Who is it for? Golf Management is for anyone considering either full or part-time employment in the golf industry.
What is covered? Golf Management is a comprehensive program designed to prepare students to work in any area of the golf industry. Course work includes golf shop operations, tournament play, rules, club fitting and repair, playing and teaching skills and course maintenance.
When is it offered? Courses are offered in the Spring and Fall semesters. They include on-line and on-campus sections.
More Information: Contact: Mark Regan - 315-524-0022 or the Admissions Office at 585-292-2200
Employment Opportunities Employment in the golf industry may be full-time careers or part-time employment. Part timers include high school and college students and many retired individuals.
Golf Course Architect
Director of Golf Operations
Retail Golf Sales
Golf Course Construction
Golf Shop Manager
Travel Agent (Golf Vacations)
Driving Range Operations
Golf Equipment Sales Rep.
Golf Cart Repair
Custom Golf Club Design and Sales
Status of Golf Today:
25 million players, with an annual growth rate of three percent
79 percent of players are men
21 percent of players are women
The greatest growth is in the number of women golfers
$12.2 billion, with an annual growth rate of three percent or $400,000,000
Men equal $9.2 billion
Women equal $3 billion
The greatest growth is in women golfers
Current = 15,390
Under Construction = 839 (381 - 9 holes, 458 - 18 holes)
Mark Regan - PGA Professional, Classification A-1 Mark is currently the golf professional at Greystone Golf Club in Walworth, New York. He has exposure to every aspect of the golf business. This includes merchandising, club repair, tournament operations, and instruction. Mark's professional experiences have included stints at Grand Cypress, Kapalua, Frenchman's Creek and The Everglades Club.