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Golf Course Manager

The person managing golf course greenkeepers and golf course supervisors must be a competent golf course greenkeeper/golf course supervisor and must also be competent in the following tasks.

  • Manage and maintain a healthy and safe workplace
  • Conduct risk assessments
  • Managing meetings
  • Communicating to staff, colleagues, other managers, golfers and others
  • Briefing teams, managers and golfers
  • Managing budgets and finance
  • Manage the recruitment, selection and induction of staff
  • Managing the performance, training and development of self and staff
  • Perform staff appraisals
  • Manage conflict, discipline and grievance
  • Promote the organisation and its values
  • Motivating Staff
  • Identify and determine polices for the development of golf course
  • Plan, monitor, evaluate and manage golf course maintenance in accordance with the golf course policy document
  • Managing the greenkeeping team
  • Managing the use of physical resources for projects and tasks
  • Managing, implementing and evaluating golf course maintenance and the environment
  • Plan and manage the control of weeds, pests and diseases
  • Manage projects and events
  • Manage themselves and their professional development
  • Verbal and written presentation skills
  • Using IT

GTC Golf Greenkeeper Learning Materials PDF

These Learning Materials are suitable for all levels of Greenkeepers and are available to all Golf Clubs. Prepared by industry specialists and based upon best principles and practices for golf course maintenance and management, the copyright materials are divided into eight chapters, ranging from health and safety, golf course preparation and maintenance to preparing a tractor with attachments. 

The chapters covered are:

  • Unit 001 - Develop Personal Performance and Maintain Working Relationships
  • Unit 002 - Monitor and Maintain Health and Safety
  • Unit 003 - Use and Maintain Equipment and Machines
  • Unit 004 - Prepare and Operate a Tractor with Attachments
  • Unit 005 - Present and Maintain Turf Playing Surfaces for Golf
  • Unit 006 - Renovate and Repair Sports Surfaces
  • Unit 007 - Establish Plants Outdoors
  • Unit 008 - Prepare Golf Course for Play
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