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     Program Length: 3-Year Diploma      

     Start Date: Beginning in late September     

     Location: Lakeshore Campus      

Professional Golf Management At Its Very Best 

In Canada there are more than 2,500 golf facilities that create over 300,000 jobs and contributed $14.3 billion to Canada’s Gross Domestic Product in 2014 (NAGA 2014 Economic Impact Study of Golf in Canada).

Three solid reasons to choose Humber

  1. High quality work placements throughout Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom.

  2. Highly qualified faculty including six PGA of Canada Class “A” members.

  3. Industry leading golf performance training facilities.

What You Will Learn

Curriculum Highlights

  • Professional Selling
  • Bar and Restaurant Operations
  • Psychology of Sport
  • Fundamentals of Golf
  • Psychology of Sport
  • Advanced Golf Principles
  • Careers in Professional Golf Management
  • Golf Operations
  • Retail Management
  • Turf Management
  • Golf Course Design

Work Placement

Two paid internship placements, each lasts 18 to 24 weeks and takes place from April to October, following semester two and four.

Career Options

Career opportunities available:

  • PGA of Canada Golf Professional
  • Head Professional
  • General Manager
  • Director of Operations
  • Pro Shop Manager
  • Tournament Coordinator
  • Equipment or Merchandise Sales Representative

Potential employment opportunities:

  • Over 800 golf facilities in Ontario employ the majority of graduates

Professional Golf Management graduate Richard Stark turned his passion for golf into a rewarding career. "Since completing Humber College’s diploma program six years ago, Stark has found renewed purpose working as a Professional Golfers’ Association (PGA) of Canada associate professional at Glencairn Golf Club in Halton Hills."

Industry Partners

The 3-year Professional Golf Management (PGM) diploma program at Humber College is recognized as Canada’s premiere golf business program and is partnered with the best facilities for you to gain work experience. Some of the world-class golf facilities that employ our students include:

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Our diploma program will help you:

  • Develop a solid understanding about the game of golf including the rules, etiquette and professional protocol.
  • Gain invaluable insight into the business of golf, and develop an array of critical business skills that will help you succeed in your professional career.
  • You will learn these skills from leading members of the golf profession including six PGA of Canada Class “A” members who will not only teach you the essentials of golf, but will connect you with the important network of golf industry professionals.

Humber Golf Lab & Player Development

More than $100,000 has been invested into the on-campus golf lab and player development program. Using these facilities, recognized industry professionals help prepare students to pass the PGA of Canada's Playing Ability Test (PAT).

  • Marketing
  • Professional Selling
  • Bar and Restaurant Operations
  • Psychology of Sport
  • Fundamentals of Golf
  • Advanced Golf Principles

“Becoming a PGA of Canada Head Golf Professional has been my career goal since I started playing golf. Attending the Professional Golf Management program at Humber  provided me with beneficial education, tremendous practical elements and an incomparable network within the golf business.”

Todd McGrath
Head Golf Professional, Thornhill Golf & Country Club

Program Coordinator
Andrew Vento
Tel: 416.675.6622 x3220

Program Features

Unique Facilities 

Competitive Success

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Humber College Professional Golf Management Program