Article I. Name
Section 1. The name of the organization shall be known as the Belize Amateur Golf Association.
Article II. Purpose
Section 1. To afford clean, healthy fun and recreation. To promote golf in Belize.
Section 2. We will have twelve (12) monthly tournaments. We will also host the annual Belize Amateur Golf Open.
Article III. Membership
Section 1. There will be a membership fee every year.
Article IV. Board of Directors.
Section 1. The Board of Directors shall consist of 5 members and 3 trustees: President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and Handicap Chairman. The trustees shall be named by the Board of Directors. Term of Office shall be for one (1) year.
Article V. Meetings
Section 1. We will have meetings in June and December. At the meeting in December we will elect new officers. All meetings will be held in accordance with “Roberts’ Rules”.
Section 2. Emergency meetings may be called at any time by the President.
Article VI. Financial Statement
Section 1. The Treasurer shall prepare a financial statement to be presented at the December meeting.
Article VII. Rules and Regulations
Section 1. Handicaps will be developed by USGA standards. The handicap chairman has the right to adjust handicaps as deemed necessary. The purpose of handicapping each player is to provide as nearly as possible, that participants will be evenly matched as to playing ability.
Section 2. The BAGA will administer the sport of golf in Belize, in accordance with the Rules of Golf and the Rules of Amateur Status as established by The R&A.
Article VIII. Amendments
Section 1. Amendments to these by-laws may be presented in written form to members at the December Annual Meeting.