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 ten (10) years as a PGA Member in the chosen career path 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 PGA 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

If you would like to speak with someone in the Education Department directly, please call (866) 866-3382, option 6 or you may email

Click here for the Admissions Application.