PGA Golf Management Mission and Vision

Eastern Kentucky University

Established in 1906 as a teacher’s college, Eastern Kentucky University has grown into a dynamic, comprehensive university with over 16,000 students. One of eight state-assisted, public universities in the Commonwealth of Kentucky, EKU is located in the heart of the famed Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. Fifty-four percent of the U. S. population lives within 600 miles of the EKU campus, and over 38 million people live within 300 miles. Coupled with high quality educational programs and competitive tuition rates, education at EKU is feasible and accessible to many and is a sound value for the money. Historically, Eastern Kentucky University has prided itself as a "school of opportunity." EKU provides opportunity in a number of ways, including the fact that our university serves a high percentage of first-generation college students, and a student learning-oriented faculty that aims to facilitate our students’ education and professional development to reach full potential.

University Mission

Eastern Kentucky University is a student-centered comprehensive public university dedicated to high-quality instruction, service, and scholarship.

PGA Golf Management Vision Statement

The PGA Golf Management program at Eastern Kentucky University will be recognized and respected as one of the leading PGA Golf Management programs in the nation.

PGA Golf Management Mission Statement

The PGA Golf Management program will support the mission of the College of Business and Technology as well as EKUBusiness by being a "program of opportunity." The PGA Golf Management program produces PGA Members prepared to enter the competitive environment of the golf industry by offering a comprehensive business education. PGA Golf Management students at EKU will have an understanding of the business of golf as well as facility and golf organization management. Our mission will be achieved by offering an accredited business program, a complete PGA curriculum, golf facility access, and job placement assistance.