Golf Industry Job Opportunities

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Golf Merchandiser Positions:

Golf Shop Manager / Merchandiser

Island Country Club  / Job Posted: 09/26/22

Island CC, a private facility located on Marco Island, FL, is seeking a full-time Golf Shop Manager/Merchandiser who will report to the Director of Golf and supervise the golf shop attendants.

Job Tasks:

  • Answer questions concerning club services
  • Maintains billing charges of members and guests; submits billing charges to accounting department in a time manner.
  • Develops open-to-buy procedures for each category.
  • Promotes daily golf sales and superior customer relations.
  • Plans, promotes, merchandises and markets special events and sales.
  • Develops and maintains shop displays.
  • Monitors the receiving and checking-in of all merchandise.
  • Processes all paperwork and coding on invoices.
  • Assists Director of Golf with yearly budgets and merchandise goals and strategies.
  • Coordinates inventories and provides monthly inventory reports.
  • Monitors procedures for special orders and returns.
  • Assists customers with merchandise selections; works at sales counter as necessary
  • Answers phones and provides customer service.
  • Selects, trains, supervises, schedules and evaluates golf shop attendants.
  • Creates and maintains an approved vendor list.
  • Supervises and maintains the point-of-sale (POS) system.
  • Works with golf professional to select and purchase products for tournaments.
  • Orders special order merchandise for members.
  • Coordinates shop changeovers for special events and seasons.
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Completes other tasks as assigned by the Director of Golf

Interested individuals are encouraged to submit their cover letter and resume via e-mail to: Joe Herbstreith, PGA Director of Golf at jherbie@island-countryclub.org

Contact: Joe Herbstreith, PGA Director of Golf
Click to Email: jherbie@island-countryclub.org

Golf Shop Merchandise Assistant / Full-Time or Seasonal

BallenIsles Country Club  / Job Posted: 09/21/22

BallenIsles Country Club, a Troon golf managed property, is regarded as a premier, gated residential community of privacy and prestige in the heart of Florida's Palm Beaches. This premier residential community offers its members a magnificent clubhouse, sports complex, three championship golf courses, world-class tennis, pickle ball, unsurpassed amenities and a convenient location in Palm Beach, Florida.

We're looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and outgoing individual who can promote sales in our golf shop, by providing exceptional customer service. This individual will also assist management in merchandising, reservations and special events preparation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

  • Engages, interacts and greets members and guests when entering the Pro Shop.
  • Sells and maintains retail shop merchandise while providing information in a professional manner and a consistently high level of customer service.
  • Receives shipments, prepares merchandise, and receives merchandise into inventory through the Jonas POS System.
  • Display merchandise on the sales floor.
  • Assist with trunks shows, fashion shows and special events.
  • Responsible for the up keep of the shop and monitors the dressing rooms.
  • Coordinate, follow-up and place special orders.
  • Assist with the monthly inventory process.
  • Answer phone calls, provides clerical support to Golf Staff and assists making tee times on Fore Tee system.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including, but not limited to Word, Excel and Outlook as well as Jonas POS is required to perform the duties of the job.
  • Must be member service oriented and possess a professional manner and appearance.
  • Must have strong leadership, communication and organization skills.
  • Knowledge of the game of golf is helpful.
  • Experience in Golf or Country Club industry preferred.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs., bend, lift, move, push, pull and carry golf bags, golf equipment, boxes etc.
  • Must be able to operate a golf a golf cart and ride, walk and work outdoors and indoors as needed.
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including weekends and holidays.

Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to send their cover letter and resume via e-mail to: Gail Rankow, Club Merchandise Manager at grankow@ballenisles.org

Contact: Gail Rankow, Club Merchandise Manager
Address: Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Click to Email: grankow@ballenisles.org

Golf Shop Merchandiser

Fiddlesticks CC  / Job Posted: 09/08/22

Fiddlesticks CC is a premier private 36-hole country club in Southwest Florida. We are seeking a Golf Shop Merchandiser with strong organizational skills and a passion for a high-end private country club experience. Fiddlesticks is open year-round and hosts around 55,000 rounds annually. Our Club has an active membership with one of the lowest average ages in the area. This role would enable a passionate merchandiser to bring style and direction to our apparel program, connect with the membership in a front facing fashion, and move our shop forward in creating an exceptional shopping experience for our members. Fiddlesticks…unusual name, exceptional place.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Oversee all elements of the merchandise concession.
  • Be visible in the golf shop and create strong professional relationships with members and guests.
  • Maintain creative and organized appearance in the golf shop.
  • Maintain product documentation from purchase to sale.
  • Good working knowledge of the Jonas POS system.
  • Present a diverse and desirable array of golf equipment, apparel, and accessories in line with customer demands.
  • Manage vendor performance to maximize profitability and achieve financial objectives.
  • Establish sales and inventory record keeping policies and procedures, provide training, and ensure compliance by staff.
  • Train, motivate, and develop the professional staff to ensure effective sales and service performance and techniques and product knowledge.
  • Works with other department heads on approved staff uniforms; including pricing, buying and distribution to employees.
  • Work with staff and tournament chairpersons on gifts and prizes.
  • Be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

Benefits & Compensation:

  • Total compensation range $60,000 - $70,000
  • Bonus opportunities based on performance and sales
  • PGA/AGM Merchandise Show allowance
  • Health/Dental/Vision Insurance Available
  • 401-K
  • Uniform allowance
  • Complimentary meals while on duty
  • Golf privileges
  • AGM Dues Paid

Send resumes and cover letters via e-mail only to: Travis Wehrs, PGA Director of Golf at twehrs@fiddlestickscc.com

Contact: Travis Wehrs, PGA Director of Golf
Address: Fort Myers, FL
Click to Email: twehrs@fiddlestickscc.com

Merchandiser

Hillcrest CC  / Job Posted: 09/02/22

Hillcrest Country Club, an 18-hole, high-end private country club hidden in Los Angeles, California, is seeking a full-time Merchandiser. The Club's active membership and pristine amenities have created a world-class social and golfing experience for members and their guests.

The Merchandiser will be an individual with extensive experience in retail, golf merchandising and buying. He or she will have a great personality to be able to communicate with members and guests in a professional and courteous manner about our merchandise offerings and will be skilled in visual merchandising. The Merchandiser will be familiar with current clothing trends, new fashions and the buying habits of our customers.

Position Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or college diploma
  • 3+ years professional experience in retail/merchandising; golf background and knowledge a plus
  • Active member of AGM (Association of Golf Merchandisers)
  • Able to work long hours in-season with flexibility in the off-season
  • A customer service expert, driven to succeed in a customer service focused environment; able to treat members, co-workers and vendors with respect and consideration regardless of the situation, their status or position
  • Deadline focused; operates with a sense of urgency and strives to produce the best possible product
  • An organized and meticulous professional, able to effectively organize storage for inventory as well as paper and electronic files
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including clear and professional writing and editing; able to listen, speak clearly and persuasively and seek clarification in both comfortable and stressful situations
  • Strong computer skills with intermediate to advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications, plus the ability to learn new software systems as required
  • Able to react well under pressure, work with tight deadlines; comfortable with frequent interruptions
  • Exceptional grooming habits including a clean and complete uniform as chosen by management
  • Punctual and dependable, available to work weekends, evenings and holidays as needed

Benefits:

  • Full medical, Dental (employer paid option)
  • Vision
  • 401-K Match
  • Fully Paid No-Strings scholarships for Employees and Dependents
  • Company-paid Life and Long-Term Disability Insurance, voluntary insurance offerings
  • Professional support, educational assistance, free meals, free parking, free uniforms, shop discounts, golf on Mondays and more!

