Job Vacancies

Our job vacancies page features a range of employment opportunities within the golf industry in Scotland, from roles within Scottish Golf and other governing bodies to club specific positions. If your club would like to advertise a position, click here to find out more.

Thinking of a career in golf club management? Have you ever thought working in the golf industry would be your dream job? But perhaps you do not know how you would go about getting a job in golf, what you need to know to work in the industry, and indeed if it is right career for you. We are here to help you find out with our ‘Introduction to Golf Management’ training course.

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Torrance Park Golf Club – Assistant Greenkeeper

Torrance Park Golf Club, provides an enjoyable test of golf for golfers of all ability. The 18 hole par 71 course extends to over 6100 yards over the gently undulating moorland setting of North Lanarkshire. The Club is seeking an Assistant Greenkeeper to join the Greenkeeping team at Torrance Park Golf Club. To ensure members and guests have the superb experience the course promises, we need passionate greenkeepers to carry out turf maintenance and prepare the golf course for play. You will ideally have some greenkeeping experience and seeking to further your career, however we will consider individuals who demonstrate a passion for the industry but who have not had much practical experience. The role is full time (40 hrs per week), Tuesday to Saturday. Flexibility will be necessary where weather conditions dictate. For more information about the role and how to apply please visit the job advert link.

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Closing Date: Friday 7 April 2017


Montrose Golf Links – PGA Training Applicant/Registered Assistant

Montrose Golf Links is located 30 miles from Dundee and 40 miles from Aberdeen and St Andrews. The iconic world’s fifth oldest golf course is ideally situated in between popular golfing hubs and attracts thousands of visitors every year. A superb opportunity has opened up for a training applicant/registered assistant. Must be motivated, reliable, team player and a good communicator. Computer literate and a sound knowledge of social media is essential with a can do attitude. To apply please send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you are the right candidate to Jason Boyd, PGA Professional, Montrose Golf Links, Traill Drive, Montrose DD10 8SW or by email to jsnboyd@aol.com

Closing Date: Wednesday 15 April 2017


Strathpeffer Spa Golf Club – Qualified Greenkeeper

An opportunity has arisen for the position of Greenkeeper at Strathpeffer Spa Golf Club. The club is situated in the hills beside the beautiful village of Strathpeffer. The parkland course comprises an unique 18 hole par 67 course. The course was once described by Peter Alliss as “a Jewel in the North”. There is also a small 5 hole junior course. Both courses have magnificent views over the adjoining countryside. There is excellent schools in the area with the new Dingwall Academy in the heart of the Dingwall community where there are extensive leisure facilities and within 45 minutes you are on the west coast and the stunning scenery of the Scottish Highlands. We are seeking an enthusiastic person who will be working alongside other staff including seasonal. Apply with CV and covering letter to The Club Secretary, Strathpeffer Spa Golf Club, Golf Course Road ,Strathpeffer IV14 9AS or by email to mail@strathpeffergolf.co.uk. For more details about the role please visit the job description link.

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Closing Date: Friday 7 April 2017


Executive Golf & Leisure – Event/Tour Co-ordinator

Executive Golf & Leisure have been creating luxury golf tours and corporate events for over 39 years and have unrivalled knowledge and experience in the golf travel world. Executive Golf & Leisure create tour packages which include championship golf courses, luxury accommodation and private ground and air transport. They provide a fully inclusive golf tour package service throughout the UK, Europe and the Rest of The World – they are one of the few golf tour operators who have access to guaranteed tee times on the much coveted Old Course at St Andrews. Working as an Event/Tour Co-ordinator, you will provide all Executive Golf & Leisure clients with a high quality, efficient, speedy and accurate level of customer service. You will be responsible for creating fully inclusive, high quality tours or events taking into consideration all the client’s requirements and requests. Applications by email with CV and covering letter to Mairead Smith Hume, Director of Operations at Mairead@execgolf-leisure.com. For more information about the role please visit the job advert link.

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Closing Date: Friday 31 March 2017


Prestonfield Golf Club – Club Manager/Secretary

Prestonfield Golf Club is set in beautiful parkland within the heart of Scotland’s capital city, and is located a mere one and a half miles from the bustle of Princes Street. Whether it is the fabulous City Centre location, the club’s progressive approach to attracting new members and visitors or their award winning approach to delivering the ClubGolf programme the club is confident they have created a great platform for a Club Manager/Secretary to excel in.  Prestonfield Golf Club are looking for a Club Manager with the vision, passion, enthusiasm and commercial ability to deliver an excellent golfing experience for their members and visitors. For further details about the role and how to apply please visit the Job Advert link.

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Closing Date: Sunday 26 March 2017


Lundin Golf Club – Club Steward / Catering Services Provider

Lundin Golf Club, a private members’ club situated in Fife, seek to appoint a Club Steward / Catering Services Provider to provide full catering and bar services to members and visitors. It is a Club renowned for its excellent golf course and traditional welcoming, friendly clubhouse providing a high standard of service to members, guests and visitors. The Club now has an opportunity for enthusiastic, ambitious individuals to take on the roles of Club Steward – to manage the general running of the clubhouse, provide front of house services and supervise the supply of beverages and the reception of members, guests and visitors and Catering Services Provider – to manage and provide the catering in the clubhouse under a self employed caterer basis. The Club requires a high standard of daily catering services for members and their guests and visiting golfers, including a formal Dining Room/Restaurant service and special function/dinner occasions for up to 120 covers. For further details about each role and how to apply please visit the Job Advert link.

