Greenkeeper

Les Bordes Golf Club - France - International
Greenkeeper 12 June 2024

Les Bordes is a private members golf club located south of Paris in the Loire Valley. Home to two championship courses; the World Top 100 Gil Hanse (2021) design New Course and the Robert Von Hagge Old Course (1987). In addition we have a 10 hole par three course, the Wild Piglet constructed by Gil Hanse. We are proud to offer an exceptional golf experience for our members and their guests.

The New

The 7,391 yard (6,759 meters), Gil Hanse-designed New Course, inspired by the classical heathland style, sits on sandy soils and plays hard and fast through heather, broom and century old pine, chestnut, birch and oak trees. The New is rated within the World Top 100 by Golf Magazine.

The Old

Widely considered to be Von Hagge’s masterpiece, the Old Course has been consistently ranked amongst the top three courses in Europe over the past 30 years. The par-72 course through the Sologne forest, intertwined with a stunning complex of lakes that offer a uniquely serene setting.


Position Overview

A vital role to the members' experience and the quality of the golf courses, both in the presentation and playability.

Expected duties under the guidance of the Superintendent would be:

  • Ensure world-class presentation of daily course set up and excellent golf course conditions are achieved prior to the start of play each day.Ensure a safe, clean and productive work environment at all times.
  • Safely operate heavy duty and maintenance equipment.
  • Complete topdressing, aerating, verti-cutting, grooming/brushing and fertilizing tasks.
  • Perform irrigation, fertilizer and product applications while displaying responsible environmental protection practices.
  • Operate gasoline, diesel and electric utility vehicles and other maintenance equipment in a safe, non-destructive manner.
  • Complete pre-shift staging of equipment and resources daily, as required by other team members.
  • Other duties will be assigned as the operation evolves.

Expectations and Experience

  • Positive attitude and excellent organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with the safe operation of motorized equipment.
  • Experience with the principles to safely operate gasoline and diesel engines.
  • Mechanical aptitude and the ability to operate hand blower, trimmers, and other various hand tools and equipment.
  • Ability to follow oral and written directions in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Learn golf terminology and the importance of each playable areas such as greens, tees, fairway, bunker and understand the game of golf.
  • French speaking not compulsory.

Remuneration
Salary will be assigned to match the expertise level of the candidate. Accommodation support and allowance can also be supplied.


Should you be interested to learn more and wish to join our team at one of Europe’s premier golfing estates please send CV to [email protected] 

 

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