PGA Qualification and Membership

Graduates wishing to become members of the PGA (Professional Golfers Association) are required to pass both playing and teaching ability tests, attain a 5 handicap or below and fulfil minimum hours work experience, half of which can be logged whilst studying at ISGM. Students can retain their amateur status throughout the study period.


International Recognition & Accreditation

The PGA of SA is a member of the world alliance of PGA’s, making the ISGM PGA Diploma an internationally recognised qualification.
The ISGM PGA Diploma program awards international industry accreditation status to its graduates enabling them a major advantage for both local and international employment opportunities in the golfing industry .

Graduates automatically join the ISGM Alumni Club, which provides exclusive access to international job opportunities through our worldwide network. PGA graduates have gained job placements in USA, Asia, United Kingdom, and Africa.


ISGM is accredited to present the programme by the PGA of South Africa and CATHSSETA (Accreditation no. 613/P/000216/2012).