We are currently looking for a motivated individual to join our team for the 2021 golf season. This will be a very hands on experience to prepare you to advance in the turf industry. Most of our interns go on to become assistant superintendents at reputable clubs the following year. This is an opportunity to work at a facility with very high expectations on a daily basis.
Liberty National is an 18 hole, private golf club located in Jersey City, just a few miles from lower Manhattan. The club opened in 2006 and has since hosted several FedEx Cup playoff events and the 2017 Presidents Cup. Most recently Liberty National hosted the 2019 Northern Trust and will again host the first event of the FedEx Cup playoffs in August 2021. The property features USGA A-4 creeping bentgrass putting greens, L-93 tees and fairways, and low mow kentucky bluegrass rough.
Interns will be exposed to maintenance tasks such as: daily course set-up, fertilizer and pesticide application/calibration, irrigation repair and troubleshooting, water management, cultivation practices, and other tasks associated with keeping championship playing conditions.
As an intern at Liberty National you will be part of the management team, working closely with the assistant superintendents. You will get extensive experience managing moisture on putting greens, applying pesticides and fertilizers, repairing irrigation, and advancing your knowledge in managing turfgrass. This position will play a key role in preparing the golf course for the top 125 PGA Tour players this August.
Benefits include: Free offsite housing, overtime pay, uniforms, lunch, golf privileges, and possible tournament volunteer experience.
Start and finish dates can vary around your academic schedule.
E-mail cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
See the links below for a look into some of our maintenance practices and an aerial view of the golf course. Courtesy of BASF and the PGA Tour.
Motivation and the ability to work long hours as needed
Some experience with golf course maintenance equipment
The ultimate goal of becoming a golf course superintendent
Exploring or enrollment in a turf education program
About Liberty National Golf Club
Liberty National Golf Club stands before America and its symbolic statue as golf's showcase for the best players in the world. Our mission is to create a golf experience for our members and guests that is equivalent to what is withstood by professional golfers playing any major tournaments. Our course is kept in tour level playing conditions on a daily basis. Liberty National Golf Club upholds the highest of standards in the golf industry.