The only degree of its kind in Canada. Three international trips. Unique co-op opportunities.

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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

Connected faculty

  • Instructional staff of widely connected industry experts

Golf lab

  • State-of-the-art indoor golf instructional lab (Trackman, HD Golf Simulator, V1 teaching software, Quintic putting analysis)

Unique curriculum

  • 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
James Skrypec (left) and then world #1 Ranked golfer Luke Donald at his 2011 co-op at Castle Stuart Golf Links, Scotland
Student James Skrypec (left) meets former world top-ranked golfer Luke Donald while on his co-op at Castle Stuart Golf Links, Scotland.
A large group of golf course owners and students pose together
The class of 2013 proudly hosted the National Golf Course Owner's Association.

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.

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