PGA Golf Coaches 

Our Vision:  “To be world leaders in golf coach development from the grassroots to the podium”

Our Mission: “To develop and support player-focused coaches who provide experiences that grow the love of golf ”

Our Goal: “More people playing more golf, better.”

Foundation Coaches 
Run by the PGA of New Zealand, this is a three module course that takes about 8 hours to complete. This is the initial coaching qualification available to everyone who has an interest in golf. Run by the PGA of New Zealand, this program is designed to assist coaches working with explorer level golfers and some skills to execute junior and introductory golfing programs. This qualification lasts for three years.
The foundation course is designed to educate parents and club volunteers with the joys and rewards of how to coach explorer golfers, foundation coaches should be working with a full PGA member to assist and grow the game, below is a picture of three foundation coaches working at the Templeton Golf Club with PGA member Jon Bae. 
To sign up head to and register your details.  

“A national golf coach development system that empowers more coaches to provide a high quality coaching service that encourages more people to play more golf, better”


CDP rules of membership (278K)

Application form (64K)

For further information please contact Josh Longney on or 021778335

Registered for a golf coach education at 
The PGA has over 40 online learning modules in coaching written for your benefit and professional development in;
Performance Coaching
Teaching Games for Understanding   
Physical conditioning for Golf   
Coaching a Performance Mind Set
Effective Communication
How People Learn
Coaching Programs 
Group Coaching
Club Fitting and Technology
Game Development 
 All modules are accessed through our online learning platform to register email  PGA Game and Coach Development Manager Josh Longney -  

“More people playing more golf, better.”