Strengthen your game, learn the industry’s inner workings and build the management skills to turn your passion for golf into a profession with JWU’s bachelor’s degree in Sports/Entertainment/Event Management with a Golf Management minor.
Golf has grown from a niche market to a global industry; the need for qualified professionals has never been greater. That's where JWU comes in:
"No school will better prepare you, if you're passionate about the game of golf and would like to pursue a
career in the industry."—Baird Cumberland '04, McLean master instructor, JWU instructor
Courses on the Course Florida is a golfer’s paradise. Get year-round access to play at some of our finest golf courses, including The Diplomat, Miami Shores and the Doral Resort & Spa.
World’s Top Golf Instructors At the Doral’s Jim McLean Golf School (the nation's top-ranked golf school), learn the proper technique with some of the industry's top pros. You’ll even take courses right on the fairway.
“Whether your goal is to learn about the golf business, improve your golf game, or compete on the national stage, the opportunities and resources at JWU create a great golf atmosphere & experience,” says head Golf coach AJ Broderick.
“You’re introduced to a training methodology designed by one of the top four instructors in the world.”
Internships Inside the Golf industry Seize the opportunity to develop essential skills and valuable work experience. JWU students have interned at:
“We also travel to a lot of courses to see how they’re run. They give you their philosophy on how they run their pro shops, maintenance, restaurants,” says Jason Harris '13. “You learn about every aspect.”
Golf Immersion & Management TracksThe core curriculum is split into two tracks, Golf Immersion and Golf Management, with courses in golf teaching methods, private club management, operations management and tournament operations. Catalog Course Information
You can also take core SEE classes, and enhance your communication and analytical skills through arts and sciences courses and our career preparation resources.
The ability to integrate hands-on athletic instruction with rigorous academics gives the Golf Management program its competitive edge. read more