Golf Management students discuss their experience
Emilie and Marcus are about to graduate with four-year Honours Bachelor Degrees in Golf Management. They sat down with Program Co-ordinator Tim Zado to talk about the Golf Simulator Lab, their trip to St. Andrew's Old Course in Scotland, and the impact of co-op on their career plans. Georgian College offers two Golf Management programs: Golf Facilities Operations Management (two-year diploma) and the Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (four-year degree).
Why study Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (Golf Management) at Georgian?
- Positions such as general manager, clubhouse manager, director of golf, golf professional, food and beverage manager and many off-course industry-related careers.
- Scotland and Florida excursions included in tuition
- Field trips to numerous golf properties, associations and manufacturers plus playing privileges at many area golf courses
- Unique co-op structure (three paid co-op work terms) prepares grads for management positions in the golf industry
- Co-op opportunities across Canada, the US, UK, Asia and beyond - with dedicated co-op co-ordinators to assist in job search
- Instructional staff of widely connected industry experts
- State-of-the-art indoor golf instructional lab (Trackman, HD Golf Simulator, V1 teaching software, Quintic putting analysis)
- Industry-specific courses
- A solid foundation in business with courses in finance, marketing, management, economics and law
- Pathways to master's programs at several universities
PGA of Canada recognized program
- The Honours Bachelor of Business Administration (BAGM) is a PGA of Canada recognized program
- BAGM graduates who are members of the PGA of Canada will achieve their Class "A" status*
* In order to qualify for Class "A" status consideration, a student must receive a minimum grade of 70% in each course that relates to its equivalent course or courses in the PGA of Canada Training Academy.
* Graduates are also required to complete three PGA of Canada delivered modules: Instructor of Beginner Golfers and evaluation, Career Literacy and Career Mapping.
Note: The granting of Class “A” status is the sole responsibility of the PGA of Canada. Students and alumni requiring further information are asked to contact the PGA of Canada directly.