Atlanta Country Club, founded in 1964, is looking for recent turf graduates who would be interested in assisting and experiencing a major golf course renovation in 2022/2023 under design work from Beau Welling Design. This would be an excellent opportunity to build your resume with renovation experience that could set you apart in the future. Prior to the course renovation, the main focus of this position would be irrigation management with duties including: repairs and maintenance, installs, troubleshooting, and moisture management. Other duties include: chemical applications, project management, and course prep, and all other tasks related to golf course maintenance.
Details of the renovation include: fairways, approaches, and tee boxes sodded to zoysia grass. The greens will be re-built and seeded with bentgrass. Bunkers will be re-built and subsurface drainage will be added throughout the property. In addition, there will be a complete rebuild of the irrigation system along with heating and cooling hydronics technology for the greens.
Position is available now, but we will hold the position for spring '22 graduates.
Ideal candidates should be self motivated, have a sense of urgency, an eye for detail, and have a passion for the industry.
Must have excellent communication and organizational skills.
Must have a positive attitude and lead by example.
Must be willing to work flexible hours, some weekends, some holidays.
Must attain a commercial pesticide license within 6 months of employment.
Prior golf course experience required.
Must have completed a 2 or 4 year degree in turf or related field.
Additional Salary Information: Benefits including club assisted health, dental, vision insurance. 7 Paid holidays, Flexible vacation. employee meals, clothing allowance. golfing privileges and continuing education. Local and National association dues paid.
About Atlanta Country Club
The club has a rich history of professional golf having hosted the inaugural Players Championship won by Jack Nicklaus in 1974. In addition, the club hosted the PGA Atlanta Classic from1967-1996.