Summer Internship Postings
2018 Summer Internship Postings

One Summer Intern Golf Course Mechanic, The Links at Mulberry Hill, Edenton, NC
Salary:  Depending on Experience
Date Position Available: May 1, 2018
Duration of Internship:  3 months
Application Deadline:  Open until filled
Date Posted:  2/9/18

The Links at Mulberry Hill is a semi private open year round 18 hole course with 12,500 rounds per year.   Greens are Champion Bermuda and tees and fairways are 419 Bermuda.  This mechanic intern position will be responsible for all aspects of a golf course mechanic and will also be assisting as an equipment operator when time allows.  

Interested applicants should email resume to Lee Souther :  lee@linksatmulberryhill.com

 

Two Summer Interns at Duke University Golf Club, Durham, NC
Salary:  $13/hour
Date Position Available:  May 1, 2018
Application Deadline:  March 31, 2018
Duration of Internship:  May - September
Date Posted:  2/5/18


The Duke University Golf Club is a 1957 Robert Trent Jones, Dr. design with Rees Jones completing renovations in 1994 and 2013. The golf course is situated on the edge of the Duke Forest and on the doorstep of Duke University in Durham, NC. The golf course complements the 4-Star Washington Duke Inn and Golf Club that sits adjacent to the property.

The greens were converted to 'Champion' ultradwarf in 2013. The course has 419 fairways, tees, rough with a private practice facility for the university's varsity golf teams which includes two bentgrass putting and chipping greens, practice tees, and bunkers. The Duke University Golf Club has held 2 NCAA Championships and presently host an annual collegiate, CGA and CPGA sectional tournaments. 

We are looking for 1 or 2 highly motivated students, looking to prepare for and jump start their careers. Summer interns will have the opportunity to broaden their knowledge of all facets of golf course maintenance. Interns will gain experience in daily/tournament setup, mowing, cultural practices, chemical and fertilizer applications, irrigation repair and maintenance, and limited administrative duties. 

Position Requirements:
Must be currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year turf program. May graduates will be considered. Previous golf course experience preferred but not required. 

Benefits include uniforms, golf privileges, and discounted meals

Interested Applicants should email resumes to Sadler Stowe at sadler.stowe@duke.edu


Three Summer Interns at Governors Club, Chapel Hill, NC
Salary:  Commensurate with experience
Date Position Available:  February 5, 2018
Application Deadline:  April 15, 2018
Date Posted:  2/5/18

Governors Club is a private open year round 27 hole course with 35,000 annual rounds. Governors Club is a golfing community nestled in the rolling terrain of Chapel Hill. The community’s championship golf course is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design established in 1990. The course runs through and around Edwards Mountain. AT 600-feet above sea level, Edwards Mountain is the highest point in the triangle. Governors Club offers a variety of golfing experiences with three distinct nines appropriately named: the Lakes Course, the Foothills Course and the Mountain Course. It has recently served as host for the 2016 NC Men’s State Amateur Championship, US Open Qualifying (men 2014 and women 2015 and 2017), the Twin States Junior Girls Championship, the CGA Tarheel Cup and the CGA Carolinas Senior 4-Ball Championship. 
Governors Club has 31 Champion bermudagrass putting greens, Tifway 419 bermudagrass fairways and rough, and zoysiagrass bunker faces.
We are seeking highly motivated, team oriented individuals for this seasons Turfgrass Internships. Students will participate in a diverse range of activities involved in daily golf course maintenance.

 Duties:
• General golf course maintenance including mowing, trimming, water management, etc.
• Calibration and application of fertilizers and pesticides
• Irrigation repair and troubleshooting
• Golf Course set-up
• Record keeping

 Preferred Qualifications:
• Enrolled in or recently graduated from a 2 or 4 year turf grass or related program
• Self-starter mentality with positive attitude
• Ability to work well with others, including but not limited to Spanish speaking staff
• Dedication and commitment to turf maintenance industry
• Desire to improve multi-tasking and problem solving skills

Benefits include Meals (lunch provided); Golfing Privileges; Pro Shop discount

Website: www.governorsclub.cc

Interested applicants should email resumes to grounds.gc@gmail.com

 

Two Summer Interns at The Cliffs at Keowee Springs, Six Mile, SC
Salary:  $10/hr.
Duration of Internship:  4 months
Date Position Available:  Can start immediately
Application Deadline:  Open until filled
Date Posted:  2/5/18

Benefits include golfing privileges, uniforms and housing is available upon request. The Cliffs takes pride in parallel promotion and upward movement in the company and has a tendency to lean towards interns to assist in filling those positions. 

Interns will work closely with the Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent and will be exposed to all aspects of golf course maintenance including, but not limited to: chemical applications and calibrations, hand watering/syringing greens, irrigation projects, course setup and mowing practices. 

