|Wonder what kinds of turf management career opportunities are available? Here are some possibilities:
- Golf Course Superintendent
- Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
- Commercial Grounds Maintenance
- Turf or Sod Sales
- Seed Sales
- Fertilizer Sales
- Landscape Business
- Park Maintenance
- Stadium Groundskeeper
A majority of the graduates of Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management School secure positions working on public or private golf courses. Other Rutgers grads choose to go into sales of seed, fertilizers or chemicals. Some become irrigation sales representatives. Some become “grow-in” specialists. Some work for golf course management companies. Some even grow turf, which golf courses then purchase as sod for greens or fairways. Visit our success stories page for some examples.
On the sports turf side, our graduates are employed by major and minor league baseball teams. They oversee local, county and state parks. They even maintain the infields at NASCAR stadiums.
As you can see, there are a wide variety of different career options available to Rutgers Professional Golf Turf Management School graduates, whether they attended our 3-Week Preparatory Short Course or our 2-Year Certificate Program.. In addition, we have over 1,800 active alumni worldwide who are always looking to hire our students or help them make connections throughout the industry.
This alumni network can be an invaluable resource to you as you seek out your dream job in turf management.
For more information about turf management careers, read Ned Lipman's article discussing turf management jobs.