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Our careers page features a range of employment opportunities within the golf industry in Scotland, from roles within Scottish Golf to those at our member golf clubs. If your club would like to advertise a position at no cost, contact [email protected] with job description, club logo and deadlines.

Vacancies

Do you have a love of golf and want to contribute to the success of Scottish Golf?

The successful individual will contribute to the overall marketing and delivery of the company’s digital solution. The position requires a creative individual with a flair for capturing dynamic content through new and traditional platforms, supporting Scottish Golf and our member clubs to demonstrate a fun, vibrant and welcoming sport for all participants.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Creative development of campaigns from conception through to implementation and delivery.
  • Day to day content management of the Scottish Golf website, app and social media channels in line with brand guidelines and strategic objectives, ensuring that content is maintained updated and offers fun, vibrant and engaging to appeal to a broad audience.
  • To work with the team in developing and executing effective digital and social media campaigns
  • Support the activation of key sponsors and partners.
  • Carry out any other reasonable duties required to contribute to the work of the department.
  • This role requires significant work during evenings and weekends, often requiring remote working from home or at events

Experience and Knowledge required:

Minimum 2-years’ experience working in a PR, media or communications environment

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable track record of working in teams delivering distinctive campaigns / events
  • Creative and innovative, with the ability to bring to life insights, topics and trends, and produce great images and story-telling
  • Experience of creating engaging digital content, e.g. digital copy, press releases, e-communications, video, blogs, social media, images & infographics
  • Passionate about the role of marketing in engaging audiences
  • Highly organised and an outstanding communicator, able to deal with multiple projects, tight deadlines and fast-moving golf content – while keeping a clear eye on strategic goals and priorities
  • Excellent IT skills, especially use of Word, image editing software, website content management, ideally WordPress or equivalent platform. Experience of video editing software is preferred, but not essential.
  • Passion for golf

This list of specific and general duties and responsibilities is non-exhaustive and subject to review and change.

Qualifications:

  • As the post involves a significant amount of travelling, applicants must hold a full current driving licence. Expenses will be reimbursed when travelling on company business.

Application deadline: 07/10/2021

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: £23,000.00-£30,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • Company pension
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Private medical insurance

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends

Work remotely:

  • No

Apply via Indeed by clicking below.

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Situated to the East of Edinburgh in the lee of Arthur’s Seat, Duddingston Golf Club has a long prestigious history dating back to 1895. Primarily a Members Club with a membership of over 700, Duddingston’s primary function is the provision of social golf.

The Club is close to Duddingston Village in the Duddingston Conservation Area and many popular residential areas, as well as being in close proximity to all of Scotland’s main transport routes. Visitors and guests are most welcome to both the course and clubhouse.

Duddingston Golf Club has some of the best facilities available to any golf course in Edinburgh and the Lothians, including a Championship Golf Course, Clubhouse, Pro Shop and Practice Facilities. Known for its challenging design and sweeping fairways, the course is one of the outstanding parkland courses in Scotland and has hosted professional & amateur events, as well as being a popular venue for society and corporate outings.

This forward-thinking, progressive club is now looking for a capable and motivated general manager to help build on recently laid foundations for the next chapter of the club’s future. Their role will be to:

  • Work with the Club’s Board to deliver a Strategic Plan
  • Lead the whole team to enhance the experience of members and visitors
  • Continue to grow revenues at the club

In order to meet these challenges, the successful candidate must demonstrate:

  • A proven record in managing a service[1]based organisation
  • A thorough understanding of the operational and governance demands of a private members golf club
  • Ability to make effective use of IT (Intelligent Golf, Xero, website)
  • An outgoing personality to positively influence the performance of other members of the team and engage with external agencies/stakeholders

An attractive package commensurate with experience is on offer to the successful candidate. This senior management position is being handled by Contemporary Club Leadership. Please forward your CV and covering letter to Kevin Fish at CCL Ltd by emailing: [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Friday 29th October 2021

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Peterculter Golf Club is the Gateway to Golf on Royal Deeside. A spectacular 18-hole golf course that follows the natural contours of the River Dee with stunning views of the Grampian Mountains. We are a very busy Club with a welcoming clubhouse, full catering capability, that deals with outings and corporate events. Our Golf professional provides a fully stocked shop and coaching programmes for all ages.

