FAQs

What is the Business Management Group?

The Business Management Group (BMG) has been created by The PGA to bring the golf industry together and enable those who work and volunteer in golf to receive training and networking opportunities under the umbrella of a single professional body – The PGA.

Who is it for?

BMG is for everyone who works or volunteers in golf, whether they’re involved in golf clubs, hotels, travel, retail, equipment or any other golf business sector.

This membership is designed for anyone that isn’t already a member of The PGA.

Why should I join?

BMG is designed to give all of the people who make golf business happen the opportunity to join a professional body and be a part of what will become the leading industry network for knowledge sharing, networking and career development.

As a Member of BMG you have access to a whole suite of benefits which range from business support services to assist you within your role, to discounts on family days out and high street purchases. For more information about the benefits of BMG click here.

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How much is membership?

We offer three membership options at difference price points: Business Management Group - FREE, BMG Plus - £50, and BMG Premium - £349.

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What are the differences between each membership?

Each level of BMG offers a different level of access to the various benefits and opportunities available to those in the Business Management Group.

Please see the table below for more information

How long does my membership last?

BMG Plus and BMG Premium are renewed every 12 months however the BMG option is a monthly rolling membership.

Can I upgrade to BMG Plus or BMG premium?

Yes, as BMG runs on a monthly rolling basis you are able to upgrade your membership at any time.

Do I need to be working or volunteering in golf to join?

Yes. BMG is about helping to support and develop the workforce of golf and will be open to everyone within the game. Applicants will have to demonstrate that they have a job in management within the golf industry or be volunteering within a golf facility to gain access.

Does this mean I’m a PGA Member?

Those who join the Business Management Group will not be ‘Members’ of the Association or entitled to use the brand in the same way that full PGA Members can. We hope that those who join BMG will develop a greater understanding of the importance and value of the PGA Professional, whilst also enhancing their own skills.

Why has The PGA created BMG?

BMG has been created to support the business of golf. This means that joining the group is designed to offer value to everyone from all sectors, regardless of experience. It gives everyone an opportunity to join a professional body and be part of what is hoped will become the leading industry network for knowledge sharing, networking and career development.

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