Public organization "Ukrainian Golf Federation" (UGF) is a voluntary, not-profit public organization of physical and sports orientation. In its activity UGF is guided by the requirements of the Constitution of Ukraine, Laws of Ukraine "On Physical Culture and Sports", "On Public Associations", normative and legal acts in the field of physical culture and sports, rules and requirements of the International Golf Federation (IGF), the European Golf Association (EGA), the R&A organization, its Statute. The UGF promotes the development of sports, namely golf and mini-golf.
The main aims of the Federation:
- support for the development of golf in Ukraine, promotion of cooperation, friendship and sports partnership through participation in golf competitions;
- promotion of golf as an Olympic sport;
- protection of common interests of federation members and accredited players.
The Ukrainian Golf Federation was established on July 30, 1997. According to the decree of the Ministry of Youth and Sports of Ukraine, the Ukrainian Golf Federation has been granted the status of a National Sports Federation.
The UGF was admitted to the collective members of the National Olympic Committee of Ukraine at the XIV General Assembly of the NOC of Ukraine in 2012.
The Ukrainian Golf Federation cooperates with the International Golf Federation (IGF), the European Golf Association (EGA), the R&A organization. The Ukrainian Golf Federation holds competitions of all levels on the territory of Ukraine and represents its athletes on the international arena.