Senior Project in PGM

Course Description

A two-month course in professional golf management. Students will use real-world experiences as a laboratory for understanding, developing, and advancing the principles of professional golf management.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify, describe, and apply common concerns in organizational development in the golf industry.
  • Use common methods of analysis to measure a golf facility’s financial performance.
  • Apply the elements of a performance system to delegate assignments effectively.
  • Understand and apply the concepts of motivation to facility staff.
  • Understand basic turf grass science and apply that knowledge to an environmentally sensitive golf facility.
  • Discuss the concepts of sustainability and the economic and ecological challenges of current practices in facility management.
  • Develop a peak performance program for integration in working with a beginner, intermediate, or advanced player.
  • Demonstrate observation and problem solving skills with regard to increasing human performance through practical application of course principles.

Prerequisites

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