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.
With the positive impact that Covid-19 has had on the increase in golf participation across Scotland, we are looking to recruit a new role as Director of Pathways & Coaching to lead the collaboration between Scottish Golf and key stakeholders to develop and implement a world class pathway for golf in Scotland. We are seeking an individual with the drive, energy and experience of delivering our vision of making golf Scotland’s game for everyone.
The key deliverables of the role are:
The essential experience we require:
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If you have the appetite, passion and experience to be part of an exciting future for golf in Scotland, putting “participation for all” at the heart of the game, then please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] and include Director of Pathways & Coaching in the subject line.
Closing date: 12 noon on Monday 6 December
Interviews: Monday 13 December at Arrol House, Viking Way, Rosyth, KY11 2UU
With a strategic vision to make golf Scotland’s game for everyone, we are committed to providing opportunities for Scottish teams and individuals to compete at a high level, creating champions and ambassadors who inspire future generations of golfers. We are seeking an individual with the drive, energy and experience to contribute towards the delivering this vision.
The key deliverables of the role are:
The essential experience we require:
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If you have the appetite, passion and experience to be part of an exciting future for golf in Scotland, then please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] and include Performance Programme Manager in the subject line.
Closing date: 12 noon on Friday 10 December
Montrose Golf Links is situated on the most famous coastline in the world for links golf. Golf has been played here for over 450 years: making it the 5th Oldest in the world.
This forward-thinking, progressive venue is now looking for a capable, customer-focused General Manager to help build the business. Your role will lead, direct, and manage the highly competent teams of employees and contractors managing both courses. You will have strong financial acumen with knowledge of how to generate new revenue streams allowing strategic improvements while managing the business on a day-to-day basis. Relevant skills in leadership, customer-facing, strategic thinking is essential.
Key duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
You will have an outgoing personality to positively influence the performance of other members of the team and engage with external agencies/stakeholders. Your role is to deliver the strategy to ensure current customer expectations are exceeded and future customers (Season Ticket Holders and Visitors) know the venue through consistent application and strengthening of the MGL brand.
Essential Skills & Behaviours:
We expect our team members to:
This role may include weekend and evening attendance as required.
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Situated only 4 miles from Edinburgh city centre, Liberton Golf Club opened in 1920 and has a vacancy for the part-time role of Club Administrator.
Due to retirement, Liberton Golf Club is presently looking to employ a new Club Administrator. The successful applicant will assist the Secretary with the smooth and efficient running of the office.
The job requires a person with good financial knowledge to work with existing accounting systems and processing of monthly payments.
Main duties of the post include:
Skills, Abilities and Experience:
Hours: 20 per week which will require to be worked flexibly.
Remuneration: Dependent on experience.
More details are available from the Secretary.
Applications, including current CV, to be sent via email to: [email protected]
Closing date for applications: 3rd December 2021
East Renfrewshire is a moorland course regionally recognised as the number 1 golf course in Renfrewshire. Situated in the Southside of Glasgow, we are delighted to offer the role of Accounts Administrator to join the team ahead of the Clubs Historic Centenary Year in 2022.
Reporting directly to the Club Manager, you will have shared responsibility for processing all invoices and payroll and the delivery of general administration functions in order to ensure the efficient running of the Club.
You will have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills coupled with the ability to effectively liaise with members, visitors and suppliers/contractors.
You must be IT literate with a working knowledge of SAGE Accounts and Microsoft Office. In addition you will have a flexible approach to allow duties to be occasionally undertaken outwith normal working hours during peak periods.
Previous experience of working within a Golf Club environment is desirable; however previous administration experience is essential.
The main duties and responsibilities include:
Hours – 21 hours per week to be worked over 3 days (start/finish time negotiable)
Salary – £12,372 per annum
Closing date – 8th December 2021
Expressions of interest should be sent to [email protected]
Thornton Golf Club, situated in Fife, has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated and skilled Club Professional to join our forward thinking team. Thornton Golf Club, is a par 70 parkland course with over 400 members. The Club was established in 1921 and is celebrating it’s 100th year. The club boasts excellent clubhouse facilities as well as a large practice area.
