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Professional Golf Management provides students with expert instruction in golf shop operations, facility management, tournament administration, rules of golf, turf science, golf car fleet management and golf instruction. The program is an accredited USGA member training facility and staffed by certified Class A PGA Golf Professionals. Upon completion of the course content and a two-quarter cooperative training internship at an approved golf facility, the student is uniquely prepared for a variety of career paths in field of professional golf management. The program was developed in cooperation with regional golf professionals representing a wide variety of golf facilities; curriculum is maintained with oversight by an advisory committee comprised of local and regional industry members.

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MICHAEL ROSTOLLAN

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Walla Walla Campus
500 Tausick Way
Walla Walla, WA 99362


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Mission

To provide a comprehensive technical program and career training in Professional Golf Management which teaches the necessary skills and abilities needed for students to succeed in the professional golf industry.

Program Outcomes

  • Develop marketable technical and interpersonal skills in the golf industry, resulting in career placement.
  • Acquire appropriate licenses, certificates, and degrees upon exiting Walla Walla Community College.
  • Provide relevant training through hands-on and field experience to prepare the students for the demands of the golf industry.
  • Develop analytical thinking and problem-solving abilities through golf specific instructional labs, projects, and testing.
  • Provide training in environmental and work place safety that meets or exceeds industry standards.

Degree Options

Students may earn an Associate in Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Professional Golf Management upon completion of the course content and a two-quarter cooperative training internship at an approved golf facility. A Professional Golf Management Certificate is available upon completion of the first year of the program.

Certification

Walla Walla Community College's Professional Golf Management program is a fully accredited USGA member training facility and staffed by Class A Certified PGA Golf Professionals.