We surveyed 228 golf course superintendents to better understand the work environment and required skills of a typical golf course superintendent. Here are the results.

How much intelligence is required as a golf course superintendent?

Low

High

Working as a golf course superintendent typically doesn’t require the use of high levels of intelligence in daily tasks.

Can I learn to become a golf course superintendent?

Intrinsic Talent

Acquired Talent

A career as a golf course superintendent typically depends predominantly on qualities you’re born with, with a small aspect of skills you can learn.

Is it easy to get a job as a golf course superintendent?

Easy

Hard

It’s typically difficult to find a job as a golf course superintendent.

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Do golf course superintendents work full-time or part-time?

50% of golf course superintendents work in full-time roles while 50% work part-time.