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Short Course on Clubs – What You Should Know

Key Issues to Consider Before You Move Into a Golf Course Management Career Path

Whether you have been working for years to get a job as a golf course manager or a role just popped-up out of nowhere, the fact that you decided to read this guide implies that you may very well be moving your career in the direction of golf course management in the near future. You might, however, as anyone would, have some questions about what this new role will entail before you officially accept it. If this sounds like you, the information in the remaining paragraphs of this guide should be of use to you.

As you read on, it is important to remember that not every golf course management candidate has the same personal or professional background. As a result of this, it’s possible that certain questions you see here will not pertain to the situation you are personally in. This is to be expected to some extent. Generic articles are designed to help everyone who reads them in some way, but not every point that is made will necessary fit your situation.

Is It Necessary For Golf Course Managers to Have Graduated From College?
A Brief Rundown of Golf

This is a question that is pertinent in many different industries. In the world of golf course management, there is no easy answer; you might or might not be required to have a degree. It will not, of course, hurt your chances of getting hired if you do have a bachelor’s degree. The majority of golf course management roles that ask that all applicants have degrees prefer them to be in hospitality management or in business. You should be aware that management experience can sometimes be considered commiserate with a degree.
Finding Parallels Between Sports and Life

Should I Play Golf Personally?

There’s no hard and fast regulation that people who work in golf course management must also enjoy playing golf personally. It is not, however, negative for you to be passionate about the industry in which you are hoping to have a career. If you do golf, you’re sure to have a better grasp of the things you facility’s clients want and need than someone who never plays the game. In short, being a golfer will probably give you an edge if you want to get into golf course management.

How Much Money Can I Make in This Sort of Role?

Typically, golf course managers are relatively well paid for their regions. However, golf courses are located in a wide variety of regions. A facility that is looking to hire a manager in an expensive suburb, for instance, is likely to be offering more money than one that can be found between several rural communities. Make sure you account for cost of living in the region before you take a new job.