PDR Information

The current PDR (formerly MSR) cycle is effective June 16, 2022 – June 15, 2025

Members Affected: All PGA Members except classifications A-3, A-5, Retired Member and Life Member Retired

To see how many PDR’s you have/need for the current cycle, visit your Member Dashboard. If you have forgotten your username or password, please use the “Forgot Username?” and “Not Yet Registered?” links. If your experience difficulty logging in, please contact the National PGA office at 1-800-474-2776 for assistance.

Rules and Regulations for the current Professional Development Requirement, (PDR), as defined by the PGA Board of Directors:

  1. The Section may require that all Section and Chapter activities be approved in advance.
  2. Based on previously approved activities, established guidelines and Section recommendations, the National Office will approve the credits to be awarded for a certain activity. The Board of Control will determine the number of credits in all disputes and the Board of Directors reserves the right to make modifications to the requirements.
  3. A participant may receive compensation for an activity.
  4. Fifty‐four (54) Total credits are required for a three‐year cycle; of which at least 30 must come from Education and/or Specified Player Engagement Programs and six (6) must come from Meetings and/or National Survey Submission.
  5. Members who have attained a combination of years of membership and age which adds up to 9 0 or more before the start of the Professional Development Requirement Program Cycle (June 16, 2022), shall be required to earn 12 PDR credits only from any PDR category.
  6. Members in the Unaffiliated Section will be required to earn two thirds (2/3) of the requirement.
  7. Members in the Reserve Classification will be required to earn one half (1/2) of the requirement.

View PDR Chart, Policies and Process PDF

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