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2nd Assistant Superintendent


Butler National Golf Club is a private 18-hole golf club located 25 miles outside Chicago. The club was built by developer Paul Butler in 1974 and became the permanent home of the Western Open until 1990. Since then, with the help of architect Tom Fazio, the club has continued to remain one of the top ranked golf courses in the country. The membership is committed to the tradition of golf and maintaining its world class reputation. Most recently work began on a new Fazio master plan which included a total bunker restoration and practice facility upgrade. Position is designed to assist superintendent and first assistant with all aspects of course maintenance. Responsibilities will include crew supervision, irrigation scheduling, daily course preparation, tournament set up, oversight of all chemical and fertilizer applications, record keeping and purchasing.

Michael Sauls has been the golf course superintendent at Butler National for 32 years. As a graduate from the Penn State University turfgrass program, Mr. Sauls has over 40 years of experience in the business which has included positions at Medinah Country Club and Spyglass Hill at Pebble Beach. He has hosted three PGA tournaments during his career and has mentored over 65 interns and assistants, 30 who have gone on to successful superintendent careers.

Educational Requirements

Currently enrolled or graduated from a two or four year turfgrass management program or possess a degree in a related field.


Experience Requirements

Three to five years of golf course maintenance experience.

Special Requirements

Looking for a candidate committed to the turf industry. Individual must be a team player with a positive attitude and good communication skills.

Job Benefits

Health and dental insurance, annual vacation, year-end bonus, 401K, clothing allowance, golf privileges, GCSAA dues and reimbursement for continuing education.

Date Job is Available


$60,000 to $65,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Send resumes to Michael Sauls @ butlersauls@aol.com


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