We surveyed 430 golf pros to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical golf pro. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a golf pro?



Working as a golf pro typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a golf pro?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a golf pro typically depends predominantly on qualities you can gain through experience, with a small aspect of skills you are born with.

Is it easy to get a job as a golf pro?



It’s typically quite difficult to find a job as a golf pro. If you’re curious about the numbers, check out the job market for golf pros.


Do golf pros work full-time or part-time?

82% of golf pros work in full-time roles while 18% work part-time.