PGA Golf Professional

Dick's Sporting Goods Corp West Des Moines, IA

About the Job


Golf Galaxy is seeking a specialty retail Golf Professional.

This position will support one of our locations that features DICK'S Sporting Goods, Field & Stream, and Golf Galaxy under the same roof. This unique shopping destination will offer the convenience of being able to purchase all sporting goods and outdoor needs at one time, in one location.
A division of DICK'S Sporting Goods, Golf Galaxy's merchandising strategy offers a comprehensive selection of competitively priced brand name golf equipment, accessories, apparel, golf services, and golf instruction by on-staff certified PGA/LPGA professionals. As a Golf Galaxy Golf Professional, you will be responsible for establishing and maintaining customer service standards relating to lessons and fittings, including maximizing sales and profitability and controlling expenses.

Essential Functions of this position include:

  • Drive and sustain lessons and fittings sales intensity and profitability by setting high expectations and monitoring and measuring positive results
  • Meet or exceed sales goal objectives for lessons and fittings
  • Give golf lessons and perform fittings (ball launch monitor, putter, driver, iron/wedge)
  • Conduct preliminary interview with customer, record customer's swing, provide swing analysis and provide feedback to customer, and schedule customer for on-going lessons
  • Develop, design, recommend and implement instructional programs, customer clinics and other promotional activities as directed
  • Maintain thorough knowledge of products, services, merchandise promotions, test merchandise and advertising
  • Promote Golf Galaxy by participating in community organizations, PGA or LPGA of America and other service organizations to promote and enhance Golf Galaxy's standing in the business community
  • Create a climate within the store in which staff are motivated to do their best, strong morale and spiriting in his/her team; share wins and successes; foster open dialogue; and create a feeling of belonging within the team

  • Other tasks/responsibilities as business needs dictate


Success Profile:

  • Class A PGA of America or LPGA member in good standing
  • 3+ years golf teaching experience
  • 3+ years knowledge of club-fitting through experience and/or OEM training
  • Ability to successfully meet goals and objectives for lessons and fittings
  • Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Effective and productive time management skills to maximize lesson time
  • Superior customer service orientation, excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • Flexible availability - including nights, weekend, and holidays

Additional Compensation:

  • Quarterly and Annual Bonus Programs
Depending on position, candidates seeking employment with DICK'S Sporting Goods should be prepared to successfully complete a pre-employment background check prior to beginning employment.
DICK'S Sporting Goods is an Equal Opportunity Employer.