What do Club Pros do?

Not to be confused with Tour pro, who do similar tasks from time to time.

A club professional is responsible for a wide range of tasks, from teaching lessons and organizing tournaments to managing the pro shop and providing general customer service.

In addition to their day-to-day duties, club pros also serve as a valuable resource for amateur golfers, providing tips and advice on everything from swing technique to course management.

While the job can be demanding, it is also highly rewarding, and many club pros consider it a privilege to be able to share their passion for the game with others.

1. The responsibilities of a golf Club Pro

  1. Maintain golf courses & golf clubs
  2. Maintain driving ranges & practise facilities
  3. Merchandiser – Help the golf club manager in running the pro shop.
  4. Instructor to golfers of all ages & skill levels.
  5. Organizer and Supervisor (with the golf retail manager)
  6. Promoting the golf club

2. What skills are needed to be successful in this position

  1. Golf skills
  2. Communication skills
  3. Business & management skills
  4. Coaching & teaching skills
  5. Marketing skills

3. How much do they make?

According to USA Today, annual salaries range from around $35,000 to $100,000, and the average is $65,000.

4. What education might help you get a job as a Golf Club Pro?

  1. Diploma education
  2. College Degree (optional to some, and must-have to other golf courses)
  3. USGTF certificate
  4. PGA Professional Golf Management program
  5. Driving license
  6. Certification in First-Aid & CPR