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Assistant PGA Professional – Royal Aberdeen Golf Club,

An exciting and unique opportunity for a Qualified PGA Assistant to work at the 6th Oldest Golf Club in the world.

Applicants must be well motivated, reliable, have strong Customer Service skills, an enthusiasm for Retail, and Teaching which includes working with Trackman, Custom Fitting and Repairs.

Previous experience at a Private Members Club would be desirable, but is not essential.

Subject to Terms & Conditions of RAGC, on site accommodation is available to successful Applicant.  

Apply with covering letter and CV to David Ross Head PGA Professional or email david@royalaberdeenproshop.com

Closing date for applicants – 31st May 2021

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PGA Professional - Braes Golf Centre, Falkirk

Braes Golf Centre 
Braes Golf Centre (BGC) acquired the former Polmont Golf Club in late 2019 and is on a journey to transform the facility into a high quality golf and leisure centre, including restaurant, bar, corporate and wedding facilities, as well as a brand new driving range, short game and comprehensive practice/warm-up facilities.

The facility is home to a fine 9 hole parkland course which has seen massive investment in the past 12 months by way of new machinery, drainage works, new bunkers and tees, as well as over 2000 new young trees planted. The ambition of BGC is to be a challenging, pleasing on the eye and fair test of golf which is both value for money and time effective.

BGC is very centrally placed on the SE periphery of Falkirk, 10 minutes from the M8 and 5 minutes from the M9.

Golf membership has grown from an initial 88 in November 2019, to now in excess of 260 active playing members. BGC also has a growing number of ‘Social’ members.

The facility has also seen the recent opening of the new Venue restaurant which is proving very popular.

A new Pro-Shop has been opened and already making a contribution to the overall business.

BGC is very much a ‘community’ based facility and hopes to be able to pro-actively develop youth golf in Central Scotland, and is now looking for the right individual to join the team, as follows:

Position to be filled:

Golf Professional
As a member of the Management Team the Golf Professional will assist the business in all aspects of the golf operation including;

  • tee times,
  • course play,
  • tournaments and outings,
  • lessons,
  • merchandising, training, etc.

Able to provide highly efficient and superior customer service, maintain and provide daily records to assist the business with reports and supervising the Sales Associates and Volunteer Staff.

Responsible to: Managing Director

Job Specific Responsibilities - (include but are not limited to):

  • Assist with hiring, training and supervising Sales Associates and Volunteer Staff.
  • Effectively manage numerous types of tournaments from start to finish.
  • Develop and implement clinics and camps.
  • Assist customers by providing and interpreting golf policies, rules and regulations.
  • Maintain handicap records.
  • Operate golf shop in absence of Sales Associate
  • Manage the daily opening and closing of golf operations as needed.
  • Coordinate junior golf activities.
  • Provide golf instruction.
  • Provide custom fitting of new golf clubs.
  • Manage WHS handicap system for customers.
  • Perform other appropriate tasks assigned by the Managing Director
  • PGA Apprentice- Level 1 or Higher
  • Four-year degree and supervisory experience preferred.
  • 2 years prior golf course experience preferred.
  • Actively pursue PGA membership (if a PGA Apprentice) in a timely manner through the PGA Professional Golf Management (PGA PGM) program.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Fundamental knowledge of the game of golf, rules of golf, golf facility operations and tournament operations.
  • Fundamental supervisory practices and principles.
  • Ability to work weekends and holidays
  • Strong organizational, planning and prioritization skills.
  • Self-motivated with desire to promote and market.
  • Excellent service and customer focused attitude.
  • Experienced in written and oral business communications

Remuneration package will include:

  • competitive hourly rate
  • bonus structure to be agreed
  • 28 days annual holiday entitlement
  • Private health care after qualifying period

Applicants should submit their CV by email, along with a covering letter, outlining their reasons why they will be suitable for the position to:

Steve Matthews - Managing Director, Braes Golf Centre - steve@braesgolf.co.uk

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PGA Professional - Roehampton Club, London

Exciting opportunity for a motivated, hardworking and enthusiastic professional to teach, develop retail skills and custom fit with Trackman in a brand new studio at a Private Members Club in West London with over 5000 members.
Earning potential – 35-40k OTE, 5 day working week with commission schemes for sales/lessons.

To apply, CV and covering letter should be emailed to ricky.pharo@roehamptonclub.co.uk

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PGA Professional - Celtic Manor Resort, Newport

JOB TITLE – PGA Professional
DEPARTMENT – Golf Operations
RATE OF PAY – £8.72 - £10 per hour including benefits!
CONTRACT TYPE – Part Time – Permanent
HOURS OF WORK – 8 hours per week

OVERVIEW
An exciting opportunity exists for a qualified instructor to join our fantastic team at our Golf Academy!

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR …
The successful candidate will be passionate about coaching, have a willingness to learn and be an integral part of a highly motivated team. We are looking for candidates with a hands-on approach, a strong knowledge of this sector of the industry and delivering outstanding customer service, in an environment where customers have high expectations. 

WHAT YOU’LL DO …
You will support the Assistant Golf Manager-Academy in delivering the business objectives of the Academy on a day to day basis through the delivery of tuition, custom fitting and pro shop retail.
As part of the team will be expected to always deliver the ultimate guest experience and a five-star service.
You will have a ‘happy to serve’ ethos while interacting with guests in a relaxed, pleasant but professional manner.

WHATS IN IT FOR YOU…
As an employee of The Celtic Collection, you can enjoy a range of incredible perks, from free parking whilst on duty, lifestyle and retail discounts and career development opportunities just to name a few we are sure you won’t be disappointed!

