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Upcoming Education Opportunities

Carolinas PGA Education Committee

Career-focused Cracker Barrel Webinar

June 2, 2022, from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

Sign up for the FREE Career-Focused Cracker Barrel Session presented by the Atlantic Chapter on Thursday, June 2nd at 12:00 pm hosted by Carolinas PGA Career Consultant Mike Mueller, PGA. This is open to all Carolinas PGA Members and Associates. One Required MSR Credit is available! Use the link below to register

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Lowcountry Chapter Teaching Seminar

June 6, 2022 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

The Lowcountry Chapter is hosting a Teaching Seminar at Berkely Hall on June 6th. Presenters at the Lowcountry Teaching Summit include Billy Sampson, Dana Rader, Jason Sutton, Krista Dunton, and Tim Cooke. This is a FREE seminar and participants will receive 8 required MSR credits. Reach out to Ben Weeks at bweeks@pgahq.com with any questions.

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Gamecock Greats presented by the Palmetto Chapter

June 8, 2022 from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Palmetto Chapter Education Chair Matt Barton, PGA is hosting a three-hour education session with Gamecock greats at Spring Valley Country Club. Speakers include Connor Shaw, GA Mangus, and Kip Bouknight. This event will take place on June 8th from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. Lunch is included and golf is available afterward. We hope to see you there!

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FitGolf Faults and Fixes Webinar

June 9, 2022 from 11:30 am - 1:30 pm

This FREE educational seminar by FitGolf Performance Centers is designed to help golf coaches and instructors how the body influences the golf swing. Ryan McCrea will lead an examination of specific swing faults, the body causes behind them, and fixes for the body issues to help the golf coach understand and begin to apply fixes to the body through working with a qualified golf fitness instructor. At the end of this education, the golf coach will be able to identify a variety of body issues that are behind each swing fault they regularly see. As a result, they will be able to educate their student on these issues and either apply the fix for the student or understand how to engage the golf fitness expert to assist with the fix.

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Pathways to Membership Webinar presented by the Grand Strand Chapter

June 14th from 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm.

Matt Roberts, PGA will spend 1 hour providing updates on the paths to becoming a PGA Member on June 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm. This is a FREE event. Zoom information will be provided soon! One required MSR Credit is available!

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Previous Webinars

MSR Credits Available

2021 Virtual SUPER SHOW

February 2021

If you missed the 2021 Virtual SUPER SHOW, you can still access the content and receive MSR Credits. There is a $149 fee and up to 20 MSR credits are available! A quiz must be completed after each session. Reach out to Ben Weeks at bweeks@pgahq.com with any questions.

2021 Virtual Super Show Registration

2022 PGA Jr. League All-Star Postseason Pathways Webinar

The National Car Rental PGA Jr. League Championship Season highlights the aspirational nature of competition, celebrated in a way unique to PGA Jr. League. Ultimately, it’s a celebration of PGA Jr. League as a whole, and all competitions are designed to have a fun, family-friendly and festival-like atmosphere.

DEADLINE: July 1, 2022 at 5:00pm EST.

If you missed the PGA Jr. League webinar on April 13th to see how you can learn more about the PGA Jr. League Championship Season then please click the link below to watch the recorded webinar and take a quick 5 question quiz to receive 1 MSR credit. Questionnaire Link Here: https://forms.gle/crhx38fjoHet2MZf6

Webinar Recording

Fireside Chat with Coach Mack Brown

April 11th, 2022 at 5:00 PM EST

2021 Carolinas PGA Golf Professional of the Year John Marino, PGA will host Old Chatham member and UNC Football Coach Mack Brown for an hour-long fireside chat. You can still receive one credit for watching and completing the MSR quiz in the link below. You will receive 1 required MSR for attending. MSR quiz link can be found here: https://forms.gle/58Yn5u8ZpPe8c3ZTA

Webinar Recordning

2022 PGA Jr. League Webinar

With amazing new enhancements to PGA Jr. League for 2022, we wanted to have a webinar to get as many Carolinas PGA Jr. League Coaches and Assistant Coaches together as possible.

DEADLINE: July 1, 2022 at 5:00pm EST.

If you missed the PGA Jr. League webinar on January 18th then please click the link below to watch the recorded webinar and take a quick 5 question quiz to receive 1 MSR credit. Questionnaire Link Here: https://forms.gle/zBRWzNxgMfSU8r7b9

Webinar Recording

COVID-19 Education Opportunities

Check out the CPGA COVID-19 page for up-to-date webinars, resources, best practices and more during this crisis.

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Teaching, Coaching, & Player Development

Carolinas PGA Teaching, Coaching, & Player Development Committee

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With a better work-life balance that allows you to focus on coaching, PGA Coach has the tools to help you grow and manage your business, and the expert training designed to help you better engage, inspire and retain golfers.

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Teaching, Coaching, & Player Development Committee Best Practices

Check out best practices from our TC&PD Committee that you can use at your facility!

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Associate Opportunities & Education

Carolinas PGA Associate Education Committee

Associate Education

May 11th, 2022 at 6:00 pm

On May 11th at 6 PM, Gil Feagin, PGA of Coastal Carolina University will be hosting a Zoom meeting to assist Associates with Level 1 Business Planning Activities. Attendees will be able to make progress on WEA’s and ask any questions they have. Before the call, please be sure to read the Business Planning case study and start Activities 1 through 3!

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Brock White, PGA

Chair

brockwhite@pga.com

Briana Niemann, PGA

Vice Chair

bniemann@kiawah.com

Tom Inczauskis, PGA

PGM University Leader

tinczauskis@methodist.edu

Barry Pierce, PGA

President, Assistant's Assoc.

bp13176@yahoo.com

Jeremy Wetherton, PGA

L2/L3 Associate

jeremywetherton@gmail.com

Gil Feagin, PGA

At-Large Member

wfeagin@coastal.edu

Associate Mentor Program

2020 Pre-Associate / Associate Orientation Packet

The CPGA Associate Education Committee is here to help PGA associates who are currently completing the PGA program. Our goal is to provide educational activities for associates, as well as create a network of Class-A PGA Professionals who are willing to volunteer time to assist associates progressing through the PGA 2.0 program, and the new PGA 3.0 program, with gaining the needed work experience, completing the required portfolio work, getting out of suspension, etc.

Carolinas PGA Associate Mentor Program
The CPGA Associate Mentor Program provides PGA Associates across the Carolinas with a network of mentors available in each Area. Members of the mentor program are Class-A PGA Professionals willing to assist Associates with gaining the needed work experience, completing the required portfolio work, and guidance throughout the Associate program. Please reference the Pre-Associate / Associate Orientation Packet to find a mentor in your area.

If you would like to be added to the mentor list, please contact Patrick O’Reilly at poreilly@pgahq.com