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Assistant Golf Professional

Thunderbird Country Club | Rancho Mirage CA 92270 USA | Seasonal | Posted: 05/28/2024

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Thunderbird Country Club is seeking an Assistant Golf Professional who will be responsible for assisting the Head Golf Professional in all aspects of the golf operations and provide exceptional service to Thunderbird members and guests. This is a seasonal full-time position running from mid-October through late-April/May (can work on timing if needed).

Thunderbird Country Club, located in Rancho Mirage, CA, is the first member-owned 18-hole facility in the Coachella Valley. Founded in 1951, Thunderbird hosted the PGA Tour Thunderbird Invitational, which later became the Bob Hope Desert Classic and the American Express Championship. Thunderbird is also home to the 1955 Ryder Cup.


  • $21-$24 hourly
  • 100% of golf lesson income

Experience Required

  • PGA and/or LPGA Membership preferred
  • At least 2 years of private golf club experience
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and be a TEAM PLAYER

Essential Responsibilities

  • Provide excellent customer service to Thunderbird members and guests.
  • Golf Shop opening and closing shifts.
  • Work closely with the women’s 9-hole group and putting group. The 9-hole group consists of Thunderbird women members playing in regular member events at the club. The group will have weekly play days on Thursday and one 9-hole tournament a month during the golf season.
  • All staff golf professionals will be assigned the responsibility of planning, directing, coordinating and executing Thunderbird member tournaments.
  • Be well-versed in applicable software programs, including the GHIN handicap computer.
  • Knowledge of Golf Genius Tournament Software, Jonas Point of Sale and ForeTees Tee Time Software.
  • Assist the Starter when needed.
  • Teach private golf lessons and conduct weekly clinics with fellow staff professionals.
  • Send and receive FEDEX and Shipsticks shipments.
  • Understand club guidelines and protocols.
    • Thunderbird Country Club rules and regulations
    • Golf Shop rules, policies and procedures
  • Schedule
    • 6 days per week
    • Must have a flexible schedule, including holidays and weekends.
    • Early mornings and evenings during member golf tournaments.


  • 401(k)
  • Health Insurance
  • LPGA Dues Paid
  • One meal per day worked
  • Staff uniforms
  • Play and practice privileges

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Location Rancho Mirage, CA, 92270, USA
Categories Golf Pro 2nd Assistant

Location Maptop

Contact Informationtop

Contact Name Nick DeKock
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Primary Phone 760-770-6186
Primary Fax 760-321-4940
Job Code 231406