Certification

  1. The person must be at least 18 years of age and must submit proof of age along with the entry form. The applicant shall be of sound mind and should not have been convicted by a court of law of any criminal offence or that of moral turpitude.
  2. The NGAI shall withdraw accreditation / classification of an individual if it is found that he/she was not eligible or has knowingly given false information.
  3. It is recommended that the individual knows how to read and write English in view of the examinations that they would have to appear for in future.
  4. In case a professional wants to sit for re-test, he/she needs to write to ngai@indiangolfunion.org requesting the same. In case the NGAI committee finds the appeal genuine, a re-test shall be done at a fee of INR 20,000/-. In the re-test, at least one of the Teaching Staff who conducted the initial course & test, shall be on the panel.

Playing Ability Test

  1. PAT shall be taken as the scores of the first two rounds of an IGU Categorised Amateur / Ladies tournament other than the All India Amateur.
  2. Attendees wanting to give a PAT are to send application by email to Director General, Indian Golf Union at dg@indiangolfunion.org and pay the entry fee at the venue to the IGU Tournament Director. Applicants do not have to play the qualifier event.
  3. All PAT attendees will play off the same tees as all other players.
  4. Passing score for two days is 14 over for under 50 years of age and 20 over for Seniors above 50.
  5. PAT will also be organised by NGAI and the dates shall be announced on NGAI website.
  6. Result of PAT is valid for 18 months.
  1. International Tour Players: Indian and Foreign Golf Playing Professionals who have held a Tour Card for 5 years or more on the Men’s Asian, Australian, European, Japanese or US Tours are exempt from the Playing Ability Test (PAT). They are eligible to directly register and attend the annual Category “B” Certification Course and take the exam. If the exam is successfully cleared they will be certified as a Category “B” Teaching Professional else they will be classified as a Category ‘C’ Teaching Professional.
  2. Indian and Foreign Golf Playing Professionals who have held an Indian Men’s Tour card for 5 years or more are exempt from the Playing Ability Test (PAT). They are eligible to directly register and attend the annual Category “C” Certification Course and take the exam. If the exam is successfully cleared they will be certified as a Category “C” Teaching Professional, else they will be classified as a Category “D” Teaching Professional.
  3. The Indian Men’s Tour players and the top 50% of the money earners list in the Indian Women’s Tour are exempt from the Playing Ability Test (PAT). They are eligible to directly register and attend the apprenticeship course with NGAI Teaching Staff, Assistant Teaching Staff & Technical Staff and then do the Category ‘D’ Course and take the exam. If the exam is successfully cleared they will be certified as a Category ‘D’ Teaching Professional, else they will not be classified.
  4. Foreign Teaching Professionals: Foreign Teaching Golf Professionals must apply in writing and receive permission to teach golf in India. They must be members of a PGA training programme which is recognised by the PGA of Europe or members of a recognised PGA with a similar training programme.
  5. Special Cases (e.g. Amateur players who have represented India, Arjuna Awardees, etc.) The NGAI will review each case on its individual merits. All individuals wanting to apply for special dispensation or consideration must submit their case in writing to the Managing Committee at least eight weeks prior to the candidate appearing for the relevant course, stating clearly their reasons for application under this exemption. Amateurs applying under this category will be given an exemption from the Playing Ability Test (PAT) only. The NGAI reserves the right to reject any application without assigning any reason.

D COURSE

CATEGORY D COURSE – SCHEDULE
Time Description
DAY 1
8 – 9.45am Ball Flight
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Ball Flight
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Pre Swing Principles
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Pre Swing Principles

 

DAY 2
8 – 9.45am Giving A Lesson With Ball Flight & Pre Swing
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Ballistics
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Basic Club Fitting
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Giving A Lesson With Ball Flight & Pre Swing

 

DAY 3
8 – 9.45am Mind In Golf (Basic Intro)
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Rules Of Golf
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Giving A Lesson With Ball Flight & Pre Swing
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Teaching Juniors

 

DAY 4
8 – 9.45am Golf Fitness/Building Champions
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Putting
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Short Game
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Short Game

 

DAY 5
8 – 9.45am Ball Flight
9.45 – 10.15am Break
10.15am – 12noon Pre Swing
12 – 1.30pm Lunch
1.30 – 2.30pm Practical Exam
2.30 – 3pm Break
3 – 4pm Practical Exam

 

