The game is filled with colorful characters, many of whom are instrumental in the creation, development, and maintenance of the fields we play, the clubs we play at, and even the drinks we enjoy at the end of a round.
All works are good, but which ones are the best?
In search of an answer, we polled our employees and industry partners to determine the coolest and most fun golf gigs.
From course architect and equipment designer to bartender, helicopter pilot and golf course mongrel, check out our selections below. Click on each link to learn more about each candidate’s role and how they got there, or check out the entire collection of vacancies is here.
Sheila Wilson, bartender at Pinehurst’s Cradle CrossingI have seen and heard it all. So yes, she has one of the best jobs in golf.
CEO of a golf apparel company
As key player in TravisMathewBen Donnelly dreams of a concert, especially if you love golf, surfing and chatting with celebrities.
golf museum curator
Spending days surrounded by golf history is as fun as it sounds. Just ask Hilary Kronheim of the USGA..
TaylorMade Content Creator
As Lead Content Creator TaylorMadeOllie Neglerio often highlights the more playful side of the best players in the game.
luxury helicopter pilot
Why go on your next golf adventure when you can ask someone to take you there? Chris Sheel is your man.
Title Club Builder
As champion Vokey representative on the PGA TourAaron Dill is one of the most recognized and trusted club technicians on the planet.
Starter in St. Andrews
This is one of the most nervous and happy places in golf: the first tee on the old St. Andrews course. It is also home to one of the best professions in golf..
It’s hard to imagine how Fiddlesticks CC staff and members in South Florida will deal with if the regular is named Ruby was not around.
As one of the few female course architects, Christine Fraser knows the importance of feeling welcome. Her mission is to help others feel the same way.
Vault Keeper Ping Gold Putter
Longtime Ping collaborator Lesa Clark oversees what is by far the most valuable club collection in existence.
Social media content creator
Roger Steele went from retiring from golf to one of the most popular content creators. Just don’t call him “authoritative.”
Jim Seluga tugging on some important gear levers in one of the most forward-thinking brands in the golf equipment industry.
Photographer Evan Schiller gets paid visit the best and most exclusive golf courses. That’s what he does when he gets there.