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Association of Golf Merchandisers invites applications for 2024 Scholarship Program


ROCKLIN, CA — The Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) proudly announces that applications are now open for its prestigious 2024 Scholarship Program. The program is designed to support students who are pursuing careers in golf merchandising and who have shown both commitment and aptitude in the field.

Jennifer Morton, CEO of the AGM, said, "Supporting the next generation of golf merchandisers is crucial to the ongoing growth and innovation of our industry. We are pleased to offer these scholarships as a testament to our commitment to fostering talent and helping students achieve their educational and career goals."

The AGM Scholarship Program awards scholarships based on the availability of funds and the merit of the applications received. Scholarships are granted for the 2024-2025 academic year and are paid directly to the recipients' academic institutions.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicants must be actively pursuing a career in golf merchandising.
  • Applicants are required to be currently enrolled at an accredited college, university, or technical institute.
  • Applicants must have completed at least their freshman year of college and be enrolled for the 2024-2025 academic year.
  • A minimum GPA of 3.0 is required to apply.

Application Requirements:

  • Submission of a completed official application form by October 1, 2024.
  • A 350-500 word essay detailing the applicant’s career objectives, interest in golf merchandising, and reasons for deserving the scholarship.
  • College transcripts and letters of recommendation from both an academic advisor or professor and a golf professional, merchandiser, or golf supplier.

"We encourage all eligible students to apply and take advantage of this opportunity to advance their careers in golf merchandising," added Morton. "This scholarship is more than financial aid; it's an investment in the future leaders of the golf industry."

Applications and accompanying documents must be submitted to the AGM by October 1, 2024, without exception. For more information and to download the application form, please visit AGM College Scholarship Program.

For more details about the application process or to ask any questions, please contact the AGM at 602-604-8250 or

About the Association of Golf Merchandisers
The Association of Golf Merchandisers (AGM) is an international, professional association consisting of more than 850 buyer members and over 175 vendor partners all dedicated to strengthening the golf merchandising industry. These members, both the Merchandisers and the Vendor Partners, are among the best and most recognized in the golf industry.


In short, we help make golf buyers better buyers by focusing our educational content on key metrics, visual merchandising, promotions, and buying strategies. We work to break down the barriers between vendor partners and golf retail buyers so that "both sides of the table" are more profitable.

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Media Contact:
Megan Fidler, AGM Director of Marketing – – 916-717-4138