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
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
2. International diploma or degree that is equivalent to a Canadian college diploma or university degree
3. Minimum of six years of fulltime employment
Students must send all required documents to the Faculty of Business via firstname.lastname@example.org. 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.
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.
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.
|Curriculum||Quick-Look Availability Scheduler|
|PGM 001: Careers in Professional Golf Management|
|PGM 002: Turf Management|
|PGM 003: Organizational Management|
|PGM 004: Finance in Golf Operations|
|PGM 005: Strategic Marketing Planning|
|PGM 006: Golf Course Design|
|PGM 007: Golf Operations, Policies and Procedures|
|PGM 008: Retail Management|
|PGM 009: Fundamentals and Rules of Golf|
|PGM 010: Bar and Restaurant Operations|
|PGM 011: Business Policy in Golf Operations|
|PGM 012: Tournament Operations and Event Planning|
Professional Golf Management, Business Administration
Credential: Advanced Diploma
Length: 6 semesters
Faculty of Business, Department of Continuing Education
416.675.6622 ext. 4174