Advocacy Resources

GCSAA offers many resources for building your advocacy skills, learning about Congress, making your case and getting involved in advocacy for your golf course. Let GCSAA help you:

  • Keep informed about government issues and activities that affect your job
  • Advocate your position to lawmakers through letters, phone calls and personal visits
  • Gather and prepare position papers, research, and articles to help you educate lawmakers on golf course issues
  • Facilitate the building of issue coalitions
  • Identify your local, state and national lawmakers and help you build relationships with those individuals
  • Advise your chapter on lobbying strategies, including using the media and hiring a contract lobbyist
  • Conduct customized advocacy training for your chapter member

GCSAA Advocacy Network

The GCSAA Advocacy Network is a dedicated group of GCSAA members who want to engage in the association's government relations efforts. Being part of the GCSAA Grassroots Network gives you the opportunity to:

  • Learn about legislative and regulatory issues affecting the golf course management profession
  • Learn about GCSAA's advocacy activities
  • Actively participate in the association's government affairs efforts through strategic issue teams

GCSAA members also have the opportunity to serve as a GCSAA Grassroots Ambassador. GCSAA gives Grassroots Ambassadors personalized training on building relationships with members of Congress.

Government Affairs Quarterly Briefing

Learn more about these government affairs updates that are free for GCSAA members.

General Government Advocacy Resources

We Are Golf and Golf 20/20 resources