Skip to Content

Associate Information

What Is The Goal Of The Associate & Assistant Associate?

The Midwest Section, PGA is establishing a unique culture amongst all assistant golf professionals by combining educational programs with camaraderie to help foster professional relationships and career development. The Association’s main focus is to provide meaningful career development opportunities with the Sections leaders in their respective areas of expertise. The Association’s goal is to produce the future leaders of the Midwest Section and PGA.

How Will You Receive Assistance?

The Associate & Assistant Committee will schedule periodic meetings to cover a variety of topics specific to the golf business. These meetings will feature guest speakers, local or national PGA Professionals, who are experts in their respective fields. In addition, the MPGA website contains several resources including a database of Midwest Section PGA Professionals who have volunteered to act as mentors. Furthermore, there will be a comprehensive list of your peer assistants and the level in the program they are currently in, affording you the opportunity to network with them regarding any PGA PGM subjects. Please do not hesitate to reach out to our committee members for assistance.

Area of Emphasis

  • Career Building
  • Merchandising
  • Teaching/Coaching
  • Rules of Golf
  • Tournament Operations
  • Customer Service
  • Playing Ability
  • PGA PGM Work Experience Topics
  • And much more…

Are There Any Fees Or Requirements?

The Associate & Assistant Association is a yearly fee of $120 per professional. This fee entitles you to all educational opportunities presented by AAA and a required orientation session to be completed before playing in any event for new Associates or Assistants.

All membership fees will be used to cover expenses related to facility hosts, keynote speakers, and food and beverage for scheduled AAA events. In addition, all Associate golf professionals who wish to play in the Midwest Section golf tournaments MUST BE REGISTERED MEMBERS OF THE AAA. Please remember, the opportunity to play in section events is a privilege and not a right.

Register for the AAA

Current AAA Committee Member Contact Information


Gabe Beronja
Blue Hills CC

Vice President