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Summer Scholars Program

Professional Golf Management Summer Scholars Program At Clemson UniversityAre you a high school student interested in PGA Golf Management and want to know what it's like to be at Clemson University?  Come find out this summer!  The Clemson University PGA Golf Management program is hosting students July 15-19 as part of the summer scholars program to provide an educational and fun experience learning the ins and outs of the golf industry.  Through our summer scholars program students will learn about:

  • Career paths and opportunities in the golf industry
  • The role of PGA Professionals at various types of golf facilities
  • The skills and experience needed for advancement in the field of golf management
  • Fundamental concepts of providing golf instruction and player development programs
  • Principals of managing and operating golf facilities including daily golf operations, merchandising, and tournament operations
  • The role of equipment, club fitting, and teaching technologies
  • The importance of service and customer orientation
  • Understand how to use the USGA Rules of Golf
Professional Golf Management Summer Scholars Program At Clemson University

During this course students will:

  • Design a Player Development Program
  • Complete a Club Fitting Assessment and make club fitting and repair alterations
  • Analyze golf swings and make recommendations based on golf swing principals
  • Complete a Launch Monitor and Putting Assessment using Flightscope and the SAM Putt Lab
  • Tour a golf facility and meet with PGA Professionals and course superintendents
  • Play Golf and discuss Golf Course Management and Playing Lesson concepts
  • Develop a business plan


Summer Scholars information and registration

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us and we will be happy to point you in the right direction. You can also:

Professional Golf Management Summer Scholars Program At Clemson University

We look forward to a great summer!

Please Note: This program is designed to educate interested students who have or are on track to meet the playing ability requirements for entrance into the PGA Golf Management Program. The standard for entrance into a PGA Golf Management program is a USGA handicap of 12 or below. Typically students who are interested in this major have played competitive golf on their high school golf team.