Golf Course Manager Duties
This is responsible work in supervising and directing the
operation, management, and maintenance of the University Golf
Work involves a variety of duties to manage and maintain the
golf course. Duties include the supervision of personnel
assigned to work in the pro shop, on the driving range, on the
golf course, and the administration of rules and regulations
established for the operation of the facility. Work is performed
under general supervision of an administrative superior and is
subject to review through inspection, discussion, and by the
reaction and comments of those who use the facilities of the
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Supervises and administers the overall functions of the golf
course; administers personnel and budget actions; employs,
terminates, and assigns new employees; prepares preliminary
budgets and staff requirements.
Administers the rules and regulations established for the
operation of the golf course; proposes and makes recommendations
to existing rules and regulations.
Requisitions supplies and equipment; coordinates tournaments and
education classes; promotes interest in the use of the golf
course facilities to faculty, staff, alumni, and students.
Plans, schedules, and supervises the repair, care, maintenance,
and operation of the University Golf Course.
Directs and schedules the mowing, watering, weeding, rolling,
spiking, and fertilization of greens, tees, and fairways.
Supervises and participates in the propagation of grass and
Suggests methods for and supervises the control of fungus,
weeds, rodents, and insects.
Directs the use of fungicides and insecticides for control of
disease and insects that are harmful.
Supervises the maintenance and repair of equipment.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
Graduation from an accredited college or university with course
work in recreation, business management, agronomy, turf
management, and some supervisory experience in the recreation
field; or any equivalent combination of training and experience.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of recreational operations and
maintenance work. Knowledge of the principles and practices of
personnel and business management.
Thorough knowledge of the methods used in the care and
maintenance of golf courses.
Thorough knowledge of the care and maintenance of grass greens.
Thorough knowledge of the uses and operating methods of
equipment and tools used in golf course maintenance.
Considerable knowledge of turf diseases and the chemicals and
methods used to control them.
Ability to plan, assign, and supervise the work of subordinates
engaged in golf course care and maintenance.
Ability to estimate materials, supplies, and equipment needed in
golf course care and maintenance.
Ability to keep records and prepare reports.