Program Overview & Points Allocation

Professional Recognition Program Overview & Points Allocation

 

OVERVIEW

The PGA of Ontario Professional Recognition Program (PRP) recognizes individual PGA Members who make a significant contribution to the Association and the overall well-being of fellow members. This point-driven program is based on being active within the industry through various forms of professional development, education, industry contributions, community involvement volunteerism and tournament play.

SPECIFICS

Individual PGA Professionals are recognized for:

  • Attending Zone Meetings
  • Volunteer Service
  • Participation in Association Functions
  • Participation in Tournaments
  • Contribution to the success of Association Programs
  • Response to Program Initiatives
  • Non-PGA Industry training, continuing education, professional development

ACQUIRING POINTS

PGA OF ONTARIO PROGRAM PARTICIPATION POINTS

PGA of Ontario Annual General Meeting (AGM)

11

PGA of Ontario Education/Webinars (in real-time)                                                          (Maximum 45 points per season)

3
Chapter Meeting (in real-time)                                                                                                     (Maximum 30 points per season) 5
PGA of Ontario Mentorship 4ore New Members 5

 

PGA PARTNER PROGRAM OR EXTERNAL PARTICIPATION POINTS

PGA of Canada Mentorship Program (Mentor/Mentee)

5

PGA of Canada Training Academy Elective Courses (Non-Specializations and Specialization) 3

PGA of Canada Webinar/Tee Talks Digital Series (in real-time)

2

RBC Scramble Championship

10

Get Golf Ready

10

First Tee Program

10

Junior Skills Challenge

10

Take a Kid to the Course Week

10

AoT Networking Participation                                                                                                (Maximum 45 points per season)

5

External Education Workshop                                                                                               (Maximum 30 points per season)

  • Continuing education - Includes but not limited to: CPA, BA/Masters, PGM.
  • Professional development - Includes by not limited to: CSCM, courses in Business Management.
  • TPI Certification
  • External webinars
  • This includes, but is not limited to: First Aid, CPR/AED, WSIB, Health & Safety Training.    
     
    • 1 point webinar
    • 2 points half-day session
    • 4 points full-day session
    • 5 points for a semester of continuing education
    • (maximum 30 points per season)

See point allocation under the list of eligible  workshops

 

 

ZONE CONTRIBUTION POINTS

PGA of Ontario Awards Program

 

5
5
10
15

PGA of Ontario Hall of Fame

 

5
5
10

Personal Profile – update PGA of Canada/Ontario website

  • Complete and update bio
  • Profile picture
  • Update contact information (address/email/phone)
  • Update employment information

5

 

ZONE TOURNAMENTS                                                                                                               (Maximum 60 points per season) POINTS

PGA of Ontario Event Host

5

Stand Alone Events

 

5
5

Team Series

 

5
5
5
5

Player of the Year Series

 

15
10
10
10
10
5
5
5

Merit Travel Golf Vacations ProAm - Participant

10

PGA of Canada Championships - Participant

10

 

SERVICE / VOLUNTEERISM POINTS

Board of Directors

10

Chapter Chair 5
AoT Regional Representative 5

PGA of Ontario Committee Member

  • Awards
  • Tournaments
  • Hall of Fame

 

5
5
5

Community Involvement                                                                                                                    (Maximum of 20pts per season)

  • Chamber of Commerce Meetings (in real-time)
  • Host or participate in a Charity Pro-Am
  • Volunteer at a Partner Program Event i.e., World Junior Girls Championship

 

2
2
2

PGA of Ontario Tournament Support - volunteer as:                                       

  • Starter/Marshall/Score Collection

 

2

An online form has been created for members to submit a request for points to the PGA office for participation in a PGA Partner Program and/or additional education session. Members are encouraged to submit the online form within seven days of completion of eligible events.
 
To submit a request for points, please complete the form, then click here to email your supporting documentation Supporting documentation may consist of proof of registration, (letter or email) certificate of participation or completion.

The Professional Recognition Program is a fluid point system and changes may be made to categories and their points as we see fit.