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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PGA 1st Year Trainee/Training Applicant – West Kilbride Golf Club

A fantastic opportunity for a PGA 1st Year Trainee or Training Applicant is currently available for the right candidate to join the busy Professional team at West Kilbride Golf Club. A highly motivated, enthusiastic individual is required to work at the busy members club in Ayrshire. The club is a fantastic links course that offers year round golf. Applicants must be hardworking, reliable and willing to learn. The individual must have good communication skills and be able to deliver a high standard of customer service.

The role will include retail, merchandising, greeting members and visitors as well as running the busy starters sheet, coaching and custom fit opportunities are also available.

The position will require the applicant to work weekdays and weekends.

Please submit CV and cover letter to

Closing date: Thursday, 31 January 2019

Catering Franchise – Dunfermline Golf Club

Dunfermline Golf Club (Pitfirrane), situated in the village of Crossford 2 miles west of Dunfermline, is the premier club in the area and has over 1000 members. The clubhouse is located in the Pitfirrane Castle with stunning views over the golf course.

A catering franchise has become available and the Club invites interested parties/individuals to apply . The successful applicant will be expected to be responsible for all aspects of the Club’s catering provision.

For more details and how to apply please visit the Job Advert link below.

Further information is also available from the Club Secretary Mr R De Rose 01383 723534.

> Job Advert

Closing date: Friday, 8 February 2019

Head Greenkeeper – Boat of Garten Golf Club

Applications are invited for the position of Head Greenkeeper at Boat of Garten Golf and Tennis Club which has circa 600 members and attracts over 4,000 visiting players each year. Winner of Best Golf Course in its category at the 2014 and 2016 Scottish Golf Tourism Awards. The Club is located within the scenic Cairngorm National Park, close to Aviemore and just 30 miles south of the city of Inverness.

The Club facilities comprise a James Braid designed, par 70, 18-hole golf course, two tennis courts and an extensive practice area.

Please visit the Job Advert below for more details and how to apply.

> Job Advert

Closing date: Friday, 8 February 2019

Greenkeeper – Kirkcaldy Golf Club

Kirkcaldy Golf Club is seeking an experienced, enthusiastic, highly motivated and engaging person. You should have a thorough understanding of the day to day operation of a golf course and demonstrate an excellent knowledge of greenkeeping practices based upon sound agronomic principals, a good understanding of health & safety protocols in the workplace and an ability to properly deliver all work undertaken by the greenkeeping team. Candidate should possess a full UK licence. It would be useful to have a current First Aid certification and NTP Chainsaw certification.

This is an excellent opportunity to join an established club with an experienced team of greenkeepers. Competitive rate of pay. The club is also committed to providing ongoing training to get the best out of each member of the team.

Please visit the Job Advert below for more details and how to apply.

> Job Advert

Closing date: Friday, 1 February 2019

Deputy Head Greenkeeper – Kings Golf Club

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to become part of the greenkeeping team at the new Kings Course, Inverness.

Working under the direction of the Head Greenkeeper the successful applicant will be an integral part of the team working to exceptionally high standards. The ideal candidate should:

  • be in possession of NVQ Level 2 or equivalent sports turf management qualification
  • be in possession of PA1, PA2 and PA6 spraying certificates (not essential but advantageous)
  • be competent on modern greenkeeping machinery
  • have good communication and timekeeping skills
  • be able to work as part of a team

Applicants should in the first instance send a comprehensive CV accompanied with a covering letter stating why you are interested in the post and what you can bring to the role to or Steven, McIntosh, Head Greenkeeper, Torvean Golf Club, Glenurquhart Road, Inverness IV3 8JN

Closing date: Monday, 28 January 2019

Project Manager (x2) – Scottish Golf 

With transformational change at the heart of our plans for 2019, a new and exciting post has been created within Scottish Golf, with two candidates sought for the role of Project Manager. This position will provide a variety of exciting challenges and will have a mix of hands-on and strategic elements.

> Job Advert

Closing date: Sunday, 27 January 2019 (12 noon)

Catering Franchise – Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club

Fortrose & Rosemarkie Golf Club is a private members club, with over 900 members, and is situated only 20 minutes drive from Inverness City Centre. The Golf Club which is the 15th Oldest Recorded Club in the World, invites interested parties/individuals to apply for the franchise agreement, providing and managing the catering service for the club members, guests, private parties, visitors and casual diners.

Please visit the Job Advert below for more details and how to apply.

