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Program Overview

Turn your passion for golf into a career with our one-year Professional Golf Management Certificate program!

Get connected with golf industry professionals, and gain a solid foundation of golf industry-specific skills and knowledge to start your career in this dynamic industry. Courses include golf operations, turf management, golf course design, bar and restaurant operations, retail management, and tournament operations and event planning, and many others. Please see our full list of courses below.

Careers in the golf industry include operating and managing golf facilities, event management, teaching and coaching, golf equipment sales and custom fitting, travel and tourism, marketing, sales, retail, catering, and many more. Golf is more than just a game. In Canada, golf is a $15 billion industry that accounts for more than 300,000 jobs

Golfing ability is not a prerequisite to enroll in our program. Our students have access to our world-class Golf Lab facility, including three golf simulator bays, putting green, golf club build and repair shop, and retail golf shop. Within this facility, our students gain hands-on experience with the latest golf technology, software and equipment. Our students also receive golf coaching, club fitting and swing analysis from our team of PGA of Canada members. 

At Humber, you will learn from the pros – leaders in the golf industry who are keen to share their knowledge and skill to educate and inspire you. Our program is taught by recognized professionals, including Bob Beauchemin – former PGA touring pro, former Canadian Tour Commissioner and National Post top 50 golf instructor in Canada. Our advisory committee is comprised of top golf industry professionals who review our program to keep it on the cutting edge.

Reasons to Choose Humber

  • A recognized PGA of Canada Program with course equivalencies
  • World-class, on-campus golf lab training facility, equipped with a Trackman Simulator, GC QUAD Simulator, HD Golf Simulator, Pro Shop Retail area, Golf Club workshop room and a 2000-square-foot putting green
  • Opportunity to be part of one of Canada’s top varsity golf teams (most National titles)
  • Access to our Student Branch with the Canadian Society for Club Managers (CSCM)
  • Condensed school year tailored to the golfing season
  • Highly qualified faculty including six PGA of Canada Class “A” members
  • Free playing privileges at local golf facilities
  • Free golf lessons from PGA of Canada golf professionals
  • High quality work placements throughout Canada, the United States and the United Kingdom
  • Annual Golf Industry Job Fair
  • Field trips and guest speakers
  • Annual Alumni Golf and Hockey Tournament
  • International network over 600 graduates
  • Alumni across Canada, US and UK

Admission Requirements

To qualify for the Professional Golf Management certificate program, students must meet one of the three following criteria:

1. A Canadian public two or three-year college diploma or university degree

  • Copy of degree or diploma
  • Copy of official transcripts
  • Humber Student ID # (please contact registration at 416-675-3111 to request an ID if you do not already have one)


2. International diploma or degree that is equivalent to a Canadian college diploma or university degree

  • Copy of degree or diploma
  • Copy of official transcripts
  • Copy of a basic Canadian assessment evaluation (i.e. World Education Services or University of Toronto)
  • Humber College Student ID # (please contact registration at 416-675-3111 to request an ID if you do not already have one)
  • Language Requirement - IELTS (Academic) with a minimum score of 6.5 for speaking, listening, writing and reading


3. Minimum of six years of fulltime employment

  • Copy of resume
  • Three references from fulltime employment

Application Process

Students must send all required documents to the Faculty of Business via Alternatively, you can bring all required documents to the Faculty of Business in person. We will not process your admission documents unless all required documents have been provided. You will not be able to register into courses until you have been approved into the program by one of our student advisors in the Faculty of Business.

Additional Information

  • IELTS testing is available at Humber College; please visit the Humber IELTS Test Centre for more information and to register for a test at ca/ielts


Professional Accreditations & Recognition

PGA of Canada

The Professional Golf Management program at Humber College is a Recognized PGA of Canada program. 

As a recognized partner program of the PGA of Canada, Humber’s Professional Golf Management students (who are PGA of Canada Members) will receive equivalency credits towards completion of the Apprenticeship program with the PGA of Canada.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

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Contact Us

Faculty of Business, Department of Continuing Education
416.675.6622 ext. 4174

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