Membership

Membership Categories

Life Member
Life Member

As recognition for long-term service as a PGA of Canada member, a member will be awarded a “Life Member” designation.

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Executive Professional
Executive Professional

To direct operations including, but not limited to golf and a minimum of TWO of the following; administration, food, and beverage or course maintenance at a PGA of Canada Approved Golf Course.

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Head Professional
Head Professional

To direct the golf activities at a PGA of Canada Approved Golf Course. Golf activities include golf instruction, the sale of golf equipment, and merchandise, club repairing and the servicing of members and clients.

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Head Teaching Professional
Head Teaching Professional

To direct the golf activities at a PGA of Canada Approved Teaching Centre. Golf activities include golf instruction, the sale of golf equipment and merchandise, club fitting and the servicing of members and clients.

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Honorary Director
Honorary Director

Nominees should have made some significant contribution in the association or in the game golf in order to be considered.

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Master Professional
Master Professional

Achieving Master Professional status is the highest designation a PGA of Canada professional can ascend to. This designation represents a demonstration of in-depth knowledge of an area of expertise in the golf industry.

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Class "A" Professional
Class "A" Professional

Class "A" Professional means a Class “A” member who could be working in the golf industry in a number of different areas.

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Teaching Professional
Teaching Professional

To direct the golf activities at a PGA of Canada Approved Driving Range, PGA of Canada Approved Teaching Centre or instructing golf at a PGA of Canada Approved Golf Course for the generally accepted golfing season for that geographic location.

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Tournament Professional
Tournament Professional

Tournament Professional means any professional holding a current card from a Tour recognized by the Board from time to time;

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Associate Professional
Associate Professional

An Associate Professional is a person who is not yet qualified as a Class “A” Member.

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Applicant
Applicant

An Applicant means an individual who is registered with the PGA of Canada but has not yet passed the entry requirements set out in the PGA of Canada Training Academy.

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Non-Resident Class "A" Member and Non-Resident Associate Professional
Non-Resident Class "A" Member and Non-Resident Associate Professional

A Non-Resident Class "A" Member or a Non-Resident Associate Professional is working in the golf industry outside of Canada.

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Facility Definitions
Facility Definitions

Learn about PGA of Canada Approved Facilities

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