1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
ARCHIVED ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 31/07/1997   
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3993-13 Golfer

Plays golf professionally in tournaments or as a resident professional, organises golf related activities.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is an AQF Diploma or higher qualification or at least 3 years relevant experience. This occupation requires high levels of physical fitness, sporting ability and personal commitment as well as, or in place of, formal qualifications or experience. Registration or licensing is required.

Tasks Include:

  • plays golf in tournaments for prize money
  • trains in the skills and techniques required for playing golf
  • organises competitions, collects green fees and hires out golfing equipment
  • observes performances of golf players
  • coaches and instructs golf players by demonstrating techniques
  • oversees training and evaluates golf players' physical condition
  • prescribes routines and corrective exercises to strengthen muscles and improve fitness
  • operates golf related retail operations

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