Golf Professional Job Description

Golf Professional Job Description

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Golf professional provides implementation support and services for IT desktop technology initiatives as it relates to support and training.

Golf Professional Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Creates a customer service oriented atmosphere that promotes the game of golf and meets the needs of the members
Supervise guest check in and coordinate activities between the Golf Shop and Guest Services to ensure efficient course operation, complete guest satisfaction, and maximum profitability
Conducts staff meetings and training with pro shop staff and outside services staff to ensure facility goals, objectives and standards are being met
Responsible for keeping the Golf Range of the Club clean and orderly
Serve as an ambassador improving Member relations and communication, keeping Membership as the priority and critical success factor of the club
As needed, responsible for efficient and friendly customer service throughout the pro shop, checking in golfers, accurately ringing up charges at the register and properly checking in all golfers prior to play
Reconciles daily tee sheets, performs check-ins, and receives payments from members and guests
Assists in the development and day to day tracking of the budget and business plan
Performs payroll tasks as scheduled and makes adjustments prior to submitting to payroll
Assists in administering all point of sales (POS) application revisions and needs as it applies to green fee sales, merchandise sales, and member/guest billing

Golf Professional Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Golf Professional

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: PGA

Education for Golf Professional

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the golf professional job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Collage and Associate Degree in Education, Business, Teaching, Associates, Marketing, Management, Technical, Professional Golf Management, Physical Education, Recreation

Skills for Golf Professional

Desired skills for golf professional include:

Expense control as it relates to payroll and the forecasting and budgeting of expenses
Merchandise promotions
OEM training
Products
Services
Test merchandise and advertising
Club-fitting through experience
Game of golf
Microsoft Office applications
Budgeting and expense management

Desired experience for golf professional includes:

Opportunity to give golf lessons
Golf operation experience to include at a minimum outside service or golf shop experience
Must be PGA Level 1
Head professional must be a PGA Member
Possess a friendly demeanor and a positive attitude
Must be a team player with knowledge of golf operations and thrive in a fast paced environment

Golf Professional Examples

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Golf Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a golf professional. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for golf professional
  • Oversee Player Service Operations including training and day to day services
  • Manages golf operations staff by recruiting, selecting, hiring, orienting, training, assigning, scheduling, supervising, evaluating and carrying out disciplinary action as necessary in accordance with AGC policies and applicable laws
  • Market the golf program by creating and developing promotions and special events through advertising, coupons
  • Assist golf shop employees with their various duties
  • Provide expertise in video and golf school instruction
  • All other duties as directed by the Director of Golf and/or Head Golf Professional
  • Provide and maintain superior customer service in accordance with Resort standards and practices
  • Complete daily checklists and ensure required procedures are performed in accordance with Resort policies and procedures
  • Assist customers with purchases, provide facility information and guidance, take reservations, and coordinate with guest service staff to provide outstanding service to patrons
  • Perform periodic inspections of the Golf Clubhouse and surrounding areas to ensure that they are maintained according to Resort standards
Qualifications for golf professional
  • Class A PGA Member or PGA Apprentice is preferred
  • Must have normal vision or corrective lenses
  • Professional Golf Management (PGM) graduate is a plus
  • Available ASAP, prior private club experience is preferred, PGA Level 1 or Golf Academy of America preferred
  • 400 - $425 per week plus lessons
  • Class A Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) member or apprentice is preferred
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Golf Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of golf professional. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for golf professional
  • Assist with Outside Events along with Men's Events
  • Oversee Merchandising by receiving, tagging and displaying all merchandise with the help of our PGM Intern and Golf Shop Assistant
  • Assist with the Junior Golf Program
  • Provide exceptional service to all members and guests
  • Playing golf with members
  • Manages inventory of merchandise in the pro shop including performing a monthly Open to Buy, semi-annual merchandise sale/demo days and monthly inventory count
  • Supervises maintenance of golf cart fleet and the outside service equipment including the upkeep, inventory ordering, warranty work and repairs
  • Provides golf lessons to facility patrons, including clinics and junior camps during the year
  • Assists in social media promotions, which includes responding to online reviews, help in photography/posts on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter and addressing any negative reviews/feedback with applicable staff for counseling when needed
  • Provide service to all customers, vendors, and fellow staff in a professional manner
Qualifications for golf professional
  • Must be willing and flexible enough to work at least 40 hours per week, including weekends and most holidays
  • Class A Professional Golfers' Association (PGA) membership preferred
  • Experience working at a resort facility is a plus
  • Experience in Daily Fee/Resort Operations preferred
  • 2 year minimum college education preferred
  • 4 year minimum experience as an Assistant Golf Professional
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Golf Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a golf professional. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for golf professional
  • Greets guest upon arrival
  • Sell and promote card programs and memberships
  • Assist with membership events
  • Be knowledgeable with all the duties of the golf shop personnel and assist whenever needed
  • Be responsible for completing incident / accident reports when necessary
  • Always maintain the utmost professional attitude towards all guests, Colleagues and supervisor
  • Sending comment cards to guest daily
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Head Golf Professional and Director of Golf
  • Promote and support the mission statement in all interactions with customers, vendors, and fellow Colleagues
  • Resolves guest problems and is empowered to act in absence of manager
Qualifications for golf professional
  • Must have passed players ability test and registered in the PGA Golf Professional Training Program
  • Registered PGA Member preferred
  • PGA Level 1 or Higher Preferred
  • Experience with Tournament Software is preferred but not required
  • Private club experience is a plus
  • High School Diploma or GED and 2 years experience at 36 hole facility preferred
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Golf Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a golf professional. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for golf professional
  • Assist with guest registration and fee collection
  • Assist with Resort and Day group tournament activities including planning, pre-tournament requirements, course set-up, scoring, prizes, billing and follow up (this will require working directly with the Group Contact and Resort Conference Planner)
  • Rotate merchandise on a weekly basis to keep a fresh look in the Golf Shop
  • Restock Golf Shop merchandise throughout the day
  • Conduct daily inspection of entire golf facility including all areas of the Golf Clubhouse and surrounding grounds
  • At some point will begin assisting interviewing and hiring Golf Operations staff
  • At some point will begin scheduling Golf Operations staff
  • Provide assistance in other job classifications as PGA Golf Professional/Director of Golf and Resort General Manager deem necessary
  • Perform the duties of the Manager on Duty (MOD) overseeing the Golf Shop
  • Oversee the Outside Operations when necessary
Qualifications for golf professional
  • 14 per hour with additional income available through lessons, club repair, bonus and overtime during peak seasons
  • Golf & Staff Management experience preferred but not required
  • Must be a current PGA/LGPA Membership or Apprentice
  • Registered PGA Member or Apprentice in good standing preferred
  • Minimum 2 years experience working in a golf shop
  • Bachelor's Degree from accredited university and/or PGM program
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Golf Professional Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a golf professional. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for golf professional
  • Initiate and promote golf activities for Members and Resort Guests
  • Any other request by management
  • Oversee Management of Department Supplies including Rental Set Program
  • Covering multiple shifts as a Manager on Duty
  • Assist Professional Staff in coordinating Membership Tournaments and Leagues, Resort Outings, and Outside Corporate/ Charity Events
  • Support the Clubs’ Policies & Procedures, Rules & Regulations governing the use of the golf course, golf cars, and other golf facilities
  • Assist in the management of daily golf operations, golf shop, merchandising, inventory control, tournament/event operations, junior golf, and teaching
  • Provide instruction for players of all skills and abilities
  • Assist in the instruction of junior golf program consisting of summer camp, seasonal clinics, and PGA Junior League
  • Assist with the reservation system, starting, monitoring, and pace of play
Qualifications for golf professional
  • PGA/PGM apprentice or PGA member in good standing would be preferred
  • Registered PGA Member or Apprentice preferred
  • Registered PGA/LGPA Member
  • Must be a Class A PGA professional in good standing or must have passed Level II of the GPTP
  • Requires 3 years experience as Golf Professional
  • While performing the duties of this job, the cast member are occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles

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