Internship - Spirit Hollow Golf Course

11/04/2021 2:59 PM | Anonymous member

Spirit Hollow is located in Southeast Iowa, and it lays on a truly breathtaking property.  Spirit Hollow is a daily fee golf course and allows everyone to experience championship level conditions.  Ranked annually by both Golf Digest and Golfweek as one of the best courses in the state of Iowa. 

Spirit Hollow is now accepting resumes for the 2022 summer season.  We our seeking individuals who are eager to learn all aspects of golf course maintenance.  Interns will work under the supervision of the golf course superintendent and will need to obtain an Iowa pesticide license.  Free housing and work shift lunches are provided.

Interns will be a vital part of our team here at Spirit hollow and will gain valuable experience in:

  • Irrigation repair and operation
  • Pesticide and Fertilizer applications
  • Course Marking
  • Topdressing of greens, tees, and fairways
  • Aerification – core, solid, and venting
  • Managing small crews
  • Managing small project
  • Scouting and TDR use
  • Flower & Plant material management
  • All proper mowing practices

Cross Training experience with other departments.  We will give you a snapshot of the golf operations, food & beverage, and hospitality departments.  This will be invaluable instruction that can give you advantages as you start your career.

The professional experience and relationships gained here at Spirit Hollow will last a lifetime.

All interns are afforded:
  • Complimentary Housing
  • Lunch during shifts
  • Discounted meals & merchandise
  • Playing privileges
  • Monthly intern/staff mixers
  • Uniforms
  • Use of hiking trails
  • Monthly golf clinic by professional
Hourly Wage: $14.00 (minimum 10 hours OT)

  • Great attitude
  • Obtain Iowa pesticide license
  • Enrolled in 2-4 year degree in:  Horticulture, Agronomy, Ag Science, Landscaping, Turfgrass or related field.
  • 75-day minimum working days

Send Resumes to:
David Beik, Superintendent
10868 50th Street
Burlington, IA, 52601

The Iowa Golf Course Superintendents Association is a 501(c)6 nonprofit organization.
1605 North Ankeny Boulevard, Suite 210, Ankeny, IA 50023-4163   |   Phone: 515-635-0306

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