Golf Course Builders Association of America

6040 S. 58th Street, Ste D

Lincoln, NE 68516

Phone: 402.476.4444


The Golf Course Builders Association of America (GCBAA) is thrilled to unveil the latest enhancements to our credentialing and membership benefits, designed to elevate your experience as part of our esteemed community.

In light of evolving event logistics, security protocols, and attendee safety measures, we're pleased to introduce the following updates in collaboration with our partner associations.

GCBAA Membership cards are issued using Passkit. If you need a copy of your digital membership card, contact

Your current GCBAA membership card, when presented alongside a valid photo ID, now grants you complimentary admission to a wide array of prestigious events, including most PGA of America, PGA TOUR, LPGA, and USGA gatherings. Specifically:

LPGA: Enjoy complimentary admission to all domestic LPGA events.

PGA Championship: GCBAA members with valid membership and photo ID are eligible for a complimentary daily ticket, plus one accompanying guest, to access the course grounds. Simply park at general public parking or utilize rideshare services. Visit ( for parking directions and additional details.

USGA:  U.S. Open:

For practice rounds (Monday-Wednesday), GCBAA members receive complimentary Gallery tickets upon presenting a current membership card at the ticket office. During championship rounds (Thursday-Sunday), a limited number of complimentary Gallery tickets are available through online pre-registration. Please note:

  • Pre-registration does not guarantee a ticket.
  • Members who don't pre-register will receive 50% off the gate price for a Gallery ticket each day.
  • Spouses or guests of GCBAA members are not eligible for complimentary or discounted admission. Tickets are non-transferable.

To apply, click and complete the form. Once you submit, we will let you know if your complimentary ticket is approved. There are a limited number of tickets available, and they will be issued by either lottery or the order in which they are received. Application deadline is midnight, Wednesday, May 29, 2024.

U.S. Women’s Open, U.S. Senior Open, U.S. Senior Women’s Open, U.S. Amateur:

GCBAA members enjoy complimentary Gallery admission to these esteemed events on all practice and championship round days. Additionally:

  • Spouses or guests of GCBAA members are granted complimentary admission when accompanied by the member.
  • Tickets are issued to the policy holder only and are non-transferable.

Please inform the GCBAA staff of your plans to attend any of the upcoming events. This courtesy allows us to facilitate connections and ensure a seamless experience for all members. Additionally, it helps us coordinate any GCBAA planned networking activities that may align with your interests.

These updates represent our commitment to enhancing your membership experience and providing unparalleled access to premier golfing events. We look forward to seeing you on the course!

Golf Course Builders Association of America

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