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Intern - Golf Course Maintenance Operations TPC Southwind (Summer 2024)

TPC Network - Intern
Jobs in Memphis · TN
Internship: Internship
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TPC Southwind is a private par-70, 7,244-yard layout located in the gated community of Southwind in Southeast Memphis, Tennessee. TPC Southwind is home of the FedEx St. Jude Championship. TPC Southwind houses a modern-style, 34,000 square-foot clubhouse featuring rich wood furnishings and creates an inviting backdrop for socializing, private events, or corporate entertainment.

Tee up your career as a part of our team with the TPC Network!

The TPC Network Golf Course Maintenance Operations Internship Program provides a unique experience only a TPC can offer. Our vision is to create an experience where an individual comes away feeling empowered, knowledgeable, and confident to take the next step. Our program centers on collaboration of an individual’s educational and experience level with real world, practical, hands-on learning including agronomic planning and management, asset preservation, operational excellence, and professional golf tournament preparation. The goal is to expose and develop interns to an array of skills in both tournament and daily playing conditioning. We have both short- and long-term internship programs that will be tailored to your skill set, education, and customized to meet your school’s requirements. We also offer the unique opportunity to work a professional golf tournament and connect with leading agronomy professionals and to develop important career building relationships.

The Internship Experience 

Students will be introduced to critical agronomic elements of golf course maintenance such as personnel management, financial management, equipment operation and maintenance, maintenance facility organization and upkeep, fertilizer and plant protectant application techniques, pesticide laws and regulations, member and guest communication, irrigation maintenance and management, career development, environmental stewardship, career planning, and networking.

Examples:

  • Participate in daily maintenance activities. 
  • Learn and participate in agronomic activities including plant protectant applications and fertilization.
  • Attend management meetings.
  • Exposure to financial management
  • Opportunity to build crew schedules and conduct crew meetings.
  • Diversified learning opportunities in and out of maintenance. Examples -
    • Club Management / GM
    • Golf Operations
    • Equipment Management 
    • Irrigation Management    
    • Landscape Management
    • PGA Tour Agronomist
    • Attend Professional Development Classes 
    • Career development - Resume and mock interviews  
  • Visit neighboring courses and sabbatical to a sister TPC
  • Tournament volunteer opportunities with PGA Tour

Requirements

  • Applicants of all experience and education levels will be considered. 
  • Career minded and highly motivated.
  • Team player and positive attitude 
  • Be enrolled in an accredited undergraduate, graduate degree, or certificate program. 
  • Have appropriate authorization to work in the United States 
  • Possess the minimum cumulative grade point average (GPA) required by their college or university. 
  • International students must be currently enrolled in a US college or university and possess all visas and employment authorizations required prior to the start of the internship. 

Job Benefits

  • Uniforms provided
  • Lunch provided by club 
  • Golf privileges

Internships available.

  • 3-to-6-month internships are available year round

Pay

  • Competitive wage based on experience.
  • Housing stipend may be provided.
  • Eligible for overtime.