Greenkeeper – South Herts Golf Club

  • 17 March 2024 08:36
Greenkeeper – South Herts Golf Club


South Herts Golf Club was founded in 1899 and is a private leading members club situated in North London. We boast two courses, our 18-hole Vardon Course and our 9-hole Rees Course. The site extends across 150 acres of rural parkland. The club is steeped in history and was home to record open champion Harry Vardon, who was club professional from 1902 – 1937 and Ryder Cup legend Dai Rees who was with the club from 1946 – 1983.



The club also provides fantastic practice facilities including a 200-yard practise range with enclosed bays, two putting greens, a short game area and driving nets. We are continuously investing into the courses to ensure maximum playability throughout the year for the membership.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of 2 years working experience.
  • Level 2 qualification in greenkeeping / sports turf.
  • Highly motivated and hard-working individual.
  • A full and clean UK driving license.
  • Spraying certification PA1, PA2 and PA6 (Not Essential)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Carry out daily work tasks, provided by Course Manager.
  • Cutting and maintenance of playing surfaces.
  • Operate and carry out basic maintenance on machinery, in line with H&S.
  • Setting up the golf course for daily play.
  • To work weekend shifts setting up for daily play, as set per rota of 1:3.
  • Set up the golf course for major tournaments / events.
  • Work within a team on in-house course development projects.
  • Engage with members and maintain good working relationships.

Job Benefits:

  • Full use of both golf courses, including practice facilities.
  • Staff uniform and PPE.
  • Full on-site training.
  • Distance learning training in greenkeeping provided.
  • Cooked lunch on working days.
  • Competitive salary based on qualifications and level of experience.
  • Pension.
  • Paid overtime.
  • 20 days holiday plus bank holidays.

To Apply:

For further information and to apply please email Sean Brocklehurst, Course Manager:

Closing Date: 28 March 2024

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