DAY 6
9 – 11am Revision
11 – 11.30am Break
11.30am – 1pm Written Exam
1 – 1.30pm Q & A

D to C COURSE

D TO C COURSE – SCHEDULE
Time Description Remark
DAY 1 – MONDAY
9-11am Essentials of a Good Instructor & How to Teach Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Ball Flight Laws Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Ball Flight Laws Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm Application of Ball Flight Laws Teaching Staff

 

DAY 2 – TUESDAY
9-11am Application of Ball Flight Laws Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm The Basics – Grip/Setup Discussion Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Long Game – Practical Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm Review of Day 1 & 2 Teaching Staff

 

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY
9-11am The Full Swing Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm The Full Swing – Video Analysis Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Practical – How to Teach Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm The Short Game – Putting Teaching Staff

 

DAY 4 – THURSDAY
9-11am The Short Game – Chipping, Pitching & Bunkers Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Practical – Short Game Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Practical – How to Teach Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm Junior Golf Teaching Staff

 

DAY 5 – FRIDAY
9-11am Review – Short Game & Play from Different Lies Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Introduction to Club Fitting Teaching Staff
1-2pm Lunch  
2-3.30pm Question Hour Teaching Staff
3.30-4pm Break  
4-5pm Review of Course/In Class Evaluations Teaching Staff

 

DAY 6 – SATURDAY
9-11am Theory Examination Teaching Staff
11-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Review / Q & A Teaching Staff

C to B COURSE

C TO B COURSE – SCHEDULE
Time Description
DAY 1 – MONDAY
9.00-9.30am Completion of Registration Formalities
9.30-11.00am Chapter 1-The role of the Golf Instructor/Coach
11.00-11.30am Break
11.30-1.00pm Chapter 2-Principles and Preferences-A Model for Swing Analysis
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2-3.30pm Practical Session Reinforcing Chapter 1 and 2
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm The Basic Fundamentals

 

DAY 2 – TUESDAY
9.00-10.30am Chapter 3 the Full Swing Principles
10.30-11.00am Break
11.00am-12.00 Noon Chapter 6 Special Shots and Unusual Conditions
12.00-1.00pm Indoor Presentation
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.30pm Practical Session Reinforcing Chapter 3 and 6
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm Practical Session on Short Game (Chapter 5)

 

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY
9.00-10.30am Chapter 7 Equipment
10.30-11.00am Break
10.30am-1pm Clubfitting
11.00-12.00 Noon Chapter 8 Physical Assessment of a Golfer
12.00-1.00pm Watch a Video/Short Game/Putting
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.30pm Practical Session Testing for Practicals
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm Practical Session on Short Game/Putting Q&A (Chapter 5)

 

DAY 4 – THURSDAY
9.00am-1.00pm Trackman Presentation by Romit Bose
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.30pm Practical Exam/Assessment
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm Practical Exam/Assessment

 

DAY 5 – FRIDAY
9.00-10.30am Chapter 9 The Mental Side of Golf
10.30-11.00am Break
11.00am-12.00 Noon Chaper 10 Coaching Juniors
12.00-1.00pm Indoor Video Presentation
1.00-2.00pm Lunch
2.00-3.30pm Practical Exam/Assessment
3.30-4.00pm Break
4.00-5.00pm Practical Session Q&A (Chapter 5)

 

DAY 6 – SATURDAY
9.00-10.00am Review Feedback and Closing
10.00-10.30am Break
10.30-11.00am Theory Exam for those eligible, Others can depart

B to A COURSE

B TO A COURSE – SCHEDULE
Time Description Remark
DAY 1 – MONDAY
9.00-11.00am Introduction To Course / A Class instructor Teaching Staff
11.00-11.30am Submission Of Presentation / Break  
11.30am-1.00pm The Basics – Grip / Aim / Setup – Discussion NGAI Manual
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Swing Basics – Rules Vs Preference NGAI Manual
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Ball Flight Laws NGAI Manual

 

DAY 2 – TUESDAY
9.00-11.00am Presentation 1 Attendee
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1.00pm Presentation 2 Attendee
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Short Game 1 NGAI Manual
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Short Game 2 NGAI Manual

 

DAY 3 – WEDNESDAY
9.00-11.00am Presentation 3 Attendee
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1.00pm Presentation 4 Attendee
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Long Game – Practical Outdoor
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Case Study / NGAI DVD / Trackman / K Vest Teaching Staff

 

