Golf is a $76 billion industry that supports nearly 2 million jobs.

More Than Just a Game

Golf is more than just a game. It’s a $76 billion industry that supports nearly 2 million jobs.

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associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs

The College for a Career
in the Golf Industry

Our associate’s and bachelor’s degree programs are designed to train students as multi-disciplined business professionals ready to work in the rapidly evolving golf industry.

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Check out our Top 100 Alumni

Graduates in
High Places

Many of our more than 11,000 alumni have climbed the ranks of the golf industry. Check out who made this year’s Top 100 Alumni.

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NECB Partnership

Business Innovation for the Golf Industry

Our partnership with New England College of Business combines golf education, work experience and an accredited bachelor’s degree in business.

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Meet our professional staff

We’ve Been There

With hundreds of years of combined experience, our faculty is committed to providing the education, training and insights the industry demands today.

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Why Golf Academy of America?

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16 Months

Our associate’s degree in golf operations and management takes just 16 months to complete.

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2 Degree Tracks

With both an associate’s and bachelor’s degree program, there’s a path that fits your educational and career goals.

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5 Locations

Our five campuses are located in the most vibrant golf markets in the United States. Learn the golf industry first-hand where it matters most.

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Established in 1974

For over 40 years, we have trained students to become multi-disciplined business professionals ready to pursue careers in the golf industry.

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11,335 Graduates

More than 11,000 students have come from all over the United States and from across the world on their way to a golf career.

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45 PGA Professionals on Staff

Our PGA Certified faculty train students to become teachers of the game, as well as experts in the industry.

Campus Locations

  • San Diego

    1950 Camino Vida Roble
    Ste. 125
    Carlsbad, CA 92008

    Phone: (760) 734-1208

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  • Dallas

    1861 Valley View Ln., Ste. 100
    Farmers Branch, TX 75234

    Phone: (972) 763-8100

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  • Phoenix

    2031 N. Arizona Ave., Ste. 2
    Chandler, AZ 85225

    Phone: (480) 857-1574

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  • Myrtle Beach

    1900 Mr. Joe White Ave
    Myrtle Beach, SC 29577

    Phone: (843) 236-0481

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  • Orlando

    510 South Hunt Club Blvd.
    Apopka, FL 32703

    Phone: (407) 699-1990

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Hands-On Experience

Golf Education

Golf Education

Through the golf-focused portions of our curriculum and developing as a player and instructor through coaching, clinics, open practice and tournaments, students develop as both professionals and stewards of the game.

Our Curriculum

Business Education

Business Education

The business education portion of our curriculum teach students how to succeed as a businessperson, but also how to lead as a business professional in the golf industry.

Our Business Curriculum

Applied Technology

Applied Technology

Students learn about how golf technology shapes not only the development of the game as instructors, but also how changes in technology impact the growth and profitability of a golf business.

Our Technology Training

Online Learning Options

Online Learning Options

You have the option of completing the first semester entirely online. In subsequent semesters, you will still be able to take select golf management courses online — in combination with on-campus classes, open play, tournaments and golf lessons and labs.

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