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  • May 01, 2024 11:05 AM | Chris DeMain (Administrator)


    Job Description

    Ohio State University Golf Club is a 36-hole facility with the Gray Course and the Scarlet Course. We operate under the direction of the Department of Athletic and are host to the Men’s and Women’s Varsity Golf Teams. Annually, we host a tournament for both teams and host an NCAA Regional Championship for men and women on a 4-year rotation. The PGA’s Korn Ferry Tour Finals are played here for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship and that is nationally televised on Golf Channel.

    As a university employee, the person will have access to a great Health Plan, pension, and an individual retirement account. As an employee in the Department of Athletics, the employee enjoys the benefits of complimentary tickets to all athletic Events, including football and basketball.

    The Assistant Superintendent directs operations for overall care and maintenance of the golf course grounds at OSUGC. They plan and direct maintenance, installation, rehabilitation, renovation, and all landscaping and facility needs. Determines workload for golf course staff and prioritizes needs for ground maintenance. Hires, trains, and directs the work of ground maintenance staff. Assists in planning and development of budgets, purchasing, payroll and other administrative needs for the facilities operation. This position will work extensive hours including early mornings and weekends. This position will work in inclement weather.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. 4-8 years of relevant experience preferred.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Degree in Turfgrass Management or combination of education and experience. Ohio pesticide applicator license. Experience with professional tournaments is a plus. Thorough knowledge of the golf course operations, including construction, drainage, irrigation, and chemical applications. Considerable experience supervising and scheduling many employees. Experience in managing a budget.


  • April 17, 2024 11:24 AM | Chris DeMain (Administrator)

    The Ohio State University    

    The Ohio State University's Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is seeking a Turfgrass Science Research Associate to join a team dedicated to advancing turfgrass management. This position, under the supervision of Dr. Tyler Carr, will play a key role in conducting innovative research that benefits the turfgrass industry.


    Summary of Responsibilities:

    • Conduct field and greenhouse experiments focused on turfgrass management through research areas including fertilization, mowing practices, irrigation strategies, cultivation techniques, establishment methods, and cultivar evaluation.

    • Assist graduate and undergraduate students with their research projects, fostering a collaborative research environment.

    • Prepare data visualizations (graphs) and comprehensive reports for internal and external audiences, including presentations for Extension activities.

    • Participate in the development of novel research protocols, reports, databases, and data analysis procedures to support project goals and objectives.

    • Analyze data effectively to interpret research findings, draw conclusions, and contribute to high-quality publications.

    Additional Information:

    Degree Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

    Experience Requirement: 1-3 years experience required


    The salary range for this position is $42,700.00 - $56,900.00.

    The salary paid to an individual will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limit to, education, years of experience, internal equity, etc.

    Questions about the position? Reach out to Tyler Carr (

  • March 26, 2024 7:51 AM | Chris DeMain (Administrator)

    Golf Course Technician

    Link to Online Job Posting

    • Type: Full Time 
    • Salary/Pay Rate: $16.15 - $21.00
    • Posted Date: 03/20/2024

    The City of Centerville is now hiring for the full-time position of Golf Course Technician with The Golf Club at Yankee. The Golf Club at Yankee Trace is a championship 27-hole resort-style golf course that includes a full-service restaurant and high-end banquet facilities. We seek energetic and hardworking people who can assist us in delivering exemplary customer service to our guests.

     Position Responsibilities: 

    • Performs routine manual labor in maintaining the grounds of the golf course.
    • Operates mowers, string trimmers, and other grounds maintenance equipment in maintaining the golf course.
    • Rakes and maintains sand bunkers.
    • Maintains fuel and fluid levels for maintenance equipment.
    • Report equipment problems to the Assistant Golf Course Superintendent and/or Mechanic.
    • Assists in project work e.g. construction of new tees, and greens; directs groundskeeper with the maintenance tasks.
    • Performs irrigation repairs, fertilizes the turf, and spray plant protection.
    • Demonstrates regular and predictable attendance.

    Minimum Requirements:

    • High school diploma or equivalent; and completion of specialized training in grounds maintenance
    • Three (3) years experience in golf course grounds maintenance and repair
    • Valid Ohio driver’s license
    • Any combination of education and experience that provides the necessary knowledge, skills, and abilities to be successful in the position. Preferred qualification: Commercial Spray License.

