• Full Time
  • Seasonal
  • Lake Forest, IL
  • December 31, 2021
Start Date: May 3, 2022
Total Compensation Range: $32,000 to $40,000 per season
Compensation Components:
  • Salary
  • Lessons
  • Clinics
  • Miscellaneous
  • Website Onwentsia Club

    Since 1895, Onwentsia Club has served as the center for all sporting and social activities in the community. In our 126 year history, the club has hosted 5 USGA events, including the US Open, US Amateur, Women's Amateur, Girls Junior and Senior Amateur as well as other golf championships. For a more detailed account, follow this link: https://medium.com/@CDGAGolf/onwentsia-at-125-2d4b87d63994

    Type of Facility: Private - Member Owned
    Number of Holes: 18
    Rounds of Golf: Less than 15,000
    Club's Season: Year-Round - Golf Season 12 Months
    Indoor Teaching Facility: Yes
    Gratuity Policy: Non-Tipping Club
    General Public

    The Assistant Professional will work closely with the Head Professional to help execute the daily operations at Onwentsia Club. All duties of the position shall be performed with a commitment to the highest level of golf experience for our Members and guests. The successful candidate must be a PGA member or enrolled in the PGA Program as an associate, actively pursuing membership and a career as a golf professional.

    Job Responsibilities
    Manage the daily business. Including, but not limited to managing the tee sheet and the golf course, assisting our Members and guests as well as helping oversee our caddie program and outside operations
    Play golf with a wide range of our members and guests
    Assist in managing facility tournament operations including weekly events
    Assist in tournament operations for members or guests including planning, promotion, course set-up, preparation, scoring, prize distribution, and follow up
    Conduct individual lessons and group clinics
    Experienced club fitter with a passion to assist members with equipment needs to help them improve their game and enjoy playing more golf
    Assist with management of outside service staff to ensure the highest quality of customer service is achieved
    Assist in managing golf car operation, practice facility and club storage service
    Provide club repair services to customers
    Directly responsible for timely and consistently maintaining the club’s USGA Handicap System
    Assist in the inventory control of hard goods, soft goods, and special orders including: ordering procedures, receiving procedures, inputting into point of sale, pricing procedures, display and sales
    Assist in planning and budgeting for the golf operations
    Conduct oneself in a professional manner and maintain a professional image at all times
    Assist in coordinating golf activities with other departments

    Job Requirements
    Fundamental knowledge of the game of golf, rules of golf, golf facility operations and tournament operations
    Tournament Software knowledge (Event-Man) and how to properly set up and execute an event
    Fundamental supervisory practices and principles
    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 desire to promote and market service and customer focused attitude
    Experienced in written and oral business communications
    Flexible work schedule including weekends and holidays
    Maintain PGA of America membership in good standing in an active classification
    Actively pursue PGA membership (if a PGA associate) in a timely manner through the PGA Professional Golf Management (PGA PGM) program

    Benefits:
  • Clothing Allowance
  • Playing & Practicing Privileges
  • Meal(s)
  • PGA Dues
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