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Golf Course Patroller Salary
in Chicago, Illinois

$24,959 (USD)

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Last updated: May 21, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Golf Course Patroller is $24,959 a year and $12 an hour in Chicago, Illinois, United States. