Handicap Seminars

USGA Tournament Management Training Seminars

The MGA is pleased to announce the release of the USGA Tournament Management powered by Golf Genius to our Member Clubs in 2017. This program will offer clubs and leagues enhanced cloud-based event and league management tools. Any club wanting access to the new program will be required to attend a training seminar. These seminars are for course managers, golf professionals, and league officials at all MGA member clubs.

These seminars will go over various parts of the software including:
  • Key Concepts and Terminology
  • Knowledge Base
  • Setting up your USGA TM Account
  • Event Preparation
  • Check Your Work
  • Game Day
  • Post Round Wrap-Up
Club representatives attending a training session will receive access to the USGA Tournament Management the day of the seminar, so feel free to bring your laptop to follow along.

Seminars are free and include lunch.

Click HERE to register. **When logged into the online registration area, select the "Educational Workshops 2017" season to sign-up.

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 – Southern Hills Golf Club (Farmington), 9 am – 4 pm
Tuesday, March 7, 2017 – Minnesota Valley Country Club (Bloomington), 8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Thursday, March 23, 2017 – Cragun's Legacy Course (Brainerd), 9 am – 4 pm

**Registration will begin 30 minutes prior to each seminar. Be sure to sign in for PGA MSR credits.

Additional seminars and webinars will be held in 2017.

 

Online USGA Handicap Seminar

View the abbreviated online seminar
The online seminar is a quick and easy way to fulfill the seminar portion of the handicap licensing requirement. Clubs can have their Handicap Chairperson or any representative from the club view the online Handicap Seminar and complete the electronic, open-book quiz at the end to complete the handicap licensing certification.