*additional education opportunities will be added as dates and information become available
Effective Date: June 16, 2015–June 15, 2018
Rules and Regulations for the Member Service Requirement (MSR), as defined by the Membership Committee:
Join us as we explore the role that instruction and coaching plays in enhancing income, increasing job security and generating incremental rounds and revenue for PGA Professionals and their respective facilities.
May 2-3, 2016
Day 1: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Day 2: 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
featuring Bob Baldassari, PGA, Youth Golf Development Director, PGA of America
Sugar Creek Country Club
402 Sugar Creek Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77478
9 PGA Required MSR Credits
Cost: $100 (includes lunch)
Attendees should expect to walk away from this workshop with an understanding of structured player development programming which can address any consumer's needs and be flexible enough to meet the demands of any facility. Please join us for two great days of knowlege and fellowship!
PGA members can receive one (1) to two (2) PGA Education MSR by watching a video from the list and taking an assessment at the conclusion of the video.
MSR credit may be earned only one time for any online MSR course. In order to earn MSR credit, you must score a 70% or higher on the assessment. If you do not score 70% or higher, you will be allowed one (1) re-take opportunity. You will be directed to the assessment when the video concludes.
The PGA of America curently has ten different videos and assesments available. (Requires PGA Links user ID & Password)
Begin taking courses HERE.
LPGA - Teaching HER
Pine Forest CC
1. Registering, promoting, conducting and reporting on Golf 2.0 Programs via PGA registration and reporting tools; examples include:
a. Get Golf Ready (2 credits per graduating class, minimum of three students per class)
b. Get Golf Ready 2 (3 credits per graduating class, minimum of three students per class)
c. Get Golf Ready Outings/Leagues (3 credits per reaching minimum thresholds)
d. PGA Sports Academy (2 credits per graduating class, minimum of three students per class)
e. Future Golf 2.0 Programs (Credits awarded in a manner equitable with a through d above)
2. Tutorials and Online Training completed via PGALinks to achieve full understanding and adoption by all members regarding the Association’s Strategic Plan.
a. Understanding the Strategic Plan
b. Know Your Customer
c. Deepen Engagement with Current Golfers
d. Connecting with Her
e. Welcome Back to Golf
f. Family Focus
g. Platinum Players
h. Building Blocks
i. Off Course Options
j. Drive for Diversity
k. I’m Ready to Play
l. Annual Updates
Online tutorials and training will be developed by the PGA Education and Player Development Departments. Tutorials and training online content will include video and written material as well as an assessment to gauge understanding and engagement will take approximately one hour to complete each tutorial/training session, thereby, earning one credit per completion. Future MSR cycles will include new opportunities as Golf 2.0 continues to roll out.
The Membership and Play Golf America Committees will continue to evaluate the credit structure.