Summer Internship Postings
2023 Summer Internship Postings

One - Two Summer Interns, Tot Hill Farm Golf Club, Asheboro, NC
Salary:  $15-$18/hr
Application Deadline: 04/17/2023
Duration of Internship:  May-August
Date Position Available: 05/08/2023
Date Posted:  1/26/23

Tot Hill Farm Golf Club is excited to announce the recruitment of a seasonal intern to join our restoration team! Located in Asheboro, NC, Tot Hill Farm is one of nine Mike Strantz designs. Tot Hill Farm is a semi-private, 18 hole facility with 15,000 annaul rounds.  It has bentgrass greens, zoysia tees and 419 bermudagrass fairways.

In 2007, Golf Digest rated Tot Hill as the 7th hardest course in America. The property borders the Uwharrie National Forest, features large rock outcrops, and many rumbling creeks. It is truly a must-see and a unique opportunity for a knowledgeable, motivated intern. 

The full scope of the restoration includes but is not limited to: - Greens conversion (Bentgrass to Prizm Zoysia) - Regrassing of greens complexes, select tees, and rough extensions - Tee rebuild - Bunker restoration - Large scale tree removal to improve growing environments around all turf areas - Native grass installation - Upgrades to cartpaths, bridges, and course facilities - Stream remediation - Reclamation and trimming of natural encroachment - Enhancements to existing turfgrass health Duties: - Delegate and oversee daily maintenance operations - Assist contractors with various phases of the restoration - Apply herbicides, fertilizers, and amendments using spray equipment and push spreaders - Calculate area, calibrate equipment, and formulate spray tanks - Operate various earth moving and golf course machinery - Set timelines and objectives for the completion of delegated duties - Attend weekly staff and construction meetings The ideal candidate possesses the following characteristics: - Willingness to take direction and learn - A strong work ethic and the ability to perform in physically demanding conditions - Takes initiative - Strong oral/written communication and organization

Benefits include PTO, Uniforms, Discount Meals 

The course will be closed to daily play during the duration of the internship. 

Interested applicants should email resume and cover letter to ben@dailgolf.com

 

One Summer Internship, Linville Golf Club, Linville, NC
Salary Range: $15 to $17 / hr. 
Application Deadline: April 1, 2023
Date Posted:  1/19/23

Linville Golf Club is a private 18-hole, original Donald Ross championship golf course designed in 1924. With a heritage dating back to 1892, Linville is the oldest golf club in North Carolina. The golf course is maintained at a championship level with high golfer expectations. Linville has a rich history and culture that makes Linville Golf Club an extraordinary destination for members and employees.

The ideal candidate for this position is a dependable self-motivated individual that leads by example and is willing to complete whatever job assigned with a positive attitude. This person must work well with others and complete tasks with or without supervision. This intern will develop skills in the following areas: - Pesticide and Fertilization programming, applications, and calibration - Irrigation set-up, scheduling, and repair, including water management philosophies that promote firm and fast conditions - Staff scheduling and team management - Setting goals and establishing directives through weekly departmental meetings At Linville Golf Club, we value the next generation whether it is a member or an employee. Our golf course superintendent will work with interns to develop and achieve their individual professional goals.

A Linville Golf Course intern will receive uniforms, and golf privileges. We encouragement a flexible schedule based on a reasonable work schedule from week-to-week. Housing is available. 

For more information or to apply, contact Scott Watson, Golf Course Superintendent at scott@linvillegolfclub.com

 

One Summer Intern, Camden Country Club, Camden, SC
Salary Range: $13-$15 per hour
Application Deadline: Open until filled
Date Posted:  1/19/23

 
Intern must have the ability to work independently to carry out written and verbal instructions.  Eye for detail during visual inspections of the golf course conditions and clubhouse grounds.  Good organizational and prioritization skills. Experience operating all golf course equipment. Knowledge of calibration and use of spreaders, sprayers, and moisture meters.  Team-oriented leader who can be productive and supervise simultaneously.  Safety-oriented and promotes a safe work environment through training and PPE 
Must have valid drivers license.  Required to lift at least 50 Lbs. and work outside in elements. Knowledge of Southern turf grasses preferred. Must be able to work a flexible schedule including weekends and holidays. Irrigation maintenance, troubleshooting, and repair experience. Experience managing moisture on all playing surfaces with moisture meter and hand watering practices as well as irrigation system operation

