Professional Development

2020 Golf Professional Development Series

The Golf Professional Development Series is the Western Washington Chapter’s continuing education forum. The Pofessional Development Committee’s vision is to: Engage the membership in “lifelong” education and training that will develop members’ applied operational and strategic excellence to advance career opportunities and compensation levels.

If you have feedback regarding the Golf Professional Development Series, including sites, speakers, and topics, please contact our Committee Chairs:
Nick Pollock –
Carl Hetterle –

*All seminars will be golf attire unless notified otherwise.


Principles of Scorecard Design

Free, one-hour online course eligible for 1 PGA Education Credit. The course can be found at To earn a credit, PGA members must watch the video and then pass a short online assessment.
This does not satisfy AMP education credit requirements.


PNW PGA “Stay Involved” Education – The Fundamentals of Diversity & Inclusion
Jul 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

PNW PGA “Stay Involved” Education Series

Join us for a fun and educational session on Diversity and Inclusion with Linnet E. Carty, MBA, Inclusion & Diversity Educator. This interactive training incorporates everyday life stories to illuminate, engage and sustain deeper dialogue. The video clips and activities bring the concepts to life. You will be able to ask tough questions and converse with your fellow PGA Professionals. We hope to see you there! This webinar will be held via Google Meet. Receive 2 PGA Required MSR’s / 1 AMP Credit for attending. Linnet Carty has been with the PGA of America for almost four years and has over twelve years of experience working in the areas of diversity, equity and inclusion.
PNW PGA “Stay Involved” Education – PGA Golf Management Internship Program
Sep 17 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

PNW PGA “Stay Involved” Education Series – 2nd Chance

PGA Golf Management Internship Program

Join us for a 60-minute webinar presented by Director Cole Mize and Internship Coordinator Luke Nickodemus.

The PGA Golf Management Internship Program allows students to gain valuable employment experience while being an important part of a golf facility’s operations team. PGA students bring with them industry knowledge gained through PGA education and prior experiences, as well as their passion for golf. These students are in very high demand, with over 500 job opportunities being submitted to the University of Idaho’s PGA Program each year. Join us for a 60 minute seminar discussing the PGA’s internship program and how to best recruit PGA students to your facility, including:

  • How to advertise your internship opportunity to PGA programs and students
  • How to recruit top PGA students
  • How to ensure a great internship experience for your facility and intern

This webinar will be held via Google Meet. Receive 1 PGA Required MSR / 1 AMP Credit for attending.



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