The Guam National Golf Federation (GNGF), a non-profit organization, was established on June 19, 1990. The GNGF is an umbrella organization which represents amateur golfers on the island of Guam, USA. GNGF’s mission is to expand an amateur golf program on Guam, to help make the game accessible to all, to cultivate interest in the game amongst youth, to nurture young talent, and to develop and prepare amateur players to become successful in international competition.
The Guam National Golf Federation (GNGF) hosts monthly ranking or qualifying tournaments providing best amateurs the opportunity to compete to represent Guam in international tournaments such as the Mini South Pacific Games, the South Pacific Games (quadrennial), the World Amateur Championships (biannual), and the Nomura Cup Championships. The Guam National Golf Federation also receives invitations from host countries including China, Thailand, Malaysia, and others to play in their amateur championship events.
The results from these Guam National Golf Federation ranking tournaments are also sent to the R&A for inclusion in the World Amateur Golf Rankings (WAGR).
The Guam National Golf Federation also oversees all junior amateur invitations including the prestigious IMG Junior World Golf Championships which is held annually in San Diego, California. The largest event of its kind in the world, the IMG Junior World Championships features over 1,200 junior golfers ranging from ages 6 to 18 from 56 countries and 42 states in the United States of America. The Guam National Golf Federation holds a series of 6 qualifying tournaments throughout the year with the top qualifiers earning a slot on the Guam junior national team to represent Guam at this event.