Since the launch of our PGA SA Accredited Academy we have had a lot of interest and a lot of questions.
We have answered some of the most common questions and hopefully they will answer some of yours too.
Is there an age limit?
There is no age limit when joining our Academy or the PGA SA as an associate.
Do I have to be a Member of Randpark Club?
All our coaching, course play and lectures happen on property.
You don't have to be a member of the Club but you would then pay green fees for every round played and this would far out strip Membership fees.
Can I play in amateur tournaments still?
Yes you can, as we are an education provider you remain an amateur through the three years of education. Allowing you to play all the tournaments you need.
Are you the same as BSI?
Yes and no!
We offer the same education with the same level of qualified PGA Professional's.
What separates the two would be location and facilities.
Can I study part time?
What does my handicap need to be?
We suggest single figures as a starting point.
You do need to have qualifying scores in order to take up the PGA Membership.
These can be obtained in associate tournaments, IGT tournaments and the likes of.
I don't want to just coach?
That's the beauty of the golf industry you don't need to just be a golf coach. There is a wide variety of jobs within the industry. the likes of Golf Director, Green Keeper or Retail.
Do you offer accommodation?
We have the Fairway Hotel on our doorstep and can provide accommodation.
This can be requested from the program director as it is limited.
How many days a week do you operate?
Simply put five days a week Monday through to Friday.
We have four terms a year.
Are the opportunities to work overseas?
Yes they are, through the PGA of SA we are able to offer work experience overseas.
It is generally after completion of studies.
How do I apply?
A interview and tour of the facility with the program director needs to be booked.
A playing ability session will be booked within two weeks of the interview.
Please fill in the enrolment form on the page, https://www.getsgolf.com/pga-academy
We will then contact you.