Education/Experience: Enrolled in 2 or 4 year turf degree preferred SC pesticide license preferred not required. Strong work history with previous employers.  Benefits include Housing, Uniforms, Meals 

Interested parties should email a resume to Nick Price, Golf Course Superintendent at Nicholas.price23@gmail.com

 

Two Summer Internships, Wexford, Hilton Head Island, SC
Salary:  $15/hr plus overtime
Application Deadline: Spring 2023
Date Position Available: Summer 2023
Duration of Internship:  Summer
Date Posted:  12/13/22

Wexford is a highly acclaimed residential gated community located in the heart of South Carolina Lowcountry on beautiful Hilton Head Island. Come experience our inviting atmosphere, friendly members and staff, remarkable inland harbour, luxurious amenities, and serene natural backdrop! Wexford is a fully developed boating, golf, and tennis community! Wexford is home to an incredible 37-acre inland harbour with one of only three lock systems on the East Coast; a distinctive Arnold Palmer Signature Golf Course; and a championship tennis center with six Har-Tru clay courts. 

Wexford is an 18 hole open year round facility with 21,000 annual rounds.  Greens are Champion Bermuda, tees and fairways are Zorro Zoysia. 

INTERN EXPECTATIONS As an intern, you will have the opportunity to experience all aspects of golf course maintenance at a premier club. Our program is designed to provide interns with practical, hands-on learning experience in golf course maintenance and agronomic plan management. Our interns will have the opportunity to experience all aspects of golf course maintenance! Wexford strives for all interns to confidently enter their next step in their career. We have high expectations that we know will lead to your future success. We are seeking a reliable, detail-oriented person with a strong work ethic, excellent communication skills and a positive attitude who enjoys working in a team environment to exceed member expectations. Interns are expected to work 45-65 hours a week with work every other weekend. 

INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES -Course set-up under the direction of the superintendent or assistant superintendent. -Irrigation repair and maintenance on (Rainbird) irrigation system. -Water management, chemical and fertilizer calibration and applications including fertilizing trees, greens and fairways, and under the direct supervision of a certified applicator, sprays chemicals on designated areas. -Equipment Operation including operating mowers and string trimmers in trimming common area, around trees, fence lines, banks and hillsides; and edges cart paths. Performs other duties as assigned.

Housing provided Golfing privileges Uniforms Discounted meals ¬¬-Potential for hire after graduation

Interested applicants should email a resume to   bdearman@wexfordhiltonhead.com

 

Four Summer Interns,   Grandfather Golf & Country Club, Linville, SC
Duration of Internship:  6 months
Salary:  $16+ per hour based on experience
Application Deadline: March 1, 2023
Date Position Available: March 1, 2023


Grandfather Golf & Country Club is a private 36 hole facility that is open for 6 months with 12,000 annual rounds.  Greens, tees and fairways are Creeping Bentgrass. 


Benefits include Scholarship Opportunity,  Opportunity for promotion,  Housing,  Lunch provided,  Uniforms,  Golf and Tennis Privileges, and Tournament Experience 

The right individuals will be core members of our team and will learn the skills and knowledge needed to advance their education and ultimately their career. Our interns will work alongside our superintendent and assistants to learn all aspects of the day to day operations of our golf courses. This would include, daily planning, record keeping, data and water management, irrigation, chemical applications, and so much more. The right individual will have the opportunity to maintain the #2 golf course in North Carolina. 

Educational Requirements Must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year Turfgrass management program or related field at an accredited University. Must possess a positive attitude. Be passionate about the turf industry. Willingness to learn Verbal and written communication skills. Experience Requirements Minimal landscape maintenance experience is encouraged. Must be enrolled in a 2 or 4-year Turfgrass management program or related field. 

Interested applicants should contact Spencer Blackburn at sblackburn@grandfatherclubnc.com