Confederation of Professional Golf (CPG)

United Kingdom / Europe

The Confederation of Professional Golf (CPG) is an association of 32 National PGAs (Professional Golfers Associations), representing a combined membership in excess of 12,550 golf professionals, steered through the guiding principles of Togetherness, Collaboration and Development to provide collective voice and opportunities for the benefit of the game.

The CPG is widely acknowledged as a lead body in the provision of golf development expertise on a global basis. The CPG’s core operating areas are across Membership, Education, Golf Development, Communications, Commercial Partnerships, Tournaments and External Relations with other stakeholders in golf.

The CPG has been recognised as the standard setting body and accreditor for national education programmes for golf professionals and coaches since 1993 when it developed the European Training Standards. More recently this became known as the European Education Level System (EELS).