Golf Operations Trainee Academy

Loch Lomond Golf Club are delighted to offer an excellent opportunity to build a solid foundation for a Golf Operations Management career.

Golf Operations Trainee Academy

Join the team at one of the finest private international clubs in the world. Just half an hour from Glasgow, Loch Lomond Golf Club is often described as one of the most beautiful places on earth, and its members can enjoy golf, luxury accommodation, fine dining, country pursuits and a luxurious spa. As part of our team, you will look after a discerning membership spanning over 30 countries world-wide.

Loch Lomond Golf Club is looking to recruit for our newly created Golf Operations Trainee Academy. These positions are open to PGA Assistant Professionals, PGA Trainees, but also those with no previous experience of working in Golf operations. Our only requirement is that you have a strong interest in Golf Operations Management, and you are keen to learn all aspects of the operation whilst delivering exceptional service to our Members and their Guests. Our objective is to create a solid foundation on which you can build your career.

We value all our staff and go the extra mile to make sure you receive a learning experience that fits your career goals.  You will become knowledgeable in golf operations as well as the other aspects of a 5+ star golf club that Loch Lomond has to offer.  You will also learn how to work in a professional environment and have ample opportunity to network with department leaders and other professionals in the Club.

Contract – seasonal 1st April – 31st October with potential opportunities available in the winter

Hours – 30hrs +

Pay – £12/hour (Real Living Wage Employer)

The successful candidate will be rewarded with:

  • Staff Golf
  • Access to supplier discounts
  • Use of practise facilities
  • Variable Rota
  • 3 day working week (extra hours available)
  • Access to learn in other depts.
  • Time to play tournaments.
  • Achieve SQA Caddie Qualification
  • Quality uniform
  • Complimentary staff lunches
  • 30 days holiday rising to 35 days after 5 years’ service
  • Spa discounts for you, your family & friends
  • 30% discount for staff on Ishga & Germaine products
  • Refer a friend scheme
  • Monthly Gratuity Payment
  • Potential for overseas winter work

The Role and what you will learn:

Coordination of all aspects of the Loch Lomond Golf Operations Department including, but not limited to, golf reservations, events, tuition, starters, practice areas, caddies, retail, and outside services.

  • Full Professional Shop retail experience- stock management, sales & merchandising
  • Complete tournament management of Club and Member events
  • How to use and coordinate the Jonas Tee Time Management System
  • How to coordinate coaching and tuition time with business needs
  • The duties of the Service Staff programme from player arrival through until player departure
  • The duties of the starter/ranger
  • Caddie Master duties – coordinating daily and large event caddie requests.
  • The function of the Locker Steward and their area
  • How to track Golf Operations budgets and revenues
  • Plenty of additional opportunities in related projects around the Club

What We Require:

  • Strong interest in a PGA Professional role or golf operations management
  • Strong communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office – Word, Excel & PowerPoint
  • Motivation and determination to go above and beyond what is expected
  • Excellent organisational skills with an ability to prioritise time-sensitive assignments.
  • Creativity and Flexibility – there may be occasions where you are asked to work late.

Vision

“Providing the finest Members experience, whilst engaging in climate change adaptation, protecting nature, benefitting communities and conserving resources”.

Our Commitment:

Prioritising our people and the environment is embedded into the fabric of the Club. Our workplace culture is values driven with a focus on nurturing, leadership, and integrity. We are committed to operating in a way that has a positive impact on the environment and our community.

If you feel you have the desired qualities and skills required and this position is of interest to you, we would be delighted to hear from you. Please click on the Apply button which will direct you to a Sage application form where you will be able to attach your CV and cover letter.