Career Zone

The Career Zone is the perfect setting during our industry’s largest global gathering and offers students, PGA of America Golf Professionals, and second career professionals a vehicle to meet golf industry companies face-to-face. The Career Zone participating companies are here to recruit and there is no better place to get your foot in the door!

The Career Zone will host a range of informative workshops focused on career growth and workforce development. Gain valuable insights from our expert speakers who will provide practical advice on how to advance your career, build your personal brand and stand out in a crowded job market. Whether you’re just starting your career or looking to take the next step, the Career Zone is the place to make meaningful connections and gain the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.

Headshot Studio

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Visit our free headshot studio within the Career Zone! Our experienced photographer will work with you to capture a high-quality headshot that showcases your confidence, professionalism, and expertise.

Wednesday, 1/24

NBC Sports Next is where sports and technology intersect. We’re a subdivision of NBC Sports and home to all NBCUniversal digital applications in sports and technology within our two groups: Youth & Recreational Sports and Golf.

At NBC Sports Next we’re fueled by our mission to innovate, create larger-than-life events and connect with sports fans through technology that provides the ultimate in immersive experiences. 

2nd Swing is a one-of-a-kind, forward-thinking, customer-centric golf retail company. Our employees are highly-valued and work hard within a positive and supportive culture. With over 100,000 new and used golf clubs, award-winning fitting services, and more, 2nd Swing strives to provide best-in-class-selection, service, and technology to all golfers. 

Thursday, 1/25

The GOLFTEC Coaching Team is comprised of passionate golf professionals who strive to create a career coaching golf. GOLFTEC provides training to help these individuals become experienced expert instructors through GOLFTEC University – a multi-week certification program based around a curriculum of mastering advanced training of golf swing mechanics – and the use of GOLFTEC’s proprietary technology used in all Training Centers. GOLFTEC Lesson Plans are built on a proven teaching methodology, through certified Coaches, that integrates data-driven insights with hands-on instruction.

Inquire regarding job opportunities and to meet with GOLFTEC in the Career - [email protected]

NGSA (National Golf Sales Reps Association)

“Where the Jobs are”

Connecting Suppliers with Sales Reps

and offering educational tools for success.

Inquire regarding job opportunities and to meet with GOLFTEC in the Career Zone – [email protected]

Wednesday, 1/24 & Thursday, 1/25

Inspire through championships, by attracting the world’s best players to compete on the game’s greatest courses and provide outstanding experiences for players and fans alike. Strengthen the game’s foundation, by collaborating with the R&A to write, interpret and educate on the four sets of rules that define the game globally. Promote outstanding playing experiences, by distributing innovative products and services to golf courses, clubs and golf associations that improve the quality of the on-course experience. Deepen engagement with golfers, by partnering with various industry organizations and partners to deliver programs, education, and services. Expand participation and advocacy, by investing and helping to shape programs to ensure the game is accessible and enjoyable to all.

Scott Golf is a high-end elite golf club manufacturer, with some of the best equipment in the world. Scott Golf customizes each set to a specific players needs, in ways no one else does, we create a individuality, and the WOW factor one player at a time. Scott Golf is unmatched in our creative designs, unmatched feel, unmatched customer service, customers are our #1. Scott Golf builds your dream set, your imagination is the only limitation.


Back in 1990, our founder, Dana Garmany, created a revolutionary concept. It was a business model focused on managing upscale public golf courses based on hospitality-caliber customer service principles and superior agronomic conditions. It was then the “Member for a Day” experience was born. Behind the vision of this extraordinary leader and many others who since have followed, Troon has grown into the worldwide leader in golf and golf-related hospitality. It has become a model that has not only created unforgettable experiences people all over the globe, but has resulted in remarkable career opportunities and growth for many who have seized an opportunity and reach milestones they might thought were never possible.

We invite you to learn more about our Mission, Vision and Values which make up our Culture of Hospitality and explain how countless people from all walks of life have been able to thrive as a Troon associate for more than 30 years.

PGA Career Services helps golf industry and PGA Professionals advance into higher level employment opportunities including general management roles and non-traditional career paths; assists employers throughout the hiring process; promotes the immeasurable benefits of employing a qualified Professional and provides resources for individuals seeking to gain employment in the golf industry.

With an expanded team of 31 Career Consultants and Career Services Operation Staff Members, Career Services offers a toolbox of invaluable resources to meet the hiring requirements demanded by employers today.  Core services, which span your entire career, include career planning, coaching, negotiating, resume writing, interviewing, networking, compensation, education, certification, and reporting.

Fairways to Leadership is a 501(c)(3) organization whose mission is to increase diversity in leadership by teaching college students from diverse backgrounds the leadership skills they need to become effective business leaders and the networking skills that can help them access leadership opportunities.

The program is based around an innovative and immersive curriculum that uses the experience of playing golf to teach leadership and networking skills. 


The CAREER ZONE BOOTH PACKAGE is all-inclusive and cost effective offering a seamless way for golf industry companies to meet face-to-face with potential new hires of PGA Professionals, second career professionals, and students. For more information, contact Lisa Langas.