Top Golf Professional Skills

Below we've compiled a list of the most important skills for a Golf Professional. We ranked the top skills based on the percentage of Golf Professional resumes they appeared on. For example, 10.1% of Golf Professional resumes contained Private Lessons as a skill. Let's find out what skills a Golf Professional actually needs in order to be successful in the workplace.

The six most common skills found on Golf Professional resumes in 2020. Read below to see the full list.

1. Private Lessons

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Here's how Private Lessons is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Provided private lessons with individuals upon request.
  • Conducted and instructed junior golf clinics; golfer development programs and private lessons; supervised all practice facilities and golf cars.
  • Provided over 400 hours of lessons each season, including: private lessons, group instruction, and junior golf schools.
  • Instructed clients in the fundamentals of the golf game in 1 to 3 day clinics and private lessons.
  • Teach all golf instruction including private lessons, women's group lessons, and junior camps.
  • Administer tournaments and leagues, instruct group and private lessons, and chair quarterly board meetings.
  • Head all instructional programs to include private lessons, ladies clinics and junior golf days.
  • Golf instruction through clinics, private lessons, and junior golf program.
  • Led golf instruction classes and private lessons for ladies and junior camp.
  • Teach lessons for members and guests including private lessons and clinics.
  • Provided Instruction for Adult Clinics, Rules Meetings and Private Lessons.
  • Orchestrated all youth golf programs and taught 450 private lessons annually.
  • Conducted private lessons and competed in Southern Ohio PGA tournament events.
  • Conducted clinics, taught private lessons, and coordinated club tournaments.
  • Conducted golf clinics and taught over 200 private lessons annually.
  • Conducted all private lessons, group clinics, including juniors.
  • Conduct private lessons for residents and guests.
  • Golf instruction both private lessons and clinics.
  • Led Group and Private Lessons 14.
  • Teach Junior Camps and Private Lessons Can operate Fore and Tournament Control for tournament using net and gross scoring.

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2. Private Facility

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Here's how Private Facility is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Assisted Golf Professional in golf operations and facility operations for upscale 18-hole semi-private facility with 250 members playing 17,000 rounds annually.
  • Managed all day to day operations of an 18-hole Semi-Private Facility with 300 golf members and an average of 110 daily guest
  • Directed the golf operation of a high-end private facility, owned and operated by Heritage Golf Group.
  • Managed the entire golf operation of a semi-private facility with annual rounds reaching 42,000 per year.
  • Prospect, KY18-hole member owned private facility with 250 golfing members playing 18,000 rounds annually.
  • Managed golf operations for 18-hole semi-private facility with 175 members playing 25,000 rounds annually.
  • Head Golf Professional 18 hole, semi-private facility, successfully runs over 60 outings a year.

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3. Group Clinics

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Here's how Group Clinics is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Provide individual lessons and group clinics for members and guests and juniors.
  • Conducted group clinics for corporate clients and non-profit organizations.
  • Provided group clinics and individual instruction.
  • Conducted one on one golf lessons as well as group clinics and on the course tutelage.
  • Generated over $10,000 in additional revenue from group clinics and private golf lessons.
  • Started several large group clinics that became a very high demand activity for members.

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4. Membership Sales

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Here's how Membership Sales is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Multifaceted role spanning membership sales, tournament direction, operational management, inventory control, and financial consultant.
  • Implemented new membership building programs resulting in new membership sales and current member retention.
  • Conducted membership sales, renewals, new member orientation, and created promotional materials.
  • Reached nearly 100% capacity in membership sales in multiple years.
  • Attended multiple networking events to grow Club exposure and membership sales.
  • Generated membership sales through marketing events and club promotions.
  • Focus on Membership Sales, New Player Development.
  • Solicited Corporate and Individual membership sales Solicited Corporate and Indi vidual membership sales.

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5. Customer Service

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Here's how Customer Service is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Scheduled and executed corporate golf events that included time management, staffing, organizing vendors along with giving exceptional customer service.
  • Balanced inventory levels through monthly inventory counts to replenish merchandise based on customer service levels and seasonal promotions/ trends.
  • Directed monthly staff meetings and training sessions enhancing customer service through empowering staff to make relevant customer service decisions.
  • Developed manuals that outlined policies/procedures for golf operations, tournaments, merchandising, customer service, and instructional.
  • Singled out the most by customers for exceptional service and professionalism in customer service/ satisfaction surveys.
  • Created a friendly and hospitable atmosphere with emphasis on providing exceptional customer service exceeding expectations.
  • Promoted excellent customer service relationships, training & certification of employees.
  • Demonstrated a high level of customer service consistently exceeding membership expectations.
  • Implemented Customer Service program improving service consistency and customer relationships.
  • Redesigned organization structure improving communication and customer services.
  • Emphasized customer relations and excellent customer service.
  • Performed strategic marketing, cash and credit management, purchasing, visual merchandising, customer service, employee training and supervision.
  • Developed an atmosphere with members that included interactive activities, customer service and a sense of value for their membership.
  • Educate and train new golf shop staff on golf shop procedures and providing a high level of customer service.
  • Assisted our team in all further education to help them grow in all aspects of business and customer service.
  • Expanded customer service and marketing outreach strategies to increase average sales of $679,000 by 10% in 2013.
  • Created a customer service oriented atmosphere that promoted the game of golf and me the needs of the members.
  • Put in place new procedures and policies for the golf operations to improve customer service and customer interactions.
  • Oversee all training Golf Shop and Food and Beverage staff to attain quality customer service and sales goals.
  • Supervised and trained numerous (more than 50) new employees on superior customer service and sales techniques.

