Golf Operations

 PGA Professional Job Roles
PGA Professional Job Roles

PGA of Canada Professionals who have earned this specialization typically have a career as a Head Professional


Current PGA of Canada Class 'A' Professionals, who have earned a Specialization in 'Golf Operations', are encouraged to use the newly designed Specialization Badge in accordance with PGA Brand Guidelines. PGA Professionals are able to confirm their Specialization through the PGA Credit Tracker. Please note: ONLY Class "A" members who have meet the Specialization criteria can use the badge. To download this specialization badge, click here:

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Career Mapping Resource
Career Mapping Resource

This research project provides an investigative look at the career transitions of PGA of Canada Head Professionals

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  • Head Professionals are expected to lead the operations of all golf related activities within your facility.

  • According to PGA of Canada Roles and Responsibility Research, 90% of HPs perform 12 of the 20 key roles of a PGA professional while 80% of HPs perform 18 of the 20 key roles of a PGA professional

  • Employers have indicated that managing tee times, marketing and promoting golf events and outings, and planning golf events are the most significant roles to a successful HP at your facility

  • Knowing this, we have ensured our members have the opportunities to be adequately trained in this Specialization stream

Available Courses:

  • Golf Canada: Rules Academy Level II
  • Respect in the Workplace
  • Executing A Successful Golf Tournament & Event
  • Successful Retail: From Buying to Selling
  • Introduction to Managing Teams
  • Golf Operations Mentorship
  • Building The Customer Experience at your Facility
  • Finance Essentials for Golf Industry Leaders