(Dec. 4, 2014) - The University of the Incarnate Word H-E-B School of Business & Administration held a groundbreaking Wednesday, for its new Professional Golf Management facility located at The Republic Golf Course (4226 Southeast Military Dr., San Antonio, TX 78222). The 13,000 square foot $3.5 million dollar facility will be home to UIW’s Professional Golf Management Program and the men’s and women’s NCAA Division I golf teams. The facility will feature four contemporary classrooms, offices, state of the art training facilities for UIW’s golf teams, and a specially designed putting green.
UIW’s new Professional Golf Management Program (PGM) is designed to prepare graduates to successfully integrate their education and training into the golf management industry. Students will earn a Bachelor of Business Administration in Professional Golf Management. PGM Director Brian Graybeal has been involved with the golf industry for 18 years including working in and managing golf events including the PGA Tour.
“This groundbreaking marked yet another moment in UIW’s history as being a catalyst for innovative education programs. This state of the art facility will enable our students to develop their passion for building and improving the business of golf. We will combine key business fundamentals with the technical and hands on expertise with our partners at Foresight Golf. We look forward to our graduates making immediate and positive impacts on the golf industry,” said Graybeal.
Pictured: UIW Athletic Director Mark Papich, San Antonio City Council Member – Dist. 3 Rebecca Viagran, UIW President Dr. Lou Agnese, UIW Development Board Member and President of Foresight Golf Dan Pedrotti, PGM Director Brian Graybeal and H-E-B School of Business Dean Dr. Forrest Aven ceremoniously break ground at the site of the UIW’s new professional golf management facility.