PGA Golf Management
The PGA Golf Management Program at Campbell University allows students to acquire the specialized knowledge and skills necessary for success in the golf industry.
Students at Campbell University will earn a Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) degree with a major in PGA Golf Management. Students will begin taking golf specific courses beginning with the first semester on campus. Class topics include Tournament Operations & Rules, Introduction to Teaching, Facility Operations, Turfgrass Management, and Golf Shop Operations. In addition to the extensive classroom studies, students are required to complete the PGA’s Golf Management Program, pass the Playing Ability Test (PAT), and complete 16 months of internship work experience.
PGM Feature Stories
Putting guru David Orr: This week “has been awesome”
June 20, 2013
After golfer Justin Rose won the U.S. Open on Sunday, sports commentators attributed much of his victory to improvements in his short game, including putting. The headline of one column on ESPN.com, for example, read: “Putting tweaks help Rose bloom.” Rose’s short-game coach? David Orr, the director of instruction of Campbell University’s PGA Golf Management University Program, one of only 20 in the country accredited by the PGA.
Orr, who has coached Rose for a year, spoke to Campbell.edu about Rose’s U.S. Open win and how he came to work with him. Read more...
February 19, 2013
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How a student video of a golf trick shot went viral
When Nathan Mead became president of the PGA Golf Management Student Association (PGMSA) at Campbell University last semester, he introduced a slogan that he hoped would set the tone for the group for the academic year: “Do big things.”
Mission accomplished. Read more...