PGA Career Services is an invaluable resource for both Employers, Industry Professionals and PGA Golf Professionals. Whether you are in need of a General Manager, Clubhouse Manager, Superintendent, Director of Golf, Head Golf Professional or Director of Instruction, the PGA of America has the resources, network and expertise to identify the right candidate with the highest level of integrity and experience to effectively manage your operation. The Career Services team is comprised of 21 Consultants strategically located throughout the country with varying skill sets and expertise and who have held executive level positions within the golf industry
With a deep-rooted passion for the game, the PGA of America has expanded upon the traditional skills of playing and teaching, by becoming frontline executives and managers who generate new revenue streams, while attracting and retaining customers. Additionally, when you enlist the PGA of America to assist you with finding the best talent, they provide you with unparalleled access to an array of resources, as they come with the strength of The PGA of America behind them. Most importantly, these resources are available to you anytime before, during, and years beyond the placement of your new hire. It’s a lifelong partnership.
Finding a General Manager/COO that is a good fit for the club, it’s members and culture is imperative and may not always be able to be determined by a resume and interview. Therefore, PGA Career Services has enlisted the services of the Optimus Talent Partners. Optimus has been conducting behavioral assessments for over 65 years and through a comprehensive behavioral assessment can identify a person’s traits in the areas of dominance, extraversion, patience and formality, further solidifying the right hire for your club.
Employment Screening Associates (ESA)
ESA has been conducting background checks since 1991 and offers the following solutions and services for advanced employment screening for your organization: Pre-employment solutions, National drug testing services, Resume/application verification
"Thank you so very much for your help getting us though the General Manager hiring process! You did an amazing job for Hacienda Golf Club and for the PGA participants! Your service to us and the PGA was enlightening and informative and kept us organized and on track. Our new GM is on-board and is everything we had hoped to find for the future success of our club. We look forward to introducing you to our entire Board of Director’s at our next meeting and dinner. Also, the following message just went out to our membership: “we must again, recognize the services provided by the PGA of America. They once again provided tremendous value to Hacienda GC for another key executive management hire. Their efforts provided us an exceptional candidate pool, than they facilitated the entire hiring process during each step. Our new GM has the skills and ability to take our club to the next level. "