Rick Martin's Golf For a Living

Rick MartinContributor IApril 13, 2009

Do you want to make money and play your favorite game at the same time? Who doesn't? No matter how old you are, it isn't too late to work in the world of golf. But, you will need to attend a golf school if you are serious about it. Don't worry, relax. Going to golf school can be a great deal of fun. You'll advance your game, play a little, and have a blast in the process!

It may sound like a dream come true and like most dreams it's going to take some hard work to get to your destination. The effort is worth it. Do you want to look back on your life spent in a cubicle or do you want to give what you love a shot? And you can always keep trying if you don't get there off the bat. Who cares if you fail a few times!?

If you want to someday teach beginners' golf, you should start looking for an accredited golf school to learn from. A well-rounded golf education is required if you are serious about learning the business side of golf. The good news is that attending golf school can be really fun as well as educational. Who doesn't like that?

Top notch golf schools teach students not only about proper golf equipment needed to play the right way, but also about the fundamental golf skills every golfer needs to recognize.

Golf academies serve to educate their students about the business side of golf. This is the first step when you are learning how to teach golf to others, especially beginners. After all, you are going to be getting money for your services which will require a little bit of training too.

Accredited golf academies offer applicants up to date courses taught by master golfers. These instructors transfer their knowledge of the game and the business to their students. If you want to be a pro, you've got to learn from the pros.

As a student, you will interact and meet other aspiring pro golfers who share the same passion and energy for golf that you do. You can share tips and stories with these new found colleagues. Getting to know them can be a lot of fun.

The experiences that you take from golf school can last a lifetime. In fact, some of your fondest memories can come from a school experience. Yes, I know we all have dreaded memories from educational experiences past, but you are paying for this—it's a market, so the school you attend better give value. And "value" doesn't should mean tough instructors.

In golf school, you will grow as a golfer simply by regularly hanging around golf professionals. Furthermore, this will open doors from you by giving you the opportunity to meet prominent pro golfers. This exposure can be invaluable. And depending on the school you attend, some of your instructors may be former stars. How exciting!

As you can see, golf can be more than just a part-time sport or hobby. It can be a lifestyle. So, why not make your favorite hobby into an occupation? While you may have a job that you satisfactory right now, is it really better than getting up and golfing every day? Now, that would be enjoyable!