We now have a new and exciting opportunity for a Club Administrator/Manager to join a busy team and provide a focal point for Staff, Members, Corporate Clients, and visitors alike. This is a full-time role, Monday to Friday, with a competitive salary and pension scheme.

A job description is available on request.

Applicants should have relevant experience and be able to work on their own initiative.

Interested applicants should submit their CV and any relevant information to [email protected]

Closing date for applications is 8th October 2021

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Ratho Park Golf Club was founded in 1928 and is situated on the west side of Edinburgh, 5 minutes from Edinburgh Airport and 20 minutes from the city centre.

Completely encircled by trees and set in beautiful parkland, the 18 hole, easy walking golf course measures 6003 yards for gents and 5606 yards for ladies.  The course provides players of all abilities an easily accessible but testing challenge.

Ratho Park Golf Club provides all year round golf for both members, members guests, visitors and corporate outings.

The imposing Clubhouse is a fine Grade A listed manor house built in the Tudor style in 1824 by leading architect William Burn.  The main rooms on the ground floor consist of Main Lounge/Bar, Members Casual Bar, Trophy Room and the TV Lounge.  On the first floor there is a larger dining room, boardroom and indoor golf studio.  The Clubhouse is ideal for members, visiting societies, private functions and business meetings.

Ratho Park Golf Club has undergone a full review of all aspects of the Club’s governance.  In order to reflect best practice in corporate governance the Club will separate strategic leadership from operational delivery.  A single line of accountability will be in place for all aspects of the Club’s operations with the day to day operational running of the Club placed in the hands of a General Manager.

To facilitate this development the Club has identified the need to recruit a full time administrative assistant.

Overall objectives of role

To assist the General Manager with the running of the day to day management of the club in accordance with the policies set by the Board and in the interests of the members.

To project a positive image of the club.

To assist and establish and maintain appropriate business relationships within the golfing and sports sectors.

Responsibility

Reports to the General Manager.

The Ideal Candidate

Knowledge, Skills, Qualifications and Type of Experience Required

  • Formal qualifications are not required
  • A background in general administration is essential.
  • The post holder must be confident using computer packages including Microsoft Office.
  • A background in event management is desirable
  • Able to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Golf knowledge preferred
  • Experience with Intelligent Golf or a similar golf membership system preferred

Click here to view the full job description.

Remuneration

The post will be 30 hours per week with a salary of £20,000 per annum with a pension and benefits package on offer to the successful candidate.

If you have the above experience and believe you have what it takes to fill this role please apply now.

Applications should be via email to the General Manager and include a covering letter and CV.

Email: [email protected]

Application deadline: Thursday 30th September 2021

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Role Context

Elgin Golf Club is a premium golf club offering the highest standards to its members and visitors on and off the course. Our aim is to be the best inland course and club in the North of Scotland and be the club of choice in Moray. We have good membership numbers and this is part of what we believe contributes to be the “Elgin Experience”. Our golf course is maintained to the highest standards and our club house is warm and welcoming where our members and guests “Experience” the best of service and facilities.