This position reports directly to the Director of Golf. Salary commensurate with experience. To apply email your resume to kkoser@hcc.la

Applications accepted on our website hcc-la.com.

Contact: Kim Koser, Director of Human Resources
Address: Los Angeles, CA
Click to Email: kkoser@hcc.la

Golf Shop Buyer / Merchandiser

Almaden Golf & CC  / Job Posted: 09/01/22

Almaden Golf & Country Club is in San Jose, California situated in a beautiful location surrounded with mountains that are breathtaking. We pride ourselves on the level of service we provide to our members and their guest along with attention to detail.

The club is looking for an individual with extensive experience in retail, golf merchandising and buying. They must have an engaging personality to be able to communicate with members and guest in a professional and courteous manner about our merchandise offerings and should be skilled in visual merchandising. This position will report to the Director of Golf and work closely with all golf shop staff.

Scope and Responsibilities:

  • Manage every phase of buying soft goods & hard goods for the Golf Shop.
  • Prepare and organize purchase orders for all soft goods.
  • Responsible for monitoring inventory levels and placing fill-in merchandise orders.
  • Responsible for maintaining cost of goods sold that is in line with monthly/yearly budgets.
  • Manage the Open to Buy program per budget numbers.
  • Responsible for placing and monitoring special orders in a timely manner.
  • Lead planning and ordering of all event swag.
  • Meet with vendors to view upcoming product lines and source new vendor merchandise.
  • Spend quality time in the golf shop.
  • Get to know the members and their tastes.
  • Follow merchandise budget and explain variances, reconcile on a monthly basis.
  • Coordinate inventory monthly with professional staff.
  • Attend national PGA and local PGA merchandise shows.
  • Be able to work closely and effectively with all of Golf Shop staff.
  • Prepare end of year sale for Club employees.
  • Manage and coordinate end of the year holiday Sip & Shop.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree or college diploma with emphasis on merchandise buying/visual merchandising preferred not required.
  • 3 years' experience in retail/merchandising.
  • Efficient with Jonas software and point of sale.
  • Ability to work long hours in-season with flexibility in the off-season.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including verbal and written.
  • Excellent organizational skills, deadline focused.

Compensation:

  • Compensation commensurate with experience.
  • AGM Dues
  • Uniforms and clothing allowance
  • Meals while on duty

Resumes and cover letters accepted via e-mail only. Send to Chris Mitchell, PGA Director of Golf at cmitchell@almadengcc.com

Contact: Chris Mitchell, PGA Director of Golf
Click to Email: cmitchell@almadengcc.com

Assistant Director of Retail

Capital City Club  / Job Posted: 08/30/22

Capital City Club is seeking an Assistant Director of Retail with strong organizational skills and a passion for high-end private country club/resort experience. Capital City Club is open year-round.

The Capital City Club offers three distinct and unique properties with a variety of career opportunities. The Club was chartered in 1883 and is at the forefront of private club innovation, service, and member experience.

DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide world-class customer service exceeding expectations of the membership and their guests.
  • Encourage an environment of new ideas, growth, and visual excellence.
  • Utilize Northstar software system to create SKUs, establish pricing, and receive merchandise.
  • Manage the special-order process ensuring order accuracy, on-time delivery, and handling any returns.
  • Provide consistent, timely, and effective communication with members throughout the special-order process.
  • Assist the Director of Retail in the organization, planning and execution of merchandising annual plan including the golf and tennis retail operation.
  • Work with Director of Retail on "Open to Buy" and buying strategies.
  • Monitor and manage inventory levels by restocking and placing reorders as needed.
  • Active involvement on the sales floor in the golf shop.
  • Create visually pleasing displays to include both soft goods and hardgoods in the golf shops and rotate on a regular basis.
  • Ensure our retail displays are the best of the best throughout the shop.
  • Conduct monthly inventories, ensuring strict adherence to inventory policies and procedures.
  • Work with Director of Retail and golf and tennis staff to ensure proper inventory procedures are followed and variances investigated.
  • Assist Director of Retail in process for returns and defective items.
  • Assist with planning and promoting of golf and tennis events including coordinating setup, execution, and follow-up with member orders/purchases and vendors.
  • Develop a working knowledge of hard goods.
  • Assist at "the counter" during designated times to maximize the member experience.
  • Manage professional relationships with membership, team members, and sales representatives.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks daily.
  • Ensure stockrooms are neat and organized.
  • Train, motivate and educate golf shop staff on new products and upcoming trends and promotions.
  • Execute all special orders in a timely manner to ensure top quality member experience.
  • Additional duties as assigned.
  • This position reports to the Director of Retail.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  • 1-2 years of Merchandising/Retail experience preferred, but not required.
  • 1-2 years of Private Club experience is a plus.
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail.
  • Work well in a high paced, fast-moving environment.
  • Ability to interact well with others in a team environment.
  • Customer service oriented with ability to deal with people at all levels.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable regarding retail industry.
  • Fundamental computer skills and understanding of Microsoft Office and point of sale software.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to different working environments.
  • Demonstrate ability to lead and motivate staff.

BENEFITS:

  • This is a Full-Time Position.
  • Comprehensive Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance.
  • 401(k) with match.
  • Complimentary lunch/dinner every day; enjoy a meal in our employee dining room for every shift you work.
  • We maintain a drug-free workplace.
  • Capital City Club is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter / resume via- e-mail to: Aimee Ganote, Director of Retail, at Capital City Club: aganote@capitalcityclub.org

Contact: Aimee Ganote, Director of Retail
Address: Atlanta, GA
Click to Email: aganote@capitalcityclub.org

Merchandising Manager

The Forest Country Club  / Job Posted: 08/29/22

The Forest Country Club, a private facility in Naples, FL is offering a great work/life balance position. We have grown as a Club to the point where we are ready to hire a Merchandise Manager. Ordering, receiving, and spending time with members in the Golf Shop is at the forefront with very little time behind the counter. As the Merchandise Manager, you will work closely with the Director of Golf, in all aspects of managing our Golf Shop merchandise. Service to the membership is key with the ability to properly manage and display inventory.

Candidates:
We are looking for a very well-organized individual with experience in the industry that has a high level of professionalism and rapport.

