Assistant Golf Professional

Golf Salem, South Carolina


Seven Luxury Mountain and Lake Communities, Seven Experiences, Unlimited Opportunities…

At The Cliffs our common purpose is to inspire happiness with our members. The Cliffs is a collection of seven premier private, luxury residential mountain and lake club communities located in the Carolina Blue Ridge Mountains, between the nation’s top award-winning cities for quality of life — Greenville, S.C., Clemson, S.C. and Asheville, N.C. The Cliffs’ suite of amenities for members includes seven clubs and nationally-ranked golf courses, wellness centers, boating, watersports, a marina, beach club, cycling, paddle sports, tennis complexes, equestrian center, hiking trails, wakeboarding, wine clubs, more than a dozen restaurant and private event venues, an organic farm and over 2,000 year-round programs and social activities to create timeless experiences. Homes at The Cliffs range in price from $350,000 to $6 million+; homesites, from $125,000 to $1million+.


A career with The Cliffs will be a rewarding experience. A position with our company is an opportunity to be a part of a fun, innovative, successful, growing team where no two days are alike, and we work collaboratively for continuous improvement.  We offer you a chance to build a successful career, make a difference and have fun.



  • 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.
  • Assist in reserving tee times, starting, and monitoring of play.
  •  Assist in overseeing the administration of the handicap & tournament programs.
  • Assist in managing and executing member instruction programs.
  • Provide golf lessons and conduct golf clinics for members.
  • Welcome and greet/meet members, guests and Discovery Guest.
  • Play golf with male and female members of all skill levels.
  • Oversee and manage an organized and orderly practice facility.
  • Assist members with merchandise and equipment needs and share product knowledge with staff.
  • Represent the club in area professional events including local, state, or national events with the approval of the Head Golf Professional.
  • Operate, lead and manage the golf operations in absence of the Head Golf Professional and/or 1st Assistant Golf Professional.
  • Assist in the ordering & receiving of goods and monthly physical inventories.
  • Undertake any special projects as assigned by the Head Golf Professional.
  • Manage locker room & golf shop supplies within an annual budget.
  • Manage Men’s & Ladies lockers and bag storage and maintain these areas
  • Assist in the selection and hiring, provide training, as well as make recommendations for termination for hourly golf staff.
  • Participate in Golf Operations training standards including orientation and company-wide training actions and inspections


  • Golf shop experience as well as golf instruction and tournament operations experience at a private or resort facility preferred
  • College degree preferred and a registered Level 2 apprentice in the PGA Professional Golf Management program
  • 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
  • Calligraphy and tournament scoreboard skills preferred
  • Ability to work flexible hours to include nights, weekends, and holidays


  • 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