General Manager, Golf Course Salary (Canada)
A General Manager, Golf Course earns an average salary of C$51,793 per year.
|Salary||C$31,785 - C$95,532|
|Bonus||C$0.00 - C$10,161|
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XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).)
|C$30,728 - C$103,841|
Job Description for General Manager, Golf Course
A golf course general manager supervises their course's facilities. Typically, he or she is primarily concerned with physical aspects of the grounds and the course itself. The general manager often supervises team leads such as a head groundskeeper, head golf pro and others concerned with the course's operation. In addition to monitoring facilities' physical condition, general managers must ensure that the pro shop is adequately stocked, lessons and classes meet members' needs and members are satisfied with the course and services provided.Read More...
Member relations is a key aspect of the general manager's job. At private courses, the general manager is responsible for helping build the membership base and setting fees, in addition to responding to members' feedback and complaints. Additionally, the general manager needs to ensure that player rules and regulations are followed at all times, and they often have course marshals on staff to oversee this. Golf course general managers also recruit, hire and oversee the work of part- and full-time employees at their course, and they must be able to provide instructions, feedback and discipline as needed.
In the past, practical experience was perhaps the key element in hiring decisions for general manager positions. However, in recent years, university programs dedicated to golf course management have become more common. General manager positions may require at least a bachelor's degree in golf course management, business administration or a related field, as well as relevant golf course experience, such as managing a groundskeeping team or pro shop. (Copyright 2018 PayScale.com)
General Manager, Golf Course Tasks
- Oversee all aspects of facility operations, including course maintenance, golf shop, food services, and the clubhouse.
- Enforce compliance with all club regulations and policies, minimizing club liability.
- Supervise, hire, train, and evaluate golf club staff.
- Manage club finances, including income, expenditures, and payroll, and ensure the club meets all contract and debt obligations.
- Increase club membership and retain current members through effective marketing and customer service.
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Pay by Experience Level for General Manager, Golf Course
Pay by Experience for a General Manager, Golf Course has a positive trend. An entry-level General Manager, Golf Course with less than 5 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$41,000 based on 12 salaries provided by anonymous users. Average total compensation includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay. A General Manager, Golf Course with mid-career experience which includes employees with 5 to 10 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$52,000 based on 12 salaries. An experienced General Manager, Golf Course which includes employees with 10 to 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$72,000 based on 8 salaries. A General Manager, Golf Course with late-career experience which includes employees with greater than 20 years of experience can expect to earn an average total compensation of C$75,000 based on 6 salaries.
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