Job Responsibilities:
Our Merchandise Manager will have the following responsibilities:

  • Order the majority of merchandise
  • Receive and display all merchandise with creativity
  • Create fliers and promotional communications
  • Approve all invoices
  • Create the polish that we need through member and guest experience
  • Work with Tournament Committees
  • Work closely with the Director of Golf regarding the overall vision of the operation
  • Execute inventory controls
  • Develop and foster member, guest, and staff relationships
  • Attend merchandising shows and keep up on industry trends
  • Be proficient with special order programs
  • Create sales events including trunk and fashion shows
  • Work closely with our accounting department ensuring all discounts are taken advantage of
  • Forecast members needs
  • Be proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Learn our Club Essentials point of sale

Benefits & Compensation:

  • 40 hours per week with few exceptions in season
  • $60,000 salary
  • Annual bonus based on net sales
  • Health / Dental / Vision / Vacation
  • AGM Membership dues paid
  • 401-K
  • Uniform allowance
  • Complimentary meals while on duty
  • Golf privileges

Send resumes and cover letters via e-mail only to: Scott Newhouse, PGA Director of Golf, snewhouse@theforestcc.com

Contact: Scott Newhouse, PGA Director of Golf
Address: Naples, FL
Click to Email: snewhouse@theforestcc.com

Merchandising Manager

Grey Oaks  / Job Posted: 08/25/22

About the Position:
Exceptional talent is hard to find, and as we continue to grow, it is more important than ever to add bright and dynamic people to our premier Club. Grey Oaks Country Club is seeking a Merchandise Manager. As the Merchandise Manager, you will work closely with the Director of Golf, in all aspects of managing the Pro shop merchandise.

To be successful in this role, you thrive in working in a fast-paced, member-driven environment. You have a keen ability to establish and maintain relationships, learn quickly, work well under pressure, have the ability to multi-task, and think creatively.

About Grey Oaks Country Club:
Considered one of the premier Country Clubs in Florida, Grey Oaks opened in 1993 and encompasses the Grey Oaks and Estuary communities, along with 54 holes of championship golf. The Club's facilities include a 63,000-square-foot east clubhouse, 12,000-square-foot golf pro shop, golf performance center, 30,000-square-foot wellness center, sports center, and the pool café, a 22,000-square-foot complex with indoor and outdoor dining overlooking an expansive resort-style pool with a wading entrance, waterfall, and lap lanes. Additionally, The Estuary offers a 20,000-square-foot clubhouse with indoor and outdoor dining overlooking the golf course, as well as a golf pro shop and his-and-her locker and card rooms.

In addition to our facilities and amenities, our staff continuously commits itself to unparalleled professional service for our members and their guests. There are over 250 professionals working at Grey Oaks. Located in Naples, Florida, Grey Oaks in 2021 earned the coveted designation as a Platinum Club of America for the second straight year. Learn more at our website www.greyoakscc.com.

About You:
You are a professional with a keen interest and experience in retail management. You have the ability to effectively and comfortably lead others. You are adept at effectively communicating with all types of people. You are organized, a problem solver, and highly proactive. You understand that service is at the heart of your job.

You understand and live by the concept of being a "team player," making sure that collaboration is essential to your success, as well as the success of those you work with.

Most importantly, your values align with the values and culture of our members, employees and our Club. Those values are on display every day, and displayed with every decision you make.

Job Responsibilities:
Member Experience:

  • Create an overall positive Pro Shop shopping experience for members and their guests
  • Work with Staff and Tournament Chairpersons; gifts and prizes
  • Develop and foster member relationships

Merchandising & Retail:

  • Work with the Director of Golf to create the golf retail vision for the season
  • Work with the Director of Golf to create the annual open to buy plan
  • Purchase ladies' wear, men's wear and golf balls, gloves, golf bags, and accessories in line with the established plan
  • Perform quarterly inventory in conjunction with the accounting department
  • Display, signage, promotion and communication of retail offerings and events
  • Receive, price, and ticket all incoming inventory and merchandise

Management & Mentoring:

  • Train and develop junior level team members
  • Build relationships across other departments

Sales & Marketing:

  • Attend necessary merchandise shows to order merchandise and to stay in touch with industry trends
  • Create a culture of special ordering
  • Play a major role in the sales process
  • Data collecting and analyzing
  • Special Sales Events (Holidays, Trunk & Fashion Shows, etc.)

Administration:

  • Work with the accounting department to ensure invoices are entered and paid timely, taking advantage of available discounts

Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Education: 2 to 4-Year College degree preferred, relevant accreditation from an associated institution or equivalent years of work experience
  • Experience: 3+ years in merchandising retail management industry. Country club/golf industry preferred but not required

Skills:

  • Attends community and/or industry-specific conferences and/or meetings in order to broaden relations, network and continually deepen knowledge of trends, practices, products and competitors
  • Creativity for displays, advertising and communications
  • Ability to plan and forecast
  • Working knowledge of SKU product environment
  • Displays the ability to be highly effective in a team-oriented environment and to build key relationships
  • Supports a proven track record of successfully collaborating with and influencing management and peers to support growth and financial results
  • Working knowledge of POS, specifically Northstar a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook
  • Conducts business with an unwavering code of ethics and confidentiality
  • Maintain strong analytical, written and oral communication and interpersonal skills

Every person joining our Club will share our Core Values:

  • Act with Humility
  • Pursue Excellence
  • Show Respect and Civility
  • Act with Integrity
  • Active Healthy Living

Compensation & Benefits:
Grey Oaks has an attractive compensation, benefits program, 401-K plan with a generous matching contribution, a great work environment and the opportunity to work and learn from some of the best in the industry.

Grey Oaks is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace

We welcome you to visit us at www.greyoakscc.com. If you share our commitment to excellence and want to be part of a dynamic and growing Club, apply via the website with your resume, cover letter and salary expectations.

Contact: Grey Oaks - Human Resources
Click to Email: www.greyoakscc.com

Director of Retail

Columbine CC  / Job Posted: 08/20/22

Columbine CC, a private club, is seeking a Director or Retail.

About the Position: If you want a four-day work week in the winter, enjoy the Colorado outdoors, have a GREAT work/life balance and want to work with an amazing and fun team, then contact us about being our next Director of Retail! Columbine is a family, community club located 12 miles south of Denver. It has hosted the 1967 PGA Championship, 5 LPGA tournaments, US Open Sectional and US Amateur qualifiers.

About Us:

    100% Health Insurance Premium Paid (Individual Only)
  • $950,000 in Sales
  • AGM Platinum Golf Shop (2017 to present)
  • AGM Recipient of the Cashman Award for Visual Excellence in 2022
  • CO PGA Merchandise Show Allowance
  • Continued Educational Stipend
  • Clothing Allowance
  • The Club enjoys a full membership (500 members, 110 social)
  • Average rounds are 31,000 with 10% Guest Play

Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, as well as the ability to anticipate the needs of the members and guests are key attributes for this position. Candidate should be organized, detail oriented, and a self-starter who can work in a fast-paced environment. Person should have a working knowledge in the latest men's and women's fashions and have an artistic mind for creating visually appealing merchandise displays.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage an Open-to-Buy plan by season per budget numbers and turnover targets.
  • Meet with vendors to view upcoming lines and maintain excellent vendor relations. Create vendor analysis reports and meet with vendors to discuss results.
  • Responsible for monitoring inventory levels and placing fill-in merchandise orders in a timely manner, as well as maintaining a healthy cost of goods sold throughout the year that stays in line with budget.
  • Oversee the merchandising to maintain an attractive shop with visually appealing merchandise displays to maximize sales.
  • Attend annual PGA show and other applicable buying shows to ensure the latest and most desirable fashion lines and trends are being offered.
  • Facilitate and operate quarterly inventories with assistance from professional staff.
  • Properly operate CLUB ESSENTIAL point-of-sale system including charging and crediting members, tracking gift certificates and golf shop credits.
  • Receive, tag, and display stock and special-order merchandise.
  • Code invoices to the correct accounts and then process the invoices to accounting.
  • Develop creative sales and promotional concepts such as trunk shows, and holiday promotions, etc.
  • Develop relationships and rapport with members by being on the floor and assisting with their needs.

