MEMBERSHIP LEVELS OF THE PGTAA
THE CLASS A PGTAA MASTER TEACHING PROFESSIONAL designation is awarded upon the SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION of the:
The Certified Class A PGTAA Master Golf Teaching Professional
All Class A PGTAA Master Golf Teaching Professionals have earned this designation through hard work and a commitment and desire to improve their student’s golf game and a desire to further excellence in golf teaching.
They have earned the right to call themselves a “Certified Class A PGTAA Master Golf Teaching Professional,” and have demonstrated a teaching knowledge and ability to the highest order.
The PGTAA Associate Member
PGTAA Associate Members are those members currently studying for their Class A PGTAA Master Teaching Professional Designation. They may have completed their written examination successfully but not completed their PAT requirements and vice versa. An Associate member may give lessons provided he identifies himself with the words “Associate Member” when describing their PGTAA membership status.
An associate member is not allowed to describe themselves as a “PGTAA Professional” or a “Certified Class A Professional teacher/member,” for example.
Allowable phraseology would be similar to: “PGTAA Associate Member Teaching Professional” and “PGTAA Associate Member.”