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

Our selective PGA of America-accredited program allows you to earn a Bachelor of Science in Business and become eligible for membership in the PGA. The specialized curriculum and comprehensive internship opportunities at locations like The Broadmoor, Bandon Dunes, Pebble Beach, and Four Seasons Asia has prepared students for golf careers since 2003.

We received our initial accreditation from the Professional Golfers' Association of America in 2003. Our roster includes over 120 students from 38 different states from coast to coast. This number represents a major success and proof that we are quickly gaining a national reputation as a great program.

We are taking applications and will process each one promptly so that you will know the outcome of our decision right away.

Please move around in the pages on our site to have your questions answered and to learn why we think we offer an outstanding PGA Golf Management program. We believe that we have put all the pieces together in a great package that meets the needs of the special people who want to have a professional career in the golf industry.

When you're finished, click here and submit the online request for information that will provide us with facts about who you are. Once we receive it, we will respond and give you more information about the program that you will need to make the right decision about PGA Golf Management as a career and about coming to the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs. The application to apply to our program is online right on this website.

Of course, we are also ready to answer other questions that you send by email or telephone if you prefer to communicate that way. We will also be pleased to meet with you on our campus when you're ready to visit our campus and our beautiful city and state.

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Ms. Mollie Sutherland,  Program Director

Mr. Mark Bacheldor, Internship Coordinator

Mr. Kenny Toms, Admissions Counselor

Dr. Paul Miller, Academic Advisor



"I support the Golf Foundation of Colorado and their dedication to the future of professional golf"
-Dow Finsterwald
1958 PGA Champion
Honorary Chariman,
Golf Foundation of Colorado

The Golf Foundation of Colorado (GFOC) is dedicated to providing opportunities to Colorado high school students who wish to attend one of the accredited Professional Golf Management University Programs. The GFOC is a charitable, *tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization that raises funds for academic scholarships through personal and corporate donations and by hosting 1920s style hickory golf events.

2010 Finsterwald Scholarship Winner – Chris Leavengood

2009 Finsterwald Scholarship Winner – Drew Gagliardi

2009 Finsterwald Scholarship Winner – Josh Troyer

Edward P. Kelbel Memorial Fund

Per the family's directions, gifts can be made in memory of Ed Kelbel to the University of Colorado Foundation on behalf of the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. According to the family's wishes, 100% of your gift will be directed to a scholarship fund to honor students in the UCCS PGA Golf Management program. Please make your gift out to "CU Foundation" and mark "Edward P. Kelbel Memorial Fund (04-23901)" in the memo line or in an accompanying letter. Gifts can be mailed to the CU Foundation 1420 Austin Bluffs Parkway; Colorado Springs, CO 80918 or delivered to the College of Business Dean's Suite (Dwire Hall 310). Gifts can be made online by going to The Kelbel family will be provided the names (not amounts) of the individuals contributing unless otherwise requested.

For online gifts, please put ‘memo’ information in the ‘comment’ section and select ‘None’ and click on ‘Add to Gift Cart’.