Sport & Recreation

Courses include: Sport development; outdoor recreation; massage; athlete support; fitness; outdoor leadership and management; snowsports instructing; avalanche studies


Ara Institute of Canterbury

Holmesglen Institute

Nelson Marlborough Institute of Technology (NMIT)

Otago Polytechnic

TAFE International Western Australia

TAFE New South Wales

TAFE Queensland


Duc Pham (Vietnam)

Studied at PGA IGI and now works for Golf Channel Vietnam

The combined PGA IGI and Bachelor degree programme is very unique and one I learned from greatly during my time of study. I met many PGA professionals, including those at the IGI, who were extremely helpful and made my three years very enjoyable as I studied Golf, Business and Sports Management. Gaining the qualification also gave me a pathway into the PGA Trainee programme, becoming a full vocational member of the PGA of Australia. This has provided me with many opportunities in the golf industry here in Southeast Asia.

Edward Salt

Studied at PGA IGI and is now a trainee professional player.

The PGA IGI Diploma of Golf Management has taught me so much and was so relevant in so many ways.  I benefitted from the formal course and assignment work, along with workplace practical elements, from running a pro shop, to course management and the logistics around competition management.

Cameron Braid

Studied at PGA IGI and now works as a golf operations manager in Sydney

The PGA International Golf Institute helped give me my start in the golf industry as a result of the golf knowledge, confidence and networking I obtained during my 3 years with the institute. As a graduate of the PGA IGI, is has provided me with a number of career paths, including making the successful start in golf club management. I am fortunate to now have great friends, networks and industry colleagues that originated from my time studying the Diploma of Golf Management with the PGA IGI.   

Job Title: Golf operations Manager, Concord Golf Club

Annabel Rolley

Annabel studied at PGA IGI and now works as Golf Channel host in Orlando.

My time at the PGAIGI was instrumental in assisting me reach my goals in the golf world today. During my time in the programme I developed my skill set in all facets relating to golf and business, and most importantly built great confidence in my ability. The programme facilitates an outstanding academic schedule, real life golf industry operation systems plus the practical side of golf. The broad scope of work covered allows students to get a thorough understanding of the golf world and prepares them for the industry.

Sebastian Grewe

Studied Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Guiding at Tai Poutini Polytechnic

Originally from Germany, teacher Sebastian Grewe believes in the value of a lifelong learning. His planned working holiday in New Zealand morphed into an opportunity to further his education and diversify his skills when he decided to enrol in TPP’s Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Guiding.

Mark Bielby

Studying Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Guiding at Tai Poutini Polytechnic

He came, he saw … and he came back for more. Mark Bielby enjoyed his first year at TPP so much that he returned for a second year to complete the Diploma in Outdoor Instruction and Guiding.

‘The certificate year was great fun; I absolutely loved it. And coming this far, from the UK, I soon decided it would be better to get a more advanced qualification. The diploma is more in-depth, more challenging, more interesting – and I’m sure it will open up more opportunities.’


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