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Welcome to the PGA Golf Management Program

All of our students have one thing in common: they are passionate about golf, just like you. Here at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln’s PGM Program, you will be able to do what you love and transform that passion into a successful career. Whether you’re looking to become a Head Professional at an exclusive country club, a sales representative for a major golf company or a golf tournament director, we can make sure you can achieve your goal. All of our graduates will attain PGA membership and we have a 100% career placement rate upon graduation. Our collaborations with the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture’s Turfgrass and Landscape Management program, the College of Education and Human Science’s Hospitality, Restaurant and Tourism Management program and the College of Business make sure you are prepared for every aspect of working in today’s golf industry. So what are you waiting for? Schedule a visit today!

Meet the PGA Golf Management Team at UNL

Jeff Bassford

Jeff BassfordInterim Program Director

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Brad Goetsch

Brad Goetsch, PGA Assistant Professor of Practice

Brad provides advising in an official capacity as well as leading within the classroom. He engages in research projects with students focused on the golf industry and manages the Program's media outputs.

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Scott Holly

Scott Holly, PGA Internship Coordinator

Scott manages the Internship Program, provides support for PGA Golf Management courses that help prepare students to pass the PGA levels and assists with recruitment and student activities.

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Joe Canny

Joe Canny, PGA PGA Professional in Residence

Joe coordinates and spearheads PGA Golf Management recruitment efforts and strengthens ties and collaborations with the Nebraska PGA Section, Program alumni, and the surrounding golfing community.

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