> Job Advert

Closing date: Thursday, 31 January 2019

PGA Assistant Professional – Ladybank Golf Club

An opportunity has become available for a Trainee or recently qualified PGA Professional who is driven, self motivated and has great enthusiasm for retailing/coaching/club fitting. With excellent customer service skills the successful candidate can expect to work at a forward thinking golf club that has excellent opportunities to further skills and knowledge, whilst earning an appropriate salary/commission.

Alongside the ability to look after our many members and visitors the successful candidate will be enthusiastic, energetic, have an eye for detail and merchandising. Good strong administration skills are essential along with a positive attitude and ability to work hard in a small team environment within a busy seasonal business.

Our junior section is the envy of many in the UK with around 100 junior members actively involved in activities and coaching. Part of the role will be to assist with coaching whilst further developing and improving our junior set up.

It is envisaged that the successful candidate will work 4 days per week annually, with holiday entitlements etc as an employee of the business.

Please submit applications with a current CV to

Golf Development Manager – The R&A

The R&A, golf’s global governing body outside the USA and Mexico, is seeking to recruit a Golf Development Manager to assist in its provision of support to the sport. The purpose of this role is to:

  • Contribute to the overall achievement of Inspire Our Future – The R&A Playbook
  • Support the team with the delivery of our action plan focused on the strategic priority area of Development that aims to drive participation, strengthen relationships with affiliates and deliver strategic campaigns.

Please visit the job description below for more details and how to apply.

> Job Description

Closing date: Friday, 1 February 2019

Catering Franchise – Greenburn Golf Club

A fantastic opportunity has arisen at Greenburn Golf Club for a Catering Franchise and Bar also as an option and the club are seeking suitable candidates to work in partnership with the Club to provide an excellent service to members and visitors to the club.

Please visit the Job Advert below for more details and how to apply.

> Job Advert

Closing date: Friday, 18 January 2019

Greenkeeper – Shetland Golf Club

Shetland Golf Club, the 2nd most northerly golf course in the UK, is recruiting for a green keeper. The course is a 18-hole moorland course situated 5 minutes from the outskirts of Shetland’s main town of Lerwick. The club has over 300 members plus a large number of visitors throughout the year, but mainly in summer, enjoying the long daylight hours and summer-evening golf.

Please visit the Job advert below for full details:

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> Application Form

Closing date: Friday, 7 February 2019 at noon

Club Secretary and Club Steward – The Kings Golf Club, Inverness 

Opening in the spring of 2019, The Kings Golf Club, Inverness will be the newest members’ golf club in Scotland. Situated on the West side of Inverness, commanding views down the Great Glen and over the city of Inverness, the course, was designed by Glasgow based golf course architects, Rennie Design and with a modern, purpose built clubhouse, it represents an exciting development for golfers in the Highlands, throughout Scotland and further afield.

In preparation for the opening, the club is now offering a unique opportunity to become part of our team from the outset. We are currently inviting applications, from highly motivated individuals, for the positions of Club Secretary and Club Steward.

> Job Adverts (both positions)

Closing date: Friday, 18 January 2019

Catering Opportunity – Helensburgh Golf Club

An opportunity has arisen for a forward thinking caterer with that entrepreneurial edge who wants to make their mark in Helensburgh Golf Club. The Club is looking for that special enterprise which can serve their members whilst further developing the business offering excellence and value at every level.

In the first instance please email with your CV and covering letter.

PGA Club Professional – Pumpherston Golf Club

This vacancy will provide an exciting opportunity for a PGA Professional to excel at a fantastic forward-thinking facility. Pumpherston Golf Club’s 18 hole visitor-friendly venue also boasts a large USGA spec putting green, short game zone and 300 yard driving range area suitable for individual and group coaching.

The Club is looking to appoint an enthusiastic, highly motivated PGA Professional who will be pro-active in meeting the needs and exceeding the expectations of members and visitors alike. The successful applicant will be a key adviser to the management team and will be expected to have a positive attitude, integrating themselves within the Club, becoming an effective team player.

For further information and how to apply please visit the Job Advert link.

> Job Advert

Closing date: Friday, 1 February 2019

Greenkeeper – Muckhart Golf Club

Situated in the heart of Scotland, Muckhart Golf Club has been regarded as a leading golf club in the region since it was established in 1908. In line with our goal to present our three 9-hole courses in their best possible condition, we are currently seeking a Greenkeeper to join our team.

An ambitious regeneration plan is well underway at Muckhart Golf Club we are confident of an exciting future. If you are the right person to be a part of our team, please get in touch!

For further information and how to apply please visit the Job Advert link.

> Job Advert

Closing date: Thursday, 31 January 2019