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MSR Opportunities

The new MSR requirement cycle began on June 16, 2012 and will run through June 15, 2015. 

Date   Event Description Link/Contact MSR

Feb. 28-March 1   Golf Biomechanics Instructor Training Program CompuGolf is hosting a Golf Biomechanics Instructor Training Program featuring fundamental Lecturer Young-Hoo Kwon, Ph.D. The seminar will be held at Golf Academy of America Dallas Campus from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Saturday, and 8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Sunday. The cost is $550, which includes two breakfasts, two lunches and dinner on Saturday night. Event Information and Registration 15 credits

March 1-3   South Central PGA Education Seminar & Annual Meeting Double Tree by Hilton Hotel
Tulsa, Oklahoma
Event Information and Registration Earn up to 16 (PGA Required) credits

March 16   USGA Handicap Seminar Caynon Creek Country Club
Richardson, Texas
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Event Information and Registration 5 credits

Online   PGA Compensation Survey Take the PGA Compensation Survey before March 23. This survey provides key information to assist with performance evaluations, contract renewals, staff budgeting and other employer/employee interactions. Take the Survey HERE. 2 credits

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 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 that which applies to the Total MSR category. PGA.org 1 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 credits

Complimentary   PGA   Online   Education

There are now 10 updated online video seminars worth 1 or 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. The topics include but are not limited to: Player Development, PerformanceTrak, CPP2.0, Connecting with Her, Staff Sales & Service Training, Knowing Your Customer and more. These online courses are being offered in order to supplement the in-person opportunities available through Section meetings, Section education and Player Development/Golf 2.0 programming.
Begin taking the courses HERE.

There will also various videos for those PGA Members who missed the 2015 PGA Merchandise Show that you can watch to earn up to 18 PGA Required credits. Watch those videos beginning  April 1, 2015.

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.

*Credits that are earned at PGA of America, Section or Chapter events and seminars will be applied to the 36 "PGA Required" credits needed for this MSR Cycle. Credits earned at other non-PGA events or seminars (even if they were education or meeting-based) will be applied to the "Overall Required" credits needed for this MSR Cycle. To further understand the new credit requirements and distribution, please login to your PGALinks 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.