Job Purpose: To lead in the administrative duties of the Golf Club for Membership & Competition Services

Reporting to: Club Manager

Key Responsibilities:

  • To offer the opportunity for members or any prospective clients or visitors of the golf club to play in a variety of formats, at the club and/or in tournament play, to be responsible for the administration of all Club and Open Tournaments, ensuring that there are sufficient staff/volunteers available to meet operational needs.
  • To lead on the administration & completion of member bookings, visitor & society enquiries via email, telephone and internet (lead generated database).
  • To include & update all club departments in the completion of all bookings
  • To liaise with relevant HoD, Section leads on the annual fixture list, with its input to the Golf Management Software
  • To coordinate the allocation of club & open competition prizes
  • To contribute to the production of statistical data for the performance & participation of member & open competitions as well as golf course usage
  • To meet and exceed financial revenue and contribution targets
  • To adhere to standard operating procedures for all aspects of the financial operation of the Administration function. This includes book keeping, cash handling, discount and refund policies and procedures
  • The planning and coordinating of tournaments and other golf events
  • Maintain an understanding of the rules of golf and various golf formats
  • To organise corporate, promotional, sales and marketing events, ensuring that they are properly structured, coordinated, communicated and delivered to benefit members, guests and other potential users of the golf club
  • To promote the clubs reputation as a facility that consistently delivers high quality coaching, and expert tuition to the Junior Golf Program
  • To liaise with the Senior Management team in the developing value-added services and products for the benefit of members and users of the facilities
  • To actively participate in networking opportunities, developing links with external agencies (local schools, clubs, businesses, etc.) to promote the game of golf and facilities at the club to potential new members and golf participants
  • To assist in the identification of individual training needs and complete regular performance reviews.
  • Maintain a high level of appropriate personal and professional development reflective of current and/or future role responsibilities e.g. courses, qualifications, reading etc
  • Maintain a good working knowledge of Golf Club Management Software implemented by the Golf Club

People Focused:

  • Able to influence, strong interpersonal skills (able to maintain a congenial rapport with all whom he or she come into contact with), “no problem” mentality with a mindset for business acumen
  • Focus on customer service excellence, building member and client relationships, organised (plans and prioritises, keeps accurate records), in touch with trends in the golfing industry

Personal Attributes/Personal Traits:

  • Professional conduct and appearance, good time manager, self-motivated and keen to develop the Golf Club as a business, flexible, effective and natural communicator, pays attention to detail, uses initiative, reliable, customer focused, strong presentation skills, structured approach to tournament planning.

Additional:

  • To work closely with other department heads and their teams to deliver the “Elgin Experience”
  • To perform additional duties as identified by the Club Manager and Board in line with reasonable expectations associated with the role

Particulars:

  • Part Time 15 – 20 hours per week
  • Proposed Monday to Friday working with the requirement for occasional evening and weekend working
  • £8.91 – £9.50 p/h pending experience

How to apply:

The post can be available for an immediate start with enquiries encouraged to the Club Manager – John Duguid on [email protected] or 01343543590

Closing date for applications: Thursday September 30th 2021

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Elgin Golf Club have a vacancy for highly motivated, enthusiastic, and hardworking PGA Head Professional who is looking to further develop their career by joining our dedicated team. The successful candidate will have a passion for the development of our Junior and Beginner Programmes. A desire to provide the highest level of service to all members, and guests alike is also required. We have ambitious plans for growth and development with the perfect individual being able to help us achieve those plans.

Elgin Golf Club is a premium golf club offering the highest standards to its members and visitors on and off the course. Our aim is to be the best inland course and club in the North of Scotland and be the club of choice in Moray. We have good membership numbers and this is part of what we believe contributes to be the “Elgin Experience”. Our golf course is maintained to the highest standards and our club house is warm and welcoming where our members and guests “Experience” the best of service and facilities.

This varied role which includes sales from our generously sized shop, teaching and custom fitting is an important role at this busy private members Club servicing a 700 strong playing membership. EGC has practice and coaching facilities, which we are looking to develop but includes our short game area, 250 yard long game area, Practice putting and practice hole.

Applicants should be well presented, approachable, friendly, and confident working in a customer focused environment. Strong communication skills, and a demonstrable product knowledge are also required. In addition, the ideal candidate will be IT literate with experience of Golf Management Software, in particular, BRS, Club V1 and VMS.

