MSR Opportunities

You are invited to participate in a USGA workshop:
Cold Weather Impact and Recovery on Ultradwarf Bermudagrass Putting Greens

  • Date:     Monday, April 30, 2018
  • Time:     8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Cost:      $5.00 per person for continental breakfast, payable at the door

Space is limited. Please RSVP by April 26 to This workshop is intended for golf course superintendents and course officials.


Pine Lakes Country Club
5603 Granddaddy Drive
Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

For additional questions, please call Shelly Foy, 772-546-2620.


8:00       Registration, Coffee, Juice and Danish
8:30       Welcome - Hosts: Mr. Max Morgan, Founders Group International, Mr. Addison Barden, Dr. Steve Kammerer and Mr. Patrick O’Brien, USGA
8:45       Impact of Cold Temperatures on Ultradwarf Putting Greens in the SE Region: Patrick O’Brien and Steve Kammerer
9:00       Assessment and Developing a Recovery Plan: Steve Kammerer
9:20       Winter Protection of Ultradwarf Bermudagrass Putting Greens: University of Arkansas Latest Research Findings: Addison Barden
9:40       Turf Covering - Real World Data and Results on Putting Green Protection from Cold Temperatures: Jared Nemitz, Golf Course Superintendent - The Peninsula Club, Cornelius, NC
10:30    Questions and Answers
11:00     Adjourn

2018 Area Meeting Resources

Click here for the list of Area Meetings and Golf Challenges. Not sure which Area you belong to? View Our Area Map

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With any questions, please contact: Sally Morgan, PGA - CPGA Director of Marketing (336) 398-2675

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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.


Click Here to view 2017 Player Development Workshop Slideshow

***This slideshow is intended only for those who have attended the workshop.  You may not benefit from viewing the slideshow without having attended the workshop***