PGA of America

PGA Master Professional Program

The revised PGA Master Professional Program showcases a PGA Certified Professional’s continued expertise and experience in his or her specific career path through a proven track record of success and industry involvement. This program is designed to quantify and promote more value to employers and elevate the image of the PGA Certified Professional through a progressive approach to lifelong learning guided by enhanced mentoring and coaching.

The program offers three career paths for demonstrating one’s career Body of Work:

  • Executive Management
  • Golf Operations
  • Teaching & Coaching

Requirements of the Master Professional Program include:

  • PGA Certified in selected Career Path
  • PGA Member employed for ten (10) years in selected Career Path
  • Advise five (5) PGA Certified Professionals and complete Capstone with guidance from assigned mentor for selected Career Path

If you would like to speak with someone in the Education Department directly, please call (866) 866-3382, option 6 or you may email

Enrollment in the PGA Master Professional Program has been temporarily paused while we launch the new registration process. Please check back in early April 2020. 

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