Certificate Course in Golf Management

The Certificate Course in Golf Management is the first specialized Golf Management Course in India and is recognized by the GCS&MAI.


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The Certificate Course in Golf Management is the first specialized golf management course in India and is recognized by the Golf Course Superintendents & Managers Association of India. The 6-month course will prepare students for a career in the golf industry.

The golf industry is one of the most rewarding and remunerating segments in the sports industry. The job opportunities and pay scales in this sport are much superior to those in the other regular sports. However, golf is a niche, specialized sport and anyone wishing to join this industry needs thorough professional training in the domain.

The course delivers an ideal blend of academic inputs in the various functions of management. and practical training that focusses on the management of golf. The students will be trained in the knowledge and skills required in this filed, and get hands-on exposure to the best practices prevalent in the industry.

The content has been specifically designed to ensure broad coverage an includes areas such as club management, golf operations, event management, F&B management, marketing, planning, and development, etc. While Protouch Sports leverages its 30 years of experience in the golf industry to impart an intense golf-centric learning experience, Praxis brings to the table its deep knowledge of contemporary management practices.

Course overview

This course has been designed to address the growing need for professionally trained resources in the area of golf management. As the sport of golf makes rapid strides in India and abroad, the demand for people who have the knowledge and skills to manage the sport – including course management, tournament and event management, player and team management, etc. has grown exponentially. This creates an opportunity for trained professionals to find exciting careers in this field.

Course design and delivery

The course will be delivered online with the help of scientifically designed study material including Audio-Visual lectures and online video counseling. The course has been divided into four terms, with an online examination at the end of each term. The qualification score for admission into the next term is 70%. The 4th term will include a Capstone Project, which every student will have to complete and submit as a necessary part of course completion. Registered students will have access to all the study material until the completion of the course.

1st Term

  • Basics of Golf
  • Marketing basics and Application
  • Golf Merchandise and Retail
  • Corporate Communication and Media

2nd Term

  • Facility Management
  • Basic Microsoft Excel for Business
  • Player Management
  • Basics of Coaching and Club Fitting

3rd Term

  • Golf Operations
  • Entrepreneurship
  • F&B and Restaurant Management
  • Event Management
  • Human Resource Management

4th Term

  • Green Keeping and Golf Course Maintenance
  • Golf Tourism
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Academy Management
  • Final Project Submission - A minimum of a 30 slide project on any of the following:
    • Setting up a golf store
    • Setting up an academy
    • Creating and Marketing an Event
    • Marketing a Junior Program in Schools

Benefits of this course

The course will of immense benefit to anyone who aspires to work in this hugely exciting and glamorous golf industry. This course is ideal for students who want to explore the golf industry, existing managers who wish to upgrade their knowledge, and sports enthusiasts who seek careers in sport.  There are over 100 companies in India who are into golf-related events, academies, merchandising, and retailing. In addition, clubs across the country look for executives for their golf operations and other golf-specific functions. There are already more than 30 different companies, clubs & golf businesses across India and other countries in our panel to whom we will send the list of our successful students for recruitment opportunities.

Eligibility

Applicants need to be of minimum 18 years of age on the day of issuance of the certificate and should have successfully attained the Indian 10th standard (or equivalent) or higher educational qualification.

Course fees

Program fees for the certificate course in golf management: Rs. 60,000 + 18% GST.

This includes the cost of access to all the study material, audio-video recordings, mentoring sessions, the term exams, assessment, Capstone Project assessment and issuance of the certificate.


Course Brochure

Download the Course Brochure here.

Recognition

The course is recognized by the Golf Course Superintendents & Managers Association of India (GCS&MAI), who also helps in creating the content on Green keeping and Environmental education in the syllabus.


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