WHO ARE WE …
The Celtic Collection is a prestigious portfolio of five unique hotels at the gateway to South Wales.
The Collection has grown from the success of the Celtic Manor Resort, a flagship business and leisure destination that has been voted the Best UK Hotel for nine of the last 10 years at the Meetings & Incentive Travel Awards.
Host venue of the 2014 NATO Summit and the 2010 Ryder Cup, the Celtic Manor Resort offers three championship golf courses, luxury spas, exceptional conference facilities and team-building and family activities including archery, adventure golf, laser clays and treetop ropes courses.
A choice of eight award-winning restaurants in The Celtic Collection includes Steak on Six, Pad serving passionate Asian dishes, and the Newbridge on Usk, a separate country inn with six bedrooms.
The Collection also includes the historic Manor House, the stylish Coldra Court Hotel, and the essential convenience of the new Tŷ Hotel Magor, with a second Tŷ Hotel Newport under construction, as well as 10 luxury self-catering Hunter Lodges.

RECRUITMENT INFO
In the event we receive a high number of applications, we reserve the right to close this campaign early
In line with the requirements of the Asylum and Immigration Act of 1996, all applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Documented evidence of eligibility will be required from candidates as part of the recruitment process. The Celtic Manor Resort is an equal opportunity employer and would welcome interest from applicants of all ages.

Click Here To Apply 

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Trainee Professional/Training Applicant - Gullane Golf Club Professional Shop, East Lothian

An exciting opportunity to join the team at Gullane Pro Shop. Applicants should be motivated, hardworking, reliable, friendly team players.

Please send CV and cover letter to Head PGA Professional Alasdair Good, agood@gullaneproshop.com by 21st May. 

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PGA Trainee - Dunbar Golf Club, East Lothian 

Exciting opportunity for a PGA Trainee to join the team at this busy East Lothian Championship venue. The ideal candidate will be reliable, friendly, customer service focused and a team player.
Please email your CV to PGA Director of Golf Jacky Montgomery jmontdunbargc@aol.com by 7th May. Accommodation available if required.

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Product Specialist - North West England

Following a recent restructure, an exciting opportunity has arisen to join PING as a Product Specialist in the North West of England, reporting directly to the Northern UK Regional Sales Manager.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and schedule custom fitting days with authorised PING retailers
  • Liaise with members of the UK sales team to strategically plan the North West England custom fitting day diary
  • Set up every PING custom fitting day to the highest standards of the brand
  • Deliver PING custom fitting days and provide an exceptional consumer experience
  • Provide custom fitting recommendations to consumers for all PING golf clubs
  • Deliver custom fitting training to authorised PING retailers
  • Be an expert in all PING products and services.

The successful candidate will be required to attend various PING-supported events and golf shows, as well as being available to work outside of normal office hours, including weekends and bank holidays.

Essential skills and personal qualities:

  • Exceptional interpersonal communication skills
  • A passion for delivering the highest levels of customer and consumer service
  • A committed and passionate golfer
  • Excellent computer and golf technology skills
  • Exceptional organisation and time management
  • A passion for quality and continuous improvement.

Anyone interested in the above position should submit their application in writing to recruit@pingeurope.co.uk by the closing date of Friday 14th May, including a CV and covering letter stating why you think you are a suitable candidate for this role.

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Assistant Professional – Whitecraigs Golf Club, Glasgow 

Great opportunity for a PGA Qualified Assistant to join the team at Whitecraigs Golf Club. Role includes - opportunity to coach and fit using technology as well as significant involvement in developing juniors and beginners. Previous experience in a customer facing role essential.

To apply send CV & cover letter to davidorrgolf@hotmail.com

Closing Date 14th May 2021

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Assistant PGA Professional - Blairgowrie Golf Club, Perthshire 

Full time position available for a fully qualified Assistant PGA Professional with experience in club fitting and retailing to join the in-house Pro Shop Team. This is an employed position to include attractive salary and bonus scheme/incentives.

Send application and CV to manager@theblairgowriegolfclub.co.uk

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Head Professional Taunton and Pickeridge Golf Club, Somerset 

Established in 1892, Taunton & Pickeridge Golf Club is a private members club in a superb location. Adjacent to Somerset’s Blackdown Hills, the views are spectacular and the surroundings peaceful. We have 650 adult playing members with vibrant Men’s, Ladies’ and Seniors’ Sections; our Junior and Adult Academy Sections have an additional 70 members.


Our excellent course is a challenging 6100-yard par 69, including 6 par 3s, with 4 sets of tees to cater for all abilities. We are supported with a dedicated retail facility, have 2 practice areas, one with 2 covered teaching bays, and both a dedicated short-game area and a practice putting green.

We are seeking to retain a committed and commercially-minded PGA Professional to operate at the very centre of the Club, maintaining our standards and advising with management and development to help us continue to build on our great history and reputation. The retained PGA Professional is expected to employ a suitable team and to deliver:


• A First-Class Front-of-House facility and reception to all; members, guests and visitors alike; with a focus on  customer service and the overall customer experience
• A comprehensive retail offering, including custom fitting, repair and coaching services
• Support to competitions, handicaps and course oversight
Engagement with, and advice and wise counsel to, a wide gamut of Club management structures. A Board of Directors, a General Manager, a Course Manager and a number of volunteer committees organising and running the activity of the Club.

Club website: https://www.tauntongolf.co.uk
Course: https://www.tauntongolf.co.uk/golf/course-card/

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