Golfer

Golfers play golf professionally in tournaments, or as a resident professional, and organise golf-related activities.
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    Overview

    Golfers play golf professionally in tournaments, or as a resident professional, and organise golf-related activities.

    Day-to-day

    • maintains a high degree of expertise in golf
    • attends regular practice sessions and undertakes private training to maintain the required standard of fitness
    • decides on strategies in consultation with coaches
    • assesses other competitors and conditions at venues
    • competes in golfing events
    • adheres to the rules and regulations associated with golf
    • undertakes sports promotional activities and television appearances.

    Considerations

    • Working outdoors
    • Stressful

    To become a Golfer

    • You need advanced golfing skill to work as a Golfer. Formal qualifications might be useful but aren't essential. The Professional Golfers Association has a trainee program, that results in a formal Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.