In October 1908, a meeting proposed the formation of a Golf Union in Transvaal and the Union was officially formed at a meeting on the 9th March 1909.
The main stream of Clubs belonged to the Witwatersrand area. North, East, West and Southern Transvaal Golf Association were later formed to cover the Transvaal Province. Southern Transvaal Golf Association was formed in 1969 and the first President was Basil Keatland.
Then, on 1st January 1998 the Central Gauteng Golf Union was formed with the dissolution of the old Transvaal Golf Union. The President was Jimmy Metcalf, who was also President of the Southern Transvaal, Transvaal and at one stage was South Golf Union's Secretary / Golf Director.