Training and licensing professional golf experts

SPGA is creating opportunity for Serbian nationality golf teachers to earn international coaching licenses.

First level of education is IPE (Initial Professional Education) is organized once a year in one of the European golf centers.

During this program, the trainee will be exposed to various aspects of the profession
while immersed in a golf environment. Such an education will likely include a blended mix of

  • On the job training
  • Tutor contact time
  • Distance learning
  • And many of the elements often found in a traditional apprenticeship program

To successfully graduate from IPE-1 a trainee professional is expected to be able to demonstrate agreed competencies in the following disciplines:

  • Prepare resources and facilities for Golf coaching sessions
  • Conduct a thorough and appropriate intake of the Golfer/s before commencing the
  • coaching session
  • Analyze the technical skills of golf and prepare for application by the golfer on the course
  • Analyse the on course skills of golf
  • Conclude Golf coaching sessions
  • Record and analyse Golfer performance to establish future training activities
  • Prepare criteria for participation in a golf event
  • Implement the format for a specified competition or event
  • Record and process the results of a specified competition
  • Interpret and apply the rules and etiquette in accord with the spirit of the game
  • Identify hazards and assess risks to health, safety and security
  • Ientify personal development activities which will move them along their intended career trajectory
  • Evaluate how to progress and develop performance

 

The conditions for participation in the IPE program are as follows:

CRITERIA DETAIL
AGE LIMIT Individuals must have reached 18 years of age, prior to application for membership
EDUCATION LEVEL An individual must have received the leaving certificate awarded to students who complete the full cycle of compulsory secondary education or the countries equivalent.
PLAYING ABILITY Individuals should be able to demonstrate accurately and effectively a range of predetermined shots. Individuals should be able to provide evidence of a playing ability that meets or exceeds the national PGAs entry criteria. Normally 9 handicap is considered to be the maximum allowed for entry.
  • MEMBER COUNTRY PGAS GATHER AT LE GOLF NATIONAL FOR LAUNCH OF NEW CONFEDERATION OF PROFESSIONAL GOLF PROJECT
  • THE 2019 ANNUAL CONGRESS AND INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP