NGCOA Scholarship Award
Senior David Gamble has been awarded one of five Don Rossi Scholarships by the National Golf Course Owners Association. Rossi Scholarships are awarded to students pursuing degrees in golf-related fields. The scholarships, which range from $800 to $1650, are given in the name of one of the founders of the association that represents golf course owners and operators. Gamble received a $1650 scholarship.
Gamble is a dual degree major in PGA Golf Management and Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, with a concentration in Program Management.
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All About Us!
PGM sophmore Ben Justus, Editor of the PGA Golf Management newsletter, has put together a newsletter well worth the read. Read student internship reviews, check out the "Where Are They Now?" section for alumni profiles, find out the upcoming PAT schedule, and learn how the NC State PGA Golf Management program has become "Full Grown!".
Congratulations PGA Level 3 Graduates
Congratulations to the members of the senior class who received their certifications of completion for all required PGA coursework.
These students have successfully completed 3 levels of PGA coursework over a four year period, 16 months of required internship experience and passed the PGA Playing Ability Test. Students will complete their remaining NC State courses during the next academic year and graduate with a BS degree in Professional Golf Management. These students have completed internships at facilities such as Medinah Country Club (IL), Whistling Straits Resort (WI), and Four Seasons at Peninsula Papagayo, Costa Rica.
MAKE GOLF YOUR MAJOR
NC State's PGA Golf Management Program is one of 19 PGA accredited university programs nationwide. The curriculum provides students the opportunity to acquire knowledge and skills necessary for success in the golf industry via extensive classroom studies and internship experience. Students earn a college degree and obtain PGA membership upon job placement.
CALENDAR - There's Always Something Happening in PGM
There's always something going on - internships, leadership development, guest speakers, volunteer and service learning projects on campus and in the community; not to mention course registration & scholarship deadlines, study abroad information sessions, and more!
Looking for more events? Try the College of Natural Resources Calendar!
FANTASTIC FACILITIES - Lonnie Poole Golf Course
Students in our PGA accredited PGA Golf Management Program (and everyone else in the NC State Community) are excited about the new Arnold Palmer Signature 18-hole, 6,915-yard, par 71 public golf course, with practice range and green golf facility. Located on 1,000 acres on NC State's Centennial Campus close to Downtown Raleigh, the Lonnie Poole Golf Course provides a top-notch, on-site, hands-on learning opportunity for our PGM students.
TEACHING EXCELLENCE - Tried & True + New = Outstanding
Relevant programs and outstanding faculty who excel at marrying tried and true instructional practices with educational innovations like distance education, digital technologies and service-learning; prepare graduates ready to take on the many challenges they will face as future leaders in the golf industry. So what does faculty dedicated to excellence in the classroom mean? It means a top-quality experience for every student.
INVESTING IN COMMUNITIES - Building Quality of Life
We're committed to improving the quality of life, through the game of golf, for citizens of North Carolina, the nation and the world. Hands-on service learning projects with community First Tee programs, schools, Play Golf America events and golf and athletic facilities enrich the lives of young and old. PGA Golf Management students and PRTM students help grow healthy and livable communities everyday.
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PGM Students Finish Big in Las Vegas Tournament
NC State PGA Golf Management students, Josh Rackley and Alex Kowalski, finished in second place at the 2010 National Collegiate Golf Championship (NCGC) in Las Vegas November 12-14. Rackley and Kowalski were one of two teams posting a score below par (-1, 71). The Wolfpack PGM students captured the National Skills Challenge overall championship with Rackley additionally picking up honors as the overall Skills Challenge Champion for all division competitors. Read more.
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