Keowee Springs is one of seven private facilities owned by The Cliffs Clubs located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of North and South Carolina. The Tom Fazio designed golf course consists of 007 bentgrass greens, TifEagle bermudagrass tees, and 419 bermudagrass fairways and rough. Along with the 18 hole golf course is a state of the art five green practice facility. 

Interested applicants should email resumes to:  Cole Adcock at cadcock@cliffsliving.com

 

Two to Four Summer Interns at The Currituck Club, Corolla, NC
Salary:  $12/hr.
Duration of Internship:  3 - 4 months
Application Deadline:  April 1, 2018
Date Position Available:  April 1, 2018
Date Posted:  12/14/17

The Currituck Club is located on the Outer Banks of NC and is a very busy golf course 4 months out the year. The area has a lot to offer beaches, historic site and great fishing. Benefits Include overtime, employee uniforms, reduced meal prices, golfing privileges. Housing available $425 a month all inclusive.

Interns will have the ability to learn the ins and outs of course maintenance. Duties would include but not limited to mowing greens, course set up raking bunkers, mowing fairways, mowing rough. Landscaping , mulching, back pack spraying. 

Interested applicants should email resume to Craig Doxey at craig.doxey@clubcorp.com


One Summer Intern at The Cliffs at Mountain Park, Marietta, SC
Salary:  $11/hr plus Housing
Duration of Internship: May-August
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Position Available:  5/1/2018
Date Posted:  12/13/17

The Cliffs at Mountain Park is an 18 hole private club, open year round with 15,0000 to 20,000 rounds played. It opened in September of 2013. Greens are Mini Verde, Tees and Fairways are Diamond Zoysia. 
We are looking for a key intern to add to our maintenance team. An intern here will gain experience in all facets of our maintenance department and will be delegated plenty of responsibility that will prepare you for your future career in the golf course industry.

Benefits 50-60 hour work weeks, Housing, Uniforms, Golf Privileges 
 
Interested applicants should send resumes to  Jeffrey Burgess at jburgess@cliffsliving.com


Two Summer Interns at Sedgefield Country Club, Greensboro, NC
Salary:  $11/hr.
Date Position Available:  May 2018
Duration of Internship:  May - August
Date Posted:  12/13/17

Sedgefield Country Club is a 18 hole private facility designed by Donald Ross and opened in 1926. It plays host to the annual PGA TOUR Wyndham Championship, as well as the Women's ACC Championship, and the AJGA Haas Family Invitational. Sedgefield CC was ranked #11 by Golf Digest for 2017-18' as "The Best Golf Courses in North Carolina".

Greens are Champion Ultradwarf Bermudagrass with 419 Bermuda tee/fairways/roughs.

Applicant must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year Turf Management program

Experience Requirements: Minimum 1 year golf course experience

We are seeking a candidate that is a highly motivated and a career driven person. This candidate must possess a positive attitude, attention to detail, be a team player and show a desire to learn. This person must also have a true passion for this industry and have a willingness to continue to grow and develop professionally. 

The Interns will be exposed to all facets of golf course maintenance. Included, but not limited to, daily course set up, sprayer/spreader calibrations, fertilizer/chemical applications, irrigation troubleshooting and repair, and special projects. This position will provide this individual with a great opportunity to network with fellow peers, be involved in all aspects of preparing and hosting a PGA TOUR event, and gain lots of great experiences that will help prepare you for the next step in your career.

Interested applicants should email resumes to Chad Cromer at  ccromer@sedgefieldcc.com


Two Summer Interns at Seabrook Island Club, Johns Island, SC
Salary: $11/HR plus Overtime
Application Deadline: Open until filled 
Date Position Available:  May 2018
Duration of Internship:  May 2018-August 2018 
Date Posted:  10/31/17

The Seabrook Island Club is a thirty-six hole private club open year round located on Seabrook Island near historic Charleston, SC. The Ocean Winds course was designed by Willard Byrd and constructed in 1972. The Crooked Oaks course is a Robert Trent Jones, Sr. design that was constructed in 1979. Crooked Oaks was redesigned and renovated by John B. Lafoy in 1999. The $2.3 million dollar project included the complete renovation of all tee and green complexes, installation of a new irrigation system, new drainage and a complete bunker renovation. The summer of 2003 Ocean Winds was converted to Champion Bermuda and the following summer Crooked Oaks was converted. Both the Ocean Winds and Crooked Oaks courses are certified members of the Audubon Cooperative Sanctuary Program.

Greens  are Champion, Tees are Seashore Paspalum/419 Bermuda, and Fairways are 419 Bermuda. 