DAY 4 – THURSDAY
9.00-11.00am Presentation 5 Attendee
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1.00pm Presentation 6 Attendee
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Long Game – Practical Outdoor
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Short Game Practical Outdoor

 

DAY 5 – FRIDAY
9.00-11.00am Long Game – Practical Outdoor
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1.00pm Short Game Practical Outdoor
1.00-2.00pm Lunch  
2.00-3.30pm Question Hour Teaching Staff
3.30-4.00pm Break  
4.00-5.00pm Review Of Course / In Class Evaluations Teaching Staff

 

DAY 6- SATURDAY
9.00-11.00am Theory Examination Teaching Staff
11.00-11.30am Break  
11.30am-1pm Answers And Evaluations Teaching Staff

REFRESHER COURSE

Refresher Course

HAMONI, GURGAON 2016

REFRESHER COURSE ATTENDEES 2016
S. No. NAME COURSE YEAR VENUE
1 ASGAR ALI East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
2 SK MANNAN East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
3 GOLAM ALI East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
4 YUSUF ALI East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
5 BINOD PANDEY East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
6 SK HASEM East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
7 ANWAR ALI East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
8 AJIT DAS East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
9 BASAD ALI East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
10 RAJU GHOSH East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
11 AKBAR ALI East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
12 NUR HOSSAIN SARDAR East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
13 MONTU SARKAR East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
14 ANIL SAMANTA East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
15 MADAN PANDEY East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
16 SOMNATH ROY East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
17 RAJU ALI MOLLAH East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
18 REENA SINGH East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
19 RAFICK ALI East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
20 MD KHOKAN East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
21 ARIF ALI MOLLAH East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
22 BHARAT SINGH RAJAWAT East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
23 NABIN MANDAL East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
24 MINTU BANIK East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
25 SK PATAL East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
26 SUDARSHAN SARKAR East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
27 SANKAR LAL East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
28 SWAPAN TUNG     East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
29 TARAK ROY     East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
30 CHINI ALI    East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
31 RIZWAN ALI East Zone Refresher 2016 Tollygunge Club
32 NOVJOSH SINGH    North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
33 UDITA SINGH North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
34 SHOWKAT MAQBOOL North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
35 ABHAY SINGH CHAUHAN North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
36 ARJUN SINGH North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
37 SANDY KASHYAP North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
38 ANIL KASHYAP North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
39 VICKY KOHLI North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
40 AMIT KUMAR North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
41 SANGAM LAL North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
42 MOHD SAHUN North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
43 RD SINGH North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
44 BHAWANI SHANKAR North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
45 ROHAN MANHAS North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
46 VISHAAL SINGH ATWAL North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
47 JASPAL SINGH ATWAL North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
48 DAVINDER SINGH North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
49 RATTAN SINGH North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
50 SURESH KUMAR North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
51 PARTHA PATEL North Zone Refresher 2016 Siri Fort Sports
 52 RAHUL GANAPATHY South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore 
53 KS VINOD South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
54 PETER INBARAJ South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
55 THIYAGRAJ S South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
56 RAKESH D South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
57 ANTHONY LAWRENCE South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
58 SRINIVAS G South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
59 P MURUGAN South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
60 NIKKI PONAPPA South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
61 MANJUNATH R South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
62 MANJU BH South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
63 M ANAND South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
64 KARUN JACOB South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
65 GANAPATHI South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
66 BABU S South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
67 C ARUL South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
68 RK RAJ South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
69 M DHAN SINGH South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
70 N MANJUNATH South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
71 C KUMAR South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
72 S MARTIN South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
73 M DHARMA South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
74 K MADESH South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
75 MADESH C South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
76 K RAMESH RAO South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
77 AROKIANATHAN South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
78 BRIG RETD R ASHOK KUMAR South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
79 ABDUL RAHEEM KHAN South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
80 PRAKASH M South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
81 MUKUND ISHWAR LAL CHAND South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
82 AKBAR PASHA South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
83 R MURTHY South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
84 NAYAZ PASHA South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
85 S STANLEY DOSS South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
86 S JOHN ROYAN South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
87 F LAWRANCE South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
88 L GOPI South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
89 WILLIAM TONY South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
90 LEO ANTHONY South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
91 GEORGE PUSHPARAJ South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
92 MOHAMMED ARIF South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
93 K JAYARAJ South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
94 AJAS South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
95 GOPI S South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
96 VIKAS I South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
97 SANDEEP SYAL South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
98 ANIL N South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
99 G MANOHARAN South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
100 PUTTARAJU C South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
101  ANJAN KUMAR South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
102 R MUTHU South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
103 SHANKAR K South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
104 SRIDHAR S South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
105 ASHOK S South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
106 RAJU YK South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
107 HARISH HS South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
108 SRINIVAS R South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
