5/25/2007 MWGA CONSTITUTION 1
ARTICLE I: NAME
The name of the Association shall be the Michigan Women's Golf Association (MWGA).
ARTICLE II: PURPOSE
The Association is organized to operate exclusively for charitable, scientific, literary or educational purposes
and to foster amateur sports competition within the meaning of section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code
of 1986, or the corresponding section of any future federal tax code (the “Code”), and in particular to: (1)
educate female golfers on the rules and values of the game of golf by conducting tournaments, educational
clinics and other events for the benefit of its membership and by actively supporting other events sponsored by
organizations in which the Association is a member, such as the USGA (United States Golf Association) and
the GAM (Golf Association of Michigan) and (2) provide golf instruction and programming to
underprivileged and disadvantaged children and youth. All funds, whether membership dues, income or
principal, and whether acquired by gift or contribution or otherwise, shall be devoted to said purposes.
ARTICLE III: MEMBERSHIP
Membership in the Association shall be open to female golfers, businesses and organizations.
There shall be four classes of membership in the Association.
Regular membership shall be granted to female golfers who do not qualify for
membership under Section 2b of this Article and shall consist of all the
privileges, benefits and rights granted in the Constitution and By-Laws of the
Association. For dues purposes, Regular membership shall be divided into
three groups: Regular age 18-49, Senior age 50-69, and Super Senior (age
Student membership shall be available to female golfers who are aged twenty-
one (21) years and younger and shall consist of all the privileges, benefits and
rights granted in the Constitution and By-Laws of the Association.
Associate membership shall be available to businesses and org