Golf Pro Shop Manager - Lake Blackshear Resort

Cordele, GA

Lake Blackshear Resort & Golf Club, located in Cordele, Georgia, is looking for an extraordinary Golf Pro Shop Manager!  We offer a culture that focuses on teamwork and high levels of customer service with an environment that empowers our team members to exceed guests' expectations.  Our ideal candidate will be engaged, hands-on, and prepared to operate a "best in class" resort! 

Lake Blackshear Resort has 88 rooms, villas and lake cabins. Classic, minimalist-style on beautiful 8800 acre cypress lake with restaurant, bar, fitness center, conference center, marina with a lake restaurant, 18 hole-golf course designed by Denis Griffiths, fishing and family/children’s programs.  We are managed by the Southeast's premiere hospitality management company, Coral Hospitality.

This is a full-time Management position.  We offer a competitive salary, full health benefit package (medical, dental, vision, etc.) and various company benefits such as vacation, Holiday pay, free nights at our other resorts, etc. 

Overview: This position is responsible for providing the best golf experience possible for our customers.  Friendly helpful service must be provided in every moment.  This position reports directly to the Resort General Manager. 

Responsibilities include:

  1. Provides full supervision of Club House personnel.  This includes interviewing and selection of personnel, training, and performance management of personnel which includes Pro Shop Attendants and Cart Attendants. This includes scheduling of personnel, timekeeping, conducting performance reviews, coaching and corrective action if needed.  
  2. Utilize the Golf Volunteer program to supplement performance of daily duties.
  3. Maximize golf revenue by selling golf rounds, merchandise, and food & beverages. Develop promotional programs to increase visibility of the course and promote sales. This may include email blasts, newsletters, etc. and network with community organizations (Chamber, civic groups, welcome wagon) to market the course.  Work with schools to promote play at our course. 

  4. Leverage the use of "Golf Now" to promote our course.

  5. Must understand all procedures concerning revenue management and purchasing. 

  6. Develops and adheres to a departmental budget; after approval, monitors and takes corrective steps as necessary to help assure budget goals are obtained. 

  7. Insures maximum cleanliness of club house, carts and cart barn.

  8. Organize promotions, tournaments, scrambles, etc. to promote golf play. 

  9. Must have two way communication  with Golf Course Maintenance Superintendent daily concerning course conditions, course maintenance schedules, planned activities and player feedback.  

  10. Attend management and staff meetings.

Minimum Qualifications:

A four year degree in Business, Management, Marketing or Sales is preferred.  Two (2) years management experience in retail, sales or marketing.  Outstanding knowledge of personal computers and knowledge of Golf is required.  Experience as a Golf Pro or PGA certification is not required.

Qualified applicants may apply here or by sending a resume to our Human Resources Department at sbussey@lakeblackshearresort.com 

Lake Blackshear Resort is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce and sustaining an inclusive culture. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy), age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, or veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law.

Pre-employment background screening will be conducted. DFWP/EEO/AA/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans