Finkbine Golf Course is the University of Iowa’s golf course and is home to the Men's and Women's Collegiate Teams. Finkbine is located in Iowa City on 200 acres. The golf course consists of bentgrass greens, tees, and fairways and stretches 7,200 yards. We recently cracked Golf Weeks top 40 collegiate courses and ranks in Top 5 Public access courses in Iowa.
The Golf Course Maintenance Intern will work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents in all aspects of golf course management. Areas of education will be tailored to each interns skill set and will include but not be limited to the following duties.
Daily Course Setup and Scouting
Irrigation Repair, Maintenance and Operation. Lynx control system with Osmac satellites and Toro heads
Water management which focuses on hand watering green surfaces with the use of moisture meters
Proper calibration of sprayers and fertilization equipment
Fertilizer and Plant protectant applications
Currently enrolled in a Turf Management Program.
Previous turf management experience a plus, but not necessary.
Finkbine Golf Course is the University of Iowa Athletics Department championship golf course and is home to the Men’s and Women’s Collegiate Teams. Named for W.O. Finkbine, who donated the land to the University of Iowa, the golf course consists of a mix of bent/poa greens, tees, and fairways that stretches to 7,200 yards. Finkbine recently cracked Golf Weeks top 40 Collegiate courses and also recently became ranked as a Top 5 Public access course in Iowa.
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