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6. Tournament Operations

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Here's how Tournament Operations is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Organized and executed all tournament operations for a schedule including member and member-guest tournaments.
  • Coordinated all tournament operations, managed outside service and food and beverage personnel.
  • Managed golf and pro shop operations including merchandising, tournament operations, teaching, and pro shop/bag room employees.
  • Managed and promoted golf course and outside tournament operations that drew 60K+ rounds annually.
  • Used MS Office to develop a golf tournament operations program.
  • Managed tournament operations, retail operations, and marketing plans.
  • Utilize TPP software to organize and facilitate all tournament operations.
  • Coordinate daily tournament operations for over 75 club events.
  • Managed the daily tournament operations for outside events.
  • Managed upwards of 20 employees.Responsible for all tournament operations, planning and execution.
  • Head of Tournament Operations Leagues, Scramble,Outings.
  • Managed the day to day operations Tournament operations Staffing and payroll Retail management and merchandising

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7. Pro Shop Sales

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Here's how Pro Shop Sales is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Created and implemented incentive plans for range, pro shop sales and customer service performance.
  • Created a discount club and fashion show to increase Pro Shop sales.
  • Increased pro shop sales via strategic retail placement and customer flow.
  • Increased pro shop sales over 35% during tenure.
  • Monitored Pro Shop sales and clubhouse duties while completing bachelor's degree at William and Mary.
  • Assisted golfers and players, pro shop sales, cleaned and regulated golf carts

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8. Beverage Operations

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Here's how Beverage Operations is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Assisted in food and beverage operations such as; ordering product, serving customers, managing beverage cart service.
  • Maintained golf shop inventory ($150K sales) and food/beverage operations ($220K).

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9. Inventory Control

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Here's how Inventory Control is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Maintained budget reporting and management requirements through inventory control, management and resupply.
  • Coordinate and Organize inventory control.
  • Redesigned and maintained hardware and software configurations for point of sale, network systems, inventory control, and tee reservations.
  • Implemented inventory control and sales policies for golf merchandise, food and beverage items, green fees and outing packages.
  • Coordinated all retail buying and inventory control for a complete golf merchandise program of $425,000 in annual gross sales.
  • Created new menus for improved food/beverage processes and managed inventory control for food, alcohol and merchandise needs.
  • Direct all operations of enterprise and handle merchandising, purchasing, inventory control and staff management.
  • Implemented inventory control and sales procedures for golf merchandise, green fees & tournament packages.
  • Coordinated merchandising, inventory control, monitoring labor costs, and budgets with owner.
  • Scheduled and supervised five pro shop employees while assisting with merchandising and inventory control.
  • Oversee the buying and inventory control for golf shop merchandise and snack bar concessions.
  • Supervised merchandising including buying, receipt of goods, inventory controls, and sales.
  • Inventory control, cash register, handicapping, computer program Country Club Systems.
  • Shop management - merchandising, inventory control, point of sale operations etc.
  • Created yearly budget, maintained inventory control for golf shop and course.
  • Performed budgeting, inventory control, invoicing, and display of merchandise.
  • Assist Merchandise Manager with displays, shipping and receiving and inventory controls.
  • Developed and implemented an inventory control system, which helped reduce shrinkage.
  • Managed and maintained all merchandising, inventory controls, retail sales management.
  • Managed aspects of purchasing, sales and inventory control of the golf shop

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10. TEE Times

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Here's how TEE Times is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Scheduled tee times by phone and in person, operated and balanced the shop's cash register and balanced all receipts.
  • Managed day to day operations including training staff to greet customers and schedule tee times for 65,000 rounds annually.
  • Greet customers in the Pro Shop, run cash registers book Tee Times, schedule outings and golf tournaments.
  • Supervised daily operations of the pro shop; tee times, customer service, and inventory management.
  • Scheduled tee times for daily play as well as for scheduled events.
  • Answer phones, book tee times,take dinner reservations and room reservations.
  • Reserve tee times using EZlinks booking system.

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11. Daily Operations

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Here's how Daily Operations is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Developed efficient procedures for daily operations and staff training.
  • Managed Daily Operations with Golf Course Superintendent, Outside Course Management focus to ensure smooth daily golf course operations.
  • Assisted in running all daily operations of 3 Robert Trent Jones Sr. and 1 Jack Nicklaus Design Golf Courses.
  • Administered all facets of the daily operations including: Inventory Controls, Merchandising, and staffing requirements.
  • Hired, trained and scheduled the daily operations staff along with performing daily customer service functions.
  • Managed daily operations, including the planning, coordination and supervision of operations for golf course.
  • Worked directly with the board of directors to prioritize procedures to improve daily operations and revenues.
  • Managed golf and cart staff of 12 to provide efficient, courteous daily operations.
  • Created golf programs and managed daily operations for a private club of 800 members.
  • Manage Daily Operations, Plan and Execute MemberEvents as well as Corporate Outings.
  • Managed daily operations of golf facility and staff of ten team members.
  • Managed the daily operations of a nine hole public golf course.
  • Managed daily operations of destination golf course in the Orlando area.
  • Managed daily operations and all team members for Heather Golf Shop.
  • Managed the daily operations for the Golf Course and Pro Shop.
  • Managed the daily operations of the golf course and clubhouse.
  • Managed Daily Operations of the Golf Course & Restaurant.
  • Manage daily operations of a public golf course 1.
  • Oversee and supervise daily operations for the golf facility.
  • Managed staff, daily operations and member tournaments.

