MSR Opportunities

MSR Opportunities

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


Monday, February 19
NTPGA Education Seminar & 50th Annual Meeting
Join the Northern Texas PGA for an education seminar in the morning and the 50th NTPGA Annual Business Meeting and elections in the afternoon.
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

PGA Compensation Survey
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. Thus allowing PGA Professionals and their employers to know where they stand on the compensation scale in comparison with other Professionals. The deadline to complete the survey is Saturday, March 31.
2 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

Member Business Center Videos
Members who may still need to earn MSR credits will currently find the videos from the 2017 PGA Merchandise Show. By mid/late March the 2018 videos from the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show will be made available. By watching the videos and passing the assessment test, the MSR credits earned will be posted to the PGA Required category.
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.