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Head Golf Professional

Founded in 1921, Summerlea is a premier private golf club offering an exceptional golfing, dining, and social experience. With its breathtaking views of the Ottawa River and St. Lawrence Rivers, Summerlea, boasts 36 holes of championship-level golf and is renowned for remarkable playing conditions and extensive practice facilities.

Summerlea has hosted high-profile events including the Canadian Men’s and Women’s Open, the Canadian Women’s Tour Championship, the Peter Jackson LPGA Classic, the Canadian Women’s Open and the PGA Export A Skins Game. The year 2021 will be a very important one as it marks Summerlea’s 100th anniversary.

Location
Summerlea Golf & Country Club, Vaudreuil-Dorion, Quebec
Posted
2020-10-09
Deadline
2020-10-25
Job Summary

Summerlea Golf & Country Club is seeking a Head Golf Professional to join the team.

Start date is negotiable.

Responsibilities
  • Recruit, hire, train and motivate golf shop and golf services staff;
  • Be responsible for the implementation of the annual budget for golf activities;
  • Organize and supervise internal “matches” and tournaments for members, and participate in the marketing and management of these events;
  • Promote, plan and manage competitions and external events;
  • Attend and participate in meetings of various Club committees, including but not limited to, those of the Match and Handicap and the Greens Committee;
  • Assist in the recruitment of new members (sales), their integration and their retention;
  • Maintain and promote a professional and respected image within the Club, the industry and the community;
Qualifications
  • Class A member of the PGA of Canada in Good Standing and experience as a Head Golf Professional;
  • Experience managing a golf pro shop;
  • Proficient in golf instruction and knowledgeable in current club adjustment and teaching technologies;
  • Strong organizational, management and leadership skills;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work (closely) with the management team;
  • Computer skills: must participate (and be responsible for assisting) in the creation and maintenance of the golf section in the members’ portion of the Club's website;
  • Knowledge of GGGolf software is an asset;
  • Ability to implement, apply and enforce policies, programs and plans established for the Club as communicated by the General Manager;
  • Fluency in English and French, written and oral.
Compensation
The Club offers competitive compensation based on the candidate's experience.
Benefits/Perks
  • Annual PGA of Canada due paid
  • The incumbent golf professional owns or participates in the pro shop in some form of partnership.
PGA of Canada Specialization
Golf Operations
Course Website
http://www.summerlea.com
Contact Information

To view the French PDF job description, please click here.

To View the English PDF job description, please click here.

 

Please send your resumé and a cover letter, which will be treated in the strictest confidence, to

Marco Jetté: marco.jette@summerlea.com

 

Accommodation

We are an equal opportunity employer and are committed to creating an accessible and inclusive organization as well as providing barrier-free and accessible employment practices in compliance with relevant legislation. Should you require Code-protected accommodation through any stage of the recruitment process, please make them known when contacted and we will work with you to meet your needs. Disability-related accommodation during the application process is available upon request.