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12. Championship

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Here's how Championship is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Co-Coordinated retail operations for 2005 United States Amateur Championship.
  • Assisted the University of Miami as host for the Ryder System Florida State Women's Intercollegiate Championships in 1990 through 1993.
  • Match Play, Women's SC Team Championship, and 2015 Carolina's Golf Association Senior Am.
  • Resume includes The 2009 Men's State Amateur and 2012 TN Women's State Amateur Championships.
  • Traveled around the western region of the United States in various state Open Championships.
  • Hand wrote in calligraphy all welcome documents and scoreboards for United States Amateur Championship.
  • Golf Shop Operations at an 18 hold championship and 9 hole executive course.
  • Coached the Deep Cliff Junior Golf Team to a league championship in 2009.
  • Competed in Michigan Section PGA event and won Pro-Assistants Championship in 1998.
  • Hosted Multiple Member events such as The Club Championship and TheCalcutta.
  • Created and managed inaugural LC Lucas Junior Championship with 68 participants.
  • Managed every aspect of running a championship rated golf course.
  • Home to the season-opening PGA TOUR Mercedes-Benz Championship.
  • Hosted PGA Nationwide TOUR Championship, LPGA Classic, PGA TOUR 2nd stage of Q School.
  • Qualified for PGA Tour's Honda Classic with course record 65 Qualified for 2nd stage of the US Open Championship.
  • Golf Operation Management and Experience in 2 PGA Tour events - THE PLAYERS CHAMPIONSHIP and Greater Hartford Open.
  • Direct all league activities, Club Championships, including Men's Leagues, Ladies Leagues, Guest Days.
  • Hosted numerous Wisconsin major golf championships, including the 2000 Wisconsin State Open won by Steve Stricker.
  • Oversee numerous Wisconsin PGA, Milwaukee District and state championships held at West BendC.C.
  • GOLF PROFESSIONAL Oversee golf operations for 4 championship courses.

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13. Club Repair

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Here's how Club Repair is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Managed profitable club repair business.
  • Inventory of over $400,000.00 and average sale of $410,000.00 per year, Full service Fitting and Club repair
  • Operated a successful club repair facility to provide service to customers and properly fit golf clubs to customers.
  • Skilled in all facets of golf club repair and custom fitting with a Mitchell Lie and Loft Machine.
  • Assisted in club repair including re-gripping, loft/lie adjustments, re-shafting, and measurement of swing weights.
  • Conducted private and group lessons and clinics, played golf with members, and provided club repairs.
  • Trained and experienced in any club work from full custom sets to minor club repair work.
  • Awarded Top New Store when revenue from club repair and Instruction exceeded budget by $30,000.
  • Performed club repairs (installing new grips, lengthening and shortening clubs) Accomplishments.
  • Provide and perform club repair and trade in services regulated to company guidelines.
  • Increased golf club repair service revenues by $9,000 per year.
  • Increased club-fitting, club repair and re-gripping services by 21%.
  • Club repair-introduced new products in the golf shop that increased profits
  • Operated successful club repair business generating $3000 yearly revenue.
  • Generated pro shop and club repair sales from lesson activity.
  • Provided highly skilled club repair service with rapid turnaround.
  • Provide professional club fitting and club repair for clients.
  • Provided club repair services to members and nonmembers.
  • Provided various golf club repair services.
  • Offered club repair and re-gripping services.

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14. POS

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Here's how POS is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Promoted merchandise through strategic positioning, providing information on future products and generating enthusiasm for new products to encourage sales success.
  • Promoted positive guest interaction strategies, primarily focused on delivering anticipated needs based versus reaction based guest service.
  • Recruited new clients through different advertising media, relying heavily on positive word-of-mouth referrals.
  • Promoted to this position after demonstrated success as assistant golf professional.
  • Orchestrated charitable golf outings resulting in increased exposure and revenues.
  • Provide superior customer service to ensure a positive member experience.
  • Designed and developed an advanced logo for marketing purposes.
  • Maintain merchandise exposure standards to limit inventory shrink.
  • Maintained positive customer relations and member/guest satisfaction.
  • Served as Speaker at Denver Golf Expo, as well as, presenting seminars at both the 2005 and 2006 expositions.
  • Purchased all soft and hard goods from manufacturers for retail operation, maintaining positive relationships with multiple suppliers and sales representatives.
  • Proposed ideas to the Board of Directors and managed through approved capital projects regarding course enhancements from start to finish.
  • Utilized MS office suite and a POS system to check in members and guests while promoting additional sales and services.
  • Introduced golfer development programs for juniors, women, men, and seniors to drive customer engagement and positive experiences.
  • Implemented team-building activities for all employees in the golf department to keep high moral and a positive work environment.
  • Integrated a team concept approach to management that promoted a positive work environment, increased productivity and employee morale.
  • Worked jointly with other department heads to assure the overall success of the Club and maintain a positive member experience
  • Increased membership, from 80 to 200 by re-writing program in first 12 months of being in position.
  • Have able to train younger caddies as in a leadership position in so that may be proficient.
  • Compile information from market competition for comparison studies to properly position the facility in the market place.

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15. PGA

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Here's how PGA is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Mentored Assistant Golf Professionals into PGA Apprenticeship Program.
  • Participated in numerous amateur and pro/am events in an effort to qualify for the Futures Tour and, eventually, LPGA.
  • Worked hands on with the PGA Tour and Walt Disney World Golf in organizing and implementing the 2003 FUNAI Golf Classic.
  • Falcon Sports is a corporation formed for the purpose of professional golf tournament player sponsorship * Member of the PGA Tour.
  • Initiated a pace of play policy with the intention of ensuring our members and guests enjoy a proper PGA experience.
  • Raised several hundred dollars for youth charity by participating in the PGA 100 holes of golf in a day challenge.
  • Obtained certification as a PGA Professional in 2010 after completing a combination of written exams and required skill level designations.
  • Worked closely with PGA TOUR Golf Course Properties Support Team to grow both the Monday Outing Revenue and Gatherings Revenue.
  • Designed a PGA Junior Academy which each session has 6 students @ 3 days a week for 4 weeks.
  • Initiated and hosted the first ever PGA Jr. League program to develop students and grow the game of golf.
  • Increased operational revenues by 25% with creation and sales of outside events at private club PGA Head Golf Professional
  • Selected for the Adult and Junior Player Development Grants through the Michigan Section PGA, 2012 & 2013.
  • Increased dollar per membership spent in private golf shop by 5% year over year PGA Assistant Golf Professional
  • Worked as a PGA Golf Professional:from Assistant Pro to Head Pro through the PGA Apprentice program.
  • Played a key role in South Florida section PGA, USGA, and PGA events to increase exposure.
  • Awarded the Wisconsin Professional Golfers Association's (WPGA) Junior Leader of the Year in 1998.
  • Play professional golf tournaments for prize money on PGA, Nationwide, Champions, and Sunbelt Senior Tour
  • Played professional tournament golf on several PGA mini tours including Hooters Professional Golf Tour and Nationwide Tour.
  • Volunteered with First Tee of America, an association between PGA of America and Boys and Girls Club
  • Managed a PGA Tour event, The Zurich Classic of New Orleans merchandise and sales operation.

