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Industry News Careers in Golf Ever wondered if golf could be your vehicle to travel the world? Graduates from the PGA International Golf Institute (PGA IGI) now based at the world class Sanctuary Cove Golf and Country Club on the Gold Coast do exactly that in a variety of fields. Offering education in areas of golf operations and club management, the PGA IGI curriculum of business courses combined with golf skills prepares students for a career in the golf industry. Golf can now become your avenue into university. Via the IGI you can keep developing your game and earn the kind of golf specific qualifications that employers are looking for. Owned by the Professional Golfers Association (PGA) of Australia, the PGA IGI has an articulation agreement with Griffith University which provides students with options to choose different career pathways. Now with VET Fee Help (like HECS) and international scholarships via Griffith University, potential students have every opportunity to follow their dreams. With a strong emphasis on vocational and practical learning, our graduates have employability skills to join the work force and progress within the industry. Combine these workplace skills with Griffith’s Business degree (ranked in the top 4% of business schools in the world with AACSB ranking) and you’ll have the head start you need to build your career in golf and sport. include 4 hrs a week of coaching with weekly competitions versus the other students to test your game and reach the next level. All our coaches are recognized PGA golf professionals of the highest calibre. Combine that PGA pedigree with years of coaching experience and you’ll be able to access a global network of contacts to help you get your foot in the door to your dream job. For more information see our website – www.pgaigi.com or contact our Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager at jmadden@pga.org.au or 07 5657 6109. The IGI’s program fees are all inclusive – including club membership on the Palms Course at Sanctuary Cove, multiple driving range access, competition fees, uniforms, reading texts and resources. Practical golf skills Seeking a job in the Golf Industry? Interested in finding the right staff? We have a full range of job seeking and recruitment services. www.findagolfjob.com.au www.golfindustrycentral.com.au Golf Industry Central Autumn 2013 3