By Pikewood National Golf Club,
Morgantown, West Virginia,
Joel Foreman, 3055 Kingwood Pike, Morgantown, West Virginia, 26508,
Pikewood National Golf Club, located southeast of Morgantown, WV, has been ranked by Forbes Magazine as #2 among “The Five Hardest Golf Courses in the U.S.” and by Golf Digest as #18 among “America’s 20 Hardest Golf Courses”, #79 among "The World Top 200 Greatest Courses" in 2018, # 40 among "America's Greatest 100 Golf Courses” in 2017, and "Best New Private Course" in 2009.In 2011 Link magazine listed Pikewood National #7 on its "Top 10 One-Hit Wonders".
The course takes full advantage of the picturesque West Virginia Mountains boasting breath-taking vistas on nearly every hole.Pikewood National is a private 18 hole golf course which is highly exclusive to members who enjoy golf at its purest state.This is a great opportunity to work with a crew that is highly motivated to become successful in this industry.The grass varieties at Pikewood National are: Greens (A1/A4 bentgrass), Approaches, Tees, Fairways (L93), Rough (Kentucky bluegrass and fescue mix), and Native areas (fescue)
Asa keymemberofthePikewood National Golf Club maintenanceteam,theSummer Intern worksdirectlywith the Assistants-in-Training, Assistant Superintendents and Golf Course Superintendentand assistswith theday-to-daymaintenanceand agronomicpracticesof thegolfcourseand adjacentgrounds,including butnotlimited totheclubhouselandscaping and maintenancecomplex.The ideal candidate is a highly motivated individual who is looking to eventually become a Golf Course Superintendent.This candidate should be a self-starter who takes pride in his/her work ethic and values the importance of being a team player.This position will expose the candidate to a wide variety of turf practices.The Pikewood Turf Crew understands the importance of sound agronomic practices.
0-2yearsturf grassmanagementexperience preferred, but not required
Enrolled in a 2-year or 4-year Turf Program preferred,but notrequired
Must possess a general knowledge base of the maintenance of a golf course
Mustpossessbasiccomputer skills–Word andExcel
Musthaveastrong businessaptitudeand passion for thegolf business
Mustbe highlyorganized and efficientwith ahigh attentiontodetail