Qualifications:

  • Associate or Bachelo'rs degree, and a bonus if degree is in Merchandising/Retailing (PGA Members are encouraged to apply)
  • 2-3 years' full-time retail experience preferred, with at least 1-2 years' experience in merchandising or in a retail store. Club is open to applicants with less experience and desire to grow professionally.
  • Must have an outgoing, personable, and friendly personality
  • Golf background and knowledge helpful for this position

Compensation & Benefits:

  • $65-78,000 with additional bonus potential
  • 40-50 hours/week in season and 32-35 hours/week in off-season
  • One meal per 8/hr. shift
  • Full practice and playing privileges
  • The club offers dental, vision and health insurance (100% covered for individual; 67% covered for family),
  • Vacation
  • 401-K plan with 4% matching
  • Life insurance

All interested applicants should send cover letter, references and resume via e-mail to Bryan Heim, Head Golf Professional at bheim@columbinecc.com The position is open until filled.

Contact: Bryan Heim, PGA Head Golf Professional
Click to Email: bheim@columbinecc.com

Golf Shop Manager - Jim Flick Golf Performance Center

Desert Mountain Club  / Job Posted: 08/05/22

Join the Retail (Performance Center) team at one of the largest, most beautiful, and top private country clubs in North America, Desert Mountain Club, as a Golf Shop Manager!

Desert Mountain Club features seven signature golf courses (six of which are Jack Nicklaus & an all-new par 54 championship course), seven distinctive clubhouses - each with its own unique restaurant plus banquets, state-of-the-art fitness center, swim and tennis facility, and spa. We offer terrific benefits like Health Insurance, FREE onsite medical clinic for all teammates & their dependents, 401k match, Free team member meals during shifts, Tuition reimbursement, and so much more!

We Offer Monthly GAS Cards to ALL Teammates through December 2022!

At Jim Flick Golf Performance Center, we have every part of the game covered and is the place to find a better golf game. Whether our members and their guest are looking for instruction or fitting, therapy, or just a little practice, the Performance Center is where they come to make their life a little easier on the golf course. Our highly trained and skilled PGA and LPGA Teaching Professionals will focus on the necessary skills for playing your best golf. This 6,500-square-foot center is equipped with the latest in technology utilizing Trackman launch monitors that measure ball flight and club data; Swing Catalyst Software and Balance Plates, SAM PuttLab (World's leading putt coaching and training system), and a Quintic Ball Monitor. In addition, our teaching professionals are certified through PGA, LPGA, and Titleist Performance Institute (TPI).

Member Pricing on all club equipment, golf balls, grips, and gloves throughout the year! We carry the largest selection of golf bags and headcovers on the mountain. These items compliment the experience and purchasing of new golf equipment at the performance center.

In this role, you will manage the daily activities of the Performance Center with a focus on retail operations, (generating $1 million in sales), club fitting & instruction support, and providing outstanding member and guest service.

The ideal candidate will be engaging, outgoing, with a great attitude and strong work ethic. Highly-resourceful team player with the ability to also be extremely effective independently. Must have a minimum of 3 years of golf retail experience. LPGA and/or PGA Certification preferred.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide courteous and enthusiastic service to all members, guests, and fellow teammates.
  • Manage the front desk and sales floor operations, including supervisory responsibilities for non-exempt team members, and all POS activities.
  • Ensure an exceptional appearance of the golf shop at all times, with a high level of cleanliness and organization and a visually appealing merchandise presentation.
  • Assist club fitter with special orders, discontinued product, demo purchases and returns, and education.
  • Provide support to instructors, to include lesson and clinic scheduling.
  • Work closely with the Retail team to ensure appropriate inventory levels of all products.
  • Ensure a low level of inventory variances through proper reconciliation of all merchandise entering and leaving the building.
  • Create purchase orders and complete order process with vendors.
  • Work closely with Retail and Communication teams to actively promote products and services on a weekly, basis; includes writing copy and sourcing images.
  • Plan, assign, and delegate work tasks, while coaching and training team members to ensure their continual development and engagement.
  • Create a robust calendar of vendor fitting days; work closely with vendor representatives to execute successful fitting events.
  • Coordinate product launch meetings with vendors and staff and ensure all team members are properly educated on all products.
  • Special order placing, receiving & distribution; includes communicating expected ship date & receipt.
  • Purchase, receiving, monitor and education of grip inventory.
  • Perform re-gripping services and minor club repair work.
  • Travel to tradeshows and educational conferences as assigned.
  • Maintain an organized and properly stocked grip room and back office area.
  • Assist with achieving budgeted revenue and expense goals.
  • Attend staff meetings.
  • Work closely with other departments to ensure effective communication and coordination.
  • Assist with all day-to-day golf operations, as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

  • Required to work in an outdoor working environment - Regularly
  • Exposed to extreme temperatures and inclement weather - Regularly
  • Required to work days, evenings, weekends, and holidays.
  • Required to stoop, bend, and reach - Frequently
  • Required to lift, carry, push and/or pull up to 35 pounds - Frequently
  • Required to stand for long periods of time (up to 9 hours).
  • Will be traveling to tradeshows and educational conferences.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Our Company:
Desert Mountain Club is one of the finest private residential communities in the world featuring world-class golf, indulgent amenities, and curated experiences. It is a private country club open to on and offsite property residents located in the elevated foothills of the beautiful Sonoran Desert in North Scottsdale, Arizona. The club spans across 8,000 acres featuring:

  • Seven signature golf courses (six of which are Jack Nicklaus & an all-new par 54 championship course)
  • Seven distinctive clubhouses - each with its own unique restaurant plus banquets
  • An award-winning spa and fitness center
  • Spectacular swim and tennis facility
  • Dozens of hiking and biking trails
  • Horseback riding
  • Luxury camping at The Ranch

Our mission is that we will provide our members and teammates with an exceptional experience consistent with our vision to be the finest club and community for golf and recreational lifestyle activities in North America.

Life on the Mountain:
Join this 5-Star Platinum Club of America and be a part of an exciting, challenging, and rewarding experience PLUS enjoy excellent benefits.

  • Competitive pay
  • Medical, dental and vision coverage
  • FREE onsite medical clinic to all employees & their dependents
  • FREE employee meals during shifts
  • FREE golf and tennis
  • Paid Time Off
  • Matching 401-K
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Retail discounts
  • Pet insurance
  • Employee uniforms provided

We believe our employees are our greatest asset and are committed to fostering a culture of care, respect, and positivity with a sincere focus on the safety, health, and personal and professional growth of each and every employee. If you're looking to join an incredible team, then Desert Mountain is the place for you!

Desert Mountain is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing an environment of mutual respect. We do not discriminate or tolerate discrimination against any employee or applicant based upon race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, physical or mental disability, military and veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

Apply online at: Apply HERE

Contact: Human Resources Director
Address: Scottsdale, AZ

Merchandiser / Receiver

Broken Sound Club  / Job Posted: 08/04/22

Broken Sound Club, an award-winning, year-round, private golf and country club community, is seeking a Merchandiser/Receiver. Broken Sound is known for its warmth, elegance and genuine hospitality all joined together.

