Coordinator, Course Rating Administration and Field Research

From the USGA Handicap System to national amateur championships, to modernizing the delivery of the game’s Rules and supporting sustainable golf course management practices, the United States Golf Association promotes the health of a game that inspires, challenges, and rewards like nothing else can.

Are you looking to join a dynamic team that works together to promote and conserve the true spirit of the game of golf?

The Coordinator, Course Rating Administration and Field Research will provide support for all aspects of Course Rating administration including committee and department communications and working with clubs to arrange Course Rating calibration seminars and field research. In addition this position will manage a database for Course Rating activities and results for Golf Associations as well as a worldwide database to track courses in regards to Course Rating status.



Warren, NJ 07059


What You Can Expect:

  • Prepare and communicate research results and presentations for committees and staff  
  • Assist with Course Rating software support, educational programming and general inquires via email and phone as needed.
  • Support Handicap research, including data analysis/reporting, preparing study papers, and developing protocols for future research.
  • Act as a liaison and facilitate research programs between various USGA departments.
  • Organize and/or conduct field research to advance Course Rating and Handicapping.  
  • Data management and data analysis across multiple projects
  • Additional duties assigned as needed.


What You Bring to the USGA:

  • College degree in mathematics, statistics or related field
  • Strong mathematical, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and written skills
  • Excellent computer skills including excel and/or other data analytics programs
  • Ability to work in team environment
  • General working knowledge of the game of golf and the USGA Handicap System and USGA Course Rating System preferred
  • Experience working at a State or Regional Golf Association preferred


To Apply:

Please click on the following link to apply: Coordinator, Course Rating Administration and Field Research


About the USGA:

The USGA conducts the U.S. Open, U.S. Women’s Open and U.S. Senior Open, as well as 10 national amateur championships, two state team championships and international matches. Together with The R&A, the USGA governs the game worldwide, jointly administering the Rules of Golf, Rules of Amateur Status, Equipment Standards and World Amateur Golf Rankings. The USGA’s working jurisdiction comprises the United States, its territories and Mexico.


The USGA is a global leader in the development and support of sustainable golf course management practices. It serves as a primary steward for the game’s history and funds an ongoing “For the Good of the Game” charitable giving program. Additionally, the USGA’s Course Rating and Handicap systems are used on six continents in more than 50 countries.


The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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