Golf Course
Westfield Insurance
210000ET Requisition #

Job title: Turfgrass Management Intern


About the job:


Our Turfgrass Management Internship Program, is committed to providing a learning environment that exposes the Intern to as many facets of golf course management operations as time and experience permits. Our program encourages on-course problem solving and other experiences that develop well rounded turfgrass managers. Regardless of experience, we are looking to develop professional skills that will assist in your career. We’ll begin with a career development discussion to ensure this program meets your specific needs, desires, and expectations.




Our 36-hole facility provides great opportunities in many areas of Golf Course management including, but not limited to:

  • Work on a parkland style and links style golf course in 1 internship
  • Engaged as part of management team
  • Course Setup: Including outings and tournaments such as Bridgestone Westfield Legends Pro-Am (Senior PGA Tour Player) and Ohio Open
  • Apply Pesticides and Fertilizers with GPS Sprayers
  •  Irrigation operation and Central computer
  • Technology Usage: Soil Moisture TDR’s, Soil Sensors, Water Resource management, Weather stations, new irrigation systems with mobile app controls.
  • Equipment Operation
  • Equipment Maintenance and Grinding
  • Train and Lead Staff
  • Comprehensive Safety Program




South Course

This historic course is nearly 6800 yards of meticulously manicured playing surface. Complete with views of the Clubhouse, Blair Center fountains, and the iconic 16th hole bridge, the South Course has long been a favorite of golfers in Northeast Ohio. This course was originally Designed by Geoffrey S. Cornish, and most recently renovated by Hurdzan Golf Design.


North Course

This course is a 6733 yard links style featuring firm playing surfaces, open terrain, links style bunkering and the distinct look of fescue in the secondary rough. The experience is complete with hardscapes reflective of a European countryside; rustic style cart paths, free standing boulder walls and a homestead style ruin feature. This course was originally Designed by Geoffrey S. Cornish, and most recently renovated by Hurdzan Golf Design.  




  • A valid driver’s license
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule which includes mornings, afternoons or evenings and weekends.
  • Enrollment in Turfgrass Management degree, certificate or related field of study.
  • Ability to operate a motor vehicle, maintain movement, bend, reach, lift and carry 50 lbs.
  • Ability to work outside and tolerate extreme weather conditions, start, and operate pull-start small engines,  operate or be trained to operate a manual transmission vehicle, climb steps, and walk over varying terrain, regularly work with and handle fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides.


Schedules, pay and other benefits:

  • Stable and flexible hours; average of 40 hours/week  
  • Housing (Fully Furnished, WiFi, Cable, Laundry)
  • Hourly Rate: $15.00 - $16.00/hour
  • Golf Course and Practice Facility Privileges
  • Onsite complimentary wellness center
  • Employee Rewards and Recognition Program  
  • Uniform golf shirts provided at no cost


For more information about the Turfgrass Management Internship Program, please visit us at: www.westfieldcc.com or contact Kyle Smith, Class A Superintendent via email at kylesmith@westfieldgrp.com or cell: 419-651-0344.


To learn more about Westfield and the opportunities available, please visit us at www.westfieldinsurance.com.




We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran


Applications for positions posted on Westfield Careers must be filed on-line through the Westfield Careers portal.  If you are a disabled person who requires a reasonable accommodation to complete an online application, please contact HR Assist by email at hrassist@westfieldgrp.com.

We are an equal opportunity employer/minority/female/disability/protected veteran.

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