Members: How to receive points for external education programs

Pre-approved programs:

If your program was pre-approved, you should receive an approval code at the end of the program.  To receive points for this program, complete the education points affidavit within 30 days of the event and include this code. This  If you did not receive this code, your program was not pre-approved. To get the education points for attending, follow the instructions in the next section for submitting the program you attended.

Submit your points:

Online affidavit »
Affidavit form »

Programs not pre-approved:

Have you attended an educational program that you believe should qualify for education points? If so, you have up to 30 days after the event to complete and submit the member application for education points.

Programs must meet the following requirements:

  • Provide education relevant to the golf course management profession
  • Have clearly defined learning objectives
  • Have a minimum program length of one hour
  • Must be non-commercial

Are you thinking of attending a program and want to know whether the program will qualify for education points? You can also send in the member application for education points to find out.

Apply for points:

Member application for education points »


If you have any questions after reviewing this information, please don't hesitate to contact Diana Kern at 800-472-7878, ext. 3600.