MEMBERSHIP TO THE PGA OF AUSTRALIA August 2009
Current Full Members of recognised World PGA’s (i.e. PGA of Great Britain, US PGA, Canadian PGA or NZ PGA) are eligible to apply for Vocational Membership with the PGA of Australia.
Applicants must ensure they have made the appropriate enquiries through the Australian Government’s Department of Immigration in order to confirm they are eligible to take up employment and reside within Australia.
To make an initial enquiry regarding your eligibility for membership, please email Sue McCall, Membership & Continuing Education Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Once your eligibility to apply for membership has been confirmed, specific academic and playing information will be requested and must be submitted along with a non refundable application processing fee of AU$250.00 inc GST. For those successful in being offered membership, this fee will be deducted from your initial joining fee.
Please note, information and participation in the following events are reserved for Australian PGA Members only:
• Access to the PGA’s Job Central Positions Vacant Notice Board
• PGA endorsement for any such vacant positions
• Entry into PGA of Australia sanctioned Pro-Ams
• PGA approved Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance coverage
Temporary Tournament Membership
If you are a current member of the British, US, Canadian or NZ PGA or are a member of a recognised PGA Tour you will be eligible to apply for Temporary Tournament Membership with the PGA of Australia. This category of membership is for the purpose of gaining access to tournaments in Australia (event entry eligibility conditions may apply) only.
Current subscriptions are $110 for play in one event only, plus event entry fees. Should you wish to play in additional tournaments, 3 months temporary membership can be taken out on a pro-rata full membership basis. Event entry fees will also apply. Temporary Tournament Membership cannot total an excess of 12 months over any two year period.
Full Tournament Membership
For players who do not hold a current Tour Card, information regarding Qualifying Schools and eligibility is available on the PGA Tour section of the website or enquiries can be directed to Brad Newcombe, Tournament Administrator - PGA Tour of Australasia at email@example.com