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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 & 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.

Curriculum Requirements *

Enrolled Autumn 2017 - Spring 2018 (pdf)

Enrolled Summer 2018 - Summer 2022 (pdf)

Enrolled Autumn 2022 - Summer 2023 (pdf) 

Enrolled Autumn 2023 and thereafter (pdf)

* 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.


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. 




Bri Schneider
Academic Program Coordinator
Department of Horticulture and Crop Science
(614) 247-9527