Date: May 13, 2015
Author: Jack Newton Junior Golf

PGA IGI Scholarship Available to JNJG Juniors

Want a Career in Golf?

The PGA International Golf Institute (PGA IGI) and Jack Newton Junior Golf (JNJG) are again offering juniors a fantatsic career opportunity for 2016. The JNJG Scholarship integrates academic studies, delivered through a Diploma of Golf Management at PGA IGI Sydney Campus, and industry specific on-the-job training. 

Delivering tailored programs specifically to the golf industry the PGA IGI offers Australia’s only Diploma of Golf Management. The PGA IGI's University partner in NSW, International College of Management, Sydney (ICMS), provides a pathway to higher education studies through articulation into bachelor degree courses. Students are able to combine golf skills and practice, side by side with their university studies. Exclusive entry into one of the oldest sporting associations in the world, the PGA of Australia, also exist for PGA IGI graduates.

Dean and Executive Officer of the PGA IGI, Dominic O’Brien said, “We are proud to be associated with JNJG and Golf NSW in providing opportunities for young golfers to build a foundation for their future working within the golf industry.” The JNJG Scholarship is open to year 12 school leavers who have participated in JNJG programs and events as a junior golfer in NSW.

Chief Executive Officer of JNJG, Peter Van Wegen said, “As part of our commitment to provide opportunities for young people through the sport of golf, JNJG is excited about the partnership with the PGA IGI.”

“We look forward to the opportunities this scholarship will provide junior golfers,” said Van Wegen.

Both scholarships are open to male and female golfers who have a passion for a career in the golf industry. The PGA IGI Diploma of Golf Management is a golf industry recognised qualification for those who have a passion for golf and are looking for a career in the industry.

The PGA IGI has been operating on the Gold Coast for over 20 years and in 2014 opened its second campus in Sydney. Graduates of the PGA IGI can be found working in various positions across golf club management, administration, tournaments and teaching all over the world. The PGA, Taylor Made, Golf Queensland, Royal Melbourne Golf Club and many other golf clubs around the world have all employed PGA IGI graduates.

Applications open for the JNJG scholarship on July 1st 2015, so make sure you keep an eye out for the application form and please feel free to contact JNJG of the PGA IGI for further. The PGA IGI is owned by the PGA of Australia.

For further information please contact:

Luke Bryden, Marketing & Student Recruitment Manager, PGA International Golf Institute, 07 5657 6109 or