  • March 22, 2024 2:35 PM | Chris DeMain (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent Position

    Stone Oak Country Club is an up-scale private facility, located in Holland, Ohio, which is a suburb of Toledo, Ohio.  Stone Oak was established in 1921 and was originally called Glengarry Country Club until 1989.  The course was originally designed by S.P. Jermaine and was redesigned by Robert Bruce Harris.  The Club features an 18-hole course, par 71, which measures 6,625 yards from the Championship tees.  The golf course fairways and tees are creeping bentgrass, and the putting greens are a mixture of Bent/Poa annua. In 2018, we installed a new Toro 2-wire irrigation system, with Lynx software.  The club also features a practice facility, fitness center, tennis courts and pool.  Our goal as the maintenance staff is to provide tournament-like conditions for our members; assistants play a key role in delivering these conditions.  We are currently in the process of building four new tee complexes, with more improvements to come in the next few years.

    Educational/ Experience Requirements:                       

    ·        Certificate, two, or four year degree in Turfgrass Management.

    ·        Two or more years of Golf Course experience.

    ·        The ability to obtain an Ohio Pesticide License in Turf within the first year of employment.


    Assistant Responsibilities but not limited to:

    §  Hand watering greens (Using TDRs)

    §  Mowing and Rolling Practices

    §  Fertilizer and Pesticide Applications

    §  Calibration of Chemical Equipment

    §  Bunker maintenance

    §  Irrigation/Drainage install and repair

    §  Running small crews

    §  Cultural practices (top-dressing, aerifying etc.)

    §  Weed, Insect and Disease Identification

    §  Implementing IPM program

    §  Seeding and Sodding practices

    §  Daily Course Set-up

    §  All other aspects of turfgrass management

    Salary Range:                   $40,000 – $50,000 per year  (Depends on Experience)

    Benefits:                            Health Insurance, Uniforms, Golf Privileges, 401k, Bonus

    Expected Start Date:       May 1, 2024, or as soon as possible.

    Contact information:       Brian Koba, Golf Course Superintendent

                                                P:  440-315-9052 (cell phone) E:                   

  • February 29, 2024 2:16 PM | Chris DeMain (Administrator)

    Location: Maketewah Country Club (Cincinnati, OH)

    Position Title: 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Salary: $65,000+, Depending on experience  (Full-Time)

    Maketewah Country Club is a  Donald Ross designed course, with a strong emphasis on golf located in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The club is currently working with architect Brain Silva on finishing his master plan for Maketewah.  The final phase to our master plan started in the Fall of 2022, and will include fairway bunkering, rerouting of fairways, and all new teeing complexes.  Along with the course renovations, a new irrigation system will be installed.

    The  Assistant  will work closely with the superintendent in all aspects of course maintenance, as well as in construction of the club’s master plan. This will be a great opportunity to learn all aspects on turf maintenance, along with construction,  and irrigation installation in the transition zone of the country.

    Why Maketewah?

    • Accelerated learning by being involved in a large-scale renovation program with a revered golf course architect, which will improve your project management, organizational skills.
    • Strengthen your career progression at one of Ohio's finest courses with natural beauty, renowned history and Donald Ross’ masterfully designed course that has truly stood the test of time. Ranked among Ohio’s finest course.
    • Accelerate your learning in a management role that will provide leadership, scheduling and agronomic programming.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Must have a 2- or 4-year degree in turf grass management or a related field. 
    • Individuals currently enrolled in a turf program are welcome to apply
    • Some golf course experience helpful, but not required as we are willing to train anyone willing to learn.
    • Must be able to obtain state pesticide license 

    Compensation & Benefits:

    • $65,000+ dependent on experience
    • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • PTO
    • Golfing privileges
    • Lunch when the club is open
    • GCSAA dues
    • Continuing education


  • February 29, 2024 2:06 PM | Chris DeMain (Administrator)

    Eagles Nest Golf Course

    1540 S.R. 28 Loveland, OH  45140

    Job Opening:  Golf Course Superintendent

    Job Duties:  Manage its outside operations at the course. Applicants must have knowledge of course maintenance, pesticide applications, irrigation, aerification as well as hiring of personnel for the season. Applicants must also be able to obtain a chemical applicators license.

    Interested applicants can email with a resume, contact information as well as salary desired to All applications will remain confidential. You can also contact the course directly and speak to the General Manager, Jason Knoderer with any questions. 513-722-1241.