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Closing Date: Friday 31 March 2017


Hamilton Golf Club – Qualified Greenkeeper

Hamilton Golf Club was founded in 1892 and the course was developed to its current layout in 1925 by the renowned course designer James Braid. The Club is one of the premier clubs in South Lanarkshire and retains a high playing membership. Currently we are project managing considerable investment in the course and its facilities. Hamilton Golf Club is seeking an experienced and highly motivated individual to join our team of Greenkeepers at this busy 18-hole course. You will be required to play an important role in ensuring that the golf course is maintained to the highest standard. The successful candidate will work closely with the Course Manager and will be involved with the preparation, maintenance, development of all grass areas, bunkers and tees. You will also be required to maintain equipment and adhere to all relevant Club Rules & Health & Safety guidelines. For more information and how to apply please visit the Job Advert link.

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Closing Date: Friday 31 March 2017


Alyth Golf Club – Pro Shop Staff Required

Head Professional Paul Arthur is looking to fill 2 positions at Alyth Golf Club Pro Shop with a start date in April 2017. The positions would suit Qualified Assistant / Registered Assistant / Trainee and seasonal worker. The roll will be a mixture of retail, coaching, playing opportunities, repairs and custom fitting at this busy 27 hole complex with 7 bay covered driving range and 6 hole par 3 course. The successful applicant will work an average of 37 hrs per week throughout the year with plenty of opportunity to develop coaching and playing. For more information please call 01828 632268 or email paul.arthur@foremostgolf.com. To apply email your CV and a covering letter to Paul Arthur, Head Professional at paul.arthur@foremostgolf.com

Closing Date: Friday 24 March 2017


Alloa Golf Club – Catering Franchise

Alloa Golf Club, founded in 1891, is a popular James Braid course set in 150 acres in the Scottish central belt. The Club are looking for an experienced caterer to run their restaurant serving members and visitors throughout the season. The course has hosted national events in recent years and is very popular with visitors and golf societies. An opportunity now exists to take on the catering franchise within the club. An understanding of Golf Club catering would be an advantage. The ability to provide everything from members and visitors bar snacks/lunch through to Sunday meals, match meals and evening dinners for functions is essential. There is also potential in conjunction with the club to develop the catering services being offered within the club. Alloa Golf Club provides an extensive schedule of club competitions and league matches for our members. In addition the club host visiting parties and golf societies, hold charity golf days and other fund-raising events. Applicants should submit a detailed CV to enquiries@alloagolfclub.co.uk or posted for the attention of the Secretary, Alloa Golf Club, Shawpark, Sauchie, FK10 3AX. Anticipated starting date late March.


The Golf House Club Elie – Club Secretary

The Golf House Club Elie Club Secretary will shortly be retiring and the Club now invite applications for the role. The course is set in a delightful coastal village in the East Neuk of Fife, 11 miles south of St Andrews on the Firth of Forth. A private Members’ Club established in 1875, the Secretary has full responsibility for the management of the Club’s affairs through its policies and procedures. An appreciation and keen interest in the game of golf together with excellent management skills are essential. Please contact Moira Lawrie for an application pack The Golf House Club, Elie, Fife KY9 1AS | 01333 330301 | book@golfhouseclub.org

Closing Date: Friday 31 March 2017


Carnoustie Golf Links – Chief Executive

Carnoustie Golf Links is a charity (CGLMC Ltd.) whose responsibility is to manage and maintain the 3 golf courses at Carnoustie. These are the world famous Championship Course which will host the Open Championship in 2018, the Burnside Course and Buddon Links Course. The courses are owned by the local authority, Angus Council and we operate under a Management Agreement with the Council which currently runs until 2033. CGLMC Ltd has control of all income and expenditure and in recent years has generated significant surpluses which have been reinvested into the courses and other facilities such as the 2.3 million pound Golf Centre opened in July 2011. In January 2017 we began a £5 million project to extend and upgrade the Golf Centre, which is due for completion in December 2017.

Carnoustie Golf Links are now seeking to appoint a new Chief Executive who will be responsible for the strategic and operational direction of the organisation – ultimately the successful candidate will be responsible for the management and administration of all Carnoustie Links staff, courses, buildings and facilities. The Chief Executive will provide the Board of Trustees with advice and information on all relevant matters including financial targets and enable the Board to fulfil its responsibilities for the proper governance of the Charity, allowing it to meet its charitable objectives. The ideal candidate will have strong leadership skills and experience in developing and implementing business and strategic plans to meet the challenges and ever-increasing demands of a world leading organisation. In addition, the successful appointee will need the vision, entrepreneurial commitment, management expertise and outstanding communication skills to ensure that the Charity is run professionally, prudently, and efficiently.

For more information on the organisation, role and how to apply please visit www.aspenpeople.co.uk/carnoustie

For a confidential discussion please contact Donogh O’Brien at our recruitment partners, Aspen People, on 0141 212 7555.

Closing date for applications is Monday 10 April 2017


Scottish Golf Volunteer Opportunities

National Golf Course Raters

Scottish Golf, the governing body of the amateur game, is seeking willing volunteers to join our team of national golf Course Raters.

As part of a fully trained team, Course Raters walk golf courses assessing the difficulty of each hole in line with the USGA Course Rating Framework which ensures consistency in the measurement of each course’s difficulty.

Course Raters play a critical role in establishing the Standard Scratch Score (SSS) which is used as the basis for the handicapping system and a key benefit of being a golf club member in Scotland.

Volunteers for these roles will benefit from a variety of benefits including:

  • Training in a recognised course rating accreditation programme
  • Be provided equipment and uniform
  • Get the chance to play new golf courses
  • Various additional benefits and giving something back to the game

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