College of Business

The UCCS PGA Golf Management Program

Creating the next generation of leaders in the golf industry

Combine your love of golf with a career in the golf industry.  

The challenging specialized curriculum, which includes 16 months of internships at locations like The Broadmoor, Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach, and hundreds of others, has been preparing students for careers as professional managers in the golf industry since 2003.  

PGA Year in Review


PGA Events

  • Fall 2015 Tournament Series imageEach semester, PGA Golf Management students at UCCS participate in a series of tournaments at fantastic locations in Colorado.
  • September 24, 2015PGA Fall Kickoff Day
    PGA Fall Kickoff Day imageThis event is open to all UCCS community and we would love to see you there! The UCCS community is invited to enjoy snowcones, golf instruction and fun golf games in a relaxed and spirited environment.
  • September 25, 2015Golf Classic
    Golf Classic imageThe 5th Annual Golf Classic Golf Tournament encourages camaraderie and networking with other community members of Colorado Springs.
  • PGA Golf Management Mountain Lion Experience imageSpend a day on campus and see what it is like to be a UCCS Mountain Lion in the PGA Golf Management Program.
  • Family and Friends Tournament imageFamily, close friends and distinguished guests, you are invited to our 12th Annual Family and Friends Dinner!

PGA News



It is possible for those who have outstanding playing ability and who possess great time management skills, organization and flexibility. Those interested in participating should realize that the UCCS men's team is consistently ranked among the very best in NCAA Division II. All Mountain Lion golfers have zero or plus handicaps and the coach has many applications from all over the country - only a very few have the opportunity to play.  UCCS has recently created a women's team as well.

Any of our Areas of Emphasis can be combined with the PGA Golf Management option. This includes Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, Human Resources Management, Information Systems, International Business, Marketing, Management, Service Management, or Sport Management.

No, the UCCS PGA Golf Management Program is not available to part-time or online students, although certain university courses may be completed in an online format. It is also not recommended for students who have full-time employment because the PGM classes are taught during the day and the internships are full-time employment.

Yes.  However, scholarships offered by the program are generally available only to students who have completed one year or more. For information about university-supplied scholarships and aid, please visit our Financial Aid website.

The purpose of internships is to provide on-the-job experience and develop work habits and skills that will last a lifetime.  A fourth is to gain access to a network of potential employers and colleagues. A fifth is to develop a strong résumé that will open doors throuhhout their careers.

Yes, the PGA's accreditation standards mandate that all interns must be paid. 

Yes, transfer students from all backgrounds who meet entrance requirements for both UCCS and the Program can be admitted.  However, there are limits on the number of transfer hours that can be applied against the specialized curriculum.  In addition, each student must be on campus for at least six semesters in order to complete the PGA training and testing courses.

Yes!  Each semester, PGA Golf Management students are provided with two lessons from PGA instructors, a membership at Pine Creek Golf Club which includes unlimited play and practice, and entry into 12 to 15 tournaments during the year.