The Broadmoor Golf Course Maintenance Internship

Internship
Contact Info
Name: 
Zach Bauer
Title: 
Superintendent-The Broadmoor West Course
Phone: 
719-210-0823
Address: 
The Broadmoor
1 Lake Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80906
United States
Type: 
Internship
Degree: 
Degree Not Required

The Broadmoor

Golf Course Maintenance Internship Description

 

Mission

Provide the highest quality golfing experience for our members and guests through exceptional conditioning, attention to detail and professionalism.

 

Education

Interns should be currently enrolled in a 2 or 4 year degree program and actively pursuing a degree in turfgrass science, agronomy, plant science or horticulture.

 

Qualifications

To be successful at The Broadmoor, interns should be willing to go above and beyond our members and guests expectations. Interns should possess qualities such as punctuality, a strong work ethic, willingness to learn and a positive attitude. Every intern should be able to perform all course responsibilities to the highest standards set within the golf course industry.

 

Communication

Every intern needs to be able to effectively communicate any information to our guests, members and clients in a professional and welcoming behavior. Interns should also be able to communicate pertinent information to all supervisors and golf course staff as needed.

 

Responsibilities

  • Perform all mowing tasks on the golf course, this includes; Greens, Tees, Approaches, Roughs and Fairways.
  • Daily course preparation including pin placement and tee placement with attention to detail being the highest priority.
  • Assist with aeration, verti-cutting, topdressing, spiking and other cultural practices throughout the golf course.
  • Assist supervisors with chemical management of herbicides, fungicides and plant growth regulators.
  • Assist supervisors with fertilizer requirements to all playing surfaces of the golf course.
  • Assist with cleanliness and inventory of all pesticides and fertilizers on property.
  • Knowledge of all fertilizer and pesticide calculations and equipment calibrations.
  • Operate all equipment in a safe and clean environment.
  • Communicate all equipment issues and problems in a timely manner to the Equipment Manager.
  • Ability to recognize turfgrass diseases and pests.
  • Assist irrigation staff with drainage, installation and repair of irrigation system.
  • Ability to perform all hand watering practices effectively to ensure turf quality and optimum playing conditions.

 

 

 

Benefits

  • $13+ an hour. Overtime paid after 40 hours a week
  • Housing provided and each intern pays roughly $300 a month
  • Uniforms provided: Shirts, Pants, Pullovers, Hats
  • Uniform Cleaning provided
  • Employee Cafeteria on property
  • Golf on the courses

 

 

A Few Alumni and Placement

 

  • University of Wyoming 
    • AGCS at Valley CC in Denver, CO
    • 2nd AGCS at Colorado National GC in Erie, CO
  • North Carolina State University
    • 2nd AGCS at Johns Island Club in Sebastian, FL
    • Crew Foreman at Prestonwood CC in Cary, NC
    • Director of Maintenance at Trinity Forest GC in Dallas,TX
  • Kansas State University
    • Superintendent at Colorado National in Erie, CO
    • Superintendent at Bailey Ranch GC in Owasso, OK
  • University of Vermont
    • AGCS at The International GC in Bolton, MA
  • Anoka Technical College
    • AGCS at Fox Run GC in St. Louis, MO
    • Superintendent at Pebble Creek GC in Becker, Minnesota
  • Rutgers University
    • Territory Manager for Denver Lawn Doctor
  • Mississippi State University
    • Territory Manager for SiteOne Landscape in Nashville, TN
  • Lake City Community College
    • Western Florida Territory Manager for Bayer Science
  • Pennsylvania State University-Online
    • 2nd AGCS at Perry Park CC, Larkspur, CO
    • Crew Foreman at Castle Pines GC in Castle Rock, CO
  • Ohio State University – ATI
    • AGCS at Ridgewood CC in Ridgewood, NJ
    • AGCS at Inverness CC in Toledo, OH
  • New Mexico State University
    • Superintendent at Twin Warriors GC in Sante Fe, NM

 

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