PGA Golf Management
The PGA golf management program at UCO is one of only 18 programs accredited by the PGA (Professional Golf Association) of America. The golf management program provides students the opportunity to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary for success in the golf industry through extensive classroom studies, internship experiences, a student association and a player development program. The program goal is to produce graduates who meets the qualifications to be a PGA member and has a thorough background in managing golf facilities and related organizations, business and personnel management, tournament operations and player development, restaurant and hospitality management, horticulture and turfgrass aptitude, and recreation.
The PGA Golf Management Program is a three-level golf specific educational program focusing on the People, the Game and the Business of golf. Each level of the program contains classroom studies, seminars and work experience activities, concluding with knowledge and/or skill simulation testing.
Scholarships & Tuition Waivers
Incoming freshman are eligible for a variety of scholarships within the General Academic Scholarship Program. There are multiple scholarships specific to the College of Business.
- General Management
- Director for Golf
- Director of Instruction
- Association Management
- Tournament Director
- Golf Equipment Specialist
- College Golf Coach
Take advantage of these opportunities in the metro which may spark your interest and even boost your resume.
- Professional Golf Management Student Association: Go to http://busn.uco.edu/students/pgm.html to learn more about your major.
- Oklahoma Coaches Association: Go to http://www.oklahomacoaches.org/index.php/home2/ to join and get connected with coaches from around Oklahoma.
- Oklahoma Golf Association: Go to http://www.okgolf.org/ContactUs/contactus.htm to find out about upcoming events.