 

To apply, please send your C.V. and a covering letter to:

Ian Savage – Club Captain

Elgin Golf Club

Birnie Road

Elgin

IV30 8SX

Or via e-mail to: [email protected]

 

Closing date for applications: Sunday October 3rd 2021

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Dunfermline Golf Club has an opportunity for a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and hardworking PGA Head Professional who is looking to further develop their business by joining our dedicated team. The successful candidate will have a passion for the development of our Junior and Beginner Programmes. A desire to provide the highest level of service to all members, and guests alike is also required. We have ambitious plans for growth and development with the perfect individual being able to help us achieve those plans.

Dunfermline Golf Club is a premium golf club offering the highest standards to its members and visitors on and off the course. Our vision is to be the best parkland course and club in Fife. We are unique in that our Club House is a 15th Century Castle where our members and guests “Experience” the best of service and facilities.

This varied role which includes sales from our generously sized shop, teaching, and custom fitting is an important role at this busy private members Club servicing a 1000 strong playing membership. Our club boasts a separate par 3 nine-hole course and extensive practice and coaching facilities including a 250-yard long game area, a short game area, driving nets, warm-up chipping area and practice putting green.

Applicants should be well presented, approachable, friendly, and confident working in a customer focused environment. Strong communication skills, and a demonstrable product knowledge are also required. In addition, the ideal candidate will be IT literate with experience of Golf Management Software, in particular, BRS and Club V1.

 

To apply, please send your C.V. and a covering letter to:

 

Megan Brown – Club Administrator

DUNFERMLINE GOLF CLUB

Pitfirrane

Crossford

Dunfermline

United Kingdom

KY12 8QW

 

Or via e-mail to: [email protected]

 

Closing date for applications: Friday 1st October 2021

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The Blairgowrie Golf Club is a prestigious private members club situated within the county of Perth & Kinross. The Club has a membership of 1600 and has hosted numerous National and International events with more due in the future. 

The Blairgowrie Golf Club is currently in the position to invite interested parties or individuals to apply for the franchise agreement to supply the catering and manage the front of house service at the Club. 

The club offers a well-equipped kitchen with a spacious and well-furnished front of house area in an attractive Clubhouse setting that overlooks the golf course for dining, social functions and general catering. 

This position requires the individual or company to manage all areas of the food and beverage service through providing an exceptional level of food and service standards. The franchise offers several excellent revenue opportunities through established member and social events, general catering, groups and society golf outings.  

This fantastic opportunity requires the individual or company to demonstrate the following attributes:  

  • Hold appropriate food preparation and health & hygiene certificates. 
  • The ability to deliver high quality food alongside a customer-focused front of house service. 
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team. 
  • Experience in providing a similar franchised catering service elsewhere. 
  • Excellent communication skills

 

This position is on a self-employed basis with The Blairgowrie Golf Club providing the kitchen facilities and contribution to utilities. Excellent accommodation is available with the position, which may be well suited to a couple who can provide both the catering and front of house service.

 

Full details of the package will be given at interview. Closing Date for Applications: 30th September 2021.

 

The Club would like the successful applicant to be available for a commencement date of 15th November 2021, although this is negotiable. All interested applicants to apply in writing, including a covering letter and detailed CV to Stuart Wilson, Managing Secretary, The Blairgowrie Golf Club, Golf Course Road, Rosemount, Blairgowrie, PH10 6LG. 

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Dullatur Golf Club invites applications for a catering franchise partner to supply and manage the food preparation and service at Dullatur Golf Club.

Dullatur Golf Club is a Scottish Golf Championship venue with more than 1100 members.

We offer a well-equipped kitchen, bar and lounge/restaurant accommodating around 100 people.

The successful applicant will be required to manage all aspects of the catering operation by providing a high level of food and service, consistent with what would normally be expected of a private members’ golf club.

The successful applicant would have to demonstrate the following:

  • The ability to deliver quality food alongside a customer focused front of house service, ranging from daily bar menus with specials, light menus, Sunday lunches, team matches, social functions as well as member and non-member functions and celebrations.
  • Flexibility in the hours of service.
  • Be in possession of current and relevant food preparation and Health and Hygiene qualifications.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work with other Golf Club staff and Dullatur Golf Club Council.

