Your golf career starts today.
Your career as a club pro, golf instructor, club manager or golf manufacturing rep starts with solid golf and business training at Golf Academy of America.
Many of our 10,000 graduates finish this associate's degree program in 16 months. Then we help them find a great golf job using our huge professional network—created by our incredible faculty of 45 PGA Professional instructors.
As America's premier golf college, Golf Academy of America prepares you for a career in the $76 billion golf industry. You'll play a ton of golf, too, no matter which golf school location you choose.
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Dallas is the sixth-largest U.S. city, but Texas hospitality keeps it from becoming impersonal! Fortune magazine named it one of the "Most Livable Cities in the Nation" several times. Dallas is the leading business and financial center in the Southwest; it's also one of the great golf centers of the country, with over 70 golf courses in the metro Dallas area.
Myrtle Beach, S.C. is a warm, coastal resort area where the sun shines and the fun never sets. Also known as the Grand Strand for its 60-mile stretch of continual beaches, Myrtle Beach is called the "Golf Capital of the World." On and around the Atlantic Ocean, opportunities for water sports abound. But with two weekly rounds at one of the region's 76 golf courses included in your tuition, you may not have time!
Orlando is one of the world's undisputed golf centers. More professional golfers live here than in any other U.S. city. Our golf instructional complex has the most advanced golf training technology available and its share of over 45 PGA Professional instructors. You'll love Orlando if you enjoy year-round outdoor recreation, proximity to beaches, professional sports and closets free of winter coats!
Our Chandler, Arizona campus is a complete facility with classrooms, computer lab, club repair lab, library, and lounge. Like all our campuses, it has a modern indoor golf center for instruction and video analysis. Students play and practice at outstanding courses twice a week. Plus, the Phoenix area is known for hiking, fishing, rock climbing, white-water rafting and much more!
Besides a top-shelf golf education and excellent year-round weather, our San Diego students enjoy 25 miles of beaches and over 90 area golf courses. Like all our campuses, Golf Academy of America in San Diego has incredible career placement services. You are part of our massive golf network from day one, providing exposure to the golf employers who trust us and our graduates.
In as few as 16 months, you can turn your passion for golf into a golf career.
How we're different
Students at Golf Academy of America learn from a combination of classroom instruction, golf instruction and hands-on application—like weekly tournaments, open play, and driving range practice. You'll graduate with an associate's degree—and a complete understanding of golf course management and operations.
This is achieved through a proven curriculum that focuses on business management, the golf industry and modern teaching methods.
Golf Academy of America is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
Our golf faculty
The faculty and staff at Golf Academy of America consist of PGA Professionals and other golf education experts. We have more than 45 PGA Professionals on staff—more per student than any golf college of comparable size.
Hands-on learning is essential to a complete golf education. At Golf Academy of America, this is done in a number of ways:
- Golf Technology. The finest tools available, such as MEGSA Perfect Practice, VI Video Analysis Software, TrackMan Pro, aboutGolf Simulator and others.
- Tournaments. Weekly tournaments on great courses improve your game and give you tournament operations experience.
- Practice range. As many buckets as you can shoot—all included in the one—price tuition.
- Open play. Your tuition covers 18 holes per week at some of America's best courses.
- Private golf lessons. Professional coaching and instruction prepares you for future success—with your golf game and in teaching others.