Meeting the Criteria

For the Foundation Degree in Professional Golf and the Diploma in Higher Education in Professional Golf


have maintained a handicap of 6.4 (men) or 8.4 (women) handicap
  (full details of playing requirements will be provided on application)

• pass an appropriate disclosure background check
• have employment in a golf facility, under the instruction of a PGA Professional - click for the latest training vacancies

Education qualifications required vary by location. Click here to find out more.

For the Applied Golf Management Studies and Professional Golf BA


• achieve the required education qualifications
• pass an appropriate disclosure background check

Please note: To become a Member of The PGA you MUST:

• be a Category 1 golfer with a playing handicap of less than 4.4 (men and less than 6.4 (women). If your handicap is between 3.5 and 4.4 (men and 5.5 and 6.4 (women) you will be required to pass a playing ability test.

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