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Brighten Up With A Degree From A Golf College

Aug 18, 2007
Day after day, week after week, going to the same job can get to be redundant and uneventful. However, there is a way to spruce up the lull of working in the same career field throughout your life. Individuals can mix work and play at the same time by attending a golf college. Golf is a favorite pastime of many individuals in the United States. Now people can take this and make it into a lucrative career. One that they not only will enjoy but also be able to support their family at the same time. There is no more dreading waking up in the morning to go to work when you can enjoy your days at the golf course.

College may not be for everyone, but a golf college is a good alternative for individuals who are interested in pursuing golf as a career. While there is classroom learning, there is still an abundant amount of hands on experience, as well as time working in the field. Students not only learn the fundamentals of the game, but they also learn skills that will help them in every day life. At a golf institute of higher education, students will gain experience and expertise in the field of golf in a college setting. Students benefit from the day-to-day activities of learning the ins and outs of golfing and still get the social benefits of a traditional college.

Students who are interested in attending a golf academy have a few different options as far as the type of program they would like to pursue. For those individuals who are itching to get out into the real world, they can pursue and associates degree in a golf field such as golf complex operations and management. Students in this particular program are taught how to be a golf professional, as well as how to maintain a golf course. Another route to receiving a degree in this field is to pursue a bachelor's degree. This is a four-year program where students can major in golf course management. Students receive in depth training on how to run a course, as well as the skills necessary to be successful at the game.

While attending school, students learn important skills in the areas of golf, but also learn the fundamentals of management, which can benefit them in other areas of the work field. The knowledge and skills that students are taught in a golf school are very versatile and can be put to use at various different career fields. Skills in management and leadership are important in numerous jobs such as being a store manager, working in marketing or being a sales person among other career fields. The fact that the skills learned while pursuing a degree in golf are so versatile leaves open the door for endless career possibilities, something very important to an individual who is trying to break into the work force.

Every year people are diagnosed with high blood pressure and anxiety because of the current stress their job puts on them. Golf on the other hand is meant to be a relaxing and stress reliever for most people. People who pursue a degree at a Golf College have the advantage of working in a low stress environment because of the nature of the field. One of the best benefits of all for any avid golfer is the fact that individuals who pursue a golf career can honestly work while doing something they love. Not many people can say that about their job.
About the Author
Andy West is a freelance writer for SDGA. San Diego Golf Academy is a premier golf college with five locations across the United States. For information please visit www.sdga.edu.
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