Start Date: ASAP
Total Compensation Range: $40,000-$60,000
Compensation Components:
  • Hourly Wage
  • Performance Bonus
  • Club Repair
  • Lessons
  • Clinics
  • Website Willow Point Golf and Country Club

    Willow Point Golf and Country Club is owned and operated by Russell Lands Inc. Our current membership predominantly consists of many of Birmingham and Atlanta's elite who choose to spend their recreation time at Lake Martin. Willow Point is an active club, especially in the summer. Our Professional Staff currently consists of a Director of Golf, three PGA Assistant Professionals and two PGM Interns. We are seeking a motivated individual that wants to hit the ground running, regardless of their level of prior experience. This position could have the opportunity to gain Full-Time employment as we are currently in the early construction phase of our 2nd Club, a Coore-Crenshaw course.

    Type of Facility: Private - Owner(s)
    Number of Holes: 18
    Rounds of Golf: 20,000-24,999
    Club's Season: Year-Round - Golf Season 12 Months
    Indoor Teaching Facility: No
    Gratuity Policy: Club Tips Allowed
    GBN Members Only

    Position Concept: The Assistant Golf Professional assists the Director of Golf in the management of day-to-day golf operations of the facility. The position is responsible to supervise and manage total golf operations in the absence of the Director of Golf. All duties of the position shall be performed with a commitment to the highest level of customer service and total satisfaction of all customers.
    Supervised By: Director of Golf
    Specific areas of responsibility:
    □ Tournaments □ Junior Golf □ Club Repair/Club Fitting □ Starters/Player Assistants
    □ Outside Services □ Group events/outings □ Player Development □ Golf Instruction
    □ Merchandising

    Prioritized Keys to Successful Performance
    #1 Run Your Department- Training & Supervising #4 Private Individual Lessons
    #2 Club Event Schedule #5 Playing with Members
    #3 Golf Shop Shifts- Merchandising #6 Personal Playing Schedule

    Specific Responsibilities – include but are not limited to:

    • Assist with golfer check-in and fee collection; control and manage play
    • Assist with all opening and closing procedures
    • Assist in managing facility tournament operations including weekly events
    • Assist in tournament operations and weekly events including planning, pre-tournament contracts, post- tournament billing, promotion, course set-up, preparation, scoring, prize distribution, and follow up
    • Conduct individual lessons and group clinics
    • Assist with men’s, women’s, and junior golf events and programs
    • Assist in Player Development programs using PGA tools and resources
    • 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 and club fitting services to customers
    • 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
    • Play golf with a variety of customers in competitive and non-competitive situations
    • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and maintain a professional image at all times
    • Assist in coordinating golf activities with other departments
    • Assist with the development and implementation of the Golf Department’s website and social media outlets

    Knowledge, Skills and Traits
    • Maintain PGA of America membership in good standing in an active classification
    • Fundamental knowledge of the game of golf, rules of golf, golf facility operations and tournament operations
    • 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
    • Remain up-to-date on customer relationship management tactics and strategies
    • Utilize the resources of PGA player development programs such as Get Golf Ready, PGA Sports Academy, Tee it Forward and others
    • 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

  • Full Health Benefits
  • Retirement Benefits (401k Program)
  • Clothing Allowance
  • PGA Education Allowance
  • Playing & Practicing Privileges
  • Meal(s)
  • Staff Equipment Deals
  • PGA Dues
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