Here’s the scenario: You’re a few months into your first job after college. You’re making a name for yourself. Your boss approaches you and says, “Hey, we have a tee time this Saturday. The foursome is me, the CEO, our top client, and a woman in accounting who just broke her arm. Can you fill in and be the fourth?”
Here’s your opportunity to network with some very influential people. Will you be prepared?
Knowing how to golf is an important tool for business professionals to have. Whether or not the adage is true—that there are more business deals done on the golf course than in the boardroom—golf and business are certainly linked. The game of golf offers many valuable lessons to aspiring businessmen and women:
- Networking with other professionals
- Marketing and sponsorship opportunities
- Possible internships
- Much more...
Of course, as most golfers will tell you, it is also a game that challenges each player's patience, ethics, and spirit. Mastering these life lessons on the course translates to mastering them in the office as well!
Through the Welch Experience Program, Sacred Heart Juniors in the College of Business have the opportunity to partake in five-weeks of golf lessons for free at Fairchild Wheeler. Fairchild Wheeler has a program called The First Tee Program in which students learn the fundamentals of golf as well as golf etiquette.
There will also be free tee times every Saturday during the program, where students can practice the skills they learned during the week.
Golf lessons will be Wednesday through Friday from 4:30-6:30pm. Choose whichever day works for you. You must sign up before Wednesday every week. Sign-up sheets are on the second floor of Roncalli Hall at the top of the stairs. See how the lessons will work.
But we don't stop there. All Welch College of Business students receive discounted golf all year round.
- Always bring your SHU card
- Golf clubs will be provided free of charge
- All Welch College of Business students will get the Resident rate for on course play:
- $13 to walk 9 holes on weekdays
- $18 to walk 9 holes on weekend
- $17 to walk 18 holes on weekdays
- $20 to walk 18 holes on the weekend
- Present your SHU ID the first time you go, and pick up a barcode sticker for the back. Stickers cost $20, but we are covering half, so they will only cost you $10.