Example Job Description - Manager

Golf Course Manager Job Specification:

The person managing golf course greenkeepers and golf course supervisors must be a competent golf course greenkeeper/golf course supervisor and must also be competent in the following tasks:

  • Manage and maintain a healthy and safe workplace
  • Conduct risks assessments
  • Managing meetings
  • Communicating to staff, colleagues, other managers, golfers and others
  • Briefing teams, managers and golfers
  • Managing budgets and finance
  • Manage the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Managing the performance, training and development of self and staff
  • Perform staff appraisals
  • Manage conflict, discipline and grievance
  • Promote the organisation and its values
  • Motivating Staff
  • Identify and determine polices for the development of the golf course
  • Plan, monitor, evaluate and manage golf course maintenance in accordance with the golf course policy document
  • Managing the greenkeeping team
  • Managing the use of physical resources for projects and tasks
  • Managing, implementing and evaluating golf course maintenance and the environment
  • Plan and manage the control of weeds, pests and diseases
  • Manage projects and events
  • Manage themselves and their Professional Development
  • Verbal and written presentation skills
  • Using IT

NOTE: All of the above tasks must be carried out in a manner that minimises environmental damage.

The following is an example job description for a golf course manager.

It is not a current vacancy.


Golf Club Name: Sunnygreen Golf Club
Title: Golf Course Manager
Reports to: General Manager
Based at: Sunnygreen Golf Club, Rolling Hills, Hampshire, RH56 7YT

Job purpose:

To manage the golf course and the greenkeeping team, as directed by the General Manager, in accordance with the Club’s Golf Course Maintenance Policy, its Health and Safety Policy and the Greenkeepers Code of Conduct.

  1. Appraise, train and assess greenkeeping staff
  2. Manage budgets, finance and resources
  3. Manage golf course policy
  4. Manage environmental policy
  5. Design golf course features
  6. Evaluate golf courses
  7. Negotiate and commission projects
  8. Communicate with staff, golfers, other managers, the media and the general public

Associated Documents:

Golf Course Manager Job Specification (89.5kb)
Golf Course Manager Job Specification