Website Woods Fort Golf Club / Troy Development Co, Inc

HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL and PRO SHOP MANAGER

Position Concept: We are looking to hire an energetic individual to run golf operations at our growing business. Candidate must have extensive experience in the golf industry. They should be able to successfully run day to day Pro Shop operations including merchandising as well as organize tournaments. As a member of the Golf Management Team, the Head Golf Professional has the responsibility for the overall management of the golf operation while working cooperatively with other departments.

Specific Responsibilities – Include but are not limited to:

  • Golf Operations Management
  • Oversee the reservation system, starting, monitoring, and pace of play
  • Track and verify all players and guests, green fees, golf cars, and other charges necessary, and facilitate accurate accounting and recordkeeping
  • Oversee golf car fleet while ensuring proper maintenance and recordkeeping
  • Develop and manage an innovative tournament program, group outings, and leagues that service all customer segments
  • Oversee the operations of a well-managed practice facility
  • Provide professional club repair and club fitting
  • Administer the Rules of Golf and educate staff

Retail Management

  • Oversee retail merchandise concession in step with the mission of the golf operation and facility
  • Maintain a profitable golf merchandising operation
  • Oversee development of buying plans and all golf-related purchasing
  • Supervise physical inventories, present a diverse and desirable array of golf equipment, apparel, accessories
  • Assist in the development of necessary systems utilizing POS to safeguard inventories and cash
  • Supervise and train all golf shop staff to maximize sales opportunities
  • Maintain an attractive and orderly appearance in and around the golf shop
  • Conduct accurate and timely inventory counts

Player Development

  • Develop and oversee player development programs
  • Utilize PGA of America player development tools, resources, and materials
  • Assist with the training of the full facility staff in regard to player development and encourage their participation
  • Work with employer to develop Player Development marketing

Golf Administration

  • Recruit, hire, train, motivate and supervise all golf department staff
  • Attend staff meetings as scheduled by management and schedule staff meetings with golf operations personnel
  • Assist in the publication of newsletters, informational, and promotional materials
  • Oversee the administration of the golf handicap program
  • Attend applicable committee meetings and board, management, and staff meetings when requested
  • Adhere to, enforce, and implement policies and procedures of the facility

Business and Financial

  • Responsible for the financial and operational performance of the golf shop operations and golf services
  • Ensure all financial goals and objectives are being achieved
  • Assist in the development and preparation of budgets, including forecasting and review of all golf operations revenues and expenses on a daily, weekly, monthly, and annual basis
  • Ensure systems controls are in place to safeguard assets, revenues, and resources
  • In keeping with facility goals, utilize yield management techniques to maximize course usage

Other Facility/Departmental Responsibilities

  • Work closely with all department heads to achieve the goals and objectives of the facility
  • Maintain a close working relationship with the Golf Course Superintendent and provide advice on course playability and tournament set up
  • Coordinate plans with the Food and Beverage Manager for food and beverage needs for all golf functions

Knowledge, Skills, and Traits

  • Act as a role model for all employees by demonstrating the behavior and work ethic expected of all employees
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills
  • Self-motivated with a desire to promote and market
  • Service and customer-focused attitude
  • Experienced in written and oral business communications
  • Remain up-to-date on customer relationship management tactics and strategies
  • Experienced computer user, including; Microsoft Word and Excel. Proficient in other applications, i.e., email, internet, tournament, and database
  • Maintain and promote a positive professional image within the community
  • Attend conferences, workshops, meetings, and trade shows to keep abreast of marketing and business trends
  • Maintain a credible golf game and remain current on teaching innovations

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $45,000.00 – $55,000.00 per year

Experience:

  • Golf: 5 years (Required)
  • Pro Shop Management: 3 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)

To apply for this job email your details to golf@woodsfortgolf.com

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