SUMMARY:
Primary responsibilities include receiving merchandise, knowledge of special orders, knowledge of golf merchandise vendors, ability to take direction from the Club buyer, RE: merchandise placement and shop displays help to develop and implement sales strategies, as well as, provide overall support of golf shop sales objectives.

This position is the primary contact for members re: soft goods special orders, and must be able to resolve any member's dissatisfaction with pro shop staff and/or merchandise purchase.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • On The Job Training will include member relations, to ensure 5 star hospitality standards are met and /or exceeded
  • Assist the Buyer and OC Golf Management Team with Receiving and pricing of merchandise. supporting departmental goals, directions, and priorities.
  • Assists the Buyer with sales forecasts evaluating financial components based on current trends, and knowledge of future events impacting business.
  • Assist OC Management Team with developing strategies to ensure member satisfaction and maximize business performance and profitability.
  • Assists the Buyer with managing vendor performance to maximize profitability and achieve financial objectives.
  • Maintain collaborative partnerships with vendors and golf shop staff members.
  • Assists the buyer with formulating pricing policies by reviewing merchandising activities; determining additional needed sales promotion; authorizing clearance sales, and studying trends.
  • Assist the Buyer with market merchandise by studying advertising, sales promotion and display plans; analyzing operating and financial statements for profitability ratios.
  • Assists the Buyer with developing and executing seasonal merchandise plans, visual presentation guidelines and pricing strategies.
  • Assists the Buyer with ensuring availability of merchandise and services by approving contracts; maintaining inventories.

QUALIFICATIONS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Candidates should possess at least 4 years of previous experience with buying, pricing and inventories of related merchandise; Bachelor's degree is preferred.

HOURS/DAYS:
Hours and days may fluctuate according to the schedule of events. Must be able to work long flexible hours during season.

Must also be available to work any special events and holidays including the following:

  • Mother's Day Weekend
  • Memorial Day Weekend
  • Father's Day Weekend
  • Fourth of July Weekend
  • Labor Day Weekend
  • Rosh Hashanah Weekend
  • Yom Kippur
  • Halloween
  • Thanksgiving
  • Christmas

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an Associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, is regularly required to stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and talk or hear. The Associate is occasionally required to sit; reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, and taste or smell.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an Associate encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the Associate regularly works in outside weather conditions, and is regularly exposed to wet and/or humid conditions. The Associate is frequently exposed to extreme heat. The Associate occasionally works near moving mechanical parts.

DISCLOSURE STATEMENT:
No one Job Description, for any one position, can possibly encompass all responsibilities, which may be requested. The above Job Description defined, is a summary of the major responsibilities of the position. The objective of any position is to effectively provide the services and support for Broken Sound Club.

Interested and qualified candidates are requested to submit their cover letter and resume via e-mail to Jeff Waber, Director of Golf at jwaber@brokensoundclub.org

Contact: Jeff Waber, Director of Golf
Click to Email: jwaber@brokensoundclub.org

Retail Merchandise Coordinator

Pursell Farms in Sylacauga, AL  / Job Posted: 07/22/22

Nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains and rooted deep in the South, Pursell Farms offers an unparalleled resort experience steeped in Southern hospitality. Tee off on the world's only research and demonstration golf course, FarmLinks, or take your best shot on the sporting clays course at ORVIS® Shooting Grounds at Pursell Farms. Relax in the tranquility of the Spring House Spa followed by a chef-inspired meal at Arrington or Old Tom's Pub overlooking the 18th hole. Luxury cabin guestrooms and stately, historic homes provide a superlative retreat to unwind. Whether your visit to the Farm is business or pleasure, we guarantee Pursell Farms will be your perfect escape.

Pursell Farms is seeking an experienced Retail Merchandise Coordinator to maximize the performance of retail operations for assigned Escalante properties.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist the Corporate Director of Retail in the organization, planning and execution of merchandising platform inclusive of golf, tennis, fitness and spa related retail
  • Create visually pleasing displays to include both soft goods and hardgoods in the golf shops and rotate on a regular basis in order to maintain freshness.
  • Utilize sales reports to maintain effective inventory levels and initiate re-orders or markdowns, communicate trends etc
  • Work with HP/GM to ensure proper inventory procedures are followed and variances investigated.
  • Ensures stockrooms are kept clean, organized and up to code.
  • Help drive sales with created culture through service driven member engagement
  • Train, motivate and educate golf shop staff on new products and upcoming trends and promotions.
  • Assist Corporate Director of Retail in execution of yearly and seasonal promotional plan.
  • Perform all back of house retail responsibilities including managing receiving procedures, tagging and stocking all merchandise, reconciliation of payables, invoices and PCard
  • Execute all special orders in a timely manner to ensure top quality member experience
  • Coordinate periodic trunk shows/pop up shops in line with regional/local retail trends
  • Initiate and coordinate all member tournament and corporate tournament merchandise sales
  • Promote a positive relationship with team members in all departments and divisions.
  • Additional duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS/REQUIREMENTS/EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:

  • Minimum of 3 years retail management experience.
  • Customer service oriented with ability to deal with people at all levels.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate staff.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Passionate and knowledgeable regarding retail industry.
  • Must have fundamental computer skills and understanding of Microsoft Office and POS software.
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to different working environments.
  • Weekend and evening availability.
  • Understanding of internal controls.
  • Positive attitude.
  • Ability to interact well with others in a team environment.

Interested and qualified individuals are invited to submit a cover letter / resume via- e-mail to: Michelle Kempe, PGA, National Director of Retail, at Escalante: mkempe@escalantegolf.com

Contact: Michelle Kempe, PGA National Director of Retail
Click to Email: mkempe@escalantegolf.com

Divisional Merchandise Manager

Pebble Beach Company  / Job Posted: 07/08/22

Pebble Beach:
For over a century, friends and family, celebrities and athletes, world travelers and locals alike, have flocked to Pebble Beach Resorts. This stunning slice of California's Monterey Peninsula is a wondrous place that we are proud to share. Pebble Beach Company, located in Pebble Beach, California, owns and operates the world-famous Pebble Beach Resorts, including The Lodge at Pebble Beach, The Inn at Spanish Bay and Casa Palmero at Pebble Beach. The company also operates five renowned golf courses: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill Golf Course, The Links at Spanish Bay, Del Monte Golf Course and The Hay.

Its other famed properties include scenic 17-Mile Drive, The Spa at Pebble Beach, Pebble Beach Golf Academy & Practice Facility and Pebble Beach Equestrian Center. It annually hosts premier events such as the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, AT&T Pebble Beach Pro-Am, TaylorMade Pebble Beach Invitational, Pebble Beach Food & Wine and PURE Insurance Championship Impacting The First Tee.

Service:

  • Represent PB Retail at a high level to other partners in the company.
  • Partner with key resources within the Division including the Retail Executive Committee (REC), the warehouse team, the visual and design team, and the finance team.
  • Ensure strong relations with all stores and their management teams.
  • Ensure "once in a lifetime experience" for all guests.

Events:

  • Provide close partnership and involvement with USGA events; including, but not limited to 2023 U.S. Women's Open and 2027 U.S. Open.
  • Create and execute the merchandising strategy for AT&T, Concours and other PBC events.

