Playing Ability Test
In order to register for the PGA Professional Golf Management (PGA/PGM)TM Program you must satisfy the PAT requirement. One of the following must be completed within the two years prior to your registration date:
- Pass the 36-hole Player's Ability Test or;
- Attempt the PAT at least twice within the two years prior to registering into the PGA PGM Program. Within that time frame, you must shoot one 18-hole score in a PAT that is equal to or less than the PAT target score for 18- holes, plus 5 strokes. Note: Each PAT score has a validity date of two years.
*NOTE: Taking and passing the Playing Ability Test does not mean that you are a Professional or a PGA Apprentice.