The Head Professional will work closely with General Manager and Head Greenkeeper on a daily basis and be part of the Management Committee to assist in developing the club with a focus of increasing/retaining membership and developing revenue streams.
The Club requires the Head Professional to work on a self-employed basis with a very clear remit and must be able to demonstrate the following attributes & skills:
Thornton Golf Club can offer an attractive Retainer Agreement to allow you to develop and run a successful business.
If you would like to be considered for this excellent opportunity, please send a cover letter and CV, outlining your suitability, level of experience and competence, to Richard Murphy, General Manager, Thornton Golf Club, Station Road, Thornton, KY1 4DW or email [email protected]
Closing Date: Wednesday 15th December 2021
Anticipated Start Date: Tuesday 1st February 2022
Inverurie Golf Club is seeking to recruit a Junior Organiser to take on the role as the key focal point in the development & sustaining of the clubs’ Junior Development Program, aligned to Scottish Golf National Framework.
To the right applicant:
Someone who can perform the Key Tasks:
We are seeking someone with the following Key Skills:
Interested parties are advised to contact [email protected] for further information.
An attractive package commensurate with experience is on offer to the successful candidate. Please forward your CV and covering letter to the office, emailing: [email protected]
Closing date: 17th December 2021
Forfar Golf Club is based amidst the beautiful Angus countryside and can boast an illustrious history. In 1871, Founding member James Brodie invited Tom Morris Snr to Forfar where he laid out an 18-hole golf course. This was the very first 18-hole course built from inception anywhere in the world.
The club is currently recruiting for a Head of Retail & Golf Operations.
This is a fast pace and rewarding role, leading the retail team to deliver exceptional customer service whilst managing the overall sales performance of the Golf Shop.
This position will include ensuring exemplary merchandising standards whilst making all buying decisions.
The successful candidate will take responsibility for the administration of all golf bookings, membership enquiries and group outings, along with the running of competitions and processing of handicaps.
A passion for the game is highly desirable as we seek someone to proactively market Forfar Golf Club to a wider audience.
You will report directly to the Club Manager.
CLOSING DATE: 30th November 2021
Salary to be discussed at interview.
All applications should reply with CV and covering letter to [email protected]
Have you the drive, passion and ambition to make this new role your own?
This is a fantastic opportunity for a confident, enthusiastic individual to join the team at one of Edinburgh’s friendliest and progressive private member golf clubs.
This role may suit an experienced club administrator in position or someone looking to progress a career in club management.
The club is willing to talk with suitably qualified candidates about taking the role on either a full or part-time basis. The remit will adjust accordingly.
Reporting to the Club Manager the Golf Operations Coordinator (GOC) will be responsible for front and back office golf operations, ultimately delivering an unrivalled member and visitor experience.
A well rounded knowledge of the golf industry is a pre-requisite. Hours shall be annualised due to seasonal nature of the role and some weekend working will be required.
Candidates with the relevant knowledge, experience, skills and attributes outlined in the job description are invited to apply with an up-to-date CV and covering letter detailing why they are right for the role.
Please email Gus Santana, Club Manager at [email protected] typing ‘Golf Operations’ in the subject line.
Applications close: Noon, Friday 17th December
Crieff Golf Club is currently seeking interested individual(s) to apply for the Catering Franchise agreement to service members, visitors and visiting parties to the Club.
Situated in the heart of Perthshire, Crieff Golf Club offers a friendly welcome and reliable playing conditions throughout the year, to both members and visitors alike. Or 18 hole parkland Ferntower course is complemented by our 9 hole Dornock course providing an ideal 27 hole visitor day package.
With a membership of over 800 and approximately 10,000 visitor rounds a year and a large modern clubhouse including an excellent kitchen, we are capable of catering for large functions and visiting parties enabling us to offer an attractive catering franchise to a suitably qualified and competent person or persons. In January 2022 there will be a full upgrade refit of the clubhouse main lounge and foyer areas making it even more attractive to all members and visitors.
