PGA Golf Management
If golf is your passion, make it your career
If a career within golf interests you, the Penn State PGA Golf Management (PGM) Program can help you prepare for an exciting career in the $76-billion golf industry that continues to grow. PGM is a four-year PGA-accredited program through through the Department of Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management in the College of Health and Human Development.
Our program boasts a 100-percent placement, and our strong alumni network can help provide students internship opportunities and connections in the industry. Plus, being endorsed by the PGA allows you to fast track to full PGA membership while obtaining an undergraduate degree from Penn State. Since 1990, the PGA of America has accredited the Penn State PGA Golf Management Program, which helps you prepare for a career in golf management. In addition to the core curriculum, the program has a strong business focus and is drawn from several nationally recognized academic disciplines on campus. Courses from Smeal College of Business Administration, Hospitality Management, Turfgrass Management, and Recreation, Park, and Tourism Management will complement your general education courses such as English, math, science, arts, humanities, and social and behavioral sciences.