The Head Golf Course Superintendent reports directly to the General Manager. The Golf Course Superintendent is one who is entrusted with the maintenance, operation, and management of the golf course. It is his/her responsibility to supervise the maintenance of the golf course, supervise the maintenance and repair of construction and maintenance equipment, and to do related work as required.
Specifically, the Golf Course Superintendent must:
Supervise the mowing, watering and maintenance of tees, greens, fairways, and related areas.
Supervise the planting, fertilizing and maintenance of turf.
Supervise the operation of an equipment repair shop.
Order supplies and materials within budgetary limitations.
Keep records of annual maintenance activities.
Prepare personnel and cost estimates for the annual maintenance department budget.
Possess thorough knowledge of the construction and maintenance of golf course tees, fairways, and greens.
Possess thorough knowledge of the maintenance of the different types of turf used on golf courses, and the planting, cultivating, pruning, and caring for plants, shrubs, and trees.
Possess thorough knowledge of the characteristics and proper use of various fertilizers and soil conditioners, herbicides and pest control methods and materials.
Possess thorough knowledge of drainage control methods, watering, and irrigation systems, including wells, pumps, and automatic controls.
Possess the ability to maintain tees, fairways, greens, and appurtenances to an acceptable standard of golf course play.
Possess the ability to plan, assign, and direct the work of others.
Possess the ability to prepare clear and concise reports.
Possess the ability to prepare annual budget estimates.
Hire, orient, and train all golf course maintenance department employees.
Possess the ability to maintain effective employee and public relations.
Possess a participating knowledge of the game of golf.
This job description includes, but is not limited to, the duties and responsibilities noted above.
Oklahoma pesticide applicator’s license required, or can obtain within 90 days from start of employment;
Bachelor's Degree in Turfgrass Management or equivalent combination of education/job related experience, AND:
2+ years as a golf course superintendent or assistant golf course superintendent
Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club on Lake Texoma opened October 1999. This 7011-yard Championship layout has rolling hills, picturesque lake views, exquisitely manicured Bermudagrass fairways and Champion Ultra Dwarf greens. The par 72 course offers four sets of tees that give golfers of all skill levels an enjoyable time. Currently, Chickasaw Pointe is ranked top 3 in Oklahoma (public access) since opening. Chickasaw Pointe Golf Club is part of the Pointe Vista Development which is a new 2700-acre mixed use development with 19 miles of shoreline featuring a premier master planned residential lake community, hotel, convention center and luxury resort. Boasting breathtaking views of Lake Texoma, and an array of amenities most resorts and communities only dream about!