  • January 08, 2024 11:47 AM | Tyler VanLandingham (Administrator)

    Job Type: Full-time

    Pay: $58,000.00 - $65,000.00 per year

    Location470 South St, Chardon, OH 44024


    • 8 hour shift
    • Weekends as needed


    • Turfgrass/Agronomy Degree or Education
    • 3 to 5 Years of Golf Course Experience in a Supervisory/Management Role
    • Working Knowledge and Operation Experience of Turfgrass Equipment and Irrigation Systems
    • Valid State of Ohio Pesticide/Spray License Required
    • Manage application of chemicals and all other agronomy/arboriculture functions
    • Needs to have excellent communication skills as well as be organized and detail oriented
    • Salary consideration commensurate with experience


    Bob Acquaviva 

    General Manager 

    Chardon Lakes Golf Course 


    Send resume to Website Link

  • January 06, 2024 6:31 PM | Tyler VanLandingham (Administrator)

    Assistant Superintendent to transition into Superintendents role at Split Rock Golf Club in Orient, Ohio

     Looking for a candidate who has a strong passion for the golf course

    industry and is looking for a long-term home.

     Duties include:

    Managing and overseeing golf course personnel.

    Maintaining all aspects of the golf course.

    Maintaining golf course equipment.

    Applying chemical applications.

    Trouble shooting and maintenance of the irrigation system.

    Salaried position based on experience.

    For questions and more information contact

    Brad 614 596 0589

  • December 11, 2023 11:52 AM | Tyler VanLandingham (Administrator)

    Interested applicants should contact Dennis Bowsher at for more information

    Job Description
    Performs and supervises golf course grounds and facilities maintenance. The person performs general course maintenance under supervision of Golf Course Superintendent including: mowing, fertilizing, chemical application, raking sand traps, irrigation system repairs and maintenance, structural repairs, tree cutting, and landscape renovations and planting. The position requires supervision and training of students and seasonal workers.

  • November 30, 2023 10:14 AM | Tyler VanLandingham (Administrator)

    Golf Course Superintendent - Oakhaven Golf Club

    Location: Delaware Ohio

    Job Type: Full-time

    Salary: $60,000 or higher (determined by experience and education)

    About Us:

    Oakhaven Golf Club is a privately owned, public golf course that features not only an 18-hole championship golf course, but also one of Central Ohio's premier practice facilities available to the public. Oakhaven features an 18-hole 7,000 yard, par-72 championship golf course, premier 50-acre driving range with 60 grass tees and covered tees available, two practice chipping greens with a sand bunker, and a 5000-square-foot putting green.

    Job Summary:

    We are seeking a skilled and experienced Golf Course Superintendent to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing the maintenance and management of the golf course, ensuring it meets the highest standards of quality and playability. The Golf Course Superintendent will lead a dedicated team of groundskeepers, technicians, and other staff to achieve optimal course conditions and enhance the overall golfing experience for our patrons.


    Turf Management: Implement and execute effective turf management practices to maintain the overall health and appearance of the golf course greens, fairways, tees, and roughs.

    Irrigation Management: Develop and manage irrigation programs to ensure proper watering schedules, equipment operation, and water conservation efforts.

    Pest and Disease Control: Implement integrated pest management programs to control weeds, insects, and diseases, ensuring a pest-free and healthy golf course environment.

    Equipment Maintenance: Oversee the maintenance and repair of golf course maintenance equipment, ensuring that all machinery is in optimal working condition.

    Staff Supervision: Lead, train, and supervise a team of groundskeepers and maintenance staff, fostering a positive and productive work environment.

    Budget Management: Develop and manage the annual budget for the golf course maintenance department, ensuring efficient use of resources and cost-effectiveness.

    Environmental Compliance: Ensure compliance with environmental regulations and best practices, promoting sustainability in golf course management.

    Project Management: Plan and execute capital improvement projects, renovations, and course enhancements as needed.

    Communication: Collaborate with other departments, communicate with golf course management, and interact with golfers to address concerns and ensure a positive experience for all patrons.


     Bachelor's degree in Turfgrass Management, Agronomy, or related field (preferred).

     Minimum of 4 years of experience as a Golf Course Superintendent or in a similar role.

     Strong knowledge of turfgrass and golf course maintenance practices.

     GCSAA Member preferred, but not required

     Experience with irrigation systems, pest control, and equipment maintenance.

     Must have a current Ohio Pesticide License or must be able to attain one within 30 days of hire.

     Excellent leadership and communication skills.

     Budget management experience.

     Ability to work flexible hours, including weekends and holidays.

    To Apply:

    Interested candidates should submit their resume and cover letter to Mitch Irwin at

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