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Level I

Applicants have one (1) calendar year from the time the application fee is paid to attend the Level I Teacher Education Program (TEP) and take the Level I written exam. If this timeline is not met, the Applicant will be required to reapply for membership. (Example: If the application fee is paid on May 6th of the current year, then the deadline to take the Level I class and written exam would be December 31st the following year.)

Application Applicant Cost Non-Member Cost
Those seeking membership with the LPGA, must first apply prior to registering for any Level I requirements to receive the Applicant discount pricing. Please see the Apply Now page for eligibility and instructions.

Teacher Education Programs are open to non-members and non-applicants based on space availability in each program. Applicants and members receive priority into all LPGA programs.

$450 N/A
Orientation Webinar    
Watch the Orientation Webinar that is emailed to you with your education materials after the application fee is paid. $0 $0
Level I Teacher Observations    

Applicants are required to complete observation hours with a Class A member of the LPGA, PGA or CPGA and return the appropriate forms to LPGA Headquarters. Forms and information can be found on the Level I Observation registration page on the T&CP calendar of events.


$0 $0
Teacher Education Program (TEP) and Written Exam    

A four (4) day, classroom-style program in Daytona Beach, FL and 100 question (multi choice and true/false) written exam on the final day.

Topics of discussion from the LPGA Level I Manual (provided as a digital copy only) include:
  • Communication
  • Professional Development
  • Psychology of Golf Performance
  • The LPGA Integrated Performance System

See the Schedule tab for Dates and Locations>>


$1095 $1295


$1545 $1295

Upon completion of the LEVEL I exam, Applicants who have completed all requirements of the application will be invited for membership and asked to pay Apprentice membership dues.

Once your dues are paid, you will become an LPGA Apprentice member. You will be sent an email with the Level II education materials and requirements and receive a new-member packet and LPGA Member ID card.

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