of turfgrass management and promoting the use of best management practices

to best protect the environment.



February 14, 2023 12:22 PM | Don Hearn (Administrator)

Facility Name:           Cohasset Golf Club

Facility Location:      Cohasset, MA

Position / Title:          Summer Intern

Established in 1894, Cohasset Golf Club is one of the oldest private clubs in New England. Cohasset Golf Club is a challenging 18-hole Donald Ross course located on the South Shore of Boston.

Golf Course Projects executed in 2023:

  • Currently constructing new Maintenance Facility with completion date off August 2023
  • Dredging of irrigation pond
  • Small projects consisting of bunkers, irrigation installation, tee expansions


  • Must be currently enrolled in or graduated from an accredited turf management program with a desire to be a golf course superintendent
  • Ability to maintain high work ethic and function in a team environment
  • Possession of a valid drivers license
  • Have or obtain a current Massachusetts pesticide applicators license
  • Must have a positive, can do, personality

Primary Responsibilities of the Position:

Placement student will be an integral part of the daily maintenance operation. Students will work with the Superintendent and Assistant in all aspects of golf course management to deliver unparalleled daily tournament conditions.
Specific Duties:

  • To learn how to operate and maintain all pieces of equipment
  • To learn and implement the calibration and application of all fertilizers and pesticides
  • To record all information on daily activities, climate, pesticide applications and fertilizer applications
  • To perform basic skills in irrigation system maintenance and repair
  • To check the course every day, as well as preparing the golf course for daily play
  • To syringe turf areas as needed, as well as directing the green keepers who are syringing
  • To lead small crews and oversee small scale projects on the golf course
  • To perform other duties as assigned by the Golf Course Superintendent and Assistant

Compensation / Benefits:

  • $20/hour + OT
  • Housing
  • Lunch
  • Golf privileges
  • Fees covered for pesticide licensing and regional turf conferences

Position Available:
Spring 2023

Application Deadline:
April 2023

How to Apply:
Please email resume and cover letter

Mike Leahy
Assistant Superintendent
Cohasset Golf Club
P.O. Box 247
Cohasset, Ma 02025

Date Posted:  February 14, 2023


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