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Valhalla Golf Club Turfgrass Internship - This Job Listing Expires: 02/04/2020

Louisville

Turfgrass Internship

MISSION To create and experience that will enable students the opportunity to combine
their classroom knowledge with on-course training allowing them to advance within the turfgrass
industry.

STRUCTURE

MAY
• Orientation and training with the PGA
• Become familiar with equipment operation
• Execute daily mowing operations
• Course Setup

JUNE
• Irrigation – programming, troubleshooting and repair
• Leadership – manage small crews on specific projects
• Perform record keeping duties
• Technology use in the golf industry

JULY
• Focus on bentgrass management in the Transition Zone; includes fertilization, chemical
application, and syringing techniques
• Equipment – expand on equipment use and maintenance learning preventative maintenance, reel
grinding, troubleshooting and more

OR
• Develop landscaping skills and how they can benefit a golf course

AUGUST
• Continue leadership opportunities for students
• Provide review of entire season focusing on strengths and potential improvements
• Season-long networking and educational opportunities provided

EXPERIENCE

Valhalla’s Turfgrass Internship program is an excellent opportunity to gain valuable experience in
the golf course industry. Each season we focus on student development to better prepare them for a
career in the industry.

INTERNS WILL RECEIVE THE FOLLOWING

• Competitive wages
• Housing
• Uniforms
• Kentucky Experience
o Churchill Downs
o Louisville Bats (Triple A affiliate of the Cincinnati Reds)
o Bourbon Trails – Tours and tastings
o Hiking
▪ Red River Gorge
▪ Mammoth Cave
o Biking
o Ohio River

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