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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, contact info@scottishgolf.org with job description, club logo and deadlines. Alternatively, contact the office on 01334 466 477.

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Job Vacancies

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a catering franchisee to work in partnership with The Machrihanish Golf Club. The Club was formed in 1876, attracts a large number of visitors and has over 900 members across various categories.

Potential partners should bring experience, knowledge to this critical function as well as the passion to develop an already thriving catering operation.

You will be required to provide the following:

  • A full 7 day a week catering service to meet the needs of our members, visitors and
  • other customers;
  • A range of good quality catering to include short order items, breakfasts, bar snacks,
    light meals and dinners, across our bar, lounge and dining room;
  • A full catering service for member and non-member functions including: competition
    days, team matches, visiting golf parties, club functions, weddings, theme nights and
  • A flexible and proactive approach to the club’s catering requirements.

The ideal candidate(s) should

  • Have a proven track record in catering operations, preferably in a golf club or large
    restaurant environment;
  • Have the manpower to deliver a consistently high standard of catering to meet the
    needs of our members and other customers;
  • Be innovative and creative to ensure the club thrives in a highly competitive
  • Be commercially minded to grow clubhouse revenues in partnership with the club’s
    management team (club manager, bar staff, PGA professional, committee);
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Have a proven record of Food Hygiene and compliance to Safety Standards with
    working experience of all relevant regulations;
  • Have high personal and professional standards and be able to demonstrate excellent
    customer service;
  • Be compliant with all pertinent employment regulations relating to its staff and have
    a proven track record in the management of its staff

The preferred starting date for the new franchisee to commence the role is February 2021.

To find out more or apply for the role, please contact Willie Livingstone, Club Captain, on 01586 810213 or email secretary@macghgolf.com.

Formal applications must be received by Monday 24 August 2020


Drumpellier Golf Club is seeking a suitably qualified caterer to enter into a franchise agreement to provide the catering services for the Club. This is a fantastic opportunity for enthusiastic and pro-active candidate(s), ideally with a proven track record of managing Club catering.

The Club is a private member’s club, established in 1894, situated in the west end of Coatbridge just 8 miles east of Glasgow it is an undulating parkland course that has seen its fair share of well-known amateur and professional golfers plot their way round. We are an all year-round golf club, with a course that copes extremely well on occasions of poor weather. There are many Club Competitions and several social events in our calendar each year with our thriving membership.

The Club has over 500 members. The Clubhouse has a large lounge and separate dining room with panoramic views over the Golf Course and capacity for approximately 120 covers for dining. In the main lounge and @ 60 covers in the dining room.

Previous Golf Club catering experience would be an advantage, but more importantly, the successful applicant should be able to demonstrate the ability to deliver an excellent and varied dining experience for both the members and visitors alike, ranging from bar snacks to large dinners and functions.

Broadly, Drumpellier Golf Club is seeking a Franchisee to deliver the following services:

  • Operation of the Clubhouse as a daily facility to offer Food provision to members. (Including visiting societies and large groups).
  • Scope of added services that the Franchisee can operate may include weddings, funerals, parties or business meetings. Additional services to be agreed with the Committee and General Manager on an ad-hoc basis
  • Co-operation with Club Representatives to accommodate visitor’s requirements.
  • Organisation of Club Nights and internal Draws / Charity Nights.

A detailed statement of requirement is available on request.

Candidates should apply in writing by post or email, submitting a covering letter and proposal along with details of all relevant experience and an up to date CV to: The General Manager, Drumpellier Golf Club, Drumpellier Avenue, Coatbridge, North Lanarkshire, ML5 1RX or email gm@drumpelliergolfclub.co.uk

Closing Date: Monday, 31 August 2020


This is a full-time position based at Kingsknowe Golf Club, 326 Lanark Road, Edinburgh.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Prior experience in the same or similar role.
  • Ability to demonstrate superior leadership qualities.
  • Excellent interpersonal and people management skills.
  • A “Hands on” flexible attitude to all aspects of work.
  • A willingness to work flexible hours to meet the demands of the position.
  • A timely and accurate approach – verbal and written.
  • Sound financial and commercial acumen.
  • Experience of business development and the growth of revenue streams.

