BMPs For Maryland Golf Courses
Position Type: Assistant Superintendent
Position Available: Fall 2021
Lancaster Country Club is seeking motivated individuals to become a part of their management team. LCC is identified as a platinum club of America and serves as a premier 27 hole private facility located in central PA. On a 427 acre property, the championship 18 hole old course was designed by William Flynn and is consistently ranked among the top 10 in the state and currently is within the top 100 classic courses of the United States. The additional nine holes known as Highlands is a links style layout used in rotation with one of the Flynn nines on occasion. In 2015, the old course played host to the United States Women's Open, the record breaking event led to the announcement of a return visit in 2024. The club has recently completed a multi-million dollar renovation to facilities including a practice green and driving range renovation. The second multi-million dollar phase for course enhancements is scheduled to begin this offseason. Additional on course renovations will take place leading into the Women's Open.
The position will work closely with the management team to conduct everyday tasks while providing championship conditions on a daily basis. Tasks will include but are not limited to: Daily course setup, water management, pest & disease identification, chemical and fertilizer calibration/applications and weekly turf informational sessions. In addition, candidates will gain valuable experience in managing, planning, and execution towards all facets of becoming a successful Golf Course Superintendent while having a lot of fun along the way. Focus is placed on preparing successful hires for the next step that doesn't just include operations; candidates will be exposed to club functions including committee meetings, local/state/national association meetings, volunteering for tournaments annually and becoming a part of a strong nationwide turf network. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual looking to progress in their career while gaining valuable experience on a daily basis in addition to the preparations leading and hosting the 2024 United States Women's Open.
Educational Requirements: Two or four year turf related degree is required
Experience Requirements: A minimum of two years golf course experience is required
Special Requirements: Candidates must be self-motivated with a willingness to learn and strong desire to become a Golf Course Superintendent. Ability to speak Spanish is a bonus. Must be able to obtain a PA pesticide license within 90 days.
Salary: Competitive compensation based on experience.
Benefits: Meals, Uniforms, Golfing Privileges, Cell Phone Allowance, Health, 401K, Holiday Bonus, Paid Dues to Local/National Associations, Fun
How to Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Info: Josh A. Saunders, Director of Grounds, Lancaster Country Club, 458 Millcross Rd., Lancaster Pa. 17601
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