We are open to negotiation on a mutually beneficial agreement and encourage applicants to propose a structure that would maximise joint benefits. We are also open to the possibility of a franchise operation covering both catering and bar operations and are happy to consider proposals in that respect.

Those interested should apply in writing and include a current CV together with a document that outlines proposed arrangements and DULLATUR GOLF CLUB commercial terms for the partnership arrangement. Post your application with the appropriate attachments to Stuart McKie, Club Captain, Dullatur Golf Club, Glen Douglas Drive, Cumbernauld G68 0DW or email – [email protected]

Closing date: Friday 8th October 2021

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Dunblane New Golf Club is currently seeking interested parties or individuals to apply for the Catering Franchise agreement to service members and visitors of the club.

The club offers a well-equipped kitchen with a spacious and well-furnished front of house area in an attractive Clubhouse setting that overlooks the golf course for dining, social functions and general catering.

This position requires the individual or company to manage all areas of catering as well as the sales of hot beverages. The franchise offers several excellent revenue opportunities through established member and social events, general catering, functions, funerals and society golf outings.

This fantastic opportunity requires the individual or company to demonstrate the following attributes:

  • Hold appropriate food preparation and health & hygiene certificates
  • The ability to deliver high quality food alongside a customer-focused front of house service
  • Demonstrate the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
  • Experience in providing a similar franchised catering service elsewhere
  • Excellent communication skills

This position is on a self-employed basis with Dunblane New Golf Club providing the kitchen facilities and utilities.

Full details of the package will be given at interview.

Closing Date for Applications: 30th September 2021.

The Club would like the successful applicant to be available for a commencement date of 5th November 2021, although this is negotiable.

All interested applicants to apply in writing, including a covering letter and detailed CV to Jonny Chaisty, Managing Secretary, Dunblane New Golf Club, Perth Road, Dunblane, FK15 0LJ

[email protected]

 

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Cathcart Castle Golf Club is a James Braid designed 18-hole Parkland course situated in the Southside of Glasgow. The club was established in 1895 and is one of the oldest in the area. We are seeking a Head Chef to join and lead our enthusiastic and friendly kitchen team.

The Role

You will be responsible for running the kitchen at Cathcart Castle Golf Club providing high quality, homemade meals and snacks for members and guests of Cathcart Castle Golf Club. Alongside the Clubhouse Manager you will be responsible for managing the House Staff and you will be required to ensure that all food hygiene and health and safety standards are met.

Hours of employment are approx. 40 per week and additional hours may be required on occasion due to the additional requirements of the Club.

Responsibilities

  • Set up of the kitchen with all needed ingredients and cooking equipment
  • Creation of menus for daily use and function/dinner bookings
  • Order appropriate stock
  • Prepare and cook food for day to day menu, visiting groups, dinners, events, functions and specials etc
  • Ensure portions are controlled
  • Ensure great presentation by dressing dishes before they are served
  • Ensure smooth service to tables and functions
  • Keep a sanitised, clean and orderly environment in the kitchen
  • Ensure regular cleaning of catering equipment and storage areas (inc. fridges)
  • Ensure all food and other items are stored properly
  • Ensure temperatures checks are taken and record in line with food safety standards
  • Manage stock and place orders when required
  • Managing staff rotas and timesheets
  • Liaise with members and guests to organise catering for bookings, functions and events

The role comes with a competitive rate of pay, holiday entitlement and pension. Position is available for immediate start.

For more information or to apply, including a CV and covering letter, please contact Alan Pollock by email on [email protected]

Closing date for applications: Friday 8th October 2021

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About us

Liberton Golf Club, located at 297 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5UJ. The Club was established in 1920. Providing a first-class service to all members, guests and visitors.

Duties

The Assistant Bar Manager will assist Bar Manager in a busy clubhouse, taking on all management duties in their absence.

