The Affiliation of Skilled Golfers (PGA) is to arrange a coaching program for Preliminary Vocational Training (IPE) for female and male PGA professionals within the nation.
Samson Lawal, the director, PGA of Nigeria advised the Nigerian Information Company (NAN) in an interview on Saturday.
Lawal stated the purpose of this system was to maintain its members updated with worldwide requirements in fulfilling their capabilities utilizing fashionable instruments and expertise as PGA professionals.
“Coaching could be a step for individuals who wish to advance within the career to proceed with ease.
“As well as, it places Nigeria’s PGA members on the identical pedestal with their counterparts in developed international locations.
“It can result in the award of the Diploma Certificates for individuals who efficiently meet the necessities on the finish of this system ..
“It can additionally improve the capability and capability of execs like PGA professional.
“A very powerful factor might be that their supply service might be extra skilled and lift their profile like PGA professional.
“This is a chance that each member can not afford to overlook,” he stated.
He famous that this system supported by R&A and facilitated by the Confederation of Skilled Golfers (CPG) is scheduled to start on Feb. 2 and could be managed on-line.
“At a gathering with the CPG final week on Wednesday, they stated the coaching would begin as deliberate on Feb. 2.
“It’s a web-based route due to the covid-19 and the gap.
“There might be a variety of assignments that might be despatched on-line.”
“The CPG additionally emphasised that trainees for IPE ought to have good web, smartphones, ideally computer systems or laptops.
“Interns must also have the Zoom App downloaded on their telephones or laptops, open a google account with google drive and ensure they’re free for sophistication by Feb. 2,” he stated.
He added that Jim van Heuven van Staereling of the Netherlands has been appointed Nation Mentor for this system.