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(11/04/2016) -  News

Handicap Certification Training

Golf Canada requires member clubs to certify at least one handicap official and have a handicap committee in place. Handicap certification should be renewed every 4 years. Handicap training seminars are being offered at the following times and locations. You may attend any seminar regardless of your club’s provincial affiliation. Public players are also welcome.

GAO Handicap seminar is at Loyalist Golf Club (west of Kingston in Bath) on Saturday April 30 starting at 8 am. Cost $35. Register at and follow the link “support the game”. Registration deadline is April 15th.

Golf Quebec Handicap seminar is at Ottawa Hunt and Golf Club on Friday May 27 starting at 5:30 pm. Cost $25. Register at and follow the link “services”. Registration deadline is May 25th. This seminar will be presented in English. For French language seminars check the list on the Golf Quebec website.

Golf Canada will have online handicap certification available soon. It can be accessed through the provincial websites.

(06/04/2016) -  News

The OVGA is seeking volunteer to serve as Player Development Chair. For information on this role please contact or 613-715-9969.

For inquiries related to the 2016 junior program, please contact

(23/03/2016) -  2016 AGM

2016 Annual General Meeting
Saturday April 23, 2016
Rivermead Golf Club, 150 chemin Rivermead, Gatineau, QC
Registration: 9:00 a.m.
Meeting: 10:00 a.m.
Lunch: 12:00 p.m.
Caesar Salad | Spring Mix Salada | Penne Rosé Sauce and Sautéed Vegetables | Chicken with Sun-Dried Tomato Cream Sauce, served with herb-roasted potatoes and seasonal vegetables | Rolls | Sweets Tray
$27.00 per person

(14/03/2016) -  Update

Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) Invites Applications to be Part of new Golf Advisory Teams
The new GAO Golf Advisory Team (GAT) model will aim to: support GAO's goal of becoming the Best Provincial Sport Organization in Canada; innovate golf; drive more people to the game; encourage play; support golf clubs and facilities; and ensure that golf remains the most popular support in Ontario. The teams will provide input and feedback on tactics outlined in GAO's strategic plan. There will be six GATs: Golf Communities; Golf Services: NextGEN; Communication; Championships; and Course Rating and Handicapping.

For more information on the specific GATs or to volunteer click here:

(04/03/2016) -  Tournament Committee Update

The 2016 OVGA Schedule is now available online. Click here: Men | Women | Juniors

(02/02/2016) -  Notice to Tournament Participants

Notice to Tournament Participants

OVGA voucher policy - OVGA vouchers are redeemable in participating pro shops at OVGA member clubs and at certain participating practice facilities. Tournament participants should be advised that vouchers are not redeemable at independent or chain retailers.

(05/10/2015) -  More tournament results

OVGA Tournament of Champions

Eagle Creek's Dwight Reinhart captured the Men's OVGA Tournament of Champions with a 6-under 66, the Senior Men's title went to Kanata's Ron McWade. On the women's side of the draw, Lise Jubinville, of Carleton Golf & Yacht Club, captured the Women's OVGA Tournament of Champions title while Camelot's Francine Beauchamp won the Senior Women's crown. For complete results from the men's draw click here and for all the results in the women's draw click here.

(03/09/2015) -  Tournament Committee Update

Host club Rivermead captured the 2015 OVGA Senior Men's Intersectionals, presented by GolfOMax, with a victory over Outaouais, Hylands and the Ottawa Hunt. Click here for results from all divisions and six point winners. 

Royal Ottawa captured the 2015 OVGA Senior Women's A Division Intersectionals sponsored by GolfOMax with a victory over Smiths Falls, Carleton Golf and Yacht Club and Camelot Golf and Country Club. Click here for results from all the divisions and a list of six point winners.

Jean-Luc Theoret of Camelot Golf and Country Club and Joseph Mariutti captured the 2015 OVGA Men's Ryder Cup with an 11-under par 61. Complete results available online. The 2015 Women's Ryder Cup was won by Kristin Rainieri of RideauView and Kate Burnett-Isaacs of Carleton Golf and Yacht Club. Results from all divisions are available online.

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