The Association is known as the SHAPE Golf Association (SGA). The Association is formed as a sporting organisation operating under the rules of the SHAPE Morale and Welfare Activities (MWA) Program, Community Service, as a Group II activity). The Association is affiliated to the Royal Golf Club du Hainaut (RGCH) and the Mont Garni Golf
The object of the SGA is to promote golf in the international community of SHAPE, and to develop friendly relations with the local civilian golfing community. Any military or civilian member of SHAPE who wishes to enjoy SGA playing privileges at the RGCH or Mont Garni must first join the SGA. Further details of current membership arrangements are to be found in the SGA Handbook under About/Membership.