109 LOKESH LAKSHMAN South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
110 ANUKOOL DUBEY South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
111 P SHIVAMURTHY South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
112 KUMAR P South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
113 ROOVESH S South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
114 C ILAYARAJA South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
115 GOPAL SHANKER KRISHNAN South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
116 SWAMINATHAN MS South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
117 BABU  J South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
118 C MUNIYAPPA South Zone Refresher 2016 KGA, Bangalore
119  SACHIN NIGADE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
120  RAJU SINDHE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
121  JEETU CHAVANDAKE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
122 SUNIL GALPHADE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
123 SAMEER M SHAIKH West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
124 PRAVIN J PATHARE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
125 CHANDER RAJU MISTRY West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
126 GANESH RAJU MISTRY West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
127 ANIL BAJRANG MANE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
128 UMESH ARJUN ANGRE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
129 MANOHAR RATAN DHANGADE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
130 WILSON D MELLO West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
131 PRAVIN R DHUMAL West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
132 AJAY S CONTROLLU West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
133 H SUNIL KUMAR West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
134 GAUTAM GAIKWAD West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
135 GURKI SHERGILL West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
136 BHARAT TUKARAM KHARAT West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
137 RAJEEV N DATAR West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
138 SIMON DENNIS West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
139 M RAHMAN West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
140 GANISETTY DURGA PRASAD West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
141 SATISH KUMAR SWAMY West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
142 SHAIK SYED KHASIM West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
143 SHYAM SUNDER VALLEBOINA West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
144 DARGUPALLY GIRI West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
145 BILLA NAGARAJU West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
146 YASHWANT BAMNE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
147 BAPU SHAHANE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
148 MANOHAR DIKE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
149 MAGAN SUBARAO West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
 150 MAHENDRA DATTATRYA BAMNE West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
151 MAHESH RASHINKAR West Zone Refresher 2016 OGCC, Pune
152 JESSE GREWAL SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016  DLF, Gurgaon
153 LT COL PRATEEK MOHIL RETD SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016  DLF, Gurgaon
154 MONISH BINDRA SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
155 SANJAY KUMAR SINGH SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
156 DEEPINDER S KULLAR SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
157 BAMBY RANDHAWA SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
158  P SIVAMOORTHY SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
159  MAHESH KUMAR SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
160  HARSH RANA  SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
161  MANINDER SINGH SEKHON  SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 162  SHASHI RAJ SINHA  SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
163  INDRAJIT BHALOTIA  SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 164  RAMAN KUMAR  SAM Putt Lab Level – 1 2016 DLF, Gurgaon
165  ANITYA CHAND 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 166  KARAN BINDRA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 167  JESSE GREWAL 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 168  INDRAJIT BHALOTIA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 169  NIKHIL KUMAR 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
170  BENNY D COSTA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
171  LT COL PRATEEK MOHIL RETD 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
172 VANI KAPOOR 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
173 RAJU JAMES JOSEPH 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
174 MOHD YAMIN 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
175 MITA GOWANDE 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 176 COL A K MAJUMDAR 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
177 BAMBY RANDHAWA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
178 P SIVAMOORTHY 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
179 RUKMINI MEHTA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
180 SUNIL KUMAR 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 181 INDRANI P 2nd Teaching Summit  2016  DLF, Gurgaon
 182 SAANIYA SHARMA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 183 SHASHI RAJ SINHA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 184 SHIVAM KHANNA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 185 SUBHASH CHANDER GUPTA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 186 SIKANDAR ALI 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
187 VIKRAM SETHI 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 188 PRIYA PURI 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 189 NEHA TRIPATHI 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 190 SIDDHARTH SEMWAL 2nd Teaching Summit  2016  DLF, Gurgaon
191 GAURAV VERMA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
192 KUNAL GAMBHIR 2nd Teaching Summit  2016  DLF, Gurgaon
193 ABHISHEK AHLAWAT 2nd Teaching Summit  2016  DLF, Gurgaon
194 SIMON DENNIS 2nd Teaching Summit  2016  DLF, Gurgaon
195 ANWAR SHAIKH 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
196 ADITYA H KANITKAR 2nd Teaching Summit  2016  DLF, Gurgaon
197 BRANDON D SOUZA 2nd Teaching Summit  2016 DLF, Gurgaon
 198  THYAGARAJ S NGAI B to A Category  2016 NGAI, Chandigarh
 199  ARSHPREET SINGH THIND NGAI B to A Category  2016 NGAI, Chandigarh
200  SAANIYA SHARMA NGAI B to A Category  2016 NGAI, Chandigarh
201  ASHISH SAMANTA NGAI B to A Category  2016 NGAI, Chandigarh
 202  ABDUL RAHEEM KHAN NGAI B to A Category  2016 NGAI, Chandigarh
 203  PRIANT RANDHAWA  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 204  VINAY KUMAR GUPTA NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
205  TAHIR HUSSAIN NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
206  NONITA LALL QURESHI NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
207  RAKESH KUMAR NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 208  RAMAN KUMAR NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 209  JAYANAN SATAGOPAL NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 210  BAMBY RANDHAWA NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 211  RD SINGH NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 212  BASHEER UDDIN NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
213  SUNDEEP VERMA  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 214  P SIVAMOORTHY  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 215  GURSIMRAN SINGH SETHI  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 216  AJAI GUPTA NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 217  SURJIT KAUR NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 218  SANDY KASHYAP NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
219  ANIL KASHYAP NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 220  SHRUTI DEV  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 221  HARISH LAL MANCHANDA NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
222  AMANDEEP SINGH JOHL  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 223  ABHIMANYU SINGH  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 224  MAHESH KUMAR NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 225  SENTHIL KUMAR  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 226  L SILVA DURAI  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon
 227  ABHAY SINGH CHAUHAN  NGAI National Refresher  2016 Hamoni, Gurgaon

