Golfers in a lesson

BSBA Golf Management

The Thomas and Joy LaCour Bachelor of science in business administration - golf management students at Trine University develop competencies in:

Global Business Accreditation

  • teaching
  • club fitting/design
  • supervising
  • merchandising
  • communication
  • leading successful golf operations

and other skills necessary in being an effective manager. 

Students have access to indoor learning labs, Trine's 18-hole golf course, and winning techniques and ideologies used by PGA professionals and experienced instructors.

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The Experience

In the Bachelor of Science in business administration - golf management program at Trine University, you'll gain hands-on experience:

  • Club repair and fitting
  • Provide live instruction
  • Internships
  • Participate in event management
  • Join Tee It Up Trine, a golf management organization
    • Send golf clubs to Bunkers for Baghdad to be distributed to American troops worldwide
    • Indoor winter junior clinics
  • Experiential learning at Zollner Golf Course

Points of Pride

Our program boasts a 100% job placement rate upon graduation. Our graduates are employed in all facets of the industry: club professionals, sales, designers, tour representatives, tournament coordinators, and many more.

Tee It Up Trine

The goal of Tee It Up Trine is to provide a fun and encouraging environment for anyone who shares a love for the game of golf!  We encourage every member to go out of their comfort zone to try and grow in any way possible, through the various events that we host or attend.  We always look forward to welcoming new members!

Center for Sports Studies

The Bachelor of Science in business administration - golf management is part of Trine University's Center for Sports Studies.

Additional Information

Students in the Thomas and Joy LaCour Bachelor of Science in business administration - golf management program are required to complete a 120-hour internship where they have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in many golf industry functions.  Students have many options for internships depending on housing availability, location, career goals, and preferences.  The Golf Management program's extensive network provides numerous opportunities for internship placement.  Placement often leads to job opportunities.

Recent internships include:

Our Interns and graduates are highly recruited through the Bachelor of Science in business administration - golf management program's extensive network. Previous interns and graduates have received outstanding evaluations from their employers which have often led to tremendous job opportunities. The close, personal, and individual attention each student in the program experiences helps him/her to make appropriate and successful career choices. The Bachelor of Science in business administration with a major in golf management degree provides students with numerous opportunities in the golf industry and other business ventures.

  • Club Designer
  • Club Management
  • Customer Service
  • Course Designer
  • Event Coordinator
  • Golf Coach
  • Golf Instructor
  • Golf Professional
  • Golf Tournament Administrator
  • Manufacturer Representative
  • Retail Sales/Merchandising
Information about tuition can be found at Cost and Investment.