The United States Golf Fitness Association (USGFA) and Professional Golf Fitness
Association (PGFA) is recognized as the world's first organization dedicated to golf
fitness education, performance and lifestyle programs for their members. Our USGFA
staff is made up of professional golfers, physical therapists, chiropractors, doctors,
trainers, including the USGFA founder Larry Castro. We are proud to be recognized
as the pioneer of the industry. We have been instrumental in training and educating
many of the top professionals and celebrity trainers you have seen in the news, media,
country clubs, performance centers, athletic clubs, and the tours around the world.
Our staff brings decades of experience of both playing on the professional tours
around the world and have worked with the top players and athletes around the world.
The Founder Larry Castro (PGFA Master Instructor) is recognized as a true pioneer
in Golf fitness and has brought together the best people in the industry.
The Leader in Golf Fitness: The USGFA &PGFA
The world’s first organization dedicated to golf fitness education and development
for its members, the United States Golf Fitness Association (USGFA) set out in 1998
to change the way the game of golf is viewed and taught. Recognizing that the single,
most important piece of equipment in the game is the golfer, our guiding principal
is to achieve better and healthier play through fitness instruction. Through our
professional certification branch, the Professional Golf Fitness Association (PGFA),
our vision is to improve the quality of people’s lives by providing the most comprehensive
instructors in the world and providing “turnkey business solutions” for our members
Our commitment to the golfing community is to provide the most qualified and comprehensive
PGFA instructors and now PGFA Wellness golf coaches available in the world. and
quality endorsed facilities.
Our philosophy is based on the desire to always find a better way to achieve athletic
excellence for both amateurs and professionals alike and to increase the longevity
and enjoyment of the game. In 1988, we set out to change the way the game of golf
is viewed and taught and we recognized that the single and most important piece of
equipment is YOU!
The USGFA meticulously researches programs and products to assure that our members
are provided with the best information and tools available. The organization's strength
is built on the vision, character and integrity of its members. With this principal,
the USGFA provides comprehensive education seminars for the golfing community and
PGFA Instructor Certification Program for select, qualified candidates.
The USGFA achieves its goal of "always looking for a better way" by meticulously
researching new programs and products so that our members are equipped with the best
information and tools available.
Our membership programs offer different levels of participation with the USGFA and
PGFA organizations. These levels include individual and business memberships, site
memberships, corporate memberships and PGFA teaching programs. All members receive
newsletters, specialized product reviews, ongoing educational materials including
an introductory fitness program and the popular FitZone Golf Assessment Test.
To become a credible part of this exciting industry, we invite you to become a member.
Custom fit your body and swing is a sample of how the USGFA can help its members
improve their play. Click here for more information on the various membership programs