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Senior Assistant Golf Professional

Congressional Country Club
Bethesda, MD
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Located in Bethesda, MD, Congressional Country Club is the #1 Platinum Club in the country. Congressional has a long history of hosting Championships, including the 1964 U.S. Open, the 1976 PGA Championship, and 1997 and 2011 U.S, Opens. Congressional is proud to continue this tradition with the announcement of eight more Championships in the next sixteen years as follows:

  • 2022 KPMG Women's PGA Championship
  • 2024 Junior PGA Championship
  • 2025 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship
  • 2027 KPMG Women's PGA Championship
  • 2029 PGA Professional Championship
  • 2031 PGA Championship 2033
  • KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship
  • 2037 Ryder Cup

Congressional Country Club is seeking a highly motivated Senior Assistant Golf Professional to join the team. Our Championship Blue Course was recently transformed and by architect Andrew Green. The upcoming season will also be highlighted by the preparation for the 2022 KPMG Women's PGA Championship.

What will be expected of you:

Professionals will be coached and mentored by the Golf Operations leadership in every area of the golf operation, fostering the core leadership skills necessary to succeed in future positions. We will work to develop a strong sense of Club Business Acumen, which will allow for expanded influence within our profession and beyond. This position reports to the Head Golf Professional. Specific areas include:

  • Building a successful Team and Culture
  • Tournament/Event Management for an active membership; our events are the Best of the Best.
  • Retail, Buying and Merchandising of an Award-Winning Golf Shop (2018 Top 10 in the World)
  • Coordination of the Member experience; this includes every area of the operation and will include working every position in the operation.
  • Outside Operations - these Team Members are critical to the Member Experience
  • Juniors, Ladies and Men's Groups and Play- a big part of life at Congressional.
  • Teaching and Coaching Golf, and the Operation of a State-of-the-Art Training Facility
  • Playing golf with Members- and building equity with the Membership
  • Exposure to the planning and execution of Major Championships (PGA of America)
  • Attending Department and Club Wide Leadership meetings, including Golf Committee meetings, to develop your leadership (and boardroom) skills for future opportunities
  • Navigating through challenging situations with Members and Staff
  • Gain a full understanding of communication with the membership through various platforms and on a variety of topics
  • In addition to golf, training, and exposure to critical areas within the Club, including:
    • Accounting and Budgeting
    • Human Resources
    • Food and Beverage
    • Club Governance

Our commitment to the Professional selected for this opportunity goes well beyond position specific training and includes:

  • The full support of the Congressional team and family, including the membership and Board of Governors, as your career progresses.
  • Working in a culture that promotes team first, growth and creativity.
  • Competitive Compensation and Benefits, which includes access to on site housing for your first year, meals, a staff program, and many other employee benefits.
  • A creative and custom-built continuing education program.
  • Ensuring you are connected to the larger Platinum Club community and build a network you can rely on as you grow your career.

As a result of this position:

  • You will build relationships that last a lifetime
  • Gain full self-confidence in your abilities
  • Feel a strong sense of Pride and Belonging to the Club and our Team
  • Strengthen your weaknesses, and self-awareness...and build on your strengths.

Below details the responsibility each Professional will be exposed to as a part of their development:


  • Ownership and Leadership of various projects that assist in the operation's overall success
  • Run large-scale events
  • Provide Individual Lessons
  • Learn the Hiring/Interview/Culture fit process
  • Exposure to building the budget and monthly tracking of financials
  • Assist with Quarterly Golf Shop Inventories
  • Participate in the Junior Program as an instructor
  • Attend all Athletic Department and Golf Committee Meetings
  • Attend the PGA Show with the team
  • Participate in various club wide team opportunities
  • Involved with regular written and video communication to the membership on a variety of topics
  • Building your network; exposure to other leading operations and Professionals
  • Work with the F&B Team on Golf Events


  • Oversight of our Tournament Program
  • Manage weekly schedule of Professional Staff
  • Assist in all hiring and on-boarding of the Golf Staff
  • Assist in leadership of OSS Team – Hiring, Scheduling, and Accountability for Standards
  • Responsible for Hard Goods Business
  • Process Bi-weekly Payroll
  • Participate in the budgeting process – Build out the OSS Payroll Template
  • Intro to tracking key budget metrics
  • Mentor to all intern students
  • Oversight of the Club's Handicap System – Working with Members on the Handicap Committee
  • Work with Golf Shop Manager to deliver communication to the Membership
  • Participate/Provide reports and Updates in the Golf Committee Meetings
  • Attend Club Leadership Meetings, Golf Committee Meetings
  • Work as a Mentor for the Junior Program Professional
  • Assist with all employee related action
  • Travel to Top Clubs to shadow other operations
  • Beginning process of mock-interviews and preparation for the next opportunity


  • This is a full-time / salaried position
  • Base salary range of $50-$55K. Total compensation $65-$75K.
  • Complimentary meals
  • Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (Available for Full and Part Time Team Members)
  • Employee Discounts Golf, Tennis, Fitness Apparel/Items
  • Staff Program
  • Continued development allowance

Note: CCC is currently following the State of MD Covid Mandates currently in place.


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Congressional Country Club


Bethesda, MD
20817 USA



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