The Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) is the professional body which represents the interests of teaching and club golf professionals in Ireland and the UK. It was established in 1901 and has a membership of over 7,500 professionals with 1,500 working overseas in more than 70 countries worldwide.

The PGA provides its Members with a wide range of world-leading training and education programmes, career development support and playing opportunities.  It also makes provision for supporting Members who find themselves in difficult personal or professional circumstances.

As part of its contribution to promoting the game of golf for all, The PGA works in partnership with a number of other organisations within the global golfing industry.  By contributing expertise in areas such as coach education, business development and elite performance, The PGA plays an active role in growing the game for the future.  These development partnerships enable The PGA to promote the role of the PGA Professional across the broad spectrum of associations that exist within the golfing landscape.

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