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PGA Class A Professionals
Seeking LPGA Membership

PGA Class A Professionals from the following organizations are eligible to participate in the certification track designation “PGA A2”

  • PGA of America
  • PGA of Canada
  • PGA of Europe
  • PGA of South Africa
  • Members of other PGA organizations should email professionals.edu@lpga.com to see if they are eligible for this program

PGA Class A members are exempt from the Level I and II education programs and testing. The LPGA Professionals membership will provide PGA Class A members with the Level I & II manuals (as digital copies only) in order to prepare for the final testing requirements. The online knowledge checks serve as a study guides to review this material; they are not pass/fail.

The Level A-2 Practical Evaluation is where the member will give two (2) golf lessons and will be graded based on the 12 components of an LPGA Lesson.

The information to execute each of these components is laid out in the logical progression of a lesson throughout the 16 chapters of the 3 LPGA manuals (provided as digital copies only).

The chart below lists the requirements to complete the LPGA Professionals Class A certification.

Application Class A PGA Member Price Non-PGA Member Price

To apply, email professionals.edu@lpga.com and request the application for membership for PGA Class A members.

PGA Class A members are exempt from the Playing Ability Test (PAT)
$450 $450
Level I    
Level I — Knowledge Check

Upon completion of the application, you will be sent the LPGA manual and access to a 25 question, multiple choice and true/false quiz. The questions will cover:
  • Communication
  • Professional development
  • Psychology of Golf Performance
  • The LPGA Integrated Performance System
$0 $1545
Level II    
Level II — Knowledge check

25 question multiple choice and True/False quiz. The questions will cover:
  • Golf Fitness and Equipment
  • The LPGA Integrated Performance System: In-motion
  • Observations/improvement strategies


$0 $1095
Level III    
Practical Teaching Evaluation Webinar

Submit 2 Lesson Videos for Review and Feedback


$200 $350
Level A-2 Practical Prep-course & Evaluation

Four (4) day workshop and evaluation

The LPGA Practical Teaching Evaluation (PTE) is designed to evaluate the ability to demonstrate knowledge of the physical and psychological principles for creating improved golf performance.
  • Teach two (2) 30-minute lessons. The lessons will include:
    • One (1) full swing lesson
    • One (1) lesson on a golf skill less than full swing (short game: putting, chip and run, pitch shot, or bunker shot)


$900 $1395

Level A-2 Written Evaluation

70 questions: multiple choice and True/False online

Note: After you attend the TEP Level A-2 class, you have a maximum of one (1) full calendar year to take the Written Exam. 

$0 $100






Contact the LPGA Professionals Team at professionals.edu@lpga.com or 386-274-6225.
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