To become a PGTAA (Professional Golf Teachers Association of America) www.PGTAA.com golf teacher, you need to follow these steps:
- Meet the eligibility requirements: To become a PGTAA golf teacher, you need to be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Gain knowledge and experience: You should have a strong understanding of the game of golf and have played golf for a considerable amount of time. It's also beneficial to have some coaching or teaching experience.
- Complete the required training: PGTAA offers a Professional Golf Teaching Certification Program, which consists of a Home Study course and an optional On-Site 5-day practical training sessions for PGTAA graduates. As an Associate Member you will need to complete the required PAT (Playing Ability Test) and pass the written exam to become a certified Class “A” PGTAA Master Teaching Professional.
- Meet the ongoing requirements: As a PGTAA golf teacher, you need to meet ongoing requirements to maintain your certification, including continuing education and professional development.
- Once you have completed the certification program, your Associate Member status changes to that of a Class “A” PGTAA Master Teaching Professional.
- After the first anniversary of your PGTAA membership, you will pay $100.00 per year dues. These dues cover PUD (Personal Use Discount) pricing, replacement certificates, bag tags and an annual membership card.
- The PGTAA’s curriculum is 100% teaching methodology. There are no golf course management, Food & Beverage, Agronomy, HR, or management courses taught, as with the PGA itself.
Overall, becoming a PGTAA golf teacher requires a combination of knowledge, experience, and training. By following these steps, you can become a certified and qualified golf teacher through the PGTAA.
To contact Dr. Lotz, the PGTAA President, call 760.335.0600 or if emailing, use: email@example.com