Assistant Golf Professional
Job#: 473178
Positions: 1
Posted: 06/04/2018
Job Type: Full Time
Location: Kiawah Island, SC
Department: Golf Shop
Category: Kiawah Island Club
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Job Description

The exclusive Kiawah Island Club has an immediate need for an Assistant Golf Professional at Cassique. The Assistant Golf Professional must be an outgoing individual with a passion for the game of golf and customer service. This is a position for an energetic, motivated professional who is looking to grow a variety of golf related skills and is interested in working towards his/her own Head Professional position. The position reports to the Head Golf Professional and will assist with the management of daily golf operations including managing and tracking play, protecting and controlling assets, supervising golf staff, assisting with all merchandising functions, managing tournaments, teaching lessons, and providing other professional services to ensure an exceptional golf experience.

Personal attributes must include strong interpersonal skills, customer service excellence, a passion for teaching, hardworking, reliable, enthusiastic, self-motivated, strong attention to detail, able to work independently, natural communicator, honest, trustworthy, and punctual.

As a member of our staff, you will join a culture rooted in teamwork, customer service, fun and professionalism.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Promotion of the game of golf, and the promotion of the Kiawah Island Club and Kiawah Island Real Estate
  • Complete the requirements of PGA membership and maintain an active classification in The PGA of America
  • Supervise and manage the total golf operations in a professional and efficient manner in the absence of the Head Golf Professional and First Assistant Professional
  • Provide excellent customer service, professional advice and assistance to all patrons
  • Control and manage play; ensure guest check-in and fee collection in coordination with the player assistant
  • Manage the total operation of the practice facility
  • Provide golf instruction and clinics that is consistent with instructional methods, policies and procedures
  • Supervise, schedule and train golf shop personnel as directed by the Head Golf Professional
  • Assist in purchasing, receipt, display, inventory control, promotion and sales of merchandise
  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner and maintain a professional image at all times
  • Proficient in Foretees and Jonas point of sales software along with the ability to read sales reports and offer corrective action if need be
  • Be informed on, and promote all club activities and services
  • Manage the handicap program
  • Assist in planning and budgeting for the golf operations
  • Assist in managing tournaments and outings
  • Ability to work in various outside conditions
  • Ability to stand and/or sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to lift at least 40 lbs

Assistant Professionals are also eligible for:

  • Golf lesson revenue (92.9%)
  • Year-end retail commission
  • Clothing Allowance
  • PGA Dues
  • Employee Meals
  • Full playing privileges
  • Access to Golf Learning Center (teaching and practicing) including:
    • Club and ball fitting
    • Launch Monitor Technology: TrackMan 4 and Foresight GC Quad
    • SAM Puttlab
    • Biomechanical 3-D Analysis : MySwing, K-Vest, BodiTrak Pressure Mat
    • Video Analysis
    • Neurofeedback: FocusBand
    • Fitness Room
To be considered for this position, you must have previous experience working at a high end private golf facility. You must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably from a PGA Golf Management accredited university. Class A PGA Professional preferred, but not required. Having a valid driver's license and your own, reliable transportation is required.


In person applications are welcome between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at 245 Gardeners Circle Kiawah Island, SC 29455.
*Benefits are available to full-time employees after a waiting period and include: Medical, Dental, Vision, Short Term and Long Term Disability, 401(k), Life Insurance, Accident Insurance, Telehealth, Health/ Dependent care spending account, wellness program and generous paid time off including 12 vacation days, 6 sick days and 9 paid holidays per year.

KP is an Equal Opportunity Employer that uses EVerify. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, KP and its affiliates do not discriminate in hiring or employment on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, genetic information, sexual orientation, disability, or veteran status. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. 



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