Shoreacres 2017 Season Internship

Internship at Shoreacres
Contact Info
Ben McNair
Senior Assistant Superintendent at Shoreacres
United States
Degree Not Required

Club Overview

  • Shoreacres was established in 1916 and just recently had its Centennial celebration.
  • The course was designed by Seth Raynor and opened for play in 1921.
  • The club is located on Lake Michigan, on a 156 acre parcel of land.
  • We are located an hour drive from Chicago and Milwaukee.
  • It was recently restored to its original design under the watchful eye of Tom Doak.
  • Consistently ranked in the top 100 in various golf publications.
  • We have a small, exclusive membership that enjoys firm and fast conditions.


The Internship


  • You will be an integral part of our maintenance team.
  • The interns will continue to help make any changes necessary in ongoing restoration work in preparation for the Centennial year.
  • Each intern will be involved in all facets of the golf course maintenance including: irrigation repair, maintenance and programming, fertilizer and pesticide calibration and application, handwatering, topdressing and various cultural practices.
  • Each intern will schedule and lead the staff for at least one week.


  • The right candidates will learn a great deal about architecture, the work of Seth Raynor and should have a keen eye for detail.
  • The internship will include a week long volunteering stint at a Senior PGA Tour event, trips to other clubs in the area, classes involving the management staff as well as weekly management meetings.
  • You will be a part of a highly motivated, fun and fast paced staff that will help you to build the foundation to be successful in the rest of your career.


  • The internship includes $10.00 an hour, free on-site housing, uniforms, golfing privileges, meals, and potential employment upon graduation or assistance finding employment at another facility.
  • Please e-mail cover letter, resume and references to Brian Palmer at
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