Princess Anne Country Club in Virginia Beach, VA seeks GCSAA Director of Golf Course Maintenance & Club Grounds

  • 18 Dec 2020 1:00 PM
    Message # 9439161
    Tyler Eastham (Administrator)

    Founded in 1916, the Princess Anne Country Club is Virginia’s premier coastal private country club. Amenities include an 18-hole classic layout featuring 419 fairways and A4 greens redesigned by Tim Liddy in 2008 and just honored by Golf Magazine in their list of the 25 exemplary courses under 6,000 yards in the world; a practice range; putting greens and short game practice area; golf course maintenance buildings; full service clubhouse; four indoor and seven outdoor tennis courts; pickleball courts; fitness and wellness center; and an aquatic complex currently under renovation.

    The ideal candidate will have a minimum of five years of experience as a golf course superintendent or assistant. He/she will have earned at least an Associate Degree in Turfgrass Management, possess sound leadership and management practices, solid interpersonal and communication skills and a proven track record growing both bentgrass and bermudagrass in challenging climates. The candidate will possess proven organizational, interpersonal and leadership skills. The current leader has committed to assist in the transition and will remain on property until May 3, 2021.

    The Director of Golf Course Maintenance and Club Grounds reports to the General Manager and is entrusted with the maintenance, operation and management of the golf course and all other Club grounds.

    Major Duties & Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for the overall operation and management of the Princess Anne Country Cub golf course, practice facilities and Club grounds.
    • Recruits, trains and supervises golf course maintenance operations personnel. 
    • In concert with the General Manager, develops capital and operational budgets for the golf course maintenance operation and, after approval, manages their implementation.
    • Works closely with the Green Committee Chair, serving as an ex officio committee member, and attends all Green and Golf Committee meetings.
    • Develops an ongoing dialogue and presence with Club Members.
    • Works with, supports and consults with the PGA Professional Team.
    • Assists the General Manager in developing/implementing short and long term capital projects, operational standards and personnel documents.
    The position is available March 1, 2021.  Compensation package will include an annual base salary of $110,000 plus a discretionary bonus incentive. Benefits include individual health and life, 401(k), GCSAA dues, vehicle, phone, education allowance, vacation and relocation expense. Qualifications accepted via email only by January 22, 2021 to General Manager William S. Shonk, CCM, CCE at
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