The successful candidate will also be expected to have:

  • IT competency – MS Office, social media, booking systems.
  • A working knowledge of licensing law, employment law, health and safety requirements, legislation and risk management.
  • An appreciation of golf and the expectations and traditions of a members’ club.
  • A desire to undertake further skills training within the golf industry, as supported by the Club.
  • A University/PGA/Industry recognised qualification is desirable.

If you fulfil these criteria, then we can offer a salary in the range £32-36k, dependent on experience and qualification.

Please send your CV and covering letter ASAP in confidence to clubmanager@kingsknowe.com, clearly indicating your current notice period.

Further information on the Club can be found on www.kingsknowe.com

Closing Date: Friday, 21 August 2020 (5pm)


Hilton Park is a private members golf club located just outside Milngavie in the foothills of the Scottish Highlands.

The club is now seeking a General Manager whose priorities are to:

  • Work with the Club Committee to create and deliver a Business Plan
  • Lead the whole team to enhance the experience of members and visitors
  • Continue to grow revenues at the club

An attractive package commensurate with experience is on offer to the successful candidate.

A job description and application form can be obtained from Kevin Fish at Contemporary Club Leadership Ltd by emailing recruitment@ccl.services

Closing Date: Monday, 24 August 2020 (12 noon)


Situated in Central Scotland, Dullatur Golf Club has been regarded as a leading golf club in the area since it was founded in 1896. With two courses, practice facilities, large function lounge, Members Bar areas, gym and conference room there is an ongoing opportunity of growth in the business.

We are seeking a chef to join our team and take our catering operation to the next level. As well as providing food to members and visitors, we also host large functions for any occasion.

Potential applicants should bring experience, knowledge and entrepreneurial flair to this critical function as well as the passion to be involved in an exciting future at Dullatur Golf Club. There are clear opportunities to develop the catering operation in order to fulfil its potential through high quality food and service.

We are keen to discuss individual requirements with the right candidate so if you are looking for the chance to work in a growing business, we would like to hear from you.

Please contact Joyce Burnett, Business Manager in the first instance on 01236 723230 or email joyce.burnett@dullaturgolf.com

Closing Date: Open until a suitable candidate is sought


An opportunity has arisen for the position of Head Greenkeeper at Greenburn Golf Club located along the Breichwater Valley in the village of Fauldhouse West Lothian.

The candidate must have:

  • Relevant Qualifications
  • Experience in Golf Course Management
  • Management of Staff
  • Financial Control
  • Management Reporting
  • The ability to work as an individual as well as part of a team

This is an excellent opportunity for the candidate to further develop their career in greenkeeping.

To apply, please send a CV to administrator@greenburngolfclub.co.uk or email for more information about the role.


Newbattle Golf Club seek a suitably experienced and qualified Chef to assume responsibility for the day to day operation of the club’s catering service.

The successful applicant will be able to demonstrate an excellent track record in providing a suitable range and quality of food for the golfer, families, visiting parties and major functions. You will be expected to seek and act upon customer feedback and take part in regular meetings in planning club activities. Flexibility, adaptability and a positive, constructive attitude is vital, as well as having an approachable and friendly personality, with excellent communication skills.

You must have intermediate food hygiene, knowledge of cooksafe procedures and be able to work as part of a team.

The post holder will be required to work an average of 40 hours per week on an annualised basis (fewer hours in the winter). A salary of £24,000 will be offered which will be based on experience. Holiday entitlement is available by negotiation. The club will seek reference for preferred candidates.

Applications by email to secretary@newbattlegolfclub.com


Braes Golf Centre is a new Golf and leisure business based in Maddiston in the Braes area and we are looking for a Franchise Caterer to join our team.

We are a new business but are up and running with members already signing up for golf and numerous social functions booked for the year ahead.

We have appointed a general manager to run the business and have bar and green staff already in place. We are planning a rapid expansion over the coming year and with this in mind we are looking for a franchise caterer to join the team.

The franchise will be required to cover day to day business which will include coffee and cakes, lunch and general service. The franchise will also be required to cover all booking including golf parties, corporate events and all social events.

If you would like to know more about this opportunity please contact the General Manager, Richard McLuckie on 07739 660012 or email gm@braesgolf.co.uk

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