Golf Course and Country Club Management



Graduates may find employment in public and private golf courses and country clubs working as:

  • Assistant superintendents
  • Superintendents
  • Assistant managers
  • Managers
  • Event planners

They may also find jobs as golf industry representatives.

Example Careers and Average Wages

Entry Average Experienced
Golf Course Superintendents and Turf Managers $89,200* $109,600*
First-Line Supervisors of Landscaping, Lawn Service, and Groundskeeping Workers $28,200 $40,100 $46,100
Food Service Managers $27,200 $40,900 $47,700
Meeting, Convention, and Event Planners $24,700 $44,000 $53,600

Source: 2016 Iowa Wage Report, Iowa Workforce Development
* Source: 2017 Benefits and Compensation Report, Golf Course Superintendents Association of America


The following is a partial list of employers who have hired graduates from this program:

Business Location
Ballard Golf and County Club Huxley, IA
Beaver Hills Country Club Cedar Falls, IA
City of Cedar Falls Cedar Falls, IA
La Porte City Golf Club La Porte City, IA
River Bend Golf Course Story City, IA
Waterloo Leisure Services Waterloo, IA
Waverly Golf Course Waverly, IA

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