Associate Opportunities & Education


Chair: Paige Cribb, PGA

At Large: Mike Mueller, PGA 

At Large: Briana Sweeny, PGA

At Large: Josh Wagaman, PGA

At Large: Elliott Jones, PGA


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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 with gaining the needed work experience, completing the required portfolio work, getting out of suspension, etc.

Below are lists of Carolinas PGA Professionals by Area who are available to be contacted for assistance (click to view list):

Area I   (Western Mountains, Asheville, Spartanburg, Greenville, etc.)
Area II   (Columbia, Aiken, Orangeburg, etc.)
Area III   (Hilton Head, Charleston, etc.)
Area IV   (Greensboro, Winston Salem, Hickory, etc.)
Area V   (Pinehurst, Fayetteville, etc.)
Area VI   (Greater Charlotte)
Area VII   (Myrtle Beach, Florence, etc.)
Area VIII   (Wilmington, Lumberton, etc.)
Area IX   (Raleigh, Durham, Burlington, Wake Forest, etc.)
Area X   (Greenville, Rocky Mount, Outer Banks, etc.)

If you would like to be added to one of these lists, please contact Mike Whitenack at

Online Education

Watch presentations from the 2018 PGA Merchandise Show

Member Business Center Videos

If you need PGA Education MSR credits, here is an opportunity to watch videos recorded at the Member Business center during the 2017 and 2018 PGA Merchandise Shows. All you need to do is watch a video and successfully complete an assessment at its conclusion.

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To receive proper membership service requirement (MSR) Credits, Carolinas PGA members must send copies of their MSR certificates or other documentation of the event to the Carolinas PGA office.

Seminars outside The PGA or not on the approved list may be honored upon submission of documentation detailing the course content and length, as well as a certificate of completion or transcripts.  If honored, MSR Credits will be awarded as stipulated by MSR Rules and Regulations.

Receive Credits Online!
Complimentary online PGA Education is now available through  
These courses can be found by clicking on the following link and logging in with your username & password. Online Videos

There are multiple online video seminars.  PGA members can receive one (1) to two (2) PGA Education MSR by watching a video from the list, and taking an assessment at the conclusion of the video.

MSR credit may be earned only one time for any online MSR course. In order to earn MSR credit, you must score a 70% or higher on the assessment. If you do not score 70% or higher, you will be allowed one (1) re-take opportunity. You will be directed to the assessment when the video concludes.

Be sure to check out your allied associations such as and (among many others) for their educational opportunities.


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