GOLF CAREERS

How Achievement Certificates Could Help Your Career

Students study club fitting and repair at Golf Academy of America.

Each student at Golf Academy of America graduates with an associate degree in Golf Operations and Management. In addition to this degree, earning an achievement certificate may help a student stand out from other golf school graduates.

Tips for Planning a Golf Tournament

Tips for Planning a Golf Tournament

There is nothing like a great golf tournament when the weather is beautiful, the competition is exciting and the prizes are highly desired. To a player, a well-run golf tournament should look like a smooth and seamless operation. Behind the scenes, there are golf professionals hard at work.

Golf Jobs: How to Go After the One You Want

Brett works in the golf industry as a master club fitter.

Golf is a $84 billion industry with many different career paths and competition for top jobs. The search for the right job in the golf industry can feel intimidating. So, how can you be prepared to go after the golf jobs you want?

How Partnerships Can Lead to Golf Career Opportunities

Noel Elam

Every graduating senior worries about how they are going to use their brand-new education to propel them to success in their career. In an effort to provide assistance on that path to a career, Golf Academy of America works hard to form strategic partnerships with players in the golf industry.

What Goes Into Spring Golf Course Maintenance?

What Goes Into Spring Golf Course Maintenance?

Golf course maintenance is the backbone of any golf operation. Though maintenance is the only part of a golf club’s budget that doesn’t make money, it’s absolutely crucial to a club’s success.

5 Post-Military Careers in the Golf Industry

5 Post-Military Careers in the Golf Industry

If you’re an active duty or retired member of the military, you may be considering putting your service training to work in a new career in the civilian world. If golf happens to be your passion, you could have a bright future in the golf industry. Although there are a wide range of career options that allow you to turn your love for the game into a way of making a living, here are our top five golf careers for veterans and retired service men and women. 

5 Rewarding Golf Careers You May Not Know About

Man swinging golf club.

As an invitational tournament with the smallest field of all the majors, The Masters limits its participants to about 100 players each year. Those 100 guys are the ones who get all of the attention, and rightfully so, considering they are the best golfers in the world, performing on perhaps its biggest stage.

But think about all of the golf professionals behind the scenes that it takes to put on the tournament. There are tournament administrators, food and beverage managers, retail managers and course superintendents. And those are just the people involved at the course level. Consider the club designers and club makers. Then there are the golf apparel brands, sponsor teams, sales teams, not to mention swing coaches and golf instructors.

Jobs in Golf: Media

Media coverage has opened the world of golf to anyone with a television set or access to a newsstand. Because of network broadcasts of tournaments and cable channels devoted to the sport, a growing number of Americans follow ...

Jobs in Golf: Marketing

Fred Barr, Director of Career Development for Golf Academy of America in Phoenix, experienced the power of marketing firsthand during the time he operated golf courses. “We had a large marketing budget,” he said. “It was to ensure that our branding was prominent in the golf and business community, to attract ...

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