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Head Golf Professional

Lake of The Woods | Locust Grove VA 22508 USA | Full Time | Posted: 03/05/2021

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Lake of the Woods (LOW) is a private, planned, recreation-oriented, gated, residential community of single-family homes located in the northeastern tip of Orange County, Virginia.  LOW offers round-the-clock emergency fire and medical transport services for LOW and northeastern Orange County.  The LOW community covers approximately 2,600 acres with 4,257 lots (850 with lake frontage). 

LOW’s  approved annual operational budget is in excess of $9,000,000.  LOW offers a large number of amenities not found in most planned communities including two lakes, a USGA regulation golf course with Pro Shop and Fareways Café housed in the Woods Center, a Clubhouse with a restaurant, an Equestrian Center; two pools, a well-equipped Fitness Center; a Community Center, numerous parks with ball fields.

Overview

We are seeking a candidate for the position of Head Professional / Golf Shop Manager.  The ideal candidate reports to the General Manager (GM) and oversees golf operations by managing daily operations and implementing policies and procedures.  The Golf Pro/Pro Shop Manager will assist with promotion of LOWA’s golf amenity through marketing endeavors, ensuring efficient operation and coordination of the pro shop, cart service and all other Golf Operations services.  The primary focus of this position is ensuring guest satisfaction, training and supervision of the golf staff, merchandising, providing golf instruction, implementing and coordinating golf events, tournaments, outings, leagues, teaching clinics and other golf programs designed to improve products and services as well as enhance competitive positioning in the marketplace. Fiscal responsibilities include managing operations in a responsible manner by meeting approved revenue targets and controlling expenditures in accordance with budget constraints, assisting with the annual budget process as directed by the GM, assisting with the purchasing and inventory process for all products used and sold at the Pro Shop and tracking and analyzing daily sales and rounds played data.  Attendance and participation at Golf Committee meetings is required along with interaction with committee members, Board of Directors, focus group members and community members.  A professional appearance along with ability to interact with all personality types is essential.  

Application and Selection Process:  To be considered, please submit a cover letter, LOW application, resume with salary history, three (3) professional references.  Applicants may view our website at  LOWA.org  for more information. Resumes received prior to March 15, 2021 will receive priority consideration.  EOE.

The Golf Pro / Pro Shop Manager must be accessible and available to host golfing events. Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skills are required along with social media proficiency.

Experience

The successful candidate must have a minimum of 5 years management experience in golf and/or hospitality industry and possess proficiency with computer software including Microsoft office suite, point of sale systems, handicap software and golf tournament management systems.  Must possess LPGA / PGA Level A1 certification or higher or able to become certified within first year of employment.  Associates or College degree is preferred.  

Compensation & Benefits

The salary for the position is negotiable beginning with a salary range of $60,000 to $65,000 annually, based on qualifications and experience.  Excellent benefits package including, but not limited to, vacation and sick leave, medical and dental insurance, group life insurance, 401(k) plan with employer match.

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Location Locust Grove, VA, 22508, USA
Categories Entry level Golf Pro

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Contact Name Karin Mollard Human Resources
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Primary Phone 5613797724
Job Code 230811