Assistant Golf Professional

Corporate Administration Travelers Rest, South Carolina


Description

We inspire happiness! Employment with The Cliffs offers endless opportunities. We attract the very best professionals in our industry, just like you. Each employee of The Cliffs is truly a partner in our success and is treated as such! We offer an excellent benefit package to include potential relocation.  

We have a fabulous opportunity for an Assistant Golf Professional to join our team at The Cliffs. As a golf professional , you will assist in all facets of the golf operations to include golf shop merchandising, tournament preparations, instruction and member-relations.

We are seeking candidates with 2-4 years of Assistant Golf Professional experience and have earned their PGA membership or are nearing completion in the Golf Professional Training Program with a minimum of Level II certification. The ideal candidate must possess outstanding communication skills with both members and staff. If you have a passion for the game of golf, previous experience in either a private or resort establishment, and have a proven record of providing an exceptional service, we have a position for you! EOE

 

JOB DUTIES:

• Assist the Head Golf Professional in all facets of the golf operations to
include golf shop merchandising, tournament operations, instruction and member- relations
• Plan, promote and assist in directing all golf activities
• Oversee all outside golf staff scheduling and training
• Assist in executing the certification process of all golf staff
• Assist in reserving tee times, starting, and monitoring of play
• Assist in overseeing the administration of the handicap program
• Assist in developing and managing member tournament and instructional programs
• Provide golf lessons and conduct golf clinics for members
• Welcome and greet/meet members, guests and Discovery Guests
• Play golf with male and female members of all skill-levels
• Oversee and manage an organized and orderly practice facility
• Assist in managing all golf related assets such as golf carts, range equipment, and electronic equipment
• Assist members with merchandise or equipment needs
• Represent the club in area professional events including local, state, or national events with the approval of the Head Professional
• Operate, lead and manage the golf operations in absence of the Head Professional
• Undertake any special projects as assigned by the Head Professional
• Assist in the selection and hiring, provide training, as well as make recommendations for termination for hourly golf staff.





BACKGROUND/EXPERIENCE:

• Bachelor’s degree preferred with PGA Class A membership or registered in level 3 in the PGA Professional Golf Management Program
• Minimum of 2 years of Assistant Golf Professional experience with experience at private or resort facility
• Proficient in computer applications including Word, Excel, POS and inventory control systems, tournament programs, and Microsoft Outlook
• Excellent communication/relational skills, an outgoing personality, professional appearance, and passion and enthusiasm for the business
• Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends, and holidays


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

• Ability to bend, twist, stoop, push, pull, climb stairs, reach overhead, and lift up to 30 pounds
• Ability to withstand a range of outside weather conditions (heat/cold, rain/snow, etc.)
• Ability to withstand prolonged exposure to sunlight