FabJob Guide to Become a Professional Golfer (With CD-ROM) (FabJob Guides)

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9781894638470: FabJob Guide to Become a Professional Golfer (With CD-ROM) (FabJob Guides)

Professional golfers have the opportunity to play a game they love and to earn big money doing it. Hundreds of players win more than $100,000 every playing season, and opportunities to compete are incredible for male and female golfers of all ages.

In this FabJob® book the reader will discover why it is never too soon – or too late – to get started, how to develop the physical and mental traits of successful pro golfers, the lifestyle of a pro golfer, the best golf schools and top instructors, how to learn the rules of golf, how to find the best golf clubs, and more.

Detailed information is provided about playing on the Major Tours including the PGA, Champions, Nationwide, and LPGA, including how to enter the tours, the many different ways to qualify, the best ways for beginners to break in, and what the reader needs to know about National Qualifying Tournaments.

The reader will also learn how to get an agent and find sponsors. Also included are additional opportunities to make money playing golf through mini tours or developmental tours, international tours, and other careers in the golf industry.

This unique book includes insider tips from players, instructors, tournament officials, and equipment designers. The guide is fact-filled, and rich with stories and perspectives you can only get if you are allowed within the inner circles of the game.

The book includes a bonus CD-ROM. Visit FabJob.com for career guides.

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About the Author:

Linda Parker is an author, educator, and business consultant with a unique background in the golf industry. As a VP with the senior management team at a golf complex in Orlando, Florida she helped develop and operate one of America’s finest golf facilities, which includes a comprehensive golf education program and tournament quality courses.

As an executive in the golf industry, she worked closely with professionals in all areas of the business, including golf education, equipment development, tournament play, and with the United States Golf Association.

The author is a graduate of the University of Kentucky. Never very far from a golf course, she and her husband, PGA Tour Veteran, Bobby Cole reside in Florida. Bobby Cole is the winner of the British Amateur, and 22 professional tournaments, including the Buick Open, the South African PGA Championship, two-time winner of the South African Open, the Seattle-Everett Open, and The World Cup of Golf (both individual and team). With more than 150 cuts and a tournament win, he is a lifetime member of the US PGA Tour.

Review:

"Anyone considering a career in the golf industry should read this book - it is an instant education." --Elsom Eldridge, Jr. EdM, Harvard, The International Guild of Professional Consultants

"This book is GREAT! It is a vast amount of information for anyone interested in playing professional golf." --Slugger White, PGA Tour Tournament Director and former Touring Professional on the PGA Tour

"This outstanding book gives you the ABC's of how to get into the golf professionals world. Highly recommended." --Dr. Tim Somerville, President, Professional Golfers Career College

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