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Seasonal Intern


  Laurel Valley Golf Club, designed by architect Dick Wilson and renovated by Arnold Palmer is located in Ligonier, Pennsylvania (hour southeast of Pittsburgh).  Since its opening Laurel Valley Golf Club has hosted the 1975 Ryder Cup and 1965 PGA Championship, the 2023 Palmer Cup and is currently seeking a motivated, hard-working and determined individual who have a desire to learn and advance in the golf course industry.  The ideal candidate would be one who is looking to eventually become a golf course superintendent.  Interns will work hand in hand with the Director of Agronomy & Grounds, Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant Superintendents to provide championship level playing conditions.  The Club is currently in an ongoing renovation project which will include rebuilding an entire hole this season.  Candidates that are hired will receive a $1,000 signing bonus.


Laurel Valley Golf Club Internship Video


Position Responsibilities

    • Proper Calibration of Sprayers and Fertilizer Spreaders
    • Proper Plant Protectant Application
    • Water Management
    • Equipment Operation
    • Course Setup
    • Irrigation Maintenance
    • Cultural Practices (aerification, topdressing, etc.)
    • Lead Small Crews
    • Be a TEAM player.

Educational Requirements

  • Currently enrolled or planning to enroll in 2 or 4 year turfgrass management program


Experience Requirements

  • Experience preferred but not required; willing to train the right individual.

Job Benefits

    • Housing Available (All Living Expenses Paid)
    • $1,000 Signing Bonus
    • Golf Privileges
    • Uniforms / Work Gear Provided
    • Potential for Career Advancement at Laurel Valley Golf Club
    • Monthly Turf Talks
    • Appreciation Dinner at the Club with Director of Agronomy & Grounds and Golf Course Superintendent
    • Tournament Volunteering Opportunities 
    • Upon completion of successful internship golf course superintendent will give strong recommendation to other top clubs
    • Potential one week internship swap Oakmont Country Club & Pikewood National Golf Club
    • Golf Course Construction Experience

Date Job is Available


$16-$17 Hourly Rate Plus OT DOE

Job Application Instructions

Please email resume and cover letter to Brett Bentley at bb@golfatlaurelvalley.com


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