Course Information

The Village of Howard is seeking a seasonal golf clubhouse manager to run the golf and restaurant operationsof the Village Green Golf Course and Restaurant.  Applicants should haveexperience in retail sales or golf pro shop operations as well as restaurantexperience, knowledge of Wisconsin food service laws, experience as a cook, computerskills (primarily Microsoft Office and POS), able to coach and manage employeesand experience with daily deposits.  Applicant must have a high schooldegree with higher educational degrees preferred in management or culinary arts. Applicant must have excellent customer service skills to help provide forthe needs of 500 newly acquired golf members.

Exempt position withsalary paid on a biweekly basis ranging $1,308 - $1,730 (based on 40 hours perweek) plus incentive on profit sharing of restaurant operations.  Aseasonal position with potential to continue restaurant operations duringoff-season if profitable but at an hourly rate ranging from $16.50 - $22/hour.  Emphasis in this position will be on customerservice for the new members of the golf course as well as providing leadershipand direction for the restaurant operations.  The position will sharesubstantially in the monthly net income of the restaurant operations and annualbonus for exceeding goals in golf net income.  Deferred compensation program is available aswell as participation in Wisconsin Retirement System and other benefits arenegotiable. 

Employer is looking for someone to focus their energy on increasing the numberof rounds of golf played each year by adding leagues, expanding membership andfostering youth golfer participation.  Theposition will also be tasked with creating new events for league members andpossibly establish retail sales of golf equipment in pro shop for newmembers.  New manager will also need tohire almost all the staff for the pro shop and restaurant prior to opening forthe season. 

Resumes and/or applications should be submitted to Chris Haltom, Village ofHoward, Director of Administrative Services, 2456 Glendale Ave., Howard, WI54313, by February 10, 2018.  Applications or resumes can also be sent byemail to chaltom@villageofhoward.com.  

Weather Policy for Golfing
​When the golf course is open during early spring and late fall months, players can play only if there is no frost on the grass. (Walking on grass with frost can kill the grass, so it is prohibited.) The golf course is open when flag sticks are on the greens. If there are no flag sticks on the greens, the course is closed and golfers (members and non-members) are not allowed on the course.

In the fall, the course will typically close for the season sometime near November 1st. For 2017, plans are to close the course on Monday, October 30. However, depending on the weather, the course may close sooner or could close on specific days due to cold temperatures. Typically, when temperatures are expected to remain below 50 degrees Fahrenheit for the entire day, the pro shop may close for the day. We ask that all golfers refrain from playing golf on such days. Golfers that desire to walk nine holes, can do so prior to pro shop opening when enough light exists and there is no frost on the grass. Golfers who play early, will need to drop by the pro shop to settle for the cost of their round or report a round played for members. Golfers who want a cart rental will need to wait for the pro shop to open. Typically, the pro shop opens at 8am during early spring and late fall weeks.

Course Improvements


Golfers who have not played Village Green for a while will notice a new creek constructed on Hole 9 and larger ponds. The creek extends from the west end of the existing pond that follows the 9 fairway into a portion of Hole 8. Other recent improvements include a water fountain on Hole 5, new paved paths on several holes, and added drainage throughout the course.

A new fairway mower is helping shape the fairways and define the low rough areas. The greens are in excellent playing condition -- probably in the best shape in course history!

Come visit Village Green Golf Course and see why we believe it is the best 9-hole municipal course for golfers of all skill levels in Wisconsin.
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