DALLAS – The TGA announced today it has partnered with Affinity Travel Benefits, a leading edge, online travel aggregation platform that provides exclusive discounts up to 70 percent off retail rates at hotels and resort properties.

The affiliation with Affinity Travel is part of the TGA Member Rewards Program, an ongoing effort to provide maximum value to TGA Members. Affinity Travel’s inclusion further adds to the growing list of special benefits available only to TGA members.
The third-party vendor obtains heavily discounted rates not available to the public on travel sites like Expedia, Travelocity, Priceline, Trivago and Orbitz. That guarantees TGA members’ hotel bookings are the lowest rates on the internet. In fact, Affinity Travel promises a “Low Rate Guarantee,” which states if a TGA member finds a lower rate within 24 hours of their booking, the company will match the price and refund the difference.
Additionally, Affinity Travel secures favorable rates and terms on group lodging for tournament players and their families. Affinity Travel discounts are only available in private networks, such as the TGA, where members have access to additional advantages from Affinity Travel, including a custom-branded travel platform and turnkey U.S.-based member support.
“We are delighted that the International Association of Golf Administrators put together an overarching agreement allowing each State Golf Association a simple and quick path for bringing travel discounts to members and players,” Affinity Travel President Stephen Boyd said. “Members of golf associations travel for many reasons. Offering a guaranteed low-price hotel room adds immense value to a growing association and its membership benefit programs.”
Getting started on the savings is simple. To activate your account, click here and follow these instructions:
• Click “Create an Account”
• Enter your GHIN Number and email address
• Enter your name and create a password
• Click “Register”
(*Please note:  Affinity Travel updates TGA membership each week on Tuesday and Friday. New members will be able to access the service after the update following their enrollment.)
Once registered, TGA members may search from more than 700,000 worldwide hotel options and save up to 70 percent off normal prices. For more information on the TGA Membership Rewards Program and the Affinity Travel Benefits program, click here.
ABOUT AFFINITY TRAVEL BENEFITS: Affinity Travel Benefits operates a leading-edge, online travel and entertainment aggregation platform with travel opportunities available to over 700,000 hotels and vacation rental properties globally. Leveraging a vast and established network of hospitality properties, travel wholesalers, and bulk travel buyers, Affinity’s data center delivers real-time streaming of highly discounted, “unpublished” and exclusive rates on hotels and resort properties. Affinity is a one-stop shop for its partners and members and always operates under a Lowest Rate Guarantee Policy.

ABOUT THE TGA: Founded in 1906 as the governing body of amateur golf in Texas, the TGA is an official representative of the United States Golf Association and the only licensed distributor of USGA GHIN Handicaps. We serve all golfers across Texas with elite competitive championships and recreational playing opportunities for men, women, seniors and juniors. The TGA is represented by hundreds of public and private facility Member Clubs throughout the state. It is our honor and responsibility to promote, protect and grow the game of golf on all levels. To learn more, click here.