PGA Member Programs
Connecticut Section PGA
The Connecticut Section conducts numerous programs that benefit its membership and golf community, as well as enhancing the standing of the golf professional. The section's Constitution & Bylaws govern all professional activity.
These include the Spring and Fall meetings, professional development & volunteering seminars and forums, fundraising, player development initiatives, employment services, and the Special Awards and Hall of Fame programs.
PGA Professionals are active in many of these initiative and members are required to obtain 54 Membership Service Requirement (MSR) credits each recertification period.
The Assistants' Association is a sub group of the membership that consist of PGA Apprentices aspiring to become Class A members of The PGA and PGA Members who are assistant professionals.
Annually, children and grandchildren, who are currently high school seniors or in college, of section PGA Members have the opportunity to apply for PGA Scholarship funding. Please see below.
The PGA of America Scholarship Program is designed to award college scholarships to graduating high school seniors and current college students; the number of scholarships and amount of funds awarded depends upon the availability of funds and are distributed at the discretion of the PGA Scholarship Committee. Applicants must be children or grandchildren of a PGA member (living or deceased).