As a Sports Turf Management or Golf Management major (also known as Turf Grass Science), you will learn every aspect of the grass that is used for every City Park, Professional or collegiate sports field and golf course. These venues are all maintained by professionals with extensive horticultural and business training. If you love to work outdoors or with the public, these paths are for you! The Turf grass science degree will lead to opportunities with professional sports teams, high end country clubs, and city parks departments. Many programs boast a 90-100% placement rate for graduates after college.

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National organization for those who manage sports fields of all kinds Visit
Golf course management information, member areas, and a research section which covers requests for grant proposals, scientific database, and research Visit
The initiative, entitled 'Grass Roots', will run for four years and features an outdoor ... More Information on Grass Roots ... Maryland Turfgrass Association Visit
The Metropolitan Golf Association was founded in 1897 and is one of the nation's oldest and largest amateur golf associations representing more than 500 clubs ... Visit