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The Wilmslow Golf Club

Wilmslow Golf Club

Vacancies

Course Manager

The Wilmslow Golf Club has a strategy to consolidate its position as one of the premier courses in Cheshire and to become one of the top 20 courses in the North  of England. To help drive this strategy the club is seeking a new Course Manager

The Club has, and continues to, invest in the development of the course and machinery and now wishes to take the club to the next level

The Course Manager will have overall responsibility for the golf course and estate and have the following personal key attributes

  • Ability and willingness to be involved in all areas of course/estate management with the flexibility to work varied hours
  • Ability to identify the needs of the golf course and advise the Club Committee of the changes, alterations and developments required to meet the overall Club strategy
  • Ability and pride in presentation of the golf course and estate in excellent condition with specific attention to detail while adhering to recommended environmental and sustainable agronomic processes
  • Ability to manage staff and resources in an efficient and financially controlled way within agreed budgets

Specific requirements, experience and qualifications

  • Relevant nationally recognised greenkeeping/sportsturf qualification
  • Appropriate number of years experience in the role of Course Manager/Head Greenkeeper or Assistant Course Manager at a high quality golf course
  • Supervisory/Management experience
  • A sound understanding of financial budget structuring and expenditure control
  • Good golfing ability and a sound knowledge of the rules of golf
  • IT skills including use of spreadsheets, word processing, internet and communication
  • Experience of planning and implementing maintenance and development programmes within budgetary and physical resource constraints and minimising disruption to members
  • Experience of managing blended fine grass greens an advantage

Personal skills

  • Positive attitude
  • Confident and assertive
  • Team player
  • Honest
  • Passionate about the game of golf, the golf course/estate and delivery of outstanding playing surfaces – tees, fairways, bunkers and greens
  • Respect of environmental and sustainability practices

An excellent salary will be offered based on experience together with significant resources to allow the club strategy to be delivered including

  • An experienced team of green staff
  • Excellent and modern equipment
  • Availability of financial resources for future investment


Interested applicants should apply in confidence to The General Manager by e mail with a covering letter and CV to greens@wilmslowgolfclub.co.uk  before Friday 6th December


A full job description can be found by clicking  here

Located only a couple of miles from Wilmslow's busy town centre, the course nestles in wooded Cheshire farmland with a meandering stream crossed by four of its eighteen holes. It regularly wins awards and is recognised as a leader in the environmental and ecological priorities of golf course management.

Rated one of the finest inland courses in the North West of England, always in first-class condition and playable in all but the most extreme of weathers, The Wilmslow Golf Club is a perfect haven from the stress of business and the cares of daily life






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