Director of Golf

Posted on: 3rd Sep 2017


  • Club/Employer Name: Aboyne Golf Club
  • Club/Employer Website:
  • Job Title: Director of Golf
  • Location: Aboyne, Scotland
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Salary: Negotiable

Job Description

Aboyne Golf Club, an Archie Simpson and Martin Hawtree inspired course, is the oldest on Royal Deeside and is renowned as one of the most beautiful golfing venues in North East Scotland.

Widely regarded as one of the best maintained, varied and challenging inland courses in the region, we have a growing reputation hosting various tournaments for Scottish Golf as well as seeing increased international visitor numbers.

As we prepare for the 2018 season, we seek to appoint a PGA Professional to the role of Director of Golf with the vision, values, zeal and drive to make our club a preferred golfing destination of choice.

The role offers an exceptional opportunity to be your own boss and establish your own reputation and standing within the industry as you will be the focal point for all golfing activities at the club.

If you can offer us dynamism and entrepreneurial flair, with a proven record in golf management, exceptional sales, marketing, business development and customer experience skills, alongside other important attributes outlined in our candidate brief; then we would be keen to meet you.

Click on the website link to read the full information pack, job description and person specification.

Closing date Monday 25th September. First round interviews Monday 2nd October. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present to Club Council on Monday 9th October.

We would hope to conclude a formal offer to our preferred candidate by 1st November 2017. The appointment will be subject to, and dependent upon, the receipt of references and the carrying out of relevant ‘Disclosure Scotland’ checks for child protection requirements.

The successful candidate should be able to commence by no later than 1st February 2018, or earlier if possible, before which date there may be a need to organise familiarisation visits.


PGA Member qualified to a minimum AA status.

Preferably holding the Applied Golf Management Studies (AGMS) degree. We would be particularly interested to hear from candidates holding the PGA ‘Director of Golf’ qualification.

Clear evidence of progression on the PGA Member Education Programme with demonstrable CPD above the 100-point threshold.

Hold full PVG / ‘Disclosure Scotland’ clearance and will have recently completed an appropriate Child Protection course. You may be asked to undertake a Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) check or equivalent.

Where to Apply

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