Kentucky PGA

Become a PGA Member

The PGA Professional Golf Management Program provides world-class training for aspiring golf professionals by offering skill-based training programs that provide state-of-the-art skills and knowledge. Graduates of this program will become outstanding golf professionals who provide exceptional service to their customers, employers, fellow professionals and the game of golf.

In order to become a PGA member, you will need to become a registered apprentice and go through the PGA PGM program.

The PGA Golf Management University Program, a 4.5- to 5-year college curriculum for aspiring PGA Professionals is offered at 20 PGA accredited universities nationwide.

The PGA Playing Ability Test must be completed within the two years prior to the registration date in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program.

The first few steps of becoming a PGA member can be found below.  For more information and questions feel free to contact the Kentucky PGA’s Director of Member Services at csaner@kygolf.org or (502) 243-8295.

1.    Complete a Background Check – Click Here
2.    Register and test out of an online pre-qualifying course – Click Here
3.    Satisfy the Playing Ability Test (PAT) requirement. Click Here.  The KPGA PAT schedule is listed below.
4.    Register into the PGA PGM associate program.  Click Here

2019 PAT Schedule

The PGA Playing Ability Test must be completed within the two years prior to the registration date in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program. Be sure to read the Playing Ability Test Policies and Procedures.

Event
PAT (Playing Ability Test) #1
PAT (Playing Ability Test) #2
PAT (PLAYING ABILITY TEST) #3
PAT (PLAYING ABILITY TEST) #4
PAT (PLAYING ABILITY TEST) #5

To register for a PAT please CLICK HERE or call PGA National at 1-800-474-2776

*Golf House Kentucky does not take registration fees for PAT's

Golf House Kentucky Sponsors

About Golf House Kentucky

Golf House Kentucky is the umbrella organization for Kentucky’s Family of Golf Organizations: Kentucky Golf Association, Kentucky PGA and Kentucky Golf Foundation. The vision of Kentucky’s golf leaders, Golf House Kentucky was founded in 1978, and is headquartered in a picturesque country setting in Louisville, Kentucky. Golf House Kentucky conducts competitions for golfers of all ages, gender and skill levels (amateur, professional and junior), and provides valuable services to Kentucky PGA professionals and member golf facilities. Working in partnership with the USGA, Golf House Kentucky provides individual golfers and member golf facilities with a wide range of services: Handicapping, USGA Course and Slope Rating, award programs, club consulting and golf management software. The family’s philanthropic affiliate, Kentucky Golf Foundation promotes the Kentucky Golf Hall of Fame, Kentucky golf museum and provides grant and scholarship programs for youth in the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Contact Us

1116 Elmore Just Drive
Louisville, Kentucky 40245
(502) 243-8295
kentucky@kygolf.org