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PGTAA GOLF INSTRUCTOR COURSE

Become a certified Class A PGTAA Master Teaching Professional and boost your golf career and income!
Choose between the Home Study Course and our 5-Day On-Site Course (restrictions apply).

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SPECIAL CERTIFICATION FOR FORMER PGA & LPGA MEMBERS

Act now and become a certified Class A PGTAA Master Teaching Professional. This offer also applies to Golf Academy of America, USGTF, PGTCA (now closed) or similar organization’s members.

Only $695.00

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PGTAA NEWS

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2021’s Newest Drivers to Whet your Appetite.

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Learn How to Become a Professional Golf Teacher

Learn How to Become a Professional Golf Teacher By Barry Lotz, J.D., Ph.D. PGTAA President Want to Become a Professional Golf Teacher? 2020 has been an exceptional year for golf, especially during the Covid pandemic and opportunities for golf teachers abound. Golf...

TESTIMONIALS

Becoming a certified professional golf teacher is both exciting and rewarding! Read testimonials from professional Golf teachers who have used PGTAA’s Certification Program.

The PGTAA congratulates Mark Immelman, a long time PGTAA member, on his appointment by CBS to his expanded role for the network.

Mark has worked partial schedules for the network in recent years on top of his duties at Sirius/XM radio and as Director of Golf at Columbus State University.

Mark’s younger brother, Trevor, a former Master’s champion and a personal friend, will join the CBS team as an analyst on PGA Tour events as well as the Masters and PGA Championship, both CBS properties.

Increase your skills and revenue by becoming a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach.

The PGTAA in conjunction with the U.S. Kids Golf Coaches Institute, invites PGTAA members to increase their teaching skills, specifically for teaching kids. PGTAA members receive a discount on the course cost by contacting the PGTAA via phone or email..

Participating in a U.S. Kids Golf Certified Coach Seminar enhances the coach’s knowledge of all aspects of youth golf coaching while providing tools to enable professionals to grow their programs. Link: http://uskidsgolfcoach.com/player-pathway-about.

 

The PGTAA partners with MEANDMYPRO

The PGTAA and MEANDMYPRO  announce their partnership. MEANDMYPRO is an outstanding online reservation, scheduling, marketing and back office system designed specifically to help you grow your business. This system is exclusive for golf instructors and golf academies. 

PGTAA UPDATES

2021 Top Ten PGTAA Teachers

  1. Patrick Cohn
  2. Sonny Lawrence Gibbs
  3. Gary Gilchrist
  4. Mark Immelman
  5. Doug Haft
  6. David Leadbetter
  7. Mark E. McCann
  8. Kenji Yoshida
  9. Lionel Wearne
  10. Terry W. Walker

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TPT EXPANDS RED RANGE FAIRWAY WOOD SHAFT LINEUP WITH 20 SERIES, 21 SERIESRENENS, SWITZERLAND — TPT is expanding its all-new Red Range Fairway Wood Shaft lineup with the 20 Series and 21 Series. Developed specifically for fairway wood club heads, the Red Range 20 Series and 21 Series Fairway Woods Shafts allow golfers with slower swing speeds to achieve a high and stable ball flight so they can take full advantage of today’s lower-launching, lower-spinning fairway wood club heads.“The most common thing we hear from golfers that are fitted for a Red Range Driver Shaft is, ‘Can I play this in my fairway wood?’ said TPT Chairman François Mordasini. “We wanted to offer these golfers a lineup of shafts developed specifically for their fairway woods so they can optimize their fairway wood play and also perfectly match the feel of their driver shaft.”With the 20 Series and 21 Series Fairway Wood Shafts, TPT now has a perfect match for its four most popular driver shaft ranges — the 16 Series, 17, Series, 18 Series, and 19 Series — as well as its 20 Series and 21 Series Driver Shafts developed for slower-swing-speed golfers.The 20 Series and 21 Series Fairway Wood Shafts are currently available in TPT’s Hi profile. Like all TPT Red Range shafts, the 20 Hi Fairway Wood Shafts and 21 Hi Fairway Wood Shafts are created with Continuous Fiber, TPT’s automated manufacturing process developed to eliminate the imperfections present in all conventional graphite shafts.The TPT Red Range Fairway Wood Shafts are made with Thin-Ply 2.0, the prepreg material TPT developed exclusively for use in its golf shaft division. This ultra-premium material employs the highest quality carbon fiber and a newly developed resin formulation that creates an unmatched level of durability.The Red Range Fairway Wood Shafts ($600 MSRP) are available exclusively at more than 180 TPT Authorized Fitters located around the world.About TPTSince 2017, TPT shafts have been used to win more than two dozen tournaments on 13 leading tours, including the PGA Tour, LPGA Tour, European Tour, and Champions Tour. TPT shafts have also been used to win an LPGA Major Championship and a World Golf Championship (WGC)TPT is the golf division of North Thin Ply Technology (NTPT), a Switzerland-based technology and composites company with a track record of delivering innovative solutions for high-performance industries.The company’s portfolio of advancements includes developing a process for producing America’s Cup yacht sails, as well as lightweight bodywork of F1 race cars, skis, and snowboards. It has also created the materials technology found in satellites and Richard Mille luxury composite watches. The record-breaking, solar-powered aircraft “Solar Impulse” also relied on NTPT-produced materials for its epic journey.For more information on TPT Golf™, visit tptgolf.com. ... See MoreSee Less
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BECOME A CLASS A CERTIFIED GOLF INSTRUCTOR WITH THE PGTAA

PGTAA Master, Teaching Professional, Head Coach Columbus State University

Next to the PGA, the PGTAA  certification and credentialization are the most highly sought after teaching designation in the golf industry. In recognition of the industry’s growth, and in response to the demand for qualified teaching professionals, the PGTAA was established to provide extensive training to individuals as well as recognized golf teachers with years of experience behind them.

