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Summer Intern

By The University of Texas Golf Club, Austin, Texas,

Tyler Andersen, 2200 University Club Dr, Austin, Texas, 78732, Telephone: 5122665988

The University of Texas Golf Club is located in the beautiful Texas Hill Country in northwest Austin.  Home to the University of Texas Men’s and Women’s golf teams, UTGC is a Bechtol-Russell design that plays just over 7,400 yards.   We are a private championship 18 hole facility with a recently renovated practice facility for our members, and an exclusive practice facility for the golf teams. Our grassing varieties are primarily comprised of Tifsport bermuda fairways & rough, Trinity zoysia tees/collars/approaches, and Tifeagle ultradwarf greens.  We’ve recently built a new six hole par-3 course, “The Spieth Lower 40” (SL40), designed by Jordan Spieth & Roy Bechtol,  consisting of Zeon zoysia fairways/teeing grounds, Trinity zoysia collars/approaches, Cutlass zoysia roughs, and Tifeagle greens.

Interns will work directly with the Superintendent, Assistant Superintendents, and 2nd Assistant Superintendent.  They will learn and engage in all aspects of our golf course maintenance operation.  A big emphasis will be put on irrigation scheduling/repair, the calibration/application of chemicals & fertilizers, and the operation of all types of golf course maintenance equipment. Interns will also be heavily involved in our ultradwarf bermudagrass management programs such as topdressing, vertical mowing, and moisture management.  Our philosophy is to evaluate each intern on a daily basis and to utilize their strengths, but also build upon and enhance their weaknesses.  The primary goal of our program is to make each individual ready to become an Assistant Superintendent upon completion of their internship with us.


 

Educational Requirements

Education:

  • Must be enrolled in a 2 or 4 year Turfgrass Management related University program, or recent graduate
  • Willing to provide a 3-6 month training experience from spring golfing season, heavy agronomic summer season, and on through the fall.

Experience Requirements

Experience:

  • Looking for driven, passionate, and motivated individuals that want to become successful 
  • Great attitude and striving to become a professional leader
  • Previous working or Internship experience preferred, but not required. 
  • Have working knowledge of the game of golf; playing golf is preferred 
  • Must be authorized to work in the US

Job Benefits

Benefits Include:

  • $13-15/hr + OT
  • On-Site Housing Included
  • Meals
  • Uniforms
  • Golfing Privileges

Date Job is Available

Salary

$13-$15/HR + OT


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