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Level III – USGTF Full Certification
Professional Golf Teachers Training

It is not necessary to attain Levels I and II prior to Level III Full Certification. The Level I and II courses are provided as an option to make it more convenient to progress in the industry comfortably at your own pace.

Level III Membership
Level III Full Certification
$1,565.00 per person

Rate includes: Daily green & cart usage, daily range balls, all course materials, instruction, banquet dinner and all taxes.

A Level III Fully Certified Member is one who has successfully completed the 5-day certification course and has met all USGTF criteria in the playing, written and teaching aspects of the organization.

The Playing Ability Test

Takes place on the last day of certification and has the following requirements:

Men Women
  • Ages 18-49 – score of 83
  • Ages 50-59 – score of 84
  • Ages 60-69 – score of 86
  • Ages 70-over – score of 88
  • Ages 18-49 – score of 85
  • Ages 50-59 – score of 86
  • Ages 60-69 – score of 88

Written Rules Test

Multiple choice questions. USGA Rule Book is issued to you and permitted during test along with the easier to understand version, “Rules in Brief.”

Verbal Teaching Test

This is based on detection and correction of swing errors. It will be taught to you during the course of the week so that you feel comfortable in this scenario.


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