Assistant Golf Professional

Website Covered Bridge Golf Club

Property Description

Designed by Masters and U.S. Open champion Fuzzy Zoeller and famed golf course architect Clyde Johnston, Covered Bridge opened in 1994.  Recently, Covered Bridge reached No. 6 on the Golf Pass list of the top 25 friendliest courses in the U.S. Since opening, Covered Bridge has created a private club experience and made it accessible to public golfers, helping to become a sought-after Midwest golfing destination aided by affordable stay and play packages with local hotel partners.
This 18-hole, par 72-layout plays just over 7,000 yards from the back tees through rolling hills and features zoysia grass fairways and bent grass greens, which help provide premier course conditions year-round in Southern Indiana’s climate. The course is complemented by one the area’s top practice facilities and an expansive clubhouse home to a fully equipped golf shop, sports bar, full-service restaurant, and banquet facilities.

Position Summary

The Assistant Golf Pro assists the Director of Golf with all golf shop activities and outside services operations and is responsible for ensuring that pass-holders, members and guests receive outstanding customer service, which meets or exceeds their expectations.   The Assistant Golf Pro is instrumental in organizing and implementing golf events, tournaments, outings, leagues, teaching clinics and other golf programs designed to improve the Club’s products and services as well as its competitive position in the marketplace.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist in implementing applicable Company operating, human resources, and safety policies and procedures pertaining to golf shop and outside service activities. Ensure procedures are followed to open, close and secure the golf shop and storage buildings.
  • Handle cash flow in the golf shop, ensuring that cash and credit card charges balance with sales receipts in accordance with operating procedures.
  • Monitor the performance of assigned staff including golf shop attendants, starters, rangers, and outside service staff to ensure customer service standards and productivity goals are achieved.
  • Ensure that the golf shop, storage areas, cart shed, and grounds are maintained per Company cleanliness and appearance standards. Maintain clean, presentable and fully stocked merchandise displays.
  • Assist in the preparation operating and capital budgets. Provide assistance with financial forecasts and analyzing budget variances as appropriate.
  • Assist with physical inventory at month end in accordance with inventory procedures.
  • Ensure accurate tracking of types and quantity of golf rounds played. Monitor customer preferences, usage patterns, and satisfaction with Company products and services. Assess the quality of internal and/or external customer service and speed of play.  Recommend plans for continued improvement.
  • Interact with pass-holders, members and guests in a congenial and professional manner.
  • Maintain pleasant and professional telephone manner at all times. Schedule tee times and handle customer inquiries and/or complaints in accordance with operating policies and procedures.
  • Plan and conduct individual and group lesson programs and golf clinics.
  • Assist with organizing and implementing tournaments, group outings and special events. Ensure efficient operation and coordination of golf shop, cart service and other services as applicable.
  • Be fully knowledgeable of golf shop merchandise. Sell merchandise and/or provide suggestions to patrons as appropriate to meet their needs.
  • Assist with organizing and maintaining ancillary services such as the handicapping system, membership programs and driving range facilities.
  • Assure the efficient and timely submission of all required reports.
  • Perform additional duties as required.

Qualifications

  • BA / BS degree, preferred.
  • PGA apprentice or better, preferred.
  • Min 1year experience in the golf or hospitality industry preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience and capability in the areas of retailing, marketing, and/or sales, customer service, and guest relations preferred.
  • Demonstrated quality written, verbal, interpersonal communication skills.
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems; efficiently handle multiple duties under pressure with minimal supervision; work flexible hours as required including nights/weekends.
  • Positive attitude, professional manner and appearance in all situations.

Supervises

Golf shop staff, outside services, starters, rangers

Classification

Full-time, Seasonal, Salaried, Exempt

KemperSports Management is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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