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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

Thursday, February 18   TaylorMade Product Education Day You are invited to participate in a Product Education Day and breakfast event hosted by TaylorMade-adidas Golf Company at Gleneagles Country Club from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. Product experts from TaylorMade will take you through the latest technologies in golf, including the NEW TaylorMade lineup for 2016. In addition to the classroom presentation, you are invited to become some of the first members of the general public to test the 2016 TaylorMade product lineup. Register HERE by Monday, February 1 3 MSR credits

Monday, February 22   NTPGA Education Seminar & Annual Meeting Event information can be found HERE. Register HERE by Thursday, February 18 Up to 8 PGA Required credits available

Monday, March 14   Texas Scottish Rite Hospital "Tee Up for Teaching" Seminar The seminar is designed to provide information on adapted golf equipment, therapeutic benefits of golf and accessibility. Teaching methods learned at the seminar also may be applied to adults with physical challenges.

More information and agenda.
Please register HERE by Friday, March 4. 8 PGA Required credits

Now through March 31, 2016   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 key 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. Take the survey HERE. 2 MSR credits

(for Class F members only)
  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 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 are 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 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.