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As the recognized experts in the game and business of golf, today’s PGA Professionals are expanding upon their traditional skills by becoming frontline golf facility managers, who not only provide a variety of services and programs to make the game more enjoyable , but also generate new revenue streams while attracting and retaining customers.  When you hire a PGA Professional at your facility, they provide you with unparalleled access to an array of resources and best practices that come with the strength of The PGA of America behind them, along with a greater understanding of the marketplace than ever before.

PGA Professionals are uniquely positioned to continuously acquire and integrate highly relevant skills for lifelong learning and training via a state-of-the-art PGA Education 2.0 program, which features:

  • More than 600 hours of education and training to attain PGA membership, including relevant work experience activities, three comprehensive testing checkpoints, and one of golf’s most difficult playing ability tests
  • A digital course library of more than 2,000 training modules
  • Advanced career-enhancing education opportunities to earn PGA Certified Professional and PGA Master Professional status within four dynamic certifications across six career paths

PGA Professionals can fill a variety of roles at your golf facility or business, including:

  • Regional / Multi-Facility Manager
  • General Manager / Chief Operating Officer
  • Director of Golf / Head Golf Professional
  • Director of Instruction / Teaching Professional
  • Assistant Professional
  • Player Development Director
  • Golf Association Manager
  • Tournament Director / Rules Official
  • Sales Representative
  • Golf Retail Store Manager
  • Merchandising Manager
  • College Golf Coach
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