Job Summary:

  • Oversee all aspects of retail merchandise buying activities for Pebble Beach Resorts.
  • Develop, design and produce strategic buy plans for all merchandise needs for the retail division.
  • Must manage sell-thru and margin targets to ensure division achieves monthly and annual profit and inventory targets.
  • Must have excellent retail math acumen, including markup, markdown, gross margin, OTB, inventory productivity measures.
  • Exude and foster passion for the business and interest in golf.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Manage and lead a team of buyers to achieve brand and financial objectives.
  • Partner with Director of Retail regarding overall division strategy.
  • Establish weekly buyer team meetings.
  • Establish regularly scheduled one-on-ones with team members and peers.
  • Provide guidance regarding Open to Buy and individual assortments.
  • Train and develop team for high performance.
  • Ensure high level of communication within the Buyer team and the entire Retail Division.
Product Management:
  • Analyze sales and market trends to establish overall product assortment strategy.
  • Partner with Director and Finance Manager regarding inventory control and objectives.
  • Source product and vendors.
  • Maintain strong vendor relations.
  • Develop new product designs and concepts.
  • Maintain and manage overseas programs.
  • Partner with Director and Retail Design Manager regarding new stores and new concepts.

Financial - Manage the Open to Buy.

  • Determine pricing strategies, terms and discounts.
  • Review and monitor sales, receipts, inventory and margin projections.
  • Develop and establish annual and seasonal financial plans.
  • Provide monthly summary reporting to Director and RDC retail management.

Required Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Minimum five years' experience within Buying, Merchandising, Planning capacities.
  • Strong communication skills as well as negotiation and presentation skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications, particularly Excel.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Ability to manage complex situations and to prioritize.
  • Strong buying and merchandising experience.
  • Experience with product develop and store design.

Desired Skills:

  • Ability to align merchandise assortments to a brand identity.
  • Resort retail experience.
  • High enthusiasm for experiential retail.
Why work for us?
  • Enjoy world-class health and wellness benefits after the 90th day of employment.
  • Comprehensive health and life insurance allow you peace of mind. Our state of the art Health and Wellness Center provides employees with unlimited access to a physician and medical team to tend to you and your family's health needs free of cost.
  • We encourage YOU to be our guest. When you work for Pebble Beach Company, we encourage you to experience what our guests experience at a 30% discount in all our amazing restaurants, retail and spa.
  • Golf on the greatest courses. Even if you don't golf, you'll quickly become the most popular member of the family and your circle of friends with our amazing employee golf benefits.
  • Grow your career with Pebble Beach University. We understand the need and desire to continually grow and develop, and we provide opportunities for ongoing learning through our Pebble Beach University training programs.
  • Lunch is on us. Enjoy a meal in our Employee Dining Room for every shift you work.

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

To apply, please visit https://www.pebblebeach.com/careers/current-opportunities/

Contact: Emily Ligocki, Director of Retail
Address: 2136 Sunset Drive, Pebble Beach, CA
Phone: 831-649-7614
Fax: 831-649-7614
Click to Email: ligockie@pebblebeach.com

Golf Shop Manager / Buyer

Orchid Island Golf and Beach Club  / Job Posted: 06/22/22

At Orchid Island Golf & Beach Club, we are looking to continue world-class retail operation in conjunction with a unique Member experience. We are looking for a creative individual who will bring fresh ideas and programs into our retail operation while being a team player who works well with both the Staff and Membership.

The Golf Shop Manager will take ownership in the planning and management of the Club's growing retail operation. They will oversee product development and member experiences. The Golf Shop Manager will also assist in the promotion and implementation of Member Events, special programming, and the overall profitability of the Golf Shop.

Job Summary (Essential Functions):
Responsible for the overall retail operation of the Golf Pro Shop. Create merchandising displays to maximize sales and product turnover. Provide superior customer service. Overall understanding of the entire operation including both soft goods and hard goods.

Education and/or Experience:

  • High School diploma or GED required.
  • Basic computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and POS system.

Job Knowledge, Core Competencies and Expectations:

  • Able to manage all aspects of Golf Pro Shop.
  • Supervises and trains salespersons.
  • Must have an outgoing personality, positive attitude, and a willingness to learn. Must work well with others and must have a "team player" mentality at all times.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but not limited to:

  • Answers questions concerning Club Operations as well as Club Events.
  • Controls and manages play, ensures that all members and guests are checked in and billed properly.
  • Promotes Club Events knowing the details of each one with the ability to recruit and register Member participation.
  • Maintains billing charges of members and guests; submits billing charges to accounting department in a timely manner.
  • Develops open-to-buy procedures and follows the program closely for each category.
  • Be willing to go the extra mile to provide extraordinary service and become an invaluable member of the Orchid Team.
  • Plans, promotes, merchandises and markets special events.
  • Develops and maintains shop displays.
  • Monitors the receiving and checking-in of all merchandise.
  • Lead all physical inventories and work closely with the Club Accountant explaining variances any budgetary questions.
  • Maintains all inventory SKU controls for all items in inventory and pricing.
  • Monitors procedures for special orders and returns while following up with Members.
  • Assists customers with merchandise selections; works at sales counter as necessary.
  • Selects, trains, supervises, schedules, and evaluates golf shop salespersons.
  • Be knowledgeable about Cost of Goods Sold and how to manage it.
  • Supervises and maintains the point-of-sale (POS) system.
  • Works with Golf Professional to select and purchase products for tournaments.
  • Seeks out industry trends and fashions adapting merchandise to Member tastes.
  • Orders special order merchandise for members.
  • Overall management of Member play and billing and crediting Member disputes.
  • Coordinates shop changeovers for special events and seasons.
  • Attend national PGA and local PGA Merchandise shows.
  • Assist in administrative duties helping with Member billing, event registrations, tee sheet management, and any other areas asked from the Director of Golf.
  • Open to being present for special events, weekends, and holidays if needed.

Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

  • Able to meet and perform the physical requirements and to work effectively in an environment which is typical of this position.
  • Frequent lifting, bending, climbing, and pulling.
  • Frequent repetitive motions.
  • Continuous standing and walking.

Benefits and Compensation:

  • 40 hours per week, year-round employment
  • $20 - $22 per hour
  • Bonus based on performance
  • Health/Dental/Vision
  • PGA Show / Seminar reimbursement
  • Vacation after 1 year
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Golf Privileges
  • Complimentary Meals on duty

Cover letter and resume accepted via e-mail. Please send to: David Champagne, Director of Golf, at dchampagne@orchidislandclub.com

Contact: David Champagne, PGA Director of Golf
Address: Vero Beach, FL
Click to Email: dchampagne@orchidislandclub.com

Merchandise Manager

La Rinconada CC  / Job Posted: 06/09/22

La Rinconada Country Club is an 18-hole, high-end private country club hidden in the hills of Los Gatos, CA. A very active membership and pristine amenities has created a world-class social and golfing experience for all who frequent the club.

We are interested in an individual who has experience in retail merchandising, preferably in the high-end country club space. This position requires an individual with an engaging personality, a desire to create an exceptional retail experience, and the ability to work closely with members, staff, and vendors. This position reports directly to the Director of Golf.

