Interested in joining the largest working sports organization in the world? Explore these pages and links to find out how you can become a PGA Professional.

There are three paths to membership. Click the links below to learn more.

1. PGA PGM Apprentice Program

2. PGA Golf Management University Program

3. LPGA Reciprocity

Playing Ability Test Schedule

Cost: $100 + course fees (see below)

Note: Yardages are estimates and may be adjusted due to course conditions

March 1 – Red Hawk Golf Club

On-site Fees: $75 (includes green fees, cart, range, lunch).
Tee Times: Coming Soon…
Registration Deadline: 02/16
Registration Details: Sign-up at www.pga.org
Men’s Yardage: 6,680 yards
Women’s Yardage: 5,496 yards
Max Field Size: 90

April 26 – New Mexico State University Golf Course

On-site Fees: $75 (includes green fees, cart, range, lunch).
Tee Times: Coming Soon…
Registration Deadline: 04/05
Registration Details: Sign-up at www.pga.org
Men’s Yardage: 6,658 yards
Women’s Yardage: 5,318 yards
Max Field Size: 90

May 11 – Isleta Golf Club

On-site Fees: $65 (includes green fees, cart, range, lunch).
Tee Times: Coming Soon….
Registration Deadline: 04/27
Registration Details: Sign-up at www.pga.org
Men’s Yardage: 6,480 yards
Women’s Yardage: 5,656 yards
Max Field Size: 90

June 7 – Desert Lakes Golf Course

On-site Fees: $65 (includes green fees, cart, range, lunch).
Tee Times: Coming Soon…
Registration Deadline: 05/24
Registration Details: Sign-up at www.pga.org
Men’s Yardage: 6,568 yards
Women’s Yardage: 5,136 yards
Max Field Size: 90

July 19 – Santa Ana Golf Club

On-site Fees: $65 (includes green fees, cart, range, lunch).
Tee Times: Coming Soon….
Registration Deadline: 07/05
Registration Details: Sign-up at www.pga.org
Men’s Yardage: 6,754 yards
Women’s Yardage: 5,516 yards
Max Field Size: 90

September 20 – New Mexico State University Golf Course

On-site Fees: $75 (includes green fees, cart, range, lunch).
Tee Times: Coming soon…
Registration Deadline: 09/06
Registration Details: Sign-up at www.pga.org
Men’s Yardage: 6,658 yards
Women’s Yardage: 5,318 yards
Max Field Size: 90

Congratulations on the acceptance of your employee as an apprentice of the PGA’s Professional Golf Management program. Your apprentice has embarked on a journey that will prepare him or her to contribute to the game of golf, success of the golf profession, and success of your facility.

This guide contains information that covers everything from program requirements and course objectives to specific ways of mentoring your apprentice during this journey. Utilize these tools and see the many benefits that the PGM program brings to the PGA, your apprentice, and to you and your facility.

Click here to view the full guide