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Managing Secretary – Purley Downs Golf Club

Location Purley, UK
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Purley Downs Golf Club is a private members club, established in 1894, situated just 12 miles from Central London.

Originally designed by J.H. Taylor, set predominantly on free draining chalk based down land, Purley Downs provides year round play on one of the most attractive and
challenging courses in Surrey. We are inviting applications for the post of Managing Secretary. We are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and forward thinking Managing Secretary to help us take the club forward whilst maintaining its current financial stability. The successful candidate will report to the Club Chairman and be responsible for making recommendations to and implementing the decisions of the Board of Directors.

The Managing Secretary will supervise and manage all Club activities, facilities and employees, including course, bar and catering operations and services provided by
the Club professional.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:

• Previous golf club management and administration experience.
• Financial literacy and successful budget management.
• The ability to lead and develop a successful team.
• Strong IT and marketing skills.
• Excellent communication skills
• An understanding of golf and its traditions
Accommodation is available by way of a two bedroom flat within the Clubhouse.

All applications should include a covering letter and a copy of your current CV.

Applications by 30th January 2015 should be sent in writing to The Chairman, Purley Downs Golf Club Limited, 106, Purley Downs Road, South Croydon, Surrey, CR2 0RB

For more information please visit the Club’s website:

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Position In The R&A’s Rules Department

Salary Negotiable
Start Date Friday, December 19, 2014
End Date Saturday, January 31, 2015
Location St Andrews, Fife
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The R&A, the governing body for the Rules of Golf worldwide (excluding the USA and Mexico), is offering a two-year position in its Rules department in St Andrews for anyone with a desire to become involved in golf administration.


The core responsibilities of the successful candidate will be to:


  • answer email, letter and phone queries on the Rules of Golf
  • assist in ensuring the accuracy of The R&A website Rules content and Rules app
  • assist with the production of the 2016 Rules of Golf and related publications


The successful candidate will require:


  • a sound knowledge of the game of golf
  • strong communication skills – written and spoken
  • good computer skills
  • excellent attention to detail


Strong Rules knowledge is not essential, but will need to be developed quickly.


Closing date for applications is 31 January 2015.


Applications should be made in writing and sent to:


Grant Moir

The R&A

Beach House

Golf Place

St Andrews


KY16 9JD


or emailed to:

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Club Manager – Ogbourne Downs Golf Club

Salary Negotiable
Start Date Thursday, December 18, 2014
End Date Tuesday, December 23, 2014
Location Marlborough, Wiltshire
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Ogbourne Downs Golf Club seeks motivated CLUB MANAGER to grow both golf revenue (through memberships, guest and society visits) and non golf revenue (event and functions)


Attributes/ skills required include: 

Business: strong business acumen and self-motivated to develop the business further. Customer Service: Delivers consistently high level of customer service.

Marketing: has successfully developed and implemented a range of successful strategies/ campaigns improving income streams, embracing modern communication methods (digital & social media)

Finance: competent in financial planning & control

Salary: Negotiable

Applications: Please email CV, salary expectations and notice period to:

Please mark it for the attention of Mr M Mason (Chairman)


This is a jewel of an 18 hole golf facility which nestles in the Marlborough Downs on the busy A346. It’s situated just 10 minutes from Swindon. It has a driving range (5 covered bays and 8 open bays, a short game and putting area).

It also has a full bar, catering and function space. We can be found at

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