Start your PGA Excel journey today!

Start your PGA Excel journey today!


The submission deadline for the next round of PGA Excel applications is March 23, 2023.

Replacing the old APAL system, PGA Excel is a new-look, online assessment framework that enables PGA Members to demonstrate your impact and achievement to employers, golfers and the wider industry.

The system provides a much-improved pathway to progression for Members through the Association’s membership framework. Different membership designations are awarded (Advanced, Fellow, Advanced Fellow and Master), enabling you to use these bands and the accompanying logos to market, promote and differentiate yourself from other Members.

For employers and the wider golf industry, the membership bands achieved are a vital way to identify and recruit individuals to specific roles, as well as being a stamp of approval and expertise.

So far more than 200 Members have engaged with PGA Excel since its launch last November, with over 50 having completed their application before the first submission deadline in 2023. Full details of those Members who have been awarded a new PGA Excel status will be revealed in the April issue of PGA Monthly.

Four step guide to getting started with PGA Excel...

  1. Gain accredited status by submitting a CPD journal via PGA Learn for the current CPD year (1st November 2022 – 31st October 2023).
  2. Download the PGA Excel brochure from the members area of to find out all you need to know.
  3. Check out the new eligibility criteria to see if you meet the criteria to ascertain the appropriate level for an application.
  4. Complete the self-assessment form to get an understanding of the scoring and information needed, then begin your application.

Visit the members’ area of to download a brochure which outlines all you need to know about PGA Excel. Please note, the deadline for the next round of submissions is March 23, 2023.

You can also email or call 01675 470 333.


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