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Eastern Kentucky University

College of Business

Business 5 PGA Golf Management 5 Marketing – PGA Concentration

Marketing – PGA Concentration

Marketing PGA Concentration

The EKU PGA Golf Management Program prepares students to become the next leaders in the golf industry. Upon graduation, students are eligible for election to PGA Membership while receiving a Bachelor of Business Administration with a major in Marketing and the PGA Golf Management concentration. Additional program attributes available to students include:

  • PGA of America Education (See MGT 201-210 classes below).
  • Internship placement at prestigious facilities around the country.
  • Player development program to improve your game.
  • Access to state-of-the-art technology and facilities (Trackman, SAM Putt lab, full club repair lab, and golf simulator).
  • Alumni base, Advisory Board and LPGA and PGA Professionals as program staff to help you develop professionally.
  • Recurring seminars, leadership opportunities, and mentoring program
  • Competitive tournament program with golf shop credit as payouts.
  • Full access to private golf course, University Club at Arlington and practice facility, Colonel Golf and Learning Center.
  • Close-knit student body.
  • Student Government Association that offers leadership opportunities and plan events to make your college experience the best.

— Program Involvement —


PGA Golf Management Student Association

The EKU PGA Golf Management Student Association provides opportunities for leadership and skill development in specific areas of the golf industry. The Association is managed by students who organize and conduct the tournament program, social and community service events, and student testing review sessions.

The primary goal of the Association is student involvement. Students are encouraged to be active members of the PGA Golf Management Student Association so they may play a role in the day-to-day activities of PGA Golf Management.

PGA Golf Management Tournament Committee

The EKU PGA Golf Management Tournament Committee is a unique opportunity to get involved with our tournament program. Our tournaments are primarily student led and is a great way to gain experience in tournament operations. The students are charged with setting up, take down, starting, printing scorecards and various other activites that help a tournament run smoothly while also competing each week. The committee also works closely with the Student Association to put on events before some of the 36-Hole major tournaments.

The primary goal of the committee is to achieve successful and fun golf tournament for all PGA Golf Management students.


PGM Living and Learning Community (LLC)

The PGM Living Learning Community is a partnership between the Office of Residence Life and the PGA Golf Management Program. The PGM LLC provides PGA Golf Management students the opportunity to live with others in their program, the ability to connect with various faculty and golf professionals while building a sense of community on campus.

LLC Highlights

  • Coordination with the PGA Golf Management tournament program at the University Club at Arlington
  • Connect and engage with faculty members in the PGA Golf Management Program
  • Programs for the PGM LLC are tailored to focus on success as a member of the PGA Golf Management Program. These activities include: resume building, internship preparation, and events to stay connected on campus.

College of Business

521 Lancaster Avenue
BTC 214, Business and Technology Center
Richmond, KY 40475
Phone: 859-622-1409 (For general inquiries)
Fax: 859-622-1413

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