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Golf Course Superintendent


The Mendon Golf Club is seeking a Head Golf Course Superintendent responsible for the maintenance of our top rated Private 18-hole golf course and associated property.  We have a very nice maintenance facility with up-to-date equipment and computerized irrigation system. The office, shop and employee areas are spacious.  At Mendon you will have a great deal of independence to do your job. You should be a motivated and detail-oriented individual who takes pride in their work. 


  • Responsible for all phases of Golf Maintenance and Agronomic operations, cost control, and staffing.
  • Regulate and adjust the GPS guidance system for the golf carts as needed.
  • Oversee the care and maintenance of the turf, ornamental plants, shrubs and trees.
  • Responsible for all aspects of maintenance to the property, including the golf course equipment, buildings, pro shop and clubhouse. 
  • Develops and adheres to the annual operating budget. 
  • Supervises and controls all maintenance expenses associated with Golf Course Operations, including payroll, supplies, chemicals, and fertilizers.
  • Manages water usage and irrigation systems and provides annual reporting on water source usage.
  • Supervises and participates in the application and recording of chemical applications on the Club's grounds in compliance with all local, state, and federal regulations.
  • Works closely with the Head Golf Professional and ownership on any issues related to golf course maintenance.
  • Hire, train, direct and supervise the maintenance staff so they perform their duties in an efficient, safe, and exemplary manner.
  • Provides technical, operational and safety training for employees to ensure that the staff is working within OSHA, club safety, state, and federal guidelines for safe working conditions.
  • Schedules maintenance practices around member play and outings to maximize efficiency and minimize disruption to members.
  • Coordinates snow removal and winter maintenance activities when necessary. 

Educational Requirements

2-year Degree or Certificate in Turf Management (or related field, like agronomy, horticulture, plant science, soil science).

  • Computer skills required for financial reporting and control of operations.
  • Valid Driver's License.
  • Valid New York State Pesticide Application License.

Experience Requirements

3-5 year’s experience as a Golf Superintendent or 1st Assistant

  • Knowledge of modern maintenance practices of greens, tees, fairways, roughs, and bunkers.  Prefer working knowledge of the specific grasses at Mendon Golf Club.
  • Knowledge of use and operating standards of equipment and tools used in golf course construction and maintenance work.
  • Skilled in recruiting, hiring, supervising, training, monitoring, evaluating and motivating personnel.
  • Interpersonal skills to resolve challenges with employees and members.
  • Knowledge of the game of golf, golf rules and methods of play.
  • Ability to anticipate issues with labor, equipment, and material requirements related to golf course maintenance and repair schedules.
  • Ability and knowledge to lay out irrigation systems, drainage lines, construct tees and greens.

Job Benefits

Health care allowance, vehicle allowance, paid association dues, paid work-related travel expenses, paid licenses, and paid time off.

Date Job is Available


$80,000 to $90,000 per year

Overtime: No

Job Application Instructions

Please send a cover letter and resumes via email to Careers@MendonGolfClub.com


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