MSR Opportunities

MSR Opportunities

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

Date

Event

Description

Link/Contact

MSR
Credits

May 5 Handicap Seminar Learn more about the USGA Handicapping System, including the new 2016 changes.
Willow Brook Country Club in Tyler
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
For more details and to register, view HERE. 4 PGA Required credits
May 18 AT&T Byron Nelson Pro-Am Walking Ambassador The Section office is seeking PGA Members and Apprentices to volunteer at the AT&T Byron Nelson Pro-Am as Walking Ambassadors.
Approximate Tee Times:
May 18 (a.m. wave FULL) (11:50 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.)
Please contact Scott Archer at (214) 420-7421 or sarcher@ntpga.com to volunteer. up to 5 credits
May 19 Handicap Seminar Learn more about the USGA Handicapping System, including the new 2016 changes.
Amarillo Country Club in Amarillo
9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
For more details and to register, view HERE. 4 PGA Required credits
May 25 Dean & DeLuca Invitational Pro-Am Walking Ambassador The Section office is seeking PGA Members and Apprentices to volunteer at the Dean & DeLuca Invitational Pro-Am as Walking Ambassadors.
Approximate Tee Times:
May 18 (a.m. wave FULL) (11:50 a.m. - 1:50 p.m.)
Please contact Scott Archer at (214) 420-7421 or sarcher@ntpga.com to volunteer. up to 5 credits
Now through May 31 PGA Annual Operations Survey The survey is currently available for the highest-ranked PGA Professional at each facility, or to any other golf professional with proxy rights for their facility. Please take the survey to help provide our PGA Professionals with key statistics and benchmarking capabilities to support management of golf and club operations. Data gathered through this survey is a vital to member employment and also supports state and national economic impact studies on behalf of the golf industry to reflect the importance of our multi-billion dollar industry. Take the survey HERE. 2 credits
Online
(for Class F members only)
2015 NTPGA Education Seminar & Annual Business Meeting videos If you are currently a Class F member needing recovery MSR credits, please contact the Section office for this opportunity.  Video links avaiable upon request to the Section office. up to 7 PGA Required credits available
Online 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. Information and Registration 4 PGA Required credits
Online Update PGA.org Profile As a way to promote increased engagement with PGA.org, Members who update their PGA.org profile will receive one (1) MSR credit which applies to the Total MSR category. PGA.org 1 Non-PGA Required credit
Online 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. Take the Course Here 1 PGA Required credit
Online Cleveland Golf / Srixon Product Training Cleveland Golf / Srixon is offering online product training that is a concise program that contains product information, fitting tips and sales concepts.  Information and Registration 3 PGA Required credits

 


Complimentary PGA Online Education - PGA Required Credits Available

There are now nine updated online video seminars worth 2 MSR credits in the PGA Required category upon successful completion (70%) of the assessment at the end of each seminar session.  Each online seminar may only be taken once and there is just one assessment retake opportunity allowed. These online courses are being offered in order to supplement the in-person opportunities available through Section meetings, Section education and Player Development programming.

There are various videos for those PGA Members who missed the 2016 PGA Merchandise Show that you can watch to earn up to 18 PGA Required credits. Watch those videos HERE.

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 three seasons: spring, summer and fall.
Spring Season: January 1 - April 30
Summer Season: May 1 - August 31
Fall Season: September 1 - December 31
 
Coaches and one assistant coach will each receive 3 PGA Required MSR credits for each season your team participates. A maximum of 9 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 Morgan Lamberson at mlamberson@ntpga.com.
 

 
To further understand the new credit requirements and distribution, please login to your PGA.org 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.