Internship Listings

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  • 12/11/2018 11:38 AM | Anonymous

    Established in 1922, the Wakonda Club is the longest standing private 18-hole club in Des Moines, Iowa. Positioned south of the downtown district the William Langford designed course sits on 140 Acres. The longest tees play 6,959 yards with pure A1/A4 bentgrass greens, Penncross bentgrass tees, and Penneagle bentgrass fairways. The large sloping fairways and quick greens make this golf course a true challenge. As the home of the PGA TOUR Champions, Principal Charity Classic future turf professionals will be introduced to the preparations and organization of a PGA TOUR event. Interns will work closely with the Golf Course Superintendent and assistants on daily course operations and projects that take place throughout the season.

    Full insight into all golf course maintenance practices including, but not limited to:

    • Moisture management of greens, tees, and fairways
    • Pesticide and fertilizer applications
    • Course set up
    • Project management
    • Cultural practices
    • Mowing practices
    • Irrigation system
    • Equipment operations

    This is a great opportunity for students with any level of experience to advance within the industry and build a network within the Midwest region of the United States.

    Position is available from April/May until August/September.

    For more information visit our website:


    • No experience necessary
    • Enrolled in a 2 or 4 year turfgrass program
    • Desire to learn and advance within the industry
    • Ability to obtain chemical applicator's certification a plus, but not required


    • Wage $11-$12 per hour
    • 40 hours + Overtime
    • Meals
    • Uniforms
    • Golfing privileges
    • Flexible schedule if taking summer classes
    • Great learning environment

    John Temme

  • 12/03/2018 8:31 AM | Anonymous


    Crow Valley Golf Club, established in 1969 is a private club located in Davenport, Iowa. CV outside of golf has tennis and pool facilitates. CV has a rich history, having hosted the Quad City Open for numerous years, which is now The John Deere Classic.

    The goal of this internship is to create and build a solid foundation of proper turfgrass management practices. The intern will be exposed to all aspects of golf course management including, but not limited to; course setup, proper watering techniques, pest and disease scouting and management, aerification, calibration and application of fertilizers and pesticides, crew leadership, as well as budgeting insight.

    Tournament conditions are created daily and are strived for throughout the year.  Having worked multiple USGA and PGA Tour events including the U.S. Mid-Amateur and 3 BMW championships the superintendent will expose the intern to what it takes to create these playing conditions consistently and will also help the intern in future endeavors for their career.

    Educational Requirements:

    Enrolled in Turfgrass Management program or similar field


    Housing, Uniforms, Golfing Privileges, Pro Shop Discount, Overtime


    10-12$/Hour + Overtime

    Date Available:


    Application Instructions:

    Send Cover Letter and Resume to

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