Compensation:

  • $75,000-$90,000 based on experience. This is a full-time salaried position.
  • Quarterly performance bonuses
  • Complimentary meals
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • 401(k) with match

Key Responsibilities of the Merchandise Manager:

  • Providing world-class customer service to members and guests
  • Encouraging an environment of new ideas, growth, and visual excellence
  • Utilize Jonas POS system to create SKUs, establish pricing, and receive merchandise
  • Ensures stockrooms are neat and organized
  • Manage the special-order process ensuring order accuracy, on-time delivery, and handling any returns.
  • Provide consistent, timely, and effective communication with members throughout the special-order process.
  • Create yearly "Open to Buy" and develop buying strategies.
  • Monitor and manage inventory levels by restocking and placing reorders as needed
  • Active involvement on the sales floor in the golf shop
  • Ensuring our retail displays are truly the best of the best throughout the shop.
  • Conducting monthly inventories, ensuring adherence to inventory policies and procedures.
  • Complete ownership of the entire process for returns and defective items
  • Planning and promoting of trunk shows for both member events and standalone events.
  • Responding appropriately and professionally to members, other departments, and vendors to overcome challenges, misunderstandings, and complaints
  • Sales forecasting; ability to determine proper stock mix and turnover ratios
  • Ambitious and excellent communication skills
  • Manage professional relationships with membership, team members, and sales representatives
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks on a daily basis
  • Manage a high volume of inventory levels accordingly throughout the year

Qualifications:

  • 1-2 years of Merchandising/Retail experience preferred ,but not required
  • 1-2 years of Private Club experience is a plus
  • Passion for retail with a focus on delivering a high level of customer service
  • Loves working with and on a team
  • Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Works well in a high paced, fast-moving environment
  • A can-do attitude and willingness to work with others

Interested individuals may send their cover letter and resume to Josh Ostler, PGA Head Golf Professional at jostler@larinconadacc.com

Contact: Josh Ostler, PGA Head Golf Professional
Address: Los Gatos, CA
Click to Email: jostler@larinconadacc.com

Golf Shop Merchandise Manager

Coral Creek Club  / Job Posted: 05/16/22

Coral Creek Club is looking for a Golf Shop Merchandiser Manager who exudes confidence, is detail-oriented, takes initiative, and has strong interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must be knowledgeable in the most up-to-date fashion for both men and women in both golf and non-golf apparel and have a proven track record in creating beautifully merchandised displays. A high- level of product knowledge and the ability to educate members to meet their needs is also a must to attain sales goals.

Club Overview:
Located in Placida, Florida, just across the causeway from Gasparilla Island and the quaint village of Boca Grande, Coral Creek features a world class Tom Fazio designed golf course. Mr. Fazio designed Coral Creek Club in a core configuration with limited residences on the perimeter of the golf course. This summer, the Fazio team was back at Coral Creek completing a renovation of the course to include all formal bunkers, all tees, replacement of the TifEagle turf on the greens and installing TifTuf on the fairways and roughs. Bordered by picturesque Coral Creek, a salt-water estuary flowing to the Gulf of Mexico and a 6,000-acre nature preserve, Coral Creek Club provides for a very special, private golf experience.

The impeccably maintained, 211-acre golf course rolls gently through southern pines, oaks and palms around deep blue lakes and picturesque, high flashing bunkers that guard emerald greens. Coral Creek Club offers water views over the mangroves on several golf holes, views that make the golf experience at Coral Creek unique among the best golf courses in Florida.

Captivating landscape and inspiring wildlife surround members and their guests at Coral Creek Club. Reflecting the natural beauty of the environment, the Tom Fazio design creates a harmonious transition from Mother Nature to golf course. With the thoughtful location of six sets of tees, the peaceful and serene setting presents an inviting challenge that can be enjoyed by players of all skill levels.

Experience Required:

  • Minimum 2-3 years retail/sales experience required, preferably in the golf industry
  • Service-oriented with an outgoing personality, highly organized and a strong attention to detail
  • A positive attitude and a willingness to learn are essential
  • Background in data entry and computer programs (Jonas, Word, Excel and Publisher are helpful)
  • Must be reliable, dependable and be able to work independently as well as with others to form a cohesive work environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • First and foremost, visible to all members/guests to assist in selling merchandise
  • With the assistance of the Head Professional, write all stock orders for men's and women's apparel, accessories and gift items
  • Receive, enter, price and display all incoming merchandise
  • Arrange and display golf merchandise and assist members/guests with the sale of golf shop merchandise
  • Prepare for and supervise physical inventories
  • Manage all special orders and any merchandise to be returned to vendors
  • Manage all club uniform inventory and ordering
  • Keep golf shop, office, and stockroom neat, clean and organized
  • Maintain adequate inventory of golf shop supplies - merchandise bags, wrapping paper, counter supplies, etc.
  • Organize and change apparel displays as needed with help from the golf shop staff. Constantly look for NEW ways to build merchandise displays
  • Organize and promote new product lines to all members
  • Answer phones, e-mail and handle opening and closing procedures when required
  • Provide support to the Professional Staff in the day-to-day operations of the golf shop
  • Assist in all social media outlets
  • Attend staff meetings/gatherings as required
  • Meet with Head Golf Professional monthly to discuss buying plan and orders
  • Knowledge of the game of golf is preferable
  • Must be knowledgeable of upcoming Club events and promote to all members
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Head Golf Professional

Requirements:

  • Ability to work weekends and holidays as needed
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Enthusiastic member and guest interactions
  • Attention to detail
  • Commitment to high level of service
  • Professional appearance and presentation
  • Team-oriented
  • Ability to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Ability to lift up to 40 lbs

Compensation and Benefits:

  • 40 hours per week, year-round employment
  • Base salary $40,000-$48,000
  • Monthly Golf Shop Bonuses (Based on Gross and Net Sales)
  • Annual Bonus
  • Holiday bonus
  • Health/Dental/Vision - The Club pays 100% of the premium (Available after 90 days of employment)
  • 2 weeks paid vacation
  • $500 Clothing Allowance
  • $500 Trade Show Allowance
  • AGM Annual Dues Paid
  • Golf privileges when not on duty (w/guests as approved by the Head Professional)
  • Employee meals while on duty

Resume and cover letter accepted via e-mail.

Contact: Jim Lohbauer, PGA Head Golf Professional
Address: Placida, FL
Click to Email: JLohbauer@coralcreekclub.com

Retail Merchandise Manager

Butterfield Country Club  / Job Posted: 04/06/22

Butterfield Country Club, an exclusive Top 100 Platinum Country Club in Oak Brook, IL with a 27-hole championship course is seeking a Retail Merchandise Manager.

The individual will be responsible for maintaining the Golf Shop and merchandise in a way that satisfies the individual needs of the members by providing an extensive array of merchandise. It is expected that the Merchandiser will set the standard for customer service and quality, participates as a team member of the Golf Staff with regards to member service and hour coverage above and beyond the essential duties and responsibilities of the position.

The Golf Shop has established itself as one of the leaders of fashion and design, it is consistently in ranked as one of the Top 100 Golf Shops in the America. Golf Shop sales will gross $1.6M this season with the Mill River Buying Program. Butterfield is widely known as a club of the cutting edge of premium golf fashion.

