January 20, 2019

PGA Professionals Earn Advanced Certifications through the PGA CPP 2.0 Training Program

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Palm Beach Gardens, Fla. (Dec. 18, 2018) – The PGA of America announced that nine PGA Professionals have completed the requirements to achieve advanced certification through the PGA Certified Professional Program 2.0 (CPP 2.0), a valuable achievement that is aimed at further enhancing the skillset of PGA Professionals and advancing career opportunities.

The PGA’s enhanced, all-digital training and education curriculum, PGA CPP 2.0 is a state-of-the-art platform that ensures PGA Members have the skills, competencies and training demanded by employers and customers throughout the golf industry. Since the PGA Certified Professional Program’s original inception in 2004, a total of 1,534 PGA Professionals have earned a combined 2,693 certifications in their desired career paths.

Designed with direct input from employers and industry experts to immediately enhance the expertise and performance of PGA Members in the workplace, PGA CPP 2.0 is an intuitive program available on PGA.org that offers certifications in Golf Operations, General Management, Player Development and Teaching & Coaching.

These distinct certification programs encompass seven defined Career Paths (Golf Operations, Retail, General Management, Executive Management, Ownership and Leasing, Teaching & Coaching, and Player Development), supporting PGA Members who are committed to continuously enhancing their golf management skills, in order to stay ahead of the increasing demands of the industry.

The following Local PGA Professional recently achieved certification:

Golf Operations

•Ross Holtsclaw, PGA, Rumford, R.I. Wannamoisett Country Club, New England PGA Section

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