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  • 26 Apr 2024 7:35 PM | Dave Miller (Administrator)

    Salary range $66,000 - $76,000

    Send inquiries to Dennis Bowsher, CGCS


    Deadline is May 10

    Job Description

    Ohio State University Golf Club is a 36-hole facility with the Gray Course and the Scarlet Course.

    We operate under the direction of the Department of Athletic and are host to the Men’s and Women’s Varsity Golf Teams. Annually, we host a tournament for both teams and host an NCAA Regional Championship for men and women on a 4-year rotation. The PGA’s Korn Ferry Tour Finals are played here for the Nationwide Children’s Hospital Championship and that is nationally televised on Golf Channel. As a university employee, the person will have access to a great Health Plan, pension, and an individual retirement account. As an employee in the Department of Athletics, the employee enjoys the benefits of complimentary tickets to all athletic Events, including football and basketball.

    The Assistant Superintendent directs operations for overall care and maintenance of the golf course grounds at OSUGC. They plan and direct maintenance, installation, rehabilitation, renovation, and all landscaping and facility needs. Determines workload for golf course staff and prioritizes needs for ground maintenance. Hires, trains, and directs the work of ground maintenance staff. Assists in planning and development of budgets, purchasing, payroll and other administrative needs for the facilities operation. This position will work extensive hours including early mornings and weekends. This position will work in inclement weather.

    Minimum Required Qualifications

    Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience. 4-8 years of relevant experience preferred.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Degree in Turfgrass Management or combination of education and experience. Ohio pesticide applicator license. Experience with professional tournaments is a plus. Thorough knowledge with the golf course operations, including construction, drainage, irrigation, and chemical applications.

    Considerable experience supervising and scheduling many employees. Experience in managing a budget.

  • 23 Apr 2024 9:49 AM | Dave Miller (Administrator)

    Good afternoon and please share with your respective organizations:


    The Ohio State University's Department of Horticulture and Crop Science is seeking a Turfgrass Science Research Associate to join a team dedicated to advancing turfgrass management. This position, under the supervision of Dr. Tyler Carr, will play a key role in conducting innovative research that benefits the turfgrass industry.


    Summary of Responsibilities:

    • Conduct field and greenhouse experiments focused on turfgrass management through research areas including fertilization, mowing practices, irrigation strategies, cultivation techniques, establishment methods, and cultivar evaluation.

    • Assist graduate and undergraduate students with their research projects, fostering a collaborative research environment.

    • Prepare data visualizations (graphs) and comprehensive reports for internal and external audiences, including presentations for Extension activities.

    • Participate in the development of novel research protocols, reports, databases, and data analysis procedures to support project goals and objectives.

    • Analyze data effectively to interpret research findings, draw conclusions, and contribute to high-quality publications.


    Additional Information:

    Degree Requirements: Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree preferred.

    Experience Requirement: 1-3 years experience required


    The salary range for this position is $42,700.00 - $56,900.00.

    The salary paid to an individual will vary based on multiple factors, including but not limit to, education, years of experience, internal equity, etc.


    Questions about the position? Reach out to Tyler Carr (carr.981@osu.edu).



  • 15 Mar 2024 12:32 PM | Dave Miller (Administrator)

    Location: Maketewah Country Club (Cincinnati, OH)

    Position Title: 2nd Assistant Golf Course Superintendent

    Salary: $65,000+, Depending on experience  (Full-Time)

    Maketewah Country Club is a  Donald Ross designed course, with a strong emphasis on golf located in Cincinnati, Ohio.  The club is currently working with architect Brain Silva on finishing his master plan for Maketewah.  The final phase to our master plan started in the Fall of 2022, and will include fairway bunkering, rerouting of fairways, and all new teeing complexes.  Along with the course renovations, a new irrigation system will be installed.

    The  Assistant  will work closely with the superintendent in all aspects of course maintenance, as well as in construction of the club’s master plan. This will be a great opportunity to learn all aspects on turf maintenance, along with construction,  and irrigation installation in the transition zone of the country.

    Why Maketewah?

    • Accelerated learning by being involved in a large-scale renovation program with a revered golf course architect, which will improve your project management, organizational skills.
    • Strengthen your career progression at one of Ohio's finest courses with natural beauty, renowned history and Donald Ross’ masterfully designed course that has truly stood the test of time. Ranked among Ohio’s finest course.
    • Accelerate your learning in a management role that will provide leadership, scheduling and agronomic programming.

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Must have a 2- or 4-year degree in turf grass management or a related field. 
    • Individuals currently enrolled in a turf program are welcome to apply
    • Some golf course experience helpful, but not required as we are willing to train anyone willing to learn.
    • Must be able to obtain state pesticide license 

    Compensation & Benefits:

    • $65,000+ dependent on experience
    • Health, Dental and Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • 401k with company match
    • PTO
    • Golfing privileges
    • Lunch when the club is open
    • GCSAA dues
    • Continuing education


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