This is a permanent position covering the day-to-day bar operation including functions, i.e. parties, funerals, weddings, and visitor golf outings.

  • Working an average of 30 hours per week on a flexible basis in accordance with weekly roster this will include weekends and evenings
  • Must have excellent communication skills to liaise with all customers
  • Previous bar experience desirable
  • Willing to work to attain Personal License

Job Type: Permanent contract. Immediate start available.

Salary: £9.00-£10.00 per hour

Benefits:

  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking
  • Staff pension scheme

COVID-19 considerations:
Presently staff are required to wear masks during work throughout clubhouse except when sitting down to eat or drink. Clubhouse is cleaned daily, and track & trace is currently in operation.

Closing date: 5th October 2021

To apply please forward your CV together with covering letter to [email protected]

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Designed by Donald Steel & Co. The course opened in 2001 and in this short period has been host to many national events, including the 2006 Scottish Amateur Strokeplay Championship and was a qualifying course for the 2007 British Seniors Open at Muirfield.

To join our team to assist in maintaining our 18-hole Links course South Links par 3 Course and Practice facilities.

The applicant must have excellent work ethic, dedication and be a team player with a keen eye for presentation.

Candidates should possess the following qualifications and attributes:

  • NVQ Level 2/3 in Sports Turf Management
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience
  • Demonstrate the ability and experience to inspire, motivate and manage a team
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills
  • High standard of course preparation and set up
  • A positive and flexible approach to work
  • PA1, PA2 and PA6

Benefits

  • Golf membership
  • Bigga membership
  • Pension scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Uniform
  • Further education and training opportunities

Apply by sending your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Closing date: 30th September 2021

 

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Vacancy:    1 x Full Time / Annualised Hours

Salary:      Negotiable

The Successful candidate will have the opportunity to become part of a very progressive Golf Club / Agronomy Team, that strives to produce consistently high standards in line with a Championship Golf Course Environment.

Candidate Profile:

  • Good Communication Skills.
  • Strong and Flexible work Ethic.
  • Can do Attitude / Ambitious approach towards Career Development.
  • Basic Knowledge in Agronomy supported by Certification.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience.
  • Experience in Operating / Maintaining Golf Course Equipment.
  • Experience in Bulk Application of Pesticides supported by Certification.
  • Experience in Chainsaw Operations supported by Certification.
  • Ability to deputise for the Course Superintendent.

To apply, please send a copy of your CV to [email protected]

Closing Date for Applications: Thursday 30th September 2021

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Cawder Golf Club, Bishopbriggs are looking to complement their existing greens team with the addition of 2 full time Assistant Greenkeepers.

A fantastic opportunity to join a hard-working greenkeeping team that maintain both the Cawder Championship course and Keir course, they also have a 6-hole academy with driving range and practice greens onsite.

To succeed in this position, you will need to have a can-do attitude with a proven track record within the turf industry, be able to work under pressure and adapt when required to change according to the needs of the business. Maintaining the highest standard is essential.

You must also possess the ability to problem solve on your own.

Weekend work is essential (overtime rates paid) and is done on a rota basis.

Essential Skills/Requirements are as follows: –

  • Minimum SVQ Level 2
  • A minimum of 3 years greenkeeping experience
  • Knowledge of modern machinery usage and machinery maintenance
  • A working knowledge of Health and Safety in greenkeeping

Preferred Skills

  • PA1, 2 and 6 certificates
  • Knowledge of irrigation systems

Benefits

  • Competitive salary + OT
  • 28 days holiday per year
  • Club Membership
  • Uniform
  • New Employee Incentive Scheme

Closing date for applications: 4th October 2021

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Checking in booked golfers, setting up TopTracer Bays and maintaining a busy golf range. Seasonal job for Winter. Evenings and Weekends included on a part time basis.
Knowledge of golf important along with driving license.
Closing date for applicants: 30th September 2021.
Email CV to [email protected]
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