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Chicago District Golf Association (CDGA) & Veterans Golfers Association (VGA) are proud to announce

Dutch DeGroot - 4/13/2024

What does this membership entail:
-A Handicap Index® issued by the USGA®
-Access to special Member Perks and competitions 
-Discounts on brands such as Arccos, Ghost Golf, Golf Forever, GolfTec and more...
-Educational and philanthropic opportunities
-Exclusive member communications, including a subscription to Chicago District Golfer magazine
-Access to play in the first CDGA/VGA Veterans Golf Tournament 

The CDGA VGA Two-Person Veterans Cup Series is a premier golf event featuring three Qualifiers feeding into a Championship event, bringing together veterans in four competitive flights. Designed to honor their service, this series offers veterans a platform to showcase their skills, camaraderie and competitive spirit on the course. The events will be put on in conjunction with the Veteran Golfers Association (VGA), a group dedicated to enriching the lives of veterans and their family members through the camaraderie and sportsmanship of golf. Join the CDGA and VGA as they celebrate the dedication and resilience of our military veterans in this unforgettable golfing experience.

  • Two-Person Team Scramble - All teams will compete for Gross and Net
  • Three Qualifiers will take place throughout 2024. The number of teams entered at each Qualifier will determine the number of flights (maximum of four). The top two gross and top two net teams from each flight at the qualifier will become eligible for the Championship.
  • Teams can participate in more than one qualifier. Each qualifier will be limited to the first 48 teams to sign up.
Forming a Team:
  • Teams may be made up of any two CDGA members who are veterans, active duty military or a family member (parent, spouse, child or sibling) of someone who has served in the Armed Forces
  • Following online registration via the links at the bottom of this page, veterans will need to submit proof of military service to the event organizers
    • This can be done by emailing a DD214 or Driver's License with Veteran Status to the CDGA's Kayla Fahrenbach at
    • *Family & Friend members will not need to show proof of military related relationship
  • One individual must complete online registration for each team. All team members must be known at the time of online registration.
  • If an interested individual does not have a partner, one can be assigned based on qualifier location availability. If you wish to be teamed up with another individual, contact the CDGA's Kayla Fahrenbach at or (630) 685-2301
How to join CDGA 
New CDGA Members 
Here are the initial steps to receive the CDGA $10 membership offer. Please fill out this info and send it back to me. Once this is done we will create a new account for you and give you a CDGA Handicap # with a password and instructions on how to proceed with the payment. 

NEW ACTIVATIONS: (The more information you share the less you will need to fill out in the profile)
Please Fill out this form 

Current CDGA Members
Please send an email to with your full name and handicap ID# if you have it. We will take care of the rest and follow up with an email on how to receive the discount.

If you have any questions regarding this event, please contact the VGA Illinois Assistant Director Eden Puente email:

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