How To Become A PGA Professional
Would you like to become a PGA Professional? Choosing this career path can open up many different opportunities within the golf industry in the UK and across the world.
There are two main routes to becoming a qualified PGA Professional, both routes involve academic study and work placements; the main difference being the ratios.
The two pathways are full-time and part-time, both built to meet the needs of the golf industry & PGA Professionals. Both routes will provide you with the skills & knowledge relevant to a career in golf & membership of the PGA for UK & Ireland.
Once you have successfully completed the PGA course you will have gained many skills & qualifications, which include;
- Higher Education Qualification
- Golf Industry Work Experience
- ASQ Level 1 & 2 Certificates in Golf Coaching
- Child Protection Course Certificate
- First Aid Certificate
- Compete in Professional Golf Tournaments
The University of Birmingham and The University of Highlands & Islands provide the courses which are delivered by the PGA.
The part-time study option will involve you primarily studying via distance learning & also working a 30-hour week within a golf environment. The part-time PGA Professional courses are as follows;
- Foundation Degree in Professional Golf Studies – University of Birmingham
- Professional Golf PGA Diploma in Higher Education – University of Highlands & Islands
The full-time study option will still allow you the opportunity to go on work placements in a golf environment, both full-time PGA Professional courses are as follows;
- Applied Golf Management Studies – Honours Degree, University of Birmingham
- Professional Golf BA – Honours Degree, University of Highlands & Islands
Entry Requirements for all PGA courses - ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
Register your interest here - REGISTER INTEREST