PGA Members must earn MSR (Member Service Requirements) Credits towards their professional development, which is the primary purpose of this requirement to maintain membership. With this in mind, MSR should assist PGA Members to become well-rounded professionals who are committed to the traditional values of golf which are teaching, playing, and promoting the game.
Player development, continuing education, networking, and participation in Section activities are a vital part of the process.
The PGA of America Board of Directors determines the MSR Requirements which typically run on a three (3) year cycle with input from the PGA Membership Committee. There are essentially three (3) buckets from which a PGA Member can earn MSRs:
*PGA Members must earn Fifty-four (54) total credits in this three-year cycle; of which at least 36 credits must come from Meeting/Education/Player Development/Professional Standards and Data.