Challenger PGA Tour Of Australasia - PGA of Australia

Challenger PGA Tour Of Australasia

Becoming a Member of the Challenger PGA Tour of Australasia

The PGA of Australia is a not-for-profit Member-based organisation representing both Tournament Professionals and the Club Professionals, the PGA of Australia owns and manages the Challenger PGA Tour of Australasia which is a member of the International Federation of PGA Tours. The Australian PGA Championship, Australian Open and New Zealand Open are just a few of our sanctioned tournaments that carry World Ranking Points.

As the official sanctioning body for all elite male professional tournament golf in Australasia, the PGA of Australia has a successful history in producing numerous Major winners and world ranked players.


Challenger PGA Tour of Australasia (PGATA) – Professional golfers playing on the PGATA, status attained via Qualifying School or earnt and maintained through exemption categories. 

Tournament Members are able to enter both Tournaments and Pro-Ams run through-out the country and are not recognised or eligible to teach or coach without undertaking a Vocational or Bridging programs. 

Non-Members are able to enter (via non-members entries portal) tournaments where pre-qualifying for events are set, Temporary Tournament Membership-Tour is available for professional non-members, while Future Affiliate Tournament Membership is a pathway for elite amateur players.

LEGENDS TOUR – The Legends Tour showcases PGA Professionals at the minimum age of 50 years, playing across Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific, with more than 75 tournaments played each year. All Legends Tour events are Tournaments or Pro-Ams fully sanctioned by the PGA of Australia. 

Many members of the Tour are household names in Australasian golf, with leading Legends still strong supporters of the Tour, as well as tournament players the Legends Tour also consist of Club Professionals and some elite amateurs who have come through the Legends Tour Q-School and now play alongside the players they watched in their early years.