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Steps to Becoming a Golf Professional

Step 1

  1. Complete NMSU curriculum and 16 months of internship/co-op requirements.
  2. Complete Levels 1, 2 and 3 of NMSU’s PGA Golf Management Program.
  3. Pass the Playing Ability Test (PAT).

Step 2

  1. Be eligibly employed.

Step 3

  1. Apply for PGA membership by sending your application to:
PGA of America
P.O. Box 109601
Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33410-9601
ATTN: Membership Services Dept

Step 4

  1. Application sent to Section.

Step 5

  1. Earn a Class A Membership: Class A-8 to Class A-1. Member classification will vary depending upon the position held when membership is obtained.
Published: September 24, 2008 Updated: July 1, 2014 Permalink