An assistant golf professional oversees all aspects of merchandise in the golf shop, which includes ordering, receiving, pricing, sales, storing and display of merchandise, as well as provides all documentation, inventory and control reports as required. They also assist the Head Professional in providing guests with a pleasant golf experience.


  • Assist golf professional in instructing and managing merchandising and on-course personnel
  • Oversee and perform daily operations of the golf shop
  • Promote the game of golf and assist all players by providing and interpreting etiquette, policies, rules and regulations
  • Conduct golf clinics
  • Assist Head Professional in determining marketing objectives
  • Attend professional, committee and staff meetings as required
  • Promote member participation in all golf club events
  • Interact with golf club members

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Knowledge of marketing and financial management
  • Problem solving and decision making skills
  • Member in good standing with the CPGA
  • Teaching and Coaching Certification from the CPGA
  • Supervisory experience
  • Good communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Experience and knowledge of golf course operation
  • Expert knowledge of golf and rules and regulations
  • Knowledge of Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and Operational Health and Safety (OHS) practices
  • First Aid and Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) certification an asset
  • Experience in golf instructions

Possible Future Career Paths

  • Head Professional
  • General Manager
  • Golf Course Owner

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