Not only will we teach you how to teach correctly, but also how to psychologically and philosophically motivate your students to become better golfers.

Becoming a PGTAA professional is probably one of the most important steps you will take during your professional golfing career. Becoming associated and certified by the PGTAA not only enhances your credibility but also enhances your teaching skills for the benefit of your future students and, naturally, your earning capacity.

Learn more about PGTAA Master

SPECIAL NOTICE

Please don’t be fooled by imitators of the Professional Golf Teachers Association of America. It has come to our attention that several other organizations are attempting to hijack our reputation, our certification designations, mimic our unique programs, especially our Home Study module, and in some cases, leverage even our name as their own. The name “Professional Golf Teachers Association of the United States”, formerly operated by National Golf Schools has ceased to exist after a settlement was reached between the parties.

The Professional Golf Teachers Association of America is and always will be the foremost 100% professional golf teaching certification institute in the world.

While these other programs and teaching organizations direct their marketing materials and resources to the targeting of all applicants (to cover their extensive advertising and marketing costs), whether qualified or not, the PGTAA’s philosophy and target market are that individual/golfer who desires to be a teaching professional in the field and not just an enthusiast. Since 1997 our mandatory personal telephone interview helps the PGTAA maintain their high level of members appreciated by all in the golf industry.

We do not offer various levels of certifications designed to separate you from your money and whose “membership/certification/levels of instructor” cards are useless and of zero value in the golf industry.

When comparing the PGTAA to ANY other teaching institutions, whether the PGA, LPGA, or USGTF, our cost to become a fully certified golf teaching professional is $995.00 via the Home Study module.

Going through the certification programs of the aforementioned organizations, specifically the PGA and LPGA, could cost you in excess of $5,000.00!

Additionally, contrary to what any of these alternate “schools” tell you, ONE CANNOT BECOME A PROFESSIONAL GOLF TEACHER IN A 5-DAY SCHOOL NO MORE THAN YOU CAN BECOME A DENTIST, PLUMBER ELECTRICIAN OR ANY OTHER PROFESSION. The theoretical foundation requires studying. At the PGTAA, our written manuals exceed 700 pages and include a DVD of all the key points of teaching and playing golf.

Most importantly, the PGTAA is 100% all about teaching.

The PGTAA has over 50 Tour players including Master’s, PGA, and US Open Champions, who avail themselves of our member’s teaching expertise.

There is only one Professional Golf Teachers Association of America, and you can always find us at PGTAA.com.

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PGTAA REVIEWS

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The Resort at Pelican Hill – When Five Stars Should Be Ten Stars!

There aren’t enough superlatives to convey the Wow Factor of this resort! I gave this resort a 5 rating, however, honestly it deserves a 10. If one item in particular stands out above all the exemplary traits found at the resort, it is that service is supreme. The...

How Does one Speed 24 Hours Living the Dream?

 One visits Terranea, a self-contained, luxury destination resort with its luxury accommodations and superb amenities. And when you arrive, your soul and mind will thank you for the chance to regenerate.Opened in 2009 by developer Rob Lowe (not the actor), this...

First Class to South Africa

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The Main Tool in The Game of Golf is the Golf Ball.

The Main Tool in The Game of Golf is the Golf Ball. The Latest and Greatest Balls have Arrived!Part OneFact:  Not all golf balls are created equal. Every type of golfer can select from many different internal and external ball constructions suited to their level....

read more

2021’s Newest Golf Products to Whet your Appetite

2021’s Newest Golf Products to Whet your Appetite As golf continues to thrive and more golfers pick up clubs, players are on the lookout for new products. These products are really there for your game improvement and enjoyment. Have fun!   With the PGA of America...

read more

2021’s Newest Drivers to Whet your Appetite.

2021’s Newest Drivers to Whet your Appetite. As golf continues to thrive and more golfers pick up clubs, players are on the lookout for new products. These new drivers are performance based, course friendly, and their collective technology shines through and...

read more

Learn How to Become a Professional Golf Teacher

Learn How to Become a Professional Golf Teacher By Barry Lotz, J.D., Ph.D. PGTAA President Want to Become a Professional Golf Teacher? 2020 has been an exceptional year for golf, especially during the Covid pandemic and opportunities for golf teachers abound. Golf...

read more

2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Golfers

2020 Holiday Gift Guide for Golfers During these uncertain times, golf has awoken as one of the few sport activities that offers relative safety and relief from boredom due to the Covid pandemic. Life is going to continue as in the upcoming holiday season. The...

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