The Standard Club is one of Atlanta’s oldest social clubs, but has been at its current location since the 1980’s. The current golf course was designed by Mike Riley and has a great mix of golden age and modern architectural features. Playing surfaces consist of A1/A4 bent grass greens, bermudagrass tees, fairways, and roughs, as well as numerous acres of native grass. This is an excellent opportunity to join a developing team and is open to recent graduates with quality work experience and references, as well as to the experienced assistant who wants to upgrade their career track. The greens at the Standard Club are equipped with Sub-Air, Turf Breeze fans.
Duties and Responsibilities:
The Assistant in Training will work closely with the (2) First Assistants and Golf Course Superintendent to devise and implement strategies to maintain the golf course in an efficient and sustainable way. He/she should have a driven mindset and be able to work with enough freedom. This will be an open and engaging work environment meant to derive new ideas and a “think outside the box mentality” which develops into a superior learning culture.
Primary responsibilities include heavy involvement in the application of plant protectants and fertilizers, calibration of application equipment, project assessment and completion, course setup, irrigation setup and maintenance, hand watering functions as needed, mowing practices, course evaluation, application records, inventory of all supplies, data collection, daily worksheet setup, crew leadership, and any other practices deemed critical to the success of the golf course and grounds.
This candidate will learn and thrive in maintaining championship level bentgrass greens and bermudagrass playing surfaces with a unique approach. Our current staff prides itself on being able to deliver exceptional, championship playing surfaces to our members and guest pushing the boundaries each day.
The person securing this position will have the drive to succeed during challenging environments, that works well within a team environment, can supervise effectively, carry out job responsibilities without oversight, and is committed to the goals of the department.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits package including Health, dental, vision, 401K with 25% match, vacation PTO days, clothing, GCSAA dues, local and regional educational opportunities
About The Standard Club
The Standard Club is located in John's Creek, GA and is a full service private equity club. The property encompasses over 250 scenic acres and is tucked away from the hustle and bustle from the surrounding area. The golf course was originally designed by the Arthur Hills firm in the early 80's, but was renovated and redesigned in 2003 by Mike Riley. It is a wonderful combination of golden age philosophy and some modern appeal.