Ian Brown, PGA Head Golf Professional has received the following awards: 2020 Illinois PGA Merchandiser of the Year Award- Private and 2021 PGA National Merchandiser of the Year Award - Private.

Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate merchandise levels in the Golf Shop and Tennis Shop.
  • Responsible for training and education assistant professionals and shop attendants on all facets of merchandising.
  • Formulates a buying plan in order to provide a high-end and sophisticated buying experience for the members.
  • Maintains a written buying plan according to established yearly sales plan that is submitted and approved on an annual basis.
  • Determined direction of soft goods and hard goods retail sales.
  • Seeks out high-end, quality vendors to buy from for the Butterfield Country Club Golf Shop and ensured that member's expectations will be met.
  • Provides a unique and exclusive shopping experience by planning and organizing trunk shows, custom tailoring, wardrobe selection, premiere line showings and corporate sales.
  • Displays merchandise in an attractively and aesthetically pleasing manner to maximize interest from the members to increase sales.
  • Maintains sufficient stock levels. Places special orders for members and guests.
  • Sets up, maintains & troubleshoots Golf Shop and Tennis Shop Point of Sale system as necessary.
  • Controls inventory for all hard and soft goods and organizes, manages & supervises physical inventories with assistance from staff.
  • Processes month-end reports for the Head Golf Professional and accounting.
  • Receives stock merchandise, special orders into inventory, maintains a receiving log and secures immediately.
  • Processes all merchandise using POS system including checking packing slips, hanging, folding, and steaming clothing.
  • Processes all invoices for payment and submits to accounting and records invoices.
  • Populates Open to Buy plan with EOM information for sales, cos, and inventory levels.
  • Ensures stockrooms are kept organized so that items are easy to locate.
  • Analyze sales and trends to determine additional needed sales promotions, markdowns, and clearance sales.
  • Attend approved merchandise buying shows and conferences within the limits of the budget.
  • Maintains accurate records of vendors, catalogs, and invoicing
  • Assists Golf shop staff with all special events.
  • Welcome members and their guests to the shop.
  • Maintains the golf shop merchandise in an organized fashion and maintains daily cleanliness.
  • Daily operations include answering phones and assisting members with selecting and purchasing merchandise.
  • Other duties as dictated by the golf professional staff or club management.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Requires excellent customer service skills. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Must be willing and able to work 40+ hour work week, including weekdays, weekends and holidays.
  • Have at least one year of retail sales and/or golf shop experience.
  • A friendly, outgoing personality and the ability to make others feel welcome is essential.
  • A clean cut, professional image is required.
  • This position is an ideal fit for someone who has an interest in the retail industry and/or pursing becoming a PGA member.
  • Basic computer skills, ability to analyze data and prepare reports. Requires good mathematical skills.
  • Previous use of POS software is preferred.
  • Requires knowledge of inventory management and controls.
  • Must have knowledge of statistical information to insure proper stock mix and turnover ratios.
  • Must be able to lift 35 lbs.

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

  • An Associate's degree (A.S) plus two years to four years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
REPORTS TO:
  • Merchandiser reports to Head Golf Professional.
  • Works closely with the CFO.
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
  • Salary is competitive and commensurate with experience. Incentive plan offered.
  • Benefits are available to full-time employees after a waiting period and include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term and Long Term Disability, 401(k), Life Insurance, and Vacation Pay.
  • A competitive wage and benefits will be offered to the successful candidate.

To apply contact Ian Brown at ian@butterfieldcc.org

Contact: Ian Brown, Head Golf Professional
Address: Oak Brook, IL
Phone: 630-323-1307
Fax: 630-323-1055
Click to Email: ian@butterfieldcc.org

Sales Representatives Wanted:

Sales Representatives

Swing Control  / Job Posted: 09/14/22

ABOUT US:
The inspiration for Swing Control came from a lifelong love of both golf and fashion. We have been in the apparel game since 1979 and noticed a real need for performance-ready clothing. It seemed like a natural evolution, so we set out to design a collection of activewear for both on and off the course. Thus, in 2010, Swing Control was born!

We pride ourselves in bringing luxury performance wear to new heights, elevating the classic golf aesthetic with a versatile flair. Designed for optimal comfort, slimming technologies and top-game performance, the Swing Control line allows our customer to play in style, without sacrificing form.

We're incredibly proud of the success we've had. What started as a small capsule collection with a few select women's bottoms has grown into a full range of pants, skorts, capris, shorts, dresses, tops, vests, bomber jackets and more.

To keep things on par, we're very excited about our most recent launch - Swing Control for men!

We're seeking experienced sales representatives in these select territories:

  • Michigan
  • Ohio
  • Kentucky

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Present line to existing and new customers
  • Visit and service accounts
  • Develop business and brand awareness within territory
  • Increase brand footprint with accounts

COMPENSATION:

  • 12% commission, payable the month after invoices ship
  • Product samples at no cost (to be returned at end of season)
  • Enhanced PUD

We invited interested and qualified individuals to submit a resume to Josh Mark, Brand Manager at josh@swingcontrol.com

Contact: Josh Mark, Brand Manager
Phone: 514-805-5458
Click to Email: josh@swingcontrol.com

Territory Managers

Subtle Patriot  / Job Posted: 08/03/22

Seeking well connected, independent sales professionals with green grass, corporate, and event connections. Subtle Patriot is a strong partner with AGM with an excellent AGM program.

Commission rates are outstanding and dramatically above industry standards.

Subtle Patriot can give the connected professional a top quality, golf, accessory, and luggage product line with a Patriotic story and design.

Interested individuals are asked to please contact Tom Cox Sr. either by telephone 567.907.0777 or via e-mail at tomcsr@subtlepatriot.com

Contact: Tom Cox, Advisor to the CEO
Phone: 678-907-0777
Fax: 678-907-0777
Click to Email: tomcsr@subtlepatriot.com

Independent Sales Representatives

Inward Half  / Job Posted: 04/25/22

Inward Half is a growing men's golf lifestyle brand based out of Knoxville, TN. Founded by a former golf professional and an amazing team of family and friends, all with a passion for creating an impactful brand. The brand is built from generations of golfers, a lifetime of teachings, and enjoying all of life's moments. Those experiences have come together to create a timeless brand with sleek performance apparel. Apparel built for the course, but made for enjoying everyday life. Enjoy the walk in with Inward Half.

We are currently looking for independent sales representatives to join our team. Available territories include but are not limited to:

  • Tennessee
  • Kentucky
  • Georgia
  • Alabama
  • Florida
  • North Carolina / Western Side of South Carolina

The ideal candidate will possess the following skills:

  • Create long lasting business relationships
  • Efficiently and effectively manage territory
  • Preference to have 3+ years of sales experience
  • Existing relationships with pro shops and specialty retailers required
  • Proven track record of developing and prospecting customers
  • Trade show experience preferred
Responsibilities:
  • Present products to current and prospective customers
  • Visit and service accounts
  • Spread awareness of current and future product offerings
  • Actively seek growth opportunities within existing accounts
  • Pursue and close new accounts
  • Attend trade shows as necessary

Interested and qualified individuals are encouraged to send their resume to Todd Wakefield at todd@inwardhalf.com

Contact: Todd Wakefield
Address: Knoxville, TN
Phone: 865-242-7100
Fax: 865-242-7100
Click to Email: todd@inwardhalf.com