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16. Merchandise Sales

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Here's how Merchandise Sales is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Managed profitable golf merchandise sales effort generating additional revenue stream.
  • Prepared and executed the budget for golf, F&B and club house and monitored merchandise sales.
  • Increased profit margin on merchandise sales from 10% to 28% in 4 year period.
  • Assist in managing the golf shop that does over $400,000 in merchandise sales per year.
  • Purchased, tracked and displayed pro shop merchandise and maintained accurate records of merchandise sales.
  • Increased golf merchandise sales from $150,000 to $350,000 over a two-year period.
  • Increased merchandise sales by 14% in two years with rounds that were flat.
  • Increased merchandise sales by $72,000 in first 12 months of being in position.
  • Average merchandise on hand of $120,000+ and annual merchandise sales of $585,000.
  • Increased year over year merchandise sales every year of at least 7%.
  • Increased merchandise sales through facility golf tour and active tournament program.
  • Increased golf merchandise sales by 25% in two years.
  • Increased merchandise sales by 43% over a three-year period.
  • Boosted merchandise sales 75% in a three-year period.
  • Total merchandise sales of $225,000.
  • Increased net merchandise sales by 15% in 2008 and 5% in 2009.
  • Increased gross merchandise sales by 27% in 2008 and 11% in 2009.
  • Increased merchandise sales by 20% in each of the first four years.
  • Increased merchandise sales by 33% each year from 2003 to 2008..
  • Increased golf shop merchandise sales from $100,000 to over $170,000.

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17. Lesson Plans

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Here's how Lesson Plans is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Combined discipline plan with effective measures and various lesson plans to increase concentration, participation, and progress student accountability.
  • Collaborate with upper management to formulate lesson plans to maximize student growth
  • Established lesson plans and administered specific lesson curriculum.
  • Make daily lesson plans for adult and kids tennis clinics and camps.
  • Create and execute the clinic and camp lesson plans creating memorable experiences and golfers for life.
  • Consult with management on club repair, lesson plans, procedures and policy.

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18. Cart Barn

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Here's how Cart Barn is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Oversee outside golf operations of 16 workers, including cart barn, starter and rangers.
  • Implemented new cart barn procedures including new bag, cart and cleaning systems.
  • Managed approximately 25 employees who staffed the golf pro shop and cart barn.
  • Clean and maintain golf carts, rental clubs, cart barn, and patio area of the restaurant.
  • Started in the cart barn and worked my way up to working in pro shop.
  • Stage and clean carts, clean staging area, cart barn, and surrounding areas.

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19. Special Events

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Here's how Special Events is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Coordinate roughly 150 tournaments and special events each year with clients and assisted with all required tasks from beginning to end.
  • Assist with supervision of Kings' Grille Restaurant operations including active role in execution of all banquet-related activities and special events.
  • Increased number of memberships sold and member participation in special events by over 100%.
  • Directed over 30 special events, including national LPGA Greater Lima Futures Golf Classic.
  • Provided exceptional service to members and guests in a day-to-day operations and special events.
  • Organized and conducted sponsor and corporate special events, and acted as tournament director.
  • Have worked local and traveled to other states to work special events.
  • Created menus for the full scale restaurant and special events.
  • Assisted in promotion and special events at the facilities.
  • Served as chairman or co-chairman on board of directors, staff, sponsor, or special events committee meetings.
  • Assist the Director of Golf with all golf department duties including special events, inventory, and membercommunications.

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20. Member Events

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Here's how Member Events is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Facilitated and organized all Member events.
  • Established a labor and golf operations budget for the entire club that included all events including member events and outside events.
  • Facilitate all tournament operations from member events to outside corporate outings (marketing, booking, designing, and executing).
  • Upgraded the level of member service and satisfaction that lead to an increase of 20% participation in member events
  • Provided 150 individual lessons per year as well as hosting golf clinics for outings and member events.
  • Develop and coordinate all tournament operations including all men's and ladies member events and outside functions.
  • Increased the participation in all member events, through the use of the Tournament Players Club.
  • Play and participate in outside tournaments and member events/outings as determined by the General Manager.
  • Organized and conducted approximately 25-30 member events as well as leagues throughout the year.
  • Managed all golf tournaments and member events; managed handicap system.
  • Coordinated all member and non-member events using Event Man Tournament Software.
  • Develop and execute leagues, club tournaments, and member events.
  • Coordinated golf events - outside tournaments and member events.
  • Coordinated and managed golf outings and member events.

