Tournament Golf College Diploma

Duchy College Stoke Climsland LEVEL: 3 Sports & Fitness

Are you ready to take your game to the next level with the Tournament Golf College diploma? Designed specifically to hone your skills in preparation for progression on to the Tournament Golf College’s degrees, our diploma is ideal if you would love to turn your passion for golf into a full-time career.

We offer two options for you to start your career in golf depending on your GCSE results. Our Level 3 course offers you the choice of university study or employment on completion of your course. Our Level 2 course is ideal should your GCSE results not be what you expected with the option to progress to Level 3.

Our courses will put you on the road to a great future; we have developed our qualifications in partnership with industry professionals to ensure the knowledge you gain is not only relevant and current, but will set you apart in the workplace. Whether an elite athlete, sports and fitness enthusiast or potential inspirational coach, we can take your sporting journey to the next level with our range of qualifications and training. We’ve got commercial gyms, sports pitches and fantastic training partnerships.

Immerse yourself in the golfing world with our two-year diploma, perfect if you are a young golfer who has the realistic potential to achieve excellence in your golf and are seeking to perform at the highest level.



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Ideal if:

You are a young golfer who has the realistic potential to achieve excellence in your golf and are seeking to perform at the highest level.

You’ll need:

Five GCSEs at grade 4, including English and/or maths or a Sport Diploma Level 2 at merit grade.

You’ll learn:

For three to four days a week you will be based at Duchy College Stoke Climsland with access to one of the finest golf courses in Europe. The St Mellion International Resort, which boasts two 18-hole courses (the Nicklaus and Kernow), a driving range, practice putting greens, short and long game areas and a swing studio, which contains the latest equipment and training aids including SAM PuttLab, Flightscope X2, BodyBalance force platform and high speed cameras.

During the course you will have the opportunity to compete in college level competitions and will learn performance and excellence in sport, with a focus on the skills required to be a serious tournament player.


To  get advice on bespoke gym programmes and nutritional plans, plus have regular biomechanical screening and psychological performance assessments.

You’ll love:

As part of the course you will also be given the exciting opportunity to take part in the residential golf experience at the world-class Amendoeira Oceanico Golf Resort in Portugal.

You’ll go on to:

Our FdSc Tournament Golf or our BSc (Hons) Tournament Golf, where you will spend semester two at the Amendoeira Oceanico Golf Resort in Portugal.

Employment in the industry.


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Tournament Gold College Diploma - Level 3

Start Date

September 2019


Stoke Climsland


2 years


Megan Giles Tournament Golf College Diploma

Megan Giles, from Saltash, has won both the Andalucía Junior European Open and the AoC National Golf Championships. During the AoC Tournament Megan competed against the best FE golfers in the country, including golfers in the England team. The tournament is one of the largest annual sporting events in England, involving over 1,800 college students and 200 staff.
“I am really happy with winning the AoC National Golf Championships. It was a tough couple of days against some excellent competition. I managed to play really well and consistently throughout the two days, which paid off in the end.”

*Courses listed on this website are indicative of the subject, nature and level of study. The college reserves the right to alter specific qualifications titles, awarding bodies and levels of qualification, which can change in year. Any cost may also vary, based on personal funding eligibility.