Assistant Manager, Handicap & Course Rating Administration

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.




Far Hills, NJ

Reports to: 

Manager, Handicap & Course Rating Administration

Position Summary: 

The Assistant Manager of Handicap and Course Rating Administration will work with and educate the general golfing public, golf clubs and authorized golf association’s staff on the USGA Handicap and Course Rating Systems. S/He will conduct seminars for club Handicap Chairpersons and other stakeholders in dynamic training environments.  Daily responsibilities include providing guidance, education and support through email and phone calls to the Handicap Department customer base. The Assistant Manager will develop new educational materials and solutions on the USGA Course Rating System and USGA Handicap System to adapt to each stakeholder - for golf associations, golf clubs, general golfing public, as well as other organizations. S/He will support the USGA Course Rating Program (CRP) to all authorized golf associations.


What You Can Expect 


• Develop and update training and educational materials using innovative techniques for the USGA Course Rating System and the USGA Handicap System

• Travel approximately 25 days per year conducting educational seminars on the USGA Course Rating System and USGA Handicap System to golf associations, golf clubs, and other organizations

• Reporting and evaluate feedback regarding suggested improvements to the USGA Handicap System and USGA Course Rating System

• Assist with the Course Rating Program (CRP) administration and enhancements

• Assist with the organization and administration of Handicapping and Course Rating Seminars and Course Rating Calibration Seminars

• Assist with the organization and administration of Handicap Procedure Committee meetings and the Course Rating Committee meetings as needed

• Handle written correspondence and phone calls on the USGA Course Rating System and the USGA Handicap System. Provide customer support for the Course Rating Software Program

• Assist with the revisions to “The USGA Course Rating System” manual and Guides and “The USGA Handicap System” manual in cooperation with other staff in the department, including the review of any related online content or materials

• Assist in the development of new ideas and services to improve the incorporation of the USGA Course Rating System and the USGA Handicap System

• Work closely with the Course Rating Committee, Handicap Procedure Committee, and the Handicap Research Team as directed



What You Bring to the USGA 


• Working knowledge of golf, the USGA Course Rating System and USGA Handicap System, the golf industry, and state and/or regional golf associations

• Knowledge of the latest teaching/training tools, and ability to develop effective training programs

• Mathematical/statistical background

• Excellent public speaking ability in both large and small group environments

• Excellent interpersonal skills and team player

• Excellent written communication skills

• College degree required


To Apply: 

Please click on the following link: Assistant Manager, Course Rating & Handicap Administration.

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