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GOLF COURSE MANAGEMENT
Golf courses are highly complex facilities that require skilled managers to provide players with quality playing surfaces. Golf course superintendents that care for these spaces are trained in plant sciences, business management, communication, human resources and more.
Golf Course Superintendent Statistics
*Average salary with a Bachelors Degree = $88,759; with an Associates Degree - $83,482
Assistant Superintendent Average Salary = $41,372
Equipment Manager Average Salary = $44,462
Other opportunities include...
How to enter the golf course management field...
Most golf courses offer part-time positions during the peak season. This is an ideal way for an individual to get started in the business.
Several colleges and universities offer degrees or certificates which will help you pursue a career in the industry. Additionally, many state and local associations offer financial assistance to deserving students, making it easier to pay college fees.
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