• Overview
  • A career on the course.

    Accredited by the Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) of America, the PGA Golf Management program at the University of Idaho is one of 20 programs of its kind in the nation and the only PGA Golf Management program in the Pacific Northwest.

    In this program, you will build your professional skills in both golf and business through internships and hands-on learning on the university’s 18-hole golf course. You will explore the ins and outs of the dynamic golf industry and study such areas as teaching golf, promotional marketing, golf course design, golf course management and more.

    You will develop a solid foundation in business through our nationally recognized Integrated Business Curriculum. You will learn across all areas of business and gain valuable practical knowledge and experience in marketing, management, operations, finance and other business functions.

  • Degree Fit
  • This degree could be a good fit if you:
    • Enjoy golf
    • Are a skilled golfer
    • Like working with people
    • Have strong communication skills
    • Have an interest in business
    • Want a professional career in the golf industry
  • Career Outcomes
  • With this degree, you could become a/an:
    • Head golf professional
    • Director of golf
    • Teaching professional
    • Assistant golf professional
    • Executive manager
    • Golf clinician
    • Associate manager
    • College golf coach
    • General manager
    • Director of instruction
    • Golf retail manager
    • Golf course developer
    • Golf course maintenance professional
    • Broadcaster/journalist
    • Golf manufacturing manager
    • Sales representative
    • Tournament director
    • Rules official
    • Golf equipment specialist