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Who we are

The Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) is a members' organisation representing PGA Professionals sitting at the heart of the game both at home and abroad.

Formed in 1901, The PGA has been a significant and responsible influence within the game of golf across the world for well over a century.  Building on the strong foundations of the early Professionals, The PGA continues to play a key role in growing and promoting the game of golf on a global basis for the benefit of all.

As a Members Association, The PGA is responsible for identifying and fulfilling the needs of over 7,500 Members working in more than 60 countries worldwide.  PGA Professionals are key to the continued global success of golf, operating in over 50 different roles - from Club Professionals and course architects to retailers and high performing coaches.

For professionals, partners and enthusiasts who engage and thrive in the game of golf, The PGA is responsible for advancing the game and the industry, while ensuring that participation upholds the protocols, values and integrity of the game.  The PGA will continue to act as custodians for the traditions of the game, whilst promoting golf for the benefit of all.

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