Benefits of Membership

Why join the Business Management Group?

Join the Business Management Group and enjoy access to a wide range of benefits and services as a member of the industry's leading professional network.

What is the Business Management Group?  

 

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH PGA LEARN CPD PLATFORM

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WITH PGA LEARN CPD PLATFORM

PGA Learn delivers a wide range of learning and CPD content, including eLearning courses, videos, podcasts, webinars, how-to guides and case studies – all of it accessible 24/7, allowing you to choose what content you consume and how you experience it.

Content has also been carefully selected and curated from high-quality third-party sources – such as TED Talks, YouTube videos, journals and blogs. Much of the content is in a bite-sized ‘micro-learning’ format, which has been proven to help you better retain information. Topics covered that will be of particular interest to BMG Members include:

  • Business planning and strategy
  • Sales and profit
  • Customer service and satisfaction
  • Leadership and employee development
  • Financial management
  • Legislative and legal compliance
  • Golf growth and development
  • Professional representation

ACCESS TO PGA FORUMS AND COMMUNITIES

Hosted within the website, the new PGA forums allow Members to connect with each other and discuss the topics that are relevant to them.

Each category of Membership will have its own group, with a variety of sub-groups and special topic groups that will enable Members to share knowledge and best practice. Members can also create their own groups around important specialist subjects.

All forum groups will be supported and moderated by PGA staff and industry experts to help stimulate discussion, share ideas and answer questions.

ACCESS TO PGA FORUMS AND COMMUNITIES

EXCLUSIVE PGA NETWORKING EVENTS

EXCLUSIVE PGA NETWORKING EVENTS

Created with the aim of encouraging mutually beneficial connections, The PGA’s comprehensive networking schedule includes a range of regional and national events, from informal golf days to breakfast meetings, building towards our inaugural Members conference in 2022.

Open to anybody in the Business Management Group, attendees will be able to mix with all membership categories or just attend specific events relevant to their role.

Headline events will include:

  • Access to a PGA function at the Open Championship at Royal St George’s
  • Networking Golf Days at iconic venues
  • Exclusive Q&A events with peers from across the industry

Factoring in the uncertainty around COVID-19 restrictions, the full schedule of 2021 PGA Networking Events will be confirmed as soon as possible.

EXPERT ADVICE FROM THE PGA'S BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP OFFICERS

Membership provides members with access to a dedicated support team of experts who are able to offer one-to-one advice on any of the disciplines associated with the golf industry and tap into the wider assets of The PGA and its partners to help in a variety different areas, including:

  • Recruitment & retention of staff
  • Analysis of operating models
  • Intelligence on funding & resources
  • Preparation of job applications
  • Personal education & development plans
  • Industry and business best practice

Membership also gives access to a dedicated advice line for any queries on HR, employment or health and safety law - manned by one of the leading providers of industry legal support.*

*not available in ROI

EXPERT ADVICE FROM THE PGA'S BUSINESS RELATIONSHIP OFFICERS

To find out more about The PGA Business Management Group and how to join please register your interest here.

ACCESS TO THE PGA'S RESOURCE LIBRARY

ACCESS TO THE PGA'S RESOURCE LIBRARY

Housed within PGA Learn, the Resource Library is supported by the Business Relationship Officer team and contains hundreds of useful documents and templates...

  • Available 24/7 from any device
  • A single location platform providing access to a wide range of industry templates, forms, policy documents, how-to guides, and case studies
  • Employs an intelligent algorithm that brings to the forefront material most relevant to your role, wants & needs
  • Developed by leading industry experts
  • Regularly updated as regulations change and practice evolves
  • Provides the user with the ability to rate and comment on the content

SAVE ON A RANGE OF PGA BENEFITS

Our extensive Members Benefits platform allows you to access our huge network
of prestigious partners and services. Our partner network includes global airlines, car
manufacturers, golf travel specialists and blue-chip insurance companies.

You can enjoy discounts on an array of products and services ranging from gym
memberships and mobile deals to life insurance and flatscreen televisions.

You can also access expert financial or legal advice as well as IT and business services.
Our online savings calculator will even work out how much PGA Benefits can save you,
with the cost of membership being comfortably outweighed by the savings on offer.

SAVE ON A RANGE OF PGA BENEFITS

STAY UP-TO-DATE WITH TAILORED COMMUNICATIONS

STAY UP-TO-DATE WITH TAILORED COMMUNICATIONS

As a BMG Member you'll be able to access a range of interesting and relevant content, including webinars, podcasts and a bespoke email.

Our webinars tackle the biggest issues of the day in a live situation, giving you real-time access to The PGA’s experts. Our PGA Live podcasts feature guests who are typically golf industry experts, big-hitters and influencers and you'll be able to listen when it suits you – whether that is on your daily commute, while exercising or in the office.

The PGA’s monthly PGA Connect newsletter email to Members summarises key news, events and information from across the industry and puts it all into one place to ensure you are up to speed.

SUBSCRIPTION TO THE NEW PGA BUSINESS QUARTERLY JOURNAL

Another new addition is The PGA's Business Journal. Each quarter an edition of this high-quality publication will drop through your letterbox. Content will deliver insight and opinion from thought leaders from all parts of the golfing ecosystem. Our aim is to provide you with a stimulating, thought-provoking, well researched and in-depth publication that draws from across the world of golf. It will be essential reading for intelligence in the golf industry.

All this and more will also be available on the new BMG website where exclusive content will make this the go-to place for the most-informed news, views, and insight from across the golf business.

SUBSCRIPTION TO THE NEW PGA BUSINESS QUARTERLY JOURNAL

MEMBERSHIP LOGO ACCESS

MEMBERSHIP LOGO ACCESS

As a proud member of the Business Management Group you will have access to an exclusive logo that can be used on selected promotional materials. Full terms and conditions will be made available upon joining.

CLICK HERE to find out more about the Business Management Group

JOINING FEES - BUSINESS MANAGEMENT GROUP

Membership of the BMG is £349

To find out more about joining the Business Management Group please register your interest here.

 

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