Golf & Turf Management Careers

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Golf & Turf Management Careers

A baseball fieldThe management of turfgrasses is a highly specialized profession with numerous career opportunities for those who earn degrees in turfgrass management. Traditionally, the number of opportunities available to Golf & Turf Management students has exceeded the number of graduates. This trend is expected to continue in the future.

Turf and Golf Course Management Program graduates are commonly employed as:

  • A gardener seeding a golf courseGolf course superintendent
  • Sports turf manager
  • Professional lawn care manager
  • Sod producer
  • Grounds superintendent
  • Parks and recreational facility manager
  • Regional sales or manufacturing representative
  • Governmental or private sector turfgrass consultant


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