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Golf Curriculum

Employers in the golf industry want candidates with a strong balance of business knowledge, golf knowledge and people-skills. Golf Academy of America’s curriculum instills all three in its students. There are more than 100 distinct types of golf industry careers, including:

  • Golf Course Management
  • Food and beverage
  • Retail
  • Club management
  • Golf manufacturing
  • Tourism
  • Golf instruction
  • Repair
  • Tournament administration
  • Many others

Beyond golf ability and knowledge, these and other industry positions reward a strong working knowledge of marketing, finance and general business—all of which our curriculum teaches.

Applied Business & General Education Courses*

  • Verbal Communication Skills
  • Fundamentals of Business Management
  • Business Writing
  • Attitude & Motivation Assessment
  • Microcomputer Applications
  • Marketing, Advertising, Promotions & Sales
  • Elementary Accounting
  • Essentials of Food Service Management
  • Anatomy, Exercise, and Bio-Mechanics
  • General Management
  • General Business Law
  • Financial Management
  • Workplace Ethics
  • Sport Psychology
  • Managing Outside Operations of Golf Facility

Golf Skill & Teaching Courses*

  • Golf Club Assembly & Repair
  • Rules of Golf
  • Advanced Rules of Golf
  • Understanding Golf Operations
  • History of Golf
  • Golf Fundamentals
  • Mechanics of the Short Game
  • Advanced Elements of the Short Game
  • Tournament Golf
  • Golf Club Fitting
  • Planning & Organization of Tournament Golf
  • Methods of Teaching
  • Advanced Teaching
  • Lessons/Practice
  • Golf Professional
  • Principles of Golf Course Maintenance
  • Capstone Management Study of Golf Operations
  • Tournament Administration
  • Golf Course Design
  • Golf Performance Enhancement

To talk with an Enrollment Specialist about classes, curriculum, or other aspects of Golf Academy of America, call us at 800-342-7342 or fill out the more info form.

* Not intended to be a complete list of classes. Class titles subject to change. Not all classes required for graduation. Refer to the current school catalog for official information regarding curricula.