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21. Staff Members

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Here's how Staff Members is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Achieved staffing objectives by hiring and managing qualified staff members, coordinating training and evaluation meetings, and managing dismissals.
  • Supervised team of 30 staff members including outside service personnel, food and beverage, and volunteer staff.
  • Manage and operate the entire Retreat Club golf operation comprised of 30 staff members.
  • Managed fifteen staff members, and ran smaller nine hole course in same city.
  • Provided daily direction and management of 32-48 staff members and an additional 24-36 caddies.
  • Hired, trained and scheduled up to 25 staff members each year.
  • Delegated responsibilities to 12 outside staff members on a daily basis.
  • Directed three assistant golf professionals and six club staff members.
  • Hired, trained and managed over 25 staff members.
  • Supervised staff of between 12 and 20 staff members.
  • Helped to develop skills for new staff members.
  • Managed, mentored, and maximized efforts of entire Golf Operationthat included up to 15 staff members.
  • Mentored all staff members toward personal and professional goals Directly responsible for fundraising of over $200,000 for local community groups.

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22. Annual Sales

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Here's how Annual Sales is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Create budgets, buying plan, and oversee merchandising for the golf shop with annual sales in excess of $150,000.
  • Achieved over a million dollars in golf department retail sales in first year, always exceeding quarterly and annual sales goals.
  • Direct and coordinate the merchandising program that totaled $1 million dollars in annual sales.
  • Owned and operated fiscally sound pro shop with annual sales exceeding $135K.
  • Inventory control and merchandising for golf shop with annual sales over $400,000.
  • Increased annual sales in golf shop 20% over previous fiscal year.
  • Manage golf merchandising concession operation with annual sales of $225,000.
  • Managed all inventory for annual sales exceeding $500,000 annually.
  • Generated annual sales of $540k for golf course revenue.
  • Increased Pro Shop sales by 500%, achieving an annual sales of $400,000.
  • Drive golf department sales ($1 million annual sales).
  • Assisted Buyer in merchandising of golf shop with annual sales in excess of [ ] at $41 dollars per round.
  • Purchased merchandise for golf shop in an ultra-competitive, price sensitive market with average annual sales of $140,000.
  • Managed entire retail and merchandising operation including all buying with up to [ ] gross annual sales.

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23. Private Club

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Here's how Private Club is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Crown Point, IN Private Club/Public Course with 36 holes, full practice facility and a fully stocked golf shop.
  • Nestled in the haven of Holly Springs, North Carolina, this private Club has a little something for everyone!
  • Perform all duties of a Head Golf Professional in a private club setting.
  • Manage the day to day operations of a 20,000+ annual round private club.
  • Managed the total golf operation for this private club for members and guests.
  • Managed a 36 hole semi-private Club Corp Run facility with 118,000 rounds annually.
  • Worked with the staffs at 35 Private Clubs west of Kansas.
  • Elected Private Club Merchandiser of the year 2003.
  • HEAD GOLF PROFESSIONAL Duties included oversight of all golf activities at this 450 member private club.

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24. Annual Budget

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Here's how Annual Budget is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Participated and executed annual budgets resulting in satisfactory results each year.
  • Prepared and managed an annual budget of over $1 million in revenue Development team member and instructor for the P.R.I.D.E.
  • Worked with the General Manager on annual budget, monthly forecasting, monitoring the budget and taking corrective steps when needed.
  • Led up the merchandising for the 8 resort golf courses with an annual budget of $2 million dollars.
  • Assist Director of Golf with club merchandising, payroll and marketing maintaining an annual budget exceeding $800,000.
  • Created annual budgets, hired personnel, hosted tournaments, and acted as executive for club employees.
  • Develop multiple annual budgets for the golf operation, as well as policies and procedure manuals.
  • Prepared annual budgets for golf operations, maintenance and food and beverage for ownership review.
  • Assisted in the development and management of an annual budget of over $1,000,000.
  • Managed a successful maintenance operation with an annual budget of $480,000.
  • Assisted in the development of $1,500,000 operation and maintenance annual budget.
  • Developed annual budgets and programs designed for specific goals.
  • Prepared monthly and annual budget with marketing strategies.
  • Oversee annual budget and daily revenue goals.
  • Prepared $750,000 annual budget.
  • Prepare monthly and annual budget.
  • Developed all accounting and operational functions, including annual budgeting, forecasting and analyzation for the cost center.
  • Organized and created inventory orders for a golf shop with $100,000 annual budget.
  • Managed all resort operations.Management Managed golf operations with an annual budget in excess of $1.2 million.

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25. Course Maintenance

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Here's how Course Maintenance is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Budget: 1.5 Million Oversee the Golf Operations and have a partnership with food and beverage and golf course maintenance.
  • Directed and monitored the golf course grounds maintenance activities; coordinated purchase and repair of golf course maintenance equipment.
  • Golf: Teaching, tournament operations, golf shop operations, scheduling, outside course maintenance.
  • General Golf Course maintenance: mowing of fairways, greens, rough and tee boxes.
  • Managed Golf Course Maintenance department encompassing a staff of 20.
  • Trained golf course maintenance crew in course and equipment operation.
  • Manage entire golf operation (excluding course maintenance).
  • Managed and oversaw all golf course maintenance operations.
  • Managed annual tournament and golf course maintenance schedule.
  • Golf Course maintenance (mowing greens and fairways)
  • Helped with course maintenance when needed.
  • Communicate closely with the Valley Superintendent to coordinate all course maintenance and provide abeautifully manicured golf course to our guests.
  • Organized leagues and events Maintained general office and daily financial closeout Provided course maintenance and assistance for members

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26. Skill Levels

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Here's how Skill Levels is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Improved profits by introducing key tournaments involving all skill levels and diverse gender participation.
  • Scheduled all inside personnel and cart attendants; and gave private golf lessons to players of all skill levels.
  • Skilled at teaching the game of golf to players of all skill levels through individual lessons and group clinics.
  • Teach private and group lessons to players of all ages and skill levels - over 200 lessons conducted.
  • Provided instruction to both golfing and social members of all skill levels on a daily basis.
  • Established highly individualized teaching program for all skill levels, increasing lessons by 90%.
  • Instruct private lessons to individual and/or group golfers of all skill levels.
  • Used video tools extensively to aid students of all skill levels.
  • Coordinated and taught golf clinics for players of all skill levels
  • Provided group and private golf lessons to all skill levels.
  • Performed club fittings for all types of skill levels.
  • Lead instructor for golfers of all skill levels.
  • Played golf with members of all skill levels.
  • Provided golf lessons to all skill levels.
  • Teach golf lessons to all skill levels Junior golf clinics during the summer

