Find your future in Golf

The golf industry is global, has endless opportunities and includes many skillsets. Whether you want to be a club or course manager, a coach or a PGA professional our courses can help you towards your dream career in golf.

In this video, Programme Leader Alan Fleming gives an insight into the Golf Management degree.

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Why study with us...

Our courses are aimed at those aspiring to a career in the golf industry. Students will have access to specialist teaching facilities and equipment on-site and benefit from PGA qualified and golf business teaching staff. The Golf Management course covers various aspects of the industry, with a particular focus on all aspects of managing within a golf context, while the Professional Golf Degree and Dip HE Professional Golf PGA courses have a particular focus on coaching and performance. All courses give graduates the range of skills necessary to take advantage of excellent employment opportunities.

The courses are based at our Dornoch campus, close to the world-renowned Royal Dornoch Golf Club, rated number 2 in the world in 2018 by Golf Digest. The club are supportive of the student’s development across areas such as coaching opportunities, hosting golf events and providing placement opportunities. Our strong industry links provide opportunities for work placements, guest lectures and study trips.

The purpose-built indoor training centre was first conceived 6 years ago and has gone through various stages of consultation, planning and design, leading-up to it’s opening in July.

The £2m facility is an extension to the college’s well-established Dornoch campus and was funded by the college; the University of the Highlands and Islands; Scottish Colleges Foundation and Highlands and Islands Enterprise and features some of the most advanced golf training technology available.

The large open-plan space includes a large putting surface and 3 swing bays.

This area features:

  • SAM Puttlab
  • Trackman swing analysis and simulator studios
  • GASP camera and pressure plate systems
  • GCQuad Bay
  • Zen Greenstage
  • PuttView training

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Student Case Study

"This degree offered me the opportunity to develop my knowledge and the skills required to succeed in a competitive industry. At UHI, I not only had the opportunity to learn from professionals but also to build my CV with valuable experiences such as the one at Royal Dornoch and Dukes in St Andrews."

Giordano Antonucci - BA (Hons) Golf Management Student 2020

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