Experience: The Seabrook Island Club offers interns a unique opportunity to learn how to manage Ultra dwarf Bermuda along the South Carolina coast. An attempt will be made to involve interns into as many aspects of golf course maintenance as possible. These duties will include, but are not limited to:

• The daily operation of both courses (Set Up, Mow greens, rake bunkers, etc)
• Irrigation repair and maintenance (Handwatering, troubleshooting,etc)
• Calibration, Fertilization and chemical spray applications
• UltraDwarf bermudagrass greens management
• Special project work
• Strategies associated with managing turfgrass with poor water quality
• Continue conversion of Tees to Seashore Paspalum
• Master Plan Renovations Scheduled 

Benefits include On-Site Housing, Uniforms, Golf Privileges

Interested applicants should email resumes to seabrookgolf@gmail.com


Three Summer Internships, The Cliffs at Glassy, Travelers Rest, SC

Salary:  $11 - $12/hr. (DOE)
Application Deadline:  Open Until Filled
Duration of Internship:  May - August (depending on intern)
Date Posted:  10/17/17

The Cliffs at Glassy is a premier private club that was built in 1991 by designer Tom Jackson and lays beautifully on top of a 3000 ft. mountain with breath taking views on 15 of 18 holes. Golf Digest ranked it the 3rd most scenic course in the country. The course consist of bentgrass greens, tees and fairways with a blend of Kentucky blue grass/turf type tall fescue rough. Should a candidate desire cool season experience in the transition zone this would be an idea course selection. The crew consist of 25-30 members annually. The Cliffs at Glassy will make a great learning experience for an intern to achieve new skills and prepare them for entering the golf course management industry. Upon consideration please know, The Cliffs at Glassy is one of seven Cliffs Clubs located throughout the mountain and lake regions of upstate South Carolina and western North Carolina and often promotes interns and other positions within these clubs.

The intern’s responsibility will include all facets of golf course management including but not limited to fertilizer and pesticide applications as well as calibrations, extensive hand watering w/ extensive water management skills, irrigation system management and repair, management of crew members, assistance in finical budgeting and all other daily practices not mentioned. A candidate must have a good attitude, strong work ethic, be attentive to detail, eager to learn, organizational skills, etc. Perspective intern should have the ultimate goal of becoming a golf course superintendent and must keep in mind that this is a learning experience to grow closer in achieving that goal. We at Glassy promise to take time to educate all interns and provide opportunities to grow and develop. Any intern graduating from school soon after internship completion will have an immediate opportunity for a fulltime managerial position (AIT or Assistant). Benefits will include uniforms, free housing, golf, wellness, dinning and occasional paid lunches. 

Educational Requirements

Currently enrolled in or recent graduate of a 2 or 4 year turfgrass university.

Experience Requirements:

Prior experience helpful but not required.

Interested applicants should email resume to Ty Roberts at  troberts@cliffsclubs.com


Two Summer Interns,  Lake Toxaway Country Club, Lake Toxaway, NC
Salary: $12/hr.
Application Deadline:  3/1/18
Date Position Available: 5/1/18
Duration of Internship:  3 months
Date Posted:  9/26/17

Lake Toxaway Country Club is an 18 hole course, open year round with 8,500 annual rounds.  The course has A1 / A4 greens and L93 Bent tees and fairways.  

Housing provided on site near the course, meals provided, Uniforms and Golfing Privileges. 

Interns will be involved in all aspects of golf course maintenance including but not limited to fertilizer & chemical application and equipment calibration, moisture management, hand watering, course set-up, equipment operation & maintenance, tournament setup, and course project supervision. Interns will also get extensive time learning and running a small crew both at the golf course and independently at the Learning Center. 

The Club also features Championship level croquet courts that are used regularly for large local and national tournaments. Interns will learn the importance of managing and providing an excellent playing surface adjacent to the primary golf course. 

Interested applicants should email resume to Stevenw@laketoxawaycc.com


Three Summer Interns, Wexford Plantation, Hilton Head Island, SC
Salary: $12.00/hr.
Application Deadline:  Open until filled
Date Position Available:  May 1, 2018
Duration of Internship:  3 months
Date Posted:  9/26/17


Wexford Plantation, located in Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, is an extraordinary 33-year-old, member-owned private community, open year round with 17,000 annual rounds. The club consists of a recently renovated Clubhouse, an Arnold Palmer designed 18-hole golf course, 6 tennis courts and a Harbour with a lock system. Greens are Champion Bermuda and tees and fairways are Zorro Zoysia.

Benefits include housing, uniforms and golfing privileges

This position provides an excellent opportunity to experience a premier Golf Course and learn all aspects of golf course maintenance. Our program is designed to provide students with a practical, hands-on learning experience in golf course maintenance and agronomic plan management. Students will participate in daily course maintenance, course set-up, record keeping, equipment maintenance, irrigation, chemical application, environmental awareness, and crew management. 

Interested applicants should email a resume to Jaime Matthews at jmatthews@wexfordplantation.com