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27. Corporate Outings

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Here's how Corporate Outings is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Headed tournament operations including 40 corporate outings and charity events.
  • Marketed the golf course to charitable entities, corporate outings, local professional tours and the local chambers of commerce.
  • Managed comprehensive event program including 50 golf tournaments, 12 tennis tournaments, 12 weddings, and 25 corporate outings.
  • Organized and coordinated men's, women's and couples tournaments and 20+ corporate outings each year.
  • Coordinate and assist with the booking and administering of 15 corporate outings.
  • Conducted all corporate outings and group, private and video lessons.
  • Managed, organized and scored for Monday Corporate Outings.
  • Meet with local businesses regarding scheduling of corporate outings.
  • Attend pre conference meetings with Hotel groups for planning, organizing, and running Corporate Outings.

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28. Service Staff

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Here's how Service Staff is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Manage Player Service staff to include Starters, Player Assistants and Guests Service Attendants.
  • Trained, hired and managed retail sales and department service staff of 17.
  • Supervised and worked in coordination with player service staff on a daily basis.
  • Developed new training procedures for outside service staff to increase member satisfaction.
  • Managed the outside service staff to provide the highest quality of service.
  • Hired, trained, and managed golf operations and food service staff.
  • Trained and hired all outside service staff and inside sales staff.
  • Conduct all training of Golf Shop and Outside Service staff.
  • Managed an outside service staff of over 15 employees.
  • Oversee an Outside Service staff of 15 employees.

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29. Inventory Management

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Here's how Inventory Management is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Managed operations including employee scheduling, payroll, vendor relations and inventory management.
  • Inventory Management & Replenishment Systems.
  • Assisted in administrative responsibilities of the Professional Shop, including sales, purchasing, inventory management, budgeting, and payroll.
  • Computerize golf operations, including the inventory management system and software for tournaments and outings to control overall costs.
  • Managed the golf operations of an upscale private country club including budgeting, purchasing and inventory management.
  • Assisted with inventory management and invoicing using Pro-Shop Keeper on a weekly basis.
  • Certified Custom Club Fitter and Golf Instructor Coordinated golf shop merchandising and inventory management Aided in all stages of tournament operations.

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30. Instructional Materials

low Demand
Here's how Instructional Materials is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.Jul.
  • Designed and deployed instructional materials to cultivate the golf operations team, enhanceemployee engagement, and foster a customer-centric workplace.

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31. Retail Store

low Demand
Here's how Retail Store is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Owned, managed, and promoted onsite retail store.
  • Retail store-Responsible for the golf department
  • Managed day to day operations in the retail store.
  • Assisted in all merchandising aspects of retail store.
  • Managed all aspects of retail store and fitted members with proper equipment from several brands.
  • Designed and executed retail store merchandising and product mix according to season and demand 17.

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32. Titleist

low Demand
Here's how Titleist is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Worked closely with Titleist to incorporate custom golf club fitting service
  • Developed relationships with sponsor Titleist and Footjoy.
  • Provide Golf Instruction through the use of V1 Swing Analysis computer program along with Titleist and Mizuno club-fitting.
  • Selected by Ping, Mizuno, Cobra and Titleist as a Club Fitting Specialist.
  • Certified custom club fitter for Titleist, TaylorMade, Ping, and Mizuno.
  • Implemented a Titleist Performance Institute "Total Golf Performance Program."
  • Certified in all fitting systems including Titleist, Mizuno, Taylormade, Callaway, and Ping.

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33. Pro-Am

low Demand
Here's how Pro-Am is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Accompanied members to regional pro-am tournaments.
  • Competed in professional golf tournaments around the country * Dedicated my life playing professional golf * Instructed amateur golfers in Pro-Am events
  • Maintained a respectable playing ability to play golf with members and to participate in pro-am's.
  • Played golf with members and daily fee customers in instructional, casual, and Pro-Am settings.
  • Promoted the facility and the game of golf through teaching and Pro-Am events.
  • Co-Coordinated Mystic Rock Pro-AM, including over 25 Tour Professionals and 20,000 spectators.
  • Remained Pro-Am Chairman for the tournament after relocating to TPC San Antonio.
  • Finished t-4th at the Eastern Chapter Red Hawk Golf Club Pro-Am, 2013.
  • Competed in statewide and national golf tournaments Participated in numerous charity events and pro-am tournaments
  • Enhanced relationship development using various golfing and Pro-Am events as catalysts for introductions to accomplished business professionals for network building opportunities.

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34. Individual Lessons

low Demand
Here's how Individual Lessons is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Developed comprehensive teaching program comprised of individual lessons, group clinics, and daily complimentary clinics.
  • Conducted numerous individual lessons, junior and corporate clinics and ensured all lessons were given to a high standard.
  • Coordinate Group Clinics for Men, Women, and Juniors along with Individual Lessons.
  • Conducted individual lessons, group lessons, junior clinics and junior golf camps.
  • Experienced in instructing the game through individual lessons and clinics.
  • Coordinated and taught individual lessons and clinics.
  • Oversee all group and individual lessons.
  • Conducted both women and mens clinics and gave individual lessons.

