The new MSR requirement cycle began on June 16, 2015 and will run through June 15, 2018.
Town Hall Meeting Prior to Professional Winter Series Event #1
Monday, February 6 from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. at Sherrill Park Golf Course in Richardson. Doug Turner, PGA Regional Employment Consultant, will be discussing employment and best practices as well as answering your questions related to these matters.
Meeting is complimentray. Just show up! Register for the tournament HERE.
2 PGA Required credits
Northern Texas PGA Education Seminar and Annual Meeting
Join the NTPGA for the annual Education Seminar and Annual Meeting. The event will take place at Embassy Suites Frisco Convention Center from 8:00 a.m to 4:45 p.m. Learn more.
Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children "Tee Up for Teaching" Seminar
Join the TSRHC as they host a seminar as part of the hospital's Learn to Golf program. The seminar provides golf and allied healthcare professionals methods for teaching golf to TSRHC patients with physical challenges. The event will take place at Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children from 9:00 a.m to 5:00 p.m. and is free of charge. Learn more.
Please take a moment to fill out the PGA Compensation Survey to help provide our PGA Professionals with key compensation data that is valid and meaningful. This survey provides important information to assist with performance evaluations, contract renewals, staff budgeting and other employer/employee interactions. The survey will be live until Friday, March 31.
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.
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 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 Alyssa Richardson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.