The Denver Country Club

Turfgrass Internship
Contact Info
Name: 
Ben Getman
Title: 
Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
Phone: 
(303) 862-3459
Fax: 
(303) 285-9504
Address: 
The Denver Country Club - Grounds Department
1700 East First Avenue
Denver, CO 80218
United States
Type: 
Internship

COURSE SUMMARY

The Denver Country Club is the oldest private country club in Colorado. Established in 1887, the Denver Country Club is an 18-hole parkland-style course that is known for its scenic views of downtown Denver and the Rocky Mountains. The course is a J. Foulis and B. Coorer design and is currently undergoing a complete bunker renovation by architect Gil Hanse. The greens are a push-up style bent/poa mix and the tees and fairway are a bent/rye/poa mix. The golf course and clubhouse grounds are meticulously cared for, making the property truly extraordinary. The Denver Country Club exudes tradition and history. Club members enjoy privacy coupled with an atmosphere where absolute satisfaction is the highest priority.

JOB SUMMARY

As an intern, you must be detail-oriented, dependable, and posses a high degree of integrity and a willingness to learn. You must be self-motivated and able to think and work independently. You will be training to become an assistant golf course superintendent. Your internship will include:

  • Training in irrigation operations
  • Repairs of irrigation system
  • Fertility program
  • Pesticide calibration and application
  • Hand watering
  • Equipment operation
  • Course set-up for daily play
  • Weed identification and eradication
  • Record keeping
  • Large scale projects
  • 40-60 hour work weeks
  • Crew leadership training
SALARY: $2500 a month
DURATION: 3-6 months
BENEFITS: Housing, Meals, Uniforms, Golf Privileges, Hands-on Experience
APPLICATION PROCESS: Send a resume with a cover letter explaining your current scholastic situation.
CONTACT: Ben Getman, Assistant Golf Course Superintendent
bgetman@denvercc.net
303.862.3459 Phone
303.285.9504 Fax

 

The Denver Country Club - Grounds Department
1700 East First Avenue
Denver, CO 80218

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