It was our belief that not enough good young golfers were becoming Golf Course Managers and Green Keepers. It is our mission therefore to find good young aspiring professional golfers become Golf Course Managers.
To provide high-quality, international standard, Golf and Greenkeeping instruction and training in order to play a significant role in the advancement of the industry for the benefit of South Africa and the African continent.
Our International Greenkeeping Programme specifically targets young aspiring professional golfers who are keen on understanding the management of the golf course.
We provide the only internationally recognised greenkeeping qualifications in Africa and our full time academy programme is designed for aspiring young professional golfers who are passionate about the understanding of managing a golf course while pursuing their dreams of playing on the professional golf tours.
The International Greenkeeping Qualification is a two year full time programme of study running in conjunction with the “Elite Golf ProgramME”. On successful completion of the International Greenkeeping Qualification students receive an internationally recognised National Certificate in Greenkeeping from Elmwood College St Andrews Scotland.
The programme includes:
All handbooks, lectures & practical work experience
An unlimited Play & Practice membership at Stellenbosch Golf Club (play & practice as much as you want)
Weekly coaching/contact time with your PGA Professional