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35. Nike

low Demand
Here's how Nike is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Managed a complete line of Nike Golf equipment including rental sales, retail sales, and club fitting program.
  • Travel throughout United States to play in golf tournaments on various mini-tours including the Nike/Nationwide Tour.
  • Hosted and provided complete scoreboard for Nike and Hogan tour qualifying events held at Adobe Creek.
  • Qualified and played in a couple Nike Tour events as well as other PGA Section events.
  • Competed on the Nike Tour and mini tours, collecting three victories.
  • Played on PGA, Nike and Hooters Professional golf tours.
  • Assist in Inventory controls for Nike Golf camp supplies.
  • Competed in PGA and Nike Tour Events.
  • Volunteered with Nike Youth Golf Camps.
  • Full exempt member of the 1996 PGA Nike Tour, 1993 and 1994 Asian Tour.
  • Competed on Nike Tour through Monday qualifying events.

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36. Department Heads

low Demand
Here's how Department Heads is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Established excellent working conditions with all other department heads
  • Worked with all department heads on site to established facility wide standards and training for consistency in product and service.
  • Coordinated with all department heads in dealing with club functions.
  • Direct 3 department heads with 20 employee indirect reports.
  • United States Oversee daily office operations for several department heads staff of 15 employees.

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37. Sales Goals

low Demand
Here's how Sales Goals is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Produced effective merchandise displays to compliment and achieve sales goals.
  • Implemented Daily, Weekly, and Monthly sales goals.
  • Achieved all sales goals for the golf department, significantly reaching a total of $750K in the mostlucrative year.
  • Maintained financial records and set sales goals.
  • Develop and follow operational budget for Golf department's payroll and merchandise, project sales goals, and achieve profit margins.
  • Establish sales goals and forecasts for all golf programs and services, monitor and analyze reports.

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38. Special Orders

low Demand
Here's how Special Orders is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Assisted Director of Golf with $50,000 inventory including ordering seasonal merchandise, special orders, and warranty returns.
  • Revamped merchandising strategies to focus on special orders resulting in a 35% reduction in on hand inventory.
  • Manage day to day operations of golf shop, including special orders, inventory maintenance and sales.
  • Maintain inventory, shop merchandise, office supplies and special orders.
  • Work with members and guests on special orders created etc.
  • Recorded all sales transactions and assisted in special orders.
  • Top ten in special orders company wide.
  • Club fitting and special orders.
  • Associate Golf Professional (Troon Golf) Managed ordering and inventory of all merchandise and special orders.

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39. Business Development

low Demand
Here's how Business Development is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Convened strategy sessions to effectively develop, monitor, and implement business developmentroadmaps.

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40. New Members

low Demand
Here's how New Members is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Executed a new Membership Plan designed to reach our target market in order to increase profitability.
  • Implemented a new membership plan through local businesses which increased membership by four times.
  • Work very closely with the Membership Director to help promote new members.
  • Exceeded the 2014 budget for Membership by 50 new members.
  • Assist the Membership Director in the sales of new memberships.
  • Convinced owners to create new membership options to increase sales.
  • Created new membership project that added 135 new golf members.
  • Compiled prospective member list to recruit new members.
  • Implemented MGA with 70 new members.
  • Promote new memberships and special events.
  • Create programs/ initiatives that will retain current members, create new members and generate morerounds played.

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41. Day-To-Day Operations

low Demand
Here's how Day-To-Day Operations is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Managed all aspects of day-to-day operations of an upscale public golf facility
  • Managed all day-to-day operations for prestigious private country clubs.
  • Oversee day-to-day operations including booking of reservations, collection of fees, practice facility and golf cart fleet.
  • Manage the day-to-day operations to ensure all members and guests have a memorable golf experience.
  • Managed the day-to-day operations of the golf course and retail shop.
  • Filled in to fill holes in the day-to-day operations.

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42. Customer Relations

low Demand
Here's how Customer Relations is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Golf Instructor, Tournament Director/Coordinator, Merchandiser, Customer Relations.
  • Golf operation responsibilities included but were not limited to customer relations, payables and payroll.
  • Promoted and organized in-house golf tournaments Assisted golf professionals with golf shop operations Maintained customer relations Created tournament programs and promotional materials
  • Organized and implemented customer relations program such as organizing and managing large golf outings.
  • Demonstrated customer relations skills as well as leadership and organization.
  • Participated and learned the significance of customer relationships and communications.

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43. Annual Rounds

low Demand
Here's how Annual Rounds is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Maintained annual rounds played of 22,000 in an ultra-competitive market.
  • Course activity level: 26,000 annual rounds.
  • Increased annual rounds played by 10% from 2006 to 2008.

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44. Professional Staff

low Demand
Here's how Professional Staff is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Created Policies and Procedures manual improving member services and ensuring long-term operational success through clear and concise responsibilities for professional staff.
  • Planned professional development and training activities for professional staff.
  • Competed in Copeland Open as Copeland Sports Maryland Parkway Golf Professional Staff and finished tied for second place in top bracket.
  • Manage, train, schedule and coordinate golf shop and assistant golf professional staff.
  • Devised and implemented all new training and polices for membership clubhouse and professional staff.
  • Trained the professional staff at multiple facilities on all instructional programs and techniques.
  • Hired/trained a professional staff of 5 and 18 member services personnel.
  • Managed professional staff of 5 and outside staff of 22.
  • Implement a service training program for my professional staff that focuses on improving member/guestexperience.

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45. Staff Training

low Demand
Here's how Staff Training is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Increased staff training on the use of GHIN Handicap software and IBS point of sale software.
  • Developed staff training and development programs resulting in a high level of membership & guest service/experience.
  • Created budget analysis for club, expanded staff training, and improved guest experiences.
  • Managed all golf staff while incorporating innovative staff training to increase customer service.
  • Provided staff training to produce an unsurpassed level of customer service.
  • Assisted in Staff Training and Development increasing morale and customer service.
  • Staff training, supervision, motivation and mentoring.

