Master Professional Program

Learn About the PGA Master Professional Program

The revised PGA Master Professional Program (MPP 2.0) showcases a PGA Certified Professional's continued expertise and experience in his or her specific career path through a proven track record of success and industry involvement. This program is designed to quantify and promote more value to employers and elevate the image of the PGA Certified Professional through a progressive approach to lifelong learning guided by enhanced mentoring and coaching.

The program offers four career paths for demonstrating one's career Body of Work:

  • General Management
  • Golf Operations
  • Teaching & Coaching
  • Player Development


  • Eligibility requirements of eight (8) years as a PGA member and PGA Certification in the area of mastery
  • Review steps to becoming a PGA Master Professional
  • Complete an Admissions Application to enter the program

Requirements of the Master Professional Program include:

  • Complete and submit a written Project in phases per schedule
  • MPP Review & Evaluation Team Mentoring designed to advise the Candidate on the Project for Approval and prior to Checkpoint
  • Attend Checkpoint to present the approved Project, respond to Project & Presentation Question and Answer session, and complete a Skill Simulation if required
  • Participate in a debrief of Grading and Review of Presentation, Q&A, and Skill Simulation if required following

Once the Master Professional designation has been achieved, members are encouraged to continue their education in the Legacy Professional Program.

If you would like to speak with someone in the Education Department directly, please call (866) 866-3382, option 5 or you may email PGAMPP2Mentor@PGAHQ.COM.

Click here for the Admissions Application.