Career Outcomes

Due to the holistic nature of the Diploma, students will have graduate attributes that provide them with the knowledge and skills that will prepare them for careers in the golfing industry, business & commerce and the broader sport and leisure industry.

The study program prepares graduates to be job ready and begin their careers as PGA professionals in all areas of the golf industry.

Graduates gain a strong competitive advantage through the program in any of the professional choices in the golfing industry, while also offering graduates a qualification that will assist in future career progression

ISMG PGA Diploma Pathways Steps to your future

The PGA Diploma is the benchmark qualification for the golfing industry.

After successful completion of the ISGM PGA Diploma students have the opportunity to articulate into programs with our education partners, or with the PGA of South Africa eg. Advanced diplomas (eligibility criteria may apply).

Positions that PGA Graduates have gone on to hold within the golf industry include :

Tournament Professional
Tour Coach
Director of Golf
Golf Retailer or Agent
General Manager
Golf Agency owner
Golf Consultant
Sports Management

PGA Coach
Club Professional
Club Manager
Course superintendent
Golf entrepreneur
Golf Tour Operator
Golf Events Coordinator
Tournament Official

ISGM is accredited to present the programme by the PGA of South Africa and CATHSSETA (Accreditation no. 613/P/000216/2012).