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Course Rating Coordinator

  • Location: East Midlands
  • Organisation: England Golf
  • Salary: Circa. £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
  • Closing Date: 23 July 2021 | Coaching & Sports Development

Course Rating Coordinator

We are committed to equal opportunities and welcome applications from all backgrounds. We are disability confident committed. If you are not able to complete the online application and would like this in an alternative format, please contact Amy or Mary-Anne on

This is a great opportunity to join our team and support our 1800+ affiliated golf clubs. Course rating is a core service that is provided to all golf clubs affiliated to England Golf. The course rating process determines the playing difficulty of a golf course for a scratch golfer (handicap index of 0.0) under normal playing conditions and weather. Course rating is a cornerstone of the World Handicap System (WHS).

The purpose of this role will be to coordinate and support the delivery of the course rating system in line with the Rules of Handicapping. Working with our regional course rating and county course rating team leaders you will lead on the delivery of course rating across England. It is important that the course rating system is delivered consistently and in line with the Rules of Handicapping.

We’re looking for someone who has:

  • a knowledge of the World Handicap System;
  • an understanding of the Rules of Golf;
  • a good understanding of the game of golf;
  • an accurate and thorough approach with attention to detail;
  • good organisational skills and the ability to manage and prioritise multiple

Ideally, you will have a good knowledge of the USGA Course Rating system and may have experience in using the World Handicap System, from a role such as a handicap or competition secretary.

The post is full-time (Monday – Friday 9.00am to 5.00pm core hours) however, you will need to be prepared to travel and work evenings and weekends on occasion, as necessary. The position is based at England Golf Headquarters, The National Golf Centre, The Broadway, Woodhall Spa, Lincolnshire, LN10 6PU. However, due to the nature of this role, there is the potential to work from home.

As the national governing body for amateur golf, we work at the heart of golf in England, supporting and empowering a thriving community of players, counties and clubs to get the most out of the game we love. We value being Honest, Inclusive, Responsible, Excellent and Supportive. 

The deadline for applications is midnight on Friday 23 July 2021. 

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