New York City Chapter
Chapter Policies

LPGA Amateur Golf Association Policies Regarding Ethics, Moral Philosophies and Values

LPGA Amateur Golf Association Diversity Statement:

The LPGA Amateur Golf Association strives for an inclusive membership with full participation, regardless of race, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, career choice or golf ability.  The LPGA Amateur Golf Association believes that the practice of valuing and celebrating diversity will strengthen the status of women and that it is vital to our organization’s vision and mission.

 

LPGA Amateur Golf Association Core Values:
The Association operates with a set of Core Values that define the expected conduct of everyone associated with the LPGA Amateur Golf Association. They set a code of conduct for all Association and Chapter operations.
The LPGA Amateur Golf Association believes in and conducts itself according to the values embodied by the game of golf:  Honesty, Integrity, Respect, Honor, Sportsmanship, Fun and Friendship.

 

 The LPGA Amateur Golf Association is dedicated to:

  • Inclusivity and diversity; golf is for all
  • Golf as an important asset for women in business
  • Volunteer service
  • Mentoring and support for new golfers
  • Advancement of skills for all golfers
  • Making a difference in women’s golf
  • Professionalism in our operations and relationships

 
Chapter Non-Discrimination and Harassment-Free Policy:

  • LPGA Amateur Golf Association Chapters are run by LPGA Amateur Golf Association members serving as volunteers and do not have employees.
  • The LPGA Amateur Golf Association maintains and enforces a policy that prohibits discrimination against any member because of gender, race, age, color, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, national origin, religion, status as a disabled veteran or veteran of the Vietnam era, or other category protected by federal, state or local law.
  • The LPGA Amateur Golf Association expects all members to conduct themselves in accordance with the LPGA Amateur Golf Association Diversity Statement and the LPGA Amateur Golf Association Core Values.
  • The LPGA Amateur Golf Association will not tolerate discrimination or harassment of its members. To do so violates the law and also LPGA Amateur Golf Association policy.
  • The LPGA Amateur Golf Association's policy recommends that members promptly report discrimination and harassment to the LPGA Amateur Golf Association Chapter Board or to the LPGA Amateur Golf Association National Headquarters. The LPGA Amateur Golf Association will conduct a prompt and appropriate investigation of each discrimination or harassment complaint in a manner that is as impartial and confidential as possible.
  • If discrimination or harassment has occurred, the LPGA Amateur Golf Association will take steps to stop the discrimination or harassment, and will take disciplinary action against the person responsible, which may include suspension or termination of membership.

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