Seminars & Educational Opportunities



The Arizona Golf Association offers many different educational opportunities for clubs, members, professional staff & volunteers to learn more about the Handicap system, the Rules of Golf, Course Rating, course marking, tournament administration & other the products & services offered & administered by the Arizona Golf Association. PGA members please inquire with Derek McKenzie ([email protected]) for MSR points for attendance at seminars.


Handicap Seminars

The AGA conducts World Handicap System (WHS) Certification Seminars that are designed for: local club handicap administrators, course professionals and staff, and any AGA members seeking the full details of the 2020 World Handicap System policies and procedures. These seminars are typically a half-day in length and will focus on educating attendees on each independent section in the WHS-Rules of Handicapping. The seminars will also highlight the duties and responsibilities of the club’s Handicap Committee and designated Chairperson.

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Rules of Golf Seminars

The AGA conducts Rules Seminars that are open to all AGA members, club professionals and staff, and all golfers. These seminars will focus on educating attendees on the principles behind the Rules of Golf, the basic structure of the Rules of Golf Book, and the 2019/20 major changes to the Rules of Golf.

Coming soon.

Special Requests

The AGA conducts special seminars for member clubs upon request. These seminars can range from sessions on the Handicap system, the Rules of Golf, Course Rating, course marking, tournament administration and other the products and services offered and administered by the AGA. To inquire about scheduling a seminar for your club please contact Derek McKenzie ([email protected]).