The PGA represents over 2,600 Vocational and Tournament Professionals living and working in Australia and overseas. The majority of our Members are employed in a vocational capacity, primarily at local or overseas golf facilities.
PGA Members have advanced knowledge and expertise gained through rigorous industry training, education and experience in game development, coaching and golf operations. Our Membership consists of highly skilled club based Professionals, coaches, world ranked Tour players, Major winners and Trainees. To become a Member of the PGA, you must meet certain training, education and accreditation requirements.
The main Membership categories with the PGA include:
|Vocational||Golf professional working in industry, status attained via completion of a PGA Trainee Program or Bridging Program|
|Tournament||Professional golfer playing on Tour, status attained via Qualifying School or maintained through the various exemption categories|
|Other||Categories requiring board approval, Life Member, Retired Member|
2017 State Award Winners
|Western Australian Golf Industry Awards|
|Hilary Lawler WA/SA PGA Professional of the Year:||Kerrod Gray|
|WA PGA Teaching Professional of the Year:||Craig Bishop|
|WA PGA Pro-Am of the Year:||Steel Scene Peel Pro-Am|
|WA PGA Tournament of the Year:||Nexus Risk TSA Group WA Open|
|Queensland Golf Industry Awards|
|QLD PGA Club Professional of the Year:||Matthew King|
|QLD PGA Teaching Professional of the Year:||John Collins|
|QLD PGA Manager of the Year:||Stephen Hutchison|
|QLD PGA Coach of the Year:||Colin Swatton|
|New South Wales/ACT Golf Industry Awards|
|NSW/ACT PGA Coach of the Year:||Jason Laws|
|NSW/ACT PGA Teaching Professional of the Year:||Andrew Walkley|
|NSW/ACT PGA Club Professional of the Year:||Nicholas Robb|
|NSW/ACT PGA Manager of the Year:||Steve Aisbett|
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