Written By: Lauren Shelly | @AJGAcareers The AJGA is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the overall growth and development of young men and women who aspire to earn college golf scholarships through competitive junior golf. The Association is the largest organization of its kind with a membership of more than 6,000 juniors from 49...Read more
Where was the NCCGA when I was in college?
“Why didn’t someone tell me about the NCCGA earlier!?” That was my first thought after the NCCGA reached out to me on twitter just a few short months after I graduated from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. Once I looked into Nextgengolf and the NCCGA after they tweeted at me, I was jealous that I...Read more
From Ohio to Boston – Staying involved in club golf
Written By: Mike Kersys | @mikersys Allow me to introduce myself formally to everyone. My name is Mike Kersys and I am one of the new Zone Managers here at Nextgengolf. I joined the team here in the beginning of January, and have enjoyed getting to know all of the Club Presidents I'll be working...Read more
An Insider’s View: What Is It Like To Be A PGM Student?
This interview was conducted by Kris Hart, the CEO of Nextgengolf with an NCCGA Student Leader Adam Englehorn from the University of Idaho PGM program in September 2015. The goal of this interview is to provide a real perspective for high school students thinking about entering college for professional golf management. When did you decide you...Read more
4 Reasons why PGA Professionals should become collegiate club golf coaches
We understand that PGA Professionals have a difficult job - 5:00 am mornings, 80 hour workweeks, weekly tournaments, and tending to members are just a few of the many responsibilities that you may have. Assistant golf professionals have an especially difficult job since they are working really hard towards building a career in golf. This...Read more
Want an internship with the AJGA?
The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) has officially released its internships for the 2016 spring and summer sessions. It's a great opportunity for current students looking to gain valuable experience in golf. Three NCCGA students were involved in the program this summer: Former Clemson Club President and Southeast Regional Coordinator Johnny Garstka, Virginia Tech Club President...Read more
Golf Jobs for College Students
Working at a golf course is by far the greatest summer job for high school and college students. Golf is a game of respect, integrity, and honesty. Not only do you get to spend your days outside in a beautiful sanctuary that is a golf course, but those working at the course or...
Golf job: Heyrman spends summer with Wisconsin PGA
I acquired my current golf job with the Wisconsin PGA Junior Foundation two years ago. Initially I applied for an internship with the Wisconsin State Golf Association but am thankful that I was hired to work as a Tournament Director for the Junior Foundation instead. Since then, I haven't looked back and I've truly enjoyed my...Read more
Summer for a PGM Major
Attending school as a PGM major (Professional Golf Management) might seem like a walk in the park to people on the outside looking in. We get asked all the time “Wait, you’re a golf major?” “What do you plan on doing with that?” and most common response I’d hear is “You won’t make good money!” People think that...Read more
Club Golf Alum Wins $100,000
The game of golf is not easy under any circumstances, especially when you’re standing over a putt worth $100,000. Former NCCGA standout Josh Rackley found himself in that exhilarating situation a couple weekends ago at the Haverford Philadelphia PGA Classic.Rackley, a 25-year-old assistant golf pro at Gulph Mills Golf Club has a...