Turfgrass Interns will be an integral part of the Turf Team that employs 80 staff in mid-season and will be considered part of the management team as skills and abilities warrant. Our core beliefs revolve around Respect/Personal Responsibility/Individualism. Internships can vary from 3 - 9 months and develop into a full time position. A partial list of the opportunities Interns will be given:
Develop an Intern Goals and Objectives Plan tailored to each individual.
Fertilizer/pesticide: calibration, application, inventory control, disease ID and an understanding of how, what and why these applications are used.
Irrigation function and scheduling; water management that leads to firm conditions and turf health.
How to organize and schedule an efficient team, daily and weekly.
Coaching and mentoring on job performance and career track as desired.
Flexible schedule that requires a Life Outside of Turf.
Work with an industry leading Equipment Technician Team.
Successful Interns ask questions, are present and engaged and willing to sacrifice for others. Also:
Great work references.
Interests and priorities outside of Turf.
Prior community volunteerism a plus.
Develops strong relationships with coworkers.
Additional Salary Information: •Housing provided at Eaglewood Resort next to Medinah that includes a room, free fitness facility and discounted meals. Brochure available upon request.
•$18/hour plus OT.
•Travel allowance for internship.
•Meals at club while working.
•Coaching and mentoring.
•Career counseling/resume review/ classroom atmosphere with 10 other Turf Professionals.
•Strong nationwide network for future job placement and counseling.
•Potential for FT position post internship for 2026 Presidents Cup preparation and 2023 golf course renovation.
About Medinah Country Club
A history of hosting major tournaments, a tradition of incomparable golf, and a legacy of families coming together through the generations contribute to making Medinah Country Club a Platinum Club. We are privileged to be among the esteemed list of clubs that are also honored with recognition by both the Platinum Clubs of America and Platinum Clubs of the World. Medinah offers three world-renowned golf courses and the highest quality facilities and family-oriented amenities to both its members and honored guests. It is this commitment to excellence for over 90 years that sets Medinah Country Club apart.
We are unique. With 18-hole golf courses available for daily member play, each course offers its distinct challenges.
Course #1 Tom Doak Design / 6,895 yards / Par 71
Course #2 Tom Bendelow Design / 6,412 yards / Par 72
Course #3 Rees Jones Redesign of Tom Bendelow's original / 7,657 yards / Par 72
Located 25 miles from downtown Chicago, we have served as the site for memorable moments spanning 60 years of major championship golf, and hosted some of the most notable tournaments in the game of golf:
BMW Championship (2019)
Ryder Cup (2012)
U.S. Open (1949, 1975 and 1990...)
PGA Championship (1999, 2006)
U.S. Senior Open (1988)
Three Western Opens (National Tournaments, now BMW Championship) (1939, 1962, 1966)