmaker Fixture Booklet which can be downloaded from this site or a copy obtained from your District Secretary.
You will find interesting information in the various sections that follow, The Captain tells us about forthcoming major events, there are sections for Metro and Country news items. The Districts are represented by 6 councillors and meetings are held regularly and relevant matters are promulgated in Council News. The VVGA is represented on the AVGU and news is reported in this section. Parmaker is the VVGA major sponsor and we comment on their latest developments. A full section is dedicated to Tournament Results and we also record the activities of the Ladies on tour at major events.
One of the great advantages of playing Veteran Golf is the variety of great courses that are available for competitive play and of course meeting players from many clubs. Left is the beautiful Club House at Commonwealth Golf Club one of the many supportive Victorian Clubs. If you are 55 or over and a keen golfer a new horizon is waiting for you.