PAT

Playing Ability Test – PAT

  1. PAT will be taken as the scores of the first two rounds of an IGU Categorised Amateur / Ladies tournament other than the All India Amateur.
  2. Attendees wanting to give a PAT are to send an application by email to Director General, Indian Golf Union at dg@indiangolfunion.org and pay the entry fee at the venue to the IGU Tournament Director. Applicants do not have to play the qualifier event.
  3. All PAT attendees will play off the same tees as all other players.
  4. Passing score for two days is 14 over for under 50 years of age and 20 over for Seniors above 50.
  5. PAT shall also be organised by NGAI and the dates shall be announced through NGAI Website

A) A professional can attend an NGAI Certification Course after he/she sends the details for the Refresher Course attended since his/her last course or in the current calendar year. In case a professional has not done a Refresher Course after the last course attended or in the calendar year, they will not be allowed to attend the course.

1. Playing Ability Test – PAT

  • PAT will be taken as the scores of the first two rounds of an IGU Categorised Amateur / Ladies tournament other than the All India Amateur.
  • Attendees wanting to give a PAT are to send application by email to Director General, Indian Golf Union at dg@indiangolfunion.org or Secretary & Director Golf Operations at ajay.singh@indiangolfunion.org and pay the entry fee at the venue to the IGU Tournament Director.
  • All PAT attendees will play off the same tees as all other players.
  • Passing score for two days is 14 over for under 50 years of age and 20 over for Seniors above 50.
  • PAT shall also be organised by NGAI and the dates shall be announced through NGAI Website.
  • Result of PAT is valid for 18 months

2. Category D Course

  • Eligibility – A professional wishing to join NGAI shall attend the D Course and give the theory examination only. Thereafter a PAT needs to be cleared. He/She must then attach to a mentor who will be a NGAI Teaching Staff, Technical Staff, Assistant Teaching Staff for a period of 4 days where he/she shall observe and learn how practical lessons are done. A fee of Rs. 12000/- shall be payable to NGAI for the same.
  • Exam – 100% theory with 50% pass mark to obtain a category certification.
  • Amateurs are allowed to attend the course but are not eligible to give the examination.

3. Category C Course

  • Eligibility – Category D Certificate
  • D Category Coaches must gain at least one year`s experience and must attend one zonal Refresher Course during that period prior to attending a C Category course
  • Exam – 50% theory and 50% practical with a pass mark of 60% in each to obtain a Category C Certification

4. Category B Course

  • Eligibility – C Category coaches must gain at least 2 years experience in C Category and msut attend one zonal refresher course in each year during that period prior to attending a B Category course
  • Exam – 40% theory and 60% practical with a pass mark of 70% in each to obtain a Category B Certification.

