MSR Opportunities

MSR Opportunities

The MSR requirement cycle began on June 16, 2015 and will run through June 15, 2018.


Tuesday, January 23
AGM Annual Retail Conference
The Annual AGM Retail Conference will be held on Tuesday, January 23, 2018 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. Take this opportunity to network with your colleagues from like facilities to discuss the challenges and successes of your retail operations.
8 PGA Required credits

Monday, February 26
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital's Tee Up For Teaching Seminar
Tee Up for Teaching is part of Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children's Learn to Golf program and provides golf and allied health care professionals with methods for teaching golf to Scottish Rite Hospital patients with physical challenges. There is no registration fee for this seminar, but reservations must be received by Friday, February 16.
8 PGA Required credits

Swing Man's Swing Speed Trainer Certification
Swing Man's Swing Speed Trainer certification program and subsequent test was designed for PGA Professionals, golf fitness trainers and others by a PGA of America professional with a science, sports and professional golf and long drive background.  The internet-based program gives you the flexibility to fit the certification into your schedule as you have time. The cost is $995 for the 1-day program.
7 PGA Required credits

PGA Merchandise Show Business Videos
Eight free, online video courses. MSR credit may be earned only one time for any online MSR course. In order to earn MSR credit, you must score a 70% or higher on the assessment. If you do not score 70% or higher, you will be allowed one re-take opportunity. You will be directed to the assessment when the video concludes. Members must have the updated version of web browsers. Once video has started you must allow the video to run in its entirety without any interruptions such as stopping or pausing.
2 PGA Required credits per video

Principles of Scorecard Design
A free, one hour online course eligible from Golf Scorecards, Inc. To earn a credit, PGA Members must watch the video and then pass a short online assessment.
1 PGA Required credit

LPGA Teaching HER Online Course
Self-paced instructional course created to help golf professionals better understand how women learn and how to teach them the game for greater success and enjoyment.
4 PGA Required credits

Update Profile
As a way to promote increased engagement with, Members who update their profile will receive one (1) MSR credit which applies to the Total MSR category.
1 Non-PGA Required credit

Mizuno Product Training
To help you understand all that Mizuno's golf products have to offer to your customers, Mizuno has created this easy to use online training portal. By viewing each of these short videos and answering a few follow up questions, you will be fully informed on the latest Mizuno products as well as what makes our Mizuno Performance Fitting System the best in the industry.
1 PGA Required credit

Other MSR Opportunities

Team Golf

Team Golf coaches (and up to one assistant coach) will be able to earn PGA Required MSR credits based on participation in the program. 
The Team Golf schedule has been broken into two seasons: spring and fall.
Spring Season: March - May
Fall Season: September - November
Coaches and one assistant coach will each receive 3 PGA Required MSR credits for each season your team participates. A maximum of 6 credits can be earned through Team Golf in a calendar year. If you have any questions about Team Golf and the MSR credits given, please contact Alyssa Richardson at

To further understand the new credit requirements and distribution, please login to your account and read HERE.
Should you have any questions about MSR opportunities or the credit distribution, please contact Janet Barnett, Manager of Member Relations, at the Section office.
To submit any earned MSR credits not yet received, please fill out the MSR Reporting Form and return to the Section office.