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Golf Curriculum

Golf employers look for people who have a strong balance of business knowledge, golf and teaching skills, and people skills. The opportunities are vast—there are over 100 distinct golf jobs in the industry—including career positions in:

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

In addition to knowing the game of golf, these positions require a working knowledge of marketing, sales, finance, and general business.

Golf Academy of America has a balanced curriculum which provides opportunities to develop both game skills and business skills which apply directly to the golf industry.

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.