Professional Golfers Career College

Professional Golfers Career College
The Professional Golfers Career College is the nation’s leading two-year accredited golf college, offering a specialized Associate’s degree in Professional Golf Management. Our faculty is comprised of highly-praised and awarded PGA professionals. At PGCC, everyday is dedicated to providing a well-rounded golf education. We are the only school that guarantees golf five days a week -- Classes until noon and golf until dusk. 
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Graduates from the Professional Golfers Career College enjoy success as: 

  • Head Golf Professionals
  • Assistant Golf Professionals
  • Directors of Golf
  • General Managers
  • Directors of Instruction
  • College Golf Coaches
  • Golf Clinicians
  • Course Superintendents
  • Merchandise Representatives
  • Sales Executives
  • Tournament Directors
  • Rules Officials


The Professional Golfers Career College offers a Specialized Associate's Degree in Professional Golf Management. The degree program lasts two academic years and consists of approximately 41 courses.

The objective of our program is to help our students attain the best fundamental education in professional golf management. These fundamentals include an introduction to the theory and practice of golf shop operations, methods of golf teaching, golf rules, and country club management. We encourage prospective students to visit any of our campuses to discuss personal, educational, and occupational plans with our admissions counselors prior to enrolling, or signing enrollment agreements.

The college serves students who seek leadership positions in a variety of golf-related organizations. Because of the spectrum of opportunities available in the golf industry, students can expect a broad-based golf education covering the many distinct aspects of professional golf management. The curriculum progresses with a mix of general education, and courses that focus on specific aspects of professional golf management. From the first day of class our students explore core industry topics.


There is a diverse range of golf skills among the students attending Professional Golfers Career College. However, the common threads among all PGCC students -- regardless of ability -- are a love for the game, and a desire to improve their skills while gaining satisfaction out of each round. Whether you are a scratch golfer or carry a 20 handicap, the golf program at PGCC is designed to help you improve and enjoy your game.

For serious players whose career objective is to become a PGA professional, one of your primary goals is to pass the PGA of America’s ‘Playing Ability Test’ (PAT). As the first step toward gaining PGA Class A certification, the PAT represents an important career milestone. And nowhere is there a better place to hone your skills for this challenge than Professional Golfers Career College.

Professional Golfers Career College students

For students of all skill levels, three equal components are emphasized within the PGCC golf program: playing, practice, and instruction. Golf activities take place five days a week, exposing students to proven practice techniques as well as the challenge of competitive golf via tournaments. Instruction comes in the form of course work within the ‘Techniques of Teaching’ series of classes, optional afternoon clinics, or through one-on-one lessons with our PGA and LPGA professionals.

In addition to engaging in open play, students compete in weekly tournaments all semester. Top golfers qualify to represent the student body in a three-day Ryder Cup style match-up with the College’s faculty and teaching professionals. In addition, each semester culminates in a three-day stroke play tournament for all students that determine the PGCC Semester Champion.

Finally, to prepare students for a career in professional golf instruction, the golf and academic programs at PGCC merge to create numerous hands-on opportunities for students to develop their teaching expertise. The college has traditionally offered free golf lessons at select allowing students to offer a community service while refining their teaching skills.

Regardless of your skill level when you arrive at PGCC, all of the tools that you need to improve and enjoy your own golf game are at your disposal—all included with your tuition. Financial aid is available.

We have campuses in the nation's top golf resort destinations, Temecula - California, Orlando - Florida, and Hilton Head, South Carolina.

Get ahead of the game and turn your passion into a profession. Call us today at 800-877-4380 to receive a free information packet, or stop by for a campus tour, and enjoy a round of golf on us!

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