5. Category A Course

  • Eligibility – B Category Coaches must gain at least 2 years experience in B Category and must attend one A Certification Course at NGAI during that period prior to attending an A Category course
  • Presentation – The examinee has to do a 45 minutes presentation with a minimum of 30 slides on any one of the subjects as listed on the NGAI website. It is compulsory to present in the first year of attending the B to A Course. The candidate shall have the option of presenting or not when he/she attends it for the second time and appears for the B to A examination.
  • Exam – 20% Theory and 80% Practical (30 marks for presentation, 30 marks practical and 20 marks classroom knowledge, interaction and discipline)
  • Pass Mark of 80% overall to obtain Category A Certification.

6. Refresher Courses

  1. There shall be Zonal Refresher Course and National Refresher Courses from 2016 onwards.
  2. All A Category professionals shall need to attend one National Refrehser Course every two year. There shall be two National Refreshers held every year.
  3. All B / C / D / Category professionals can attend Zonal or National Refresher Courses every year.
  4. A professional who has not attended a refresher course for one year can do so in the next year but is required to pay a fine of INR 5000/- in addition to the fee of the refresher course.
  5. A professional who has not attended a refresher course for two years or more shall lose his status and Teaching License. He can become active again by attending the course of his current level but does not need to give the examination.
  6. Attending a global seminar like PGA Teaching Summit / PGA Europe Teaching Summit shall be treated as a refresher course. Any professional wanting to count the same as a Refresher Course must write to NGAI in advance.
  7. There will be four Zonal Refresher Courses every year.
  • North Zone Refresher Course – To Be Announced. Please send entry by email to ngai@indiangolfunion.org
  • East Zone Refresher Course – To Be Announced. Please send entry by mail to ngai@indiangolfunion.org
  • South Zone Refresher Course – To Be Announced. Please send entry by mail to ngai@indiangolfunion.org
  • West Zone Refresher Course – To Be Announced. Please send entry by mail to ngai@indiangolfunion.org

*A Professional who has not attended a refresher course for one year can do so in the next year but is required to pay a fine of Rs. 5,000/- in addition to the fee of the refresher course. A Professional who has not attended a refresher course for two years or more will lose his status and Teaching License. He/She can become active again by attending the course of his/her current level for which the course fee is Rs. 5750/- but does not need to give the examination. 

Cat B to A
(Topics for Presentation)

1. Junior Golf Development
2. Faults and Fixes
3. Bio – Mechanics
4. Putting
5. The Short Game
6. Club Fitting
7. The Swing Plane
8. Fitness for Golf
9. Mental Aspects for Golf
10. Laws Vs Preferences applicable to the Golf Swing
11. Use of Video Camera and Analysis Software

NOTE: Presentation is to be handed over to teaching staff at the start of the B to A Program

Guidelines for B to A Category Course

  1. All presentations are to be submitted to Teaching Staff on the morning of Day 1 of the course
  2. Teaching Staff shall ask one or two attendees to present on each day of the course
  3. An attendee may present either while attending the refresher B to A or while he / she attend the course the second time and is eligible to sit the exam. The higher marks out of the two shall be counted towards the final evaluation
  4. The topics for presentation are listed on the NGAI website
  5. Each presentation must be of minimum 30 slides and the presenter shall present to the Teaching Staff and other attendees for 45 minutes
  6. The presentation must be an original work of the presenter and all sources of reference used in making the presentation must be duly acknowledged
  7. The presenter has to defend his presentation from any questions that the Teaching Staff or any of the attendees may ask
  8. The total marks of the course are 100 and an attendee must get 80% to pass and become an A Certified Teaching Professional
  9. The break-up of the marks is as follows:• Presentation – 30 Marks
    • Practical sessions and evaluations – 30 marks
    • In classroom knowledge / interaction / turnout / discipline – 20 marks
    • Theory exam – 20 marks
    • Total 100 marks
  10. Practical assessments shall be ongoing throughout the week and attendees shall be assessed on quality of evaluation of problem and solutions given
  11. The theory exam is of 90 minutes and shall have 20 marks
  12. The theory exam shall be held on the morning of the last day of the course
  13. The attendees who are doing a B to A refresher and are not eligible to give the exam may leave after the end of day session on the second last day of the course