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College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences


Professional Golf Management

Professional Golf Management involves studying every aspect of the golf industry to achieve the goal of becoming a member of the PGA of America. Students completing this program earn the degree Bachelor of Science in Agriculture.  

Possible Career Options
Director of Golf Equipment Testing Manager
General Manager Golf Industry Sales Manager
Golf Journalist Golf Shop Manager
Head Golf Professional Resort Manager
Teaching Professional Tournament Director
Classes and Curriculum

Students will take classes in golf operations, club design, fitting repair and performance, swing analysis, teaching, finance, marketing, food and beverage management, and human resource management.

* Professional Golf Management is a four and a half year curriculum.  

After Graduation
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* Numbers are based on responses from graduates at six months post-graduation date.

** Average Salary: $29,333

Getting Involved

Professional Golf Management Club

The Professional Golf Management Club sponsors and participates in activities, serves as a medium for the exchange of ideas between the golf community and PGM students, provides guidance to PGM students, and recruits future and current students. 

Tim Kerr
Internship Coordinator
Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
(614) 292-1317


Hannah Zimmerman
Coordinator of Prospective Student Services
(614) 247-6685