Summer Internship Postings
2019 Summer Internship Postings

Summer Intern, Forest Creek Golf Club, Pinehurst, NC
Salary:  $13/hr plus housing
Application Deadline:  March 1, 2019
Duration of Internship:  March 1, 2019 to September 1, 2019

Date Posted:  December 6, 2018

Forest Creek Golf Club, in Pinehurst, NC, is seeking turf students for a 2019 internship. Interns will work closely with Course Superintendents and Assistants, while being exposed to all aspects of turf grass management at a 36 hole, private golf club in the historic Sandhills of North Carolina. This includes, but is not limited to, fertilizer and pesticide application, irrigation and drainage R&M, daily course setup, hand watering greens, etc.

Forest Creek is a 36-hole private golf club with two distinct Tom Fazio designs: The North Course and South Course. Each course is currently ranked in the top 15 courses in North Carolina. Fazio, along with two members, recently purchased the club and are restoring both courses in the coming years, starting with the North Course in the summer of 2019. Both courses currently have Bentgrass greens, but the North will be converted to Ultradwarf Bermudagrass. Both the North and South courses run on Toro irrigation systems.

Educational Requirements:
Current student or graduate of 2 to 4 year Turf Management Program.

Experience Requirements:
General golf course maintenance experience preferred, not required.

Special Requirements:
Hard working, dedicated to your career and future
Positive attitude and ready to learn
Driven professionally
Excels in working with a team
Ready to take on a leadership role among crew

Job Benefits:
$13/hr + available overtime 
Housing
Meals
Uniforms
Golfing privileges

If interested, please contact Mac Ball at 336-209-8055, email resume and cover letter to maintenanceforestcreek@gmail.com.
 

 

Summer Intern, Eagle Point Golf Club, Wilmington, NC
Salary:  $12 per hour
Application Deadline:  December 31, 2018
Date Position Available:  January 1
Duration of Internship: January - December


Eagle Point Golf Club opened in 2000 through the work of architect Tom Fazio as a 18- hole golf course and a 9 hole par 3 course. The greens have recently been renovated after the 2017 Wells Fargo Championship from A1-A4 Bentgrass to Champion G12 Bermudagrass. Collars have recently been sodded to Tifgrand Bermudagrass and tees, fairways, and rough consist of Tifsport Bermudagrass. Eagle Point is a top 100 golf club and excepts nothing but the highest expectations and tournament quality turfgrass daily. 

One or two years working at a golf course doing turfgrass management is preferred but not required. Interns will work closely with assistants learning all aspects of setting up and maintaining a tournament conditioned golf course daily. Interns will gain experience in daily setup, running small crews, hand watering, fertilizer and chemical applications, irrigation, core cultivation, calibration, projects, and running various pieces of equipment. Eagle Point will give you all the tools that you need to further your experience towards and Assistants position. 

Benefits include Off-site housing, golf privileges, uniforms, discounted pro shop purchases, opportunity to learn how to manage a Top 100 Golf Club. 

Interested parties should email resume to: Chris Corr, Eagle Point Golf Club at chris@eaglepointgc.net

 

Three Summer Interns, Wexford Plantation, Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Salary: $12/hr.
Date Position Available: 5/1/19
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Duration of Internship: 3 months
Date Posted: 11/7/18

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

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. Housing and uniforms will be provided as well as golfing privileges.

Benefits include  Housing provided, playing privileges, uniforms and discounted meals

Interested applicants should email resumes to Jaime Matthews: jmatthews@wexfordplantation.com

 

Two Summer Interns, Lake Toxaway Country Club, Lake Toxaway, NC
Salary:  $12/hr.
Date Position Available:  5/1/19
Application Deadline:  4/1/19
Duration of Internship:  3 months
Date Posted:  9/12/18

Lake Toxaway Country Club is an 18-hole private championship golf course with 7,000 annual rounds. It is located on the shores of North Carolina's largest private lake and in the heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains.  Lake Toxaway Country Club is defined by its unbelievable sights and captivating golf course. The greens are A1/A4 and tees and fairways are L93 Bent. 

Originally created in 1963, the 6500 yard golf course received a full 9 million dollar renovation in 2008 by noted architect, Kris Spence. Lake Toxaway CC also has a 20 acre learning center designed by legend, Tom Fazio. Alongside the golf course and learning center, Lake Toxaway CC also has Championship Bentgrass croquet courts. 