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46. Usga

low Demand
Here's how Usga is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Monitor and assist all member score posting with the USGA handicap system.
  • Enforced all club rules and policies along with USGA rules.
  • Certified by the USGA in its Handicap Certification Program.
  • Certified USGA handicap administrator for the club.
  • Hosted the USGA Women s Pub Links for the past 12 years.
  • Served asHost Professional, Director of 2001 USGA Junior Day in conjunction with theUS Open held at Southern Hills in Tulsa.

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47. Hard Goods

low Demand
Here's how Hard Goods is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Increased hard goods sales by 28.7% through the promotion of monthly demo days.
  • Manage purchasing, merchandising, inventory and sales for equipment and hard goods.
  • Purchased, maintained and merchandised the hard goods inventory for the golf shop.
  • Increased Hard goods inventory sales over the past 5 years by 33%.
  • Exceeded hard goods budget forecast for 1997 by 22%.
  • Increased hard goods sales by approximately 15%.
  • Inventory Manager - manage $80,000 hard goods inventory (approx.

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48. Club Fittings

low Demand
Here's how Club Fittings is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Oversee golf services (e.g., golf club fittings, club service and repair, custom orders).
  • Conducted golf lessons, clinics, leagues, demo days, golf club fittings and repair.
  • Performed club fittings and made recommendations to customers looking to improve their game.
  • Served as an equipment expert and did numerous club fittings with members/customers.
  • Administered all types of club repair and club fittings upon request.
  • Conduct golf lessons and club fittings for customers.
  • Club Repair / Club Fittings Marketing Strategies for clinics, camps, etc.

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49. Sale System

low Demand
Here's how Sale System is used in Golf Professional jobs:
  • Maintain all parameters of point of sale system including inventory setup, cost averaging and establishing retail price points.
  • Used a point of sale system and other computer programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • Installed, implemented and maintained the initial computer inventory and point of sale system.
  • Operate point of sale system and manage the creation of reservations by customers.
  • Acquired working knowledge of Jonas Point of Sale system.
  • Operate golf shop using EZ-Links point of sale system.
  • Set up accounting and point of sale system.
  • Received all merchandise into point of sale system.

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20 Most Common Skill for a Golf Professional

Private Lessons12.9%
Private Facility9.9%
Group Clinics9.4%
Membership Sales9%
Customer Service9%
Tournament Operations8.1%
Pro Shop Sales7.9%
Beverage Operations4.7%

Typical Skill-Sets Required For A Golf Professional

RankSkillPercentage of ResumesPercentage
1
1
Private Lessons
Private Lessons
10.1%
10.1%
2
2
Private Facility
Private Facility
7.8%
7.8%
3
3
Group Clinics
Group Clinics
7.4%
7.4%
4
4
Membership Sales
Membership Sales
7.1%
7.1%
5
5
Customer Service
Customer Service
7%
7%
6
6
Tournament Operations
Tournament Operations
6.3%
6.3%
7
7
Pro Shop Sales
Pro Shop Sales
6.2%
6.2%
8
8
Beverage Operations
Beverage Operations
3.6%
3.6%
9
9
Inventory Control
Inventory Control
3.1%
3.1%
10
10
TEE Times
TEE Times
2.6%
2.6%
11
11
Daily Operations
Daily Operations
2.5%
2.5%
12
12
Championship
Championship
2.5%
2.5%
13
13
Club Repair
Club Repair
2%
2%
14
14
POS
POS
1.7%
1.7%
15
15
PGA
PGA
1.5%
1.5%
16
16
Merchandise Sales
Merchandise Sales
1.4%
1.4%
17
17
Lesson Plans
Lesson Plans
1.4%
1.4%
18
18
Cart Barn
Cart Barn
1.4%
1.4%
19
19
Special Events
Special Events
1.3%
1.3%
20
20
Member Events
Member Events
1.2%
1.2%
21
21
Staff Members
Staff Members
1.2%
1.2%
22
22
Annual Sales
Annual Sales
1.1%
1.1%
23
23
Private Club
Private Club
1.1%
1.1%
24
24
Annual Budget
Annual Budget
1%
1%
25
25
Course Maintenance
Course Maintenance
1%
1%
26
26
Skill Levels
Skill Levels
1%
1%
27
27
Corporate Outings
Corporate Outings
0.9%
0.9%
28
28
Service Staff
Service Staff
0.9%
0.9%
29
29
Inventory Management
Inventory Management
0.9%
0.9%
30
30
Instructional Materials
Instructional Materials
0.8%
0.8%
31
31
Retail Store
Retail Store
0.8%
0.8%
32
32
Titleist
Titleist
0.7%
0.7%
33
33
Pro-Am
Pro-Am
0.7%
0.7%
34
34
Individual Lessons
Individual Lessons
0.7%
0.7%
35
35
Nike
Nike
0.7%
0.7%
36
36
Department Heads
Department Heads
0.7%
0.7%
37
37
Sales Goals
Sales Goals
0.7%
0.7%
38
38
Special Orders
Special Orders
0.7%
0.7%
39
39
Business Development
Business Development
0.6%
0.6%
40
40
New Members
New Members
0.6%
0.6%
41
41
Day-To-Day Operations
Day-To-Day Operations
0.6%
0.6%
42
42
Customer Relations
Customer Relations
0.6%
0.6%
43
43
Annual Rounds
Annual Rounds
0.6%
0.6%
44
44
Professional Staff
Professional Staff
0.6%
0.6%
45
45
Staff Training
Staff Training
0.5%
0.5%
46
46
Usga
Usga
0.5%
0.5%
47
47
Hard Goods
Hard Goods
0.5%
0.5%
48
48
Club Fittings
Club Fittings
0.5%
0.5%
49
49
Sale System
Sale System
0.5%
0.5%

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