The World Golf Foundation has compiled a list of current job opportunities in golf. This is an intended resource that informs interested individuals of these opportunities, the requirements and where to apply.
American Junior Golf Association
To inquire about AJGA internships, please email your resume and area of interest to AGJA Director of Recruiting and Special Events Lauren Shelly (firstname.lastname@example.org). You can also click here for more AGJA INTERNSHIPS.
Octagon Sports & Entertainment Agency
The world’s largest sports & entertainment agency with over 30 years in sports marketing, sponsorship and athlete & talent representation. With expertise in rights managements, measurement, digital, insights, millennial marketing, and experiential marketing. Octagon offers an extensive Trainee program. There are event trainees and account trainees. Event trainees are predominately travel based, while account trainees are predominately in offices with sporadic travel to events. The program provides a good opportunity for the trainees to be exposed to the business world, learning the ins and outs of Octagon in terms of our clients, culture and various systems.
A trainee is usually a recent college grad. It is a mandatory credential that all trainees have a Bachelor’s Degree. The compensation for all trainee positions is about $1,750/mo., $10.10/hr. with overtime at time and a half. All trainees are limited term positions. The length of the term can last anywhere from 2-12 months and for shorter positions, trainees have the opportunity to make a lateral move and take another trainee position on a different account.
- LPGA iWiT Championship – Operations Assistant , Marketing
- LPGA IWiT Championship – Marketing Assistant
- LPGA IWiT Championship – Event Assistant, Marketing
- Champions for Charity – Marketing Trainee (3 positions)
PGA of America
The PGA of America offers employment positions at their headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; at various tournament sites; and within each of the 41 regional PGA Sections across the country. In addition, the PGA WORKS Fellowship is a 12-month paid position funded by PGA REACH which aspires to be the most valuable entry-level employment opportunity in golf for individuals from diverse backgrounds. Click here for more info on PGA WORKS. We will list position openings on this page as they’re available.
Unites States Golf Association (USGA)
The USGA is offering a variety of internships in locations across the country. Listed below are select opportunities at their most prominent championships. Click here for a full listing of USGA INTERNSHIPS.
- U.S. Women’s Open Operations Short Term Intern (3 positions)
- USGA Fan Club Short Term Intern (3 positions)
- U.S. Open Admission Short Term Intern (10 positions)
- Intern, Course Consulting Service Experience
International Association of Golf Administrators (IAGA)
The IAGA membership represents approximately 130 golf organizations, primarily in North America. Internships are sometimes available and a great way to get started. The United States Golf Association administers the P.J. Boatwright, Jr., internship program in cooperation with many regional and state golf associations including the Arizona Women’s Golf Association, Chicago District Golf Association, Delaware State Golf Association, Metropolitan Golf Association and more.
Click here to Learn More about the organizations and companies offering internships.
Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA)
The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), headquartered in Lawrence, Kan., is a leading golf organization and since 1926, has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the United States and worldwide. GCSAA’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. We assist our members through education and advancement efforts, increasing the visibility of their facilities and enhancing the reputation of the golf course management profession. Are you interested in working for an association who aspires to become the global leader in golf course management?
The Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), headquartered in Daytona Beach, Florida, and offers a variety of jobs there and at tournament sites across the country. A list of some of their current opportunities are below:
National Golf Course Owners Association (NGCOA)
The National Golf Course Owners Association is the golf industry’s trade association, representing and serving the interests of thousands of golf course owners and operators around the United States. We are governed by a volunteer board of directors and have a team of 18 employees at our national headquarters office on Daniel Island, South Carolina. Learn more about us at www.ngcoa.org.
PGA of America
The PGA of America offers employment positions at their headquarters in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; at various tournament sites; and within each of the 41 regional PGA Sections across the country. A list of some of their current opportunities are below:
Unites States Golf Association (USGA)
The USGA offers a variety of employment opportunities in locations across the country. Listed below are select openings. Click here for a full listing of USGA CAREER OPPORTUNITIES.
- Head of Network Talent and Inclusion
- Director of Donor of Relations & Events
- Associate Producer, Digital Content
- Director, Data Services