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

Benefits include  Meals, Housing, Uniforms, Golf privileges

Interested applicants should email resumes to Anthony Pozzi :  anthonyp@laketoxawaycc.com 

 

Two Summer Interns, Crescent Pointe / Eagle's Pointe, Bluffton, SC
Salary:  $12 per hour
Date Position Available:  Negotiable
Date Posted:  4/25/18

The lone Arnold Palmer Signature Design in the Lowcountry, Crescent Pointe has received many local accolades as a favorite and tough golf course to play. Forced carries, natural landscapes and abundant wildlife set your round off in Bluffton, SC. Minutes away from Hilton Head Island, the combination of great golf and beaches all come together at Crescent Pointe Golf Club.

Designed by 2012 Ryder Cup Captain and 5-time RBC Heritage winner, Davis Love III, Eagle’s Pointe Golf Club is sure to provide a wonderful golf experience. Eagle’s Pointe features a wonderful stretch of holes on the front nine that are tucked away with no backyards or homes in sight. It is a refreshing environment because most courses in the area are carved throughout neighborhoods. If you are looking for a fair, yet rewarding golf course, Eagle’s Pointe is your choice.
 

Looking for motivated individuals with a great attitude who wants to learn with the desire to progress within this industry. 

Internship will be tailored to the individual based on prior experience and the desires of applicant. Intern will participate in all jobs necessary to maintain a 18 hole golf course. All duties from mowing, to cutting cups, to irrigation troubleshooting and repair, to spraying will be performed.

 

Benefits include Uniform shirt, Half price meal. Golfing Privileges. Ability to work at two different golf course 3 miles apart. 

Interested applicants should email resumes to btaylor@crowngolfmanagement.com

 

Two Summer Interns, River Run Country Club, Davidson, NC
Salary:  $10.50 - $12 depending on experience
Date Position Available:  ASAP
Date Posted:  4/25/18

River Run Country Club is seeking highly motivated individuals with a positive attitude, and eagerness to learn and gain experience in the turfgrass industry.

Interns will be exposed to all aspects of golf course management that include but are not limited to daily setup, mowing practices, spraying, and irrigation repairs.   River Run is an 18 hole course.  Greens are Champion and fairways are 419.  River Run has played host to numerous Web.com events and is home to the Davidson University golf team. This year we are hosting a LPGA event.

Application must have or be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year turfgrass management program, or a related field. This can lead to a full time position.

Benefits  include Overtime pay, uniforms, and golfing privileges, Meals

Interested applicants should send resumes to rritchie@riverruncc.com

 

Two Summer Interns The Golf Club at Briar's Creek, Johns Island, SC
Salary:  Depending on Experience
Date Position Available:  May 1, 2018
Application Deadline:  Open until filled
Date Posted:  4/12/18

The Golf Club at Briar’s Creek is an 18-hole premier, private course designed by Rees Jones and opened in 2002. Routed along the Kiawah River, Briar’s Creek preserves its natural environment and Lowcountry landscape as an Audubon style course. The Club plays host to the Woman’s NCAA Briar’s Creek Invitational tournament. Greens are Tifeagle. Fairways, rough, and tees are 419 Bermuda. 

This position provides experience in golf course maintenance at a premier golf club. Intern will assist in daily course maintenance, fertilizer/chemical applications, irrigation troubleshooting and repair, and other various projects and course improvements. This internship will also allow direct exposure to the installation and operation of a new irrigation pump system.

Candidate must be a highly-motivated team player, with a passion for the industry. He or she should maintain a positive attitude, strong work ethic and willingness to learn and lead. 

Additional qualifications include:
- Currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year turfgrass management program
- Minimum of 1 year golf course experience- exceptions can be made for qualified candidates
- Availability to work some weekends and holidays
- Ability to perform physical labor, including lifting of 50+ lbs. without injury 

Benefits include Golf Privileges, Meals, Housing, Uniforms

Interest applicants please send resumes to the following: Kyle Bibler, Superintendent. Email: kyle.bibler@briarscreek.com    Riley Boyette, Assistant Superintendent. Email: riley.boyette@briarscreek.com

 

 

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