This position is on a self-employed basis with Crieff Golf Club providing the kitchen facilities and utilities.
The Club has a well-appointed, spacious kitchen which can be inspected by arrangement. The main Clubhouse lounge can accommodate up to 110 seated guests with the newly refurbished back bar catering up to 25.
Applications are invited from suitably experienced caterers to provide a high-quality catering service to the members and visitors at Crieff Golf Club.
Applications should reach us by end of business on 30th November 2021 addressed to The Captain, Crieff Golf Club, Perth Road, Crieff PH7 3LR or emailed to [email protected]
Clydebank & District Golf Club is a private members’ club, situated in Hardgate on the western edge of Glasgow. Our beautiful parkland course attracts a growing number of visitors and societies, while a range of attractive packages is helping to maintain and develop membership of approx. 500. The relaxed atmosphere in the lounge reflects the welcome that we wish to offer to members and visitors alike.
We have an opportunity for an experienced Caterer to take on the Catering franchise for our club restaurant to look after the day-to-day catering requirements of members and visiting golfers. In addition, catering is also required for formal dinners, restaurant meals, social events and private parties. This is an ideal opportunity for a self-motivated Caterer to expand this business in conjunction with the Club.
Please send CV to Margaret Higgins via email to: [email protected] or by post to, The Secretary, Clydebank & District Golf Club, Glasgow Road, Hardgate, Clydebank, G81 5QY.
Closing date for applications is Monday 13th December 2021
Turnhouse Golf Club Ltd is currently seeking a new partner to apply for our Catering Contract which will service members, guests, visitors, and the public. The position requires the applicant(s) to deliver all aspects of the food operation at Turnhouse Golf Club in line with our vision and standards.
Located near Edinburgh Airport, Turnhouse Golf Club is a vibrant and forward-thinking golf club with an active membership of over 800 across various categories. Our 18-hole golf club is complimented by fantastic practice facilities, creating a busy environment all year round. With a modern clubhouse and an open licence, we are capable of catering for large functions and corporate/society golf days.
There will be a requirement to provide a daily bistro style service to include short order items, breakfasts, bar snacks, light meals, cakes and dinners across our bar and lounge. In addition, we will expect our new partner to work with us to develop new and untapped business.
Operating with a current catering turnover of around £120,000 per annum, there is a fantastic opportunity for our new partner to substantially increase this figure with the delivery of a high quality, consistent service along with the introduction of new ideas. Our membership is very supportive and there is a development of 2,000 houses being built on our doorstep within the next couple of years. We have an ambitious strategy to maximise this opportunity and are therefore looking to work in partnership with a highly motivated caterer to develop what is an already viable and successful business.
Requirements for the ideal candidate:
Turnhouse Golf Club will provide and maintain a fully equipped kitchen and will sign an agreement for a period to be mutually agreed. Suitable candidates should provide a full CV detailing qualifications and previous experience to the General Manager – [email protected].
The closing date for applications is Friday 10th December 2021
An exciting and rare opportunity has arisen for an experienced and talented Course Manager to lead our team.
Cawder Golf Club has two stunning courses; our Championship course with its very own “Amen Corner” and the more forgiving Keir Course. Our members and guests expect exceptional playing surfaces in line with the reputation we have developed over the years.
Following the announcement of the departure of our current Course Manager, we seek to appoint a dedicated and motivated Professional who shares the ambitions of the Club.
The successful candidate will have the following:
The remuneration package will include a competitive salary which is negotiable depending on experience, complimentary Club Membership, payment of all Professional body fees, full uniform and discounted food and beverage whilst on duty.
Please click Apply Now to submit your CV and cover letter detailing your suitability for the position.
Application closing date: 10th December 2021
Callander Golf Club was formed in 1890 and is situated in the Trossachs which is widely regarded as the gateway to the highlands. With stunning views from all over the course it could be said that it is one of the most picturesque courses in the area and this in turn leads to a large number of visiting golfers on a yearly basis.
We are seeking a highly motivated individual to join our greenkeeping team, who will play an important role in ensuring that the golf course is maintained to the highest standard.
Callander Golf Club is committed towards providing excellence on the course through a long term course improvement programme.
Objective of the Role
The role of Assistant Greenkeeper is to support the Head Greenkeeper to present the golf courses and surrounding areas at a consistently high standard.
It is the assistant greenkeepers role to:
• Maintain the golf courses and other grounds as directed by the Head Greenkeeper and Greens Committee to the required standard. This will include mowing, aeration, fertiliser application, spraying, divoting, bunker maintenance, top-dressing, changing holes, changing
tee-markers, irrigation and system maintenance.
• Carry out construction projects as directed.
• Maintain course furniture and signs. This will involve preparing surfaces, painting, varnishing and repairing.
• Make signs and install signs and ball washers.
• Empty bins around the courses and grounds weekly or more often as required.
• Drive a tractor to conduct operations such as verti-draining, slit-tining, spraying, applying fertiliser, mowing, gravel banding and transporting with a trailer.
• Transport personnel, materials and equipment using buggies and turf trucks making sure to use pathways and avoiding hazardous slopes.
• Use chainsaw (once qualified) for woodland maintenance and tree work.
• Use pesticides (once qualified) as required. Keep spraying records when applying pesticide.
• Keep the greenkeepers’ shed tidy and safe. Cleaned equipment must always be returned to its home shed.
• Keep records of servicing on computerised system.
• Respond to emergencies, including fire and chemical spillages using emergency equipment (eg fire extinguishers) and calling for assistance.
• Carry out any other tasks as directed by the Head Greenkeeper or any other member of the management board.
The applicant will ideally possess the following attributes:
• Previous experience not essential but should be highlighted within the application
• Good time keeper
• Motivated and willingness to learn
• Friendly and willing to work as a team member
• Passion for producing a high quality golf course
• Monday to Friday – Full time
• Weekend work will be on a rota basis
This vacancy will be withdrawn when a suitable person has been appointed.
Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Please send your CV and covering letter for the attention of Grant Donaldson, Head Greenkeeper.
Email – [email protected]
Closing Date – 30th November 2021
Address: Callander Golf Club, Aveland Road, Callander, FK17 8EN
Dunblane New Golf Club is a well-presented parkland golf course set in the Cathedral city of Dunblane, Central Scotland. The Club is seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated Assistant Greenkeeper with good communication skills, the ability to work both autonomously and within a dedicated team.
Working under the direction of the Course Manager or his Deputy, the successful candidate will be responsible for ensuring that the course and practice facilities are maintained to a first-class playing condition as well as assisting with numerous exciting course projects.
The ideal candidate will have the following:
The successful applicant will have an eye for detail, be self-motivated and be able to deliver the high standards expected by the club.
This is a physically demanding role which requires working outdoors in all weather conditions with rostered weekend shifts.
We also have a range of benefits for the successful candidate:
If you feel you have what it takes to succeed in this position then please apply now.
Dunblane New Golf Club
Closing date: 13th December 2021
The vacancy of Assistant Greenkeeper has arisen at Ranfurly Castle Golf Club.
Reporting to the Head Greenkeeper, we are seeking to employ an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual to assist in the preparation and maintenance of the golf course, continuously delivering high standards.
Ranfurly Castle Golf Club is a member’s golf club which opened in 1889 and is situated on the edge of Bridge of Weir Village. It is regarded as one of the finest moorland courses in the tranquillity of the Renfrewshire countryside and continues to invest in improving & upgrading the facilities.
Applicants will, as a minimum, be expected to demonstrate a proven track record of the following:
It would be an advantage but not essential to have:
The Club will provide:
Closing date for applications: Friday 31st December 2021
Please submit your CV and a covering letter, advising of your salary expectations, by email to [email protected] or by post.