About Sycamore Hills Golf Club: Located in Fort Wayne, IN, Sycamore Hills Golf Club is one of the premier private golf courses in the Midwest. The club is renowned for its exceptional 18-hole golf course, which offers a challenging and enjoyable experience for golf enthusiasts of all skill levels. The course was designed by Jack Nicklaus in 1987. Our commitment to providing a world-class golfing experience is matched only by our dedication to maintaining the course in pristine condition. Sycamore Hills is currently ranked 4th in Indiana and 136th in the United States by Golf Digest. The club has a rich tournament history, hosting prestigious events such as the Hotel Fitness Championship on the Web.com Tour and U.S. Amateur Qualifiers. As an intern on our maintenance crew, you'll play a crucial role in upholding this standard of excellence.
Job Description: Sycamore Hills Golf Club is seeking a dedicated and driven individual to join our team for a seasonal internship opportunity. This candidate is expected to have a desire to learn and advance in the turfgrass industry. The position will provide valuable hands-on experience in golf course maintenance, allowing you to gain a deep understanding of the industry and contribute to the overall maintenance and improvement of our golf course. You will work closely with the superintendent and assistants and have the opportunity to be involved with every aspect required to maintain a championship course on a daily basis.
Daily maintenance tasks- course setup, mowing, bunker maintenance, rolling
Chemical applications- assist in the application process of our pesticide and fertilizer program.
Irrigation- help with daily assessment of moisture management (hand-watering, repair).
Cultural practices- exposure to topdressing, aeration, verticutting, brushing, etc.
Projects- ability to run small crews (drainage, sod work, edging, etc.)
Educational Requirements: Currently pursuing or recently completed a degree in turf management, horticulture, agronomy, or a related field.
Experience Requirements: Prior golf course or landscaping experience is preferred but not required.
Strong work ethic, attention to detail, and a passion for golf course maintenance.
Willingness to learn and adapt in a fast-paced environment.
Sycamore Hills Golf Club is a Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Course founded in July of 1987. As one of the premiere private golf club facilities in Indiana, we perennially have been included in the Golf Digest Top 100 Courses ratings. Sycamore Hills has proudly hosted the USGA Women’s Team Championship 2009, Junior PGA Championships 2010-12, USGA Girls Championship 2013, Web.com Tour Finals 2013-2015, 2021 Indiana Amateur. Several USGA qualifiers and MAC Conference Tournaments Duties include