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BSBA Golf Management

Trine University Student AchievementsThe 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 Bagdad 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.

Living Learning Communities

Trine University offers interest-specific Living Learning Communities (LLCs) where students live together in a dedicated area of the Larry and Judy Reiners Residence Hall and Stadium Hall. The Ketner School of Business LLC will provide female first-year business majors the opportunity to engage with other business students, faculty and alumni in their residence, with opportunities to develop soft skills and business knowledge, and build a support network. Find out more on the LLC page.

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.