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Assistant Golf Professional

Kirkbrae Country Club | Lincoln RI 02865 USA | Seasonal | Posted: 04/19/2022

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Kirkbrae Country Club is a private country club with 18 championship holes designed by legendary architect Geoffrey Cornish that opened in 1961. The golf course offers amazing views of the Blackstone River Valley as it winds through the wooded hills of Lincoln, Rhode Island. The club is committed to the continued improvement of the golf course as part of its’ steady enhancement of the entire property. Kirkbrae will be the host club of the 2023 New England PGA Championship.

The practice range and short game area welcome players of all abilities before they begin play, offer a peaceful refuge for the practicing golfer and are also the hub for the club’s various instructional programs. These programs are the lifeblood of the golf experience as the club offers junior academies, PGA Junior League and women’s group instruction alongside a vibrant and active member tournament calendar for men, women and juniors.

The golf shop is located on the bottom floor of the 43,000 square foot clubhouse that opened in 2000 and was most recently renovated in the Winter of 2020. The clubhouse features beautifully appointed men’s and women’s locker rooms, a full fitness facility, a spacious member dining area and bar along with the Grand Ballroom that seats up to 420 people for events.

Experience Required
Including, but not limited to, the following:

*Class A PGA Member, LPGA Member or an aspiring Associate golf professional is preferred
*Prior Assistant Golf Professional experience required
*Candidate should have no less than three years of professional golf management experience
*Must have experience working at a high-end private country club
*The candidate will display a commitment to ongoing professional development in order to keep the club’s golf programming engaging, relevant and current.
*He/she must be a compelling and self-assured leader with a proven ability to work with and mentor a high–performing staff.
*Ideal candidate will have a personal style that is approachable and congenial, allowing him/her to be well received and accessible to a diverse group of members
*Candidate must command respect as a fair-minded individual of high personal integrity within the club as well as in the golf industry as a whole
*Excellent golf and golf teaching skills
*Excellent understanding of golf rules and etiquette.
*Excellent inter-personal skills
*Strong written and oral communication skills

Essential Responsibilities
Key areas of responsibility include:

*Providing a high level of consistent service to members and guests
*Assist with and occasionally lead a quality merchandising program tailored to member needs
*Assist in the oversight of the daily golf operations and play on the course, club’s golf shop, and practice facilities
*Assist in the Promotion and coordination of member tournaments and group outings
*Developing, coordinating and implementing strong women’s programming and events
*Developing and managing the club’s junior golf program
*Playing golf with members of all skill levels
*Interpreting and enforcing The Rules of Golf and club policies
*Promoting a positive, interactive and team-oriented service culture for all golf employees

The club will provide a compensation and benefits package commensurate with experience and qualifications. This includes but not limited to:

*Salary commensurate with experience
*Private, group and clinic lesson income
*Educational allowance reimbursement and PGA/LPGA member dues paid
*Health/vision/dental insurance, 401K, vacation and other benefits per company policies.
*Clothing allowance
*Playing/Practicing privileges
*Staff Meals
*Year-End Bonus

This is a seasonal position with the start date to be determined for Spring 2022 and the season to end November 30.

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Location Lincoln, RI, 02865, USA
Annual Salary 45,000.00 - 57,000.00/Yearly
Categories Entry level Golf Pro,Golf Pro 1st Assistant,Golf Pro 2nd Assistant

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Contact Name Jason Howard, PGA Head Golf Professional
How to apply Applications are no longer accepted for this job posting.
Primary Phone 4013331303
Job Code 231118