Patriots to Pros

Patriots to Pros

Providing a Pathway for Veterans to Pursue a Career in the Golf Industry

The UCCS Patriots to Pros Program, offered by the PGA Golf Management program, provides transitioning military and military-affiliated professionals with an opportunity to pursue a career as a PGA Professional. Utilizing their GI Bill, the PGA Golf Management program will provide our country’s Patriots with the education and training to achieve a successful career in the golf industry.


GI Bill

Utilize your GI Bill benefits to pursue a business degree in PGA Golf Management. Our program works closely with the Veterans Affairs office and local military bases to support your transition to higher education.

Follow Your Passion

The PGA Golf Management program is one of 8 programs in the country with both AACSB and PGA of America accreditation. Follow your passion for golf with a top ranked and well-recognized path to becoming a PGA Professional.

Committed to Your Success

UCCS is committed to your success as a military-affiliated student. We placed our third consecutive year as a Top 10 Military Friendly School in the 2021 rankings, ranking 3rd among all large public institutions. We provide the education, training and resources to ensure you transition successfully into your new civilian career in the golf industry.

About the Program
Creating the Next Generation of Leaders in the Golf Industry
As a PGA Accredited University, the UCCS PGA Golf Management Program works directly with the PGA of America to provide the very best in education and training. Only 18 universities worldwide have earned this important distinction. Students in our program have access to exceptional hands-on internship opportunities at over 800 facilities worldwide. Once you secure a job in the golf industry, you will be eligible for membership into the PGA of America as a PGA Golf Professional. Membership into this exclusive community of PGA Golf Professionals will provide you with the tools and support as well as the prestige for a successful and rewarding career in the golf industry.
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