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Head Golf Professional

Up to $65,000 yearly

Sun 'N Lake Golf Club

Sun 'N Lake Golf Club

Last Updated: 02/8/22

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Job Description

Sun 'N' Lake Golf Club is excited to announce the exceptional career opportunity for a Head Golf Professional. Qualified candidates will thrive in a hospitality environment and be highly focused on providing exceptional service.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Promotes and executes member events and daily play.
  • Provides a professional atmosphere that the members and guests would be proud to recommend potential members to join.
  • Oversees golf operations including tournaments, rules, tee sheet activity, merchandise inventory, range operations, player service operations, cart fleet, and may assist with coordinating Food and Beverage requirements for golf events.
  • Assists in the development and day to day tracking of the budget and business plan. Helps to control expenses in relation to revenues.
  • Creates a member service-oriented atmosphere that promotes the game of golf and meets the needs of the members.
  • Ensures that associates provide a high level of member service in the golf shop, outsider services, practice facility, and with starter and ranger functions.
  • Works closely with the Superintendent and the Food and Beverage Manager on a daily basis to ensure timely communication and to establish a good working relationship.
  • Prepares work schedules and assigns associates areas of responsibility.
  • Performs payroll tasks as scheduled and makes adjustments prior to submitting to payroll. Monitors hours to maximize productivity and minimize overtime.
  • Provides leadership and vision to golf staff, building people, and preparing them for career advancement.
  • Provides golf instruction through lessons and clinics to members and guests.
  • Responsible for interviewing, hiring, training, planning, assigning, and directing work, evaluating performance, rewarding, and disciplining associates; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
  • Manages department members that may include, but is not limited to: Assistant and Associate Golf Professionals, Teaching Professionals, Tournament Coordinator, Guest Services Attendants and Player Assistants.
  • Assures that effective orientation and training are given to each new associate. Develops and updates ongoing training programs.
  • Monitors business volume forecast and plans accordingly in areas of manpower, productivity, costs and other expenses.

Minimum Qualifications:

**We are looking for a candidate with strong tournament ops skills. Merchandising is another large component. The Candidate will have an opportunity to teach as well to supplement their income.**

  • Bachelor’s degree (BA) from four-year college or university; or three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • PGA Class "A" Member in good standing with exemplary communication skills.
  • Possesses qualified teaching skills.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Experience with computerized POS and tee time system and knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.
  • Working knowledge of POS systems and Golf Reservation systems
  • Enthusiastic servant leader - willing and able to mentor, develop and motivate subordinates.
  • Strong business acumen able to develop and monitor annual and monthly budgets.
  • Practice range, golf academy, tournament operations and tour wholesale sales experience is beneficial.

Company Details

Sebring, Florida, United States
The Par 72 Deer Run Golf Course at Sun 'N Lake Golf Club was opened in 1976. It is a classic Don Dyer designed golf course, featuring long holes and obstacles to challenge even expert golfers. The greens are made of Champion grass and the fairways and roughs feature 419 Bermuda grass. Every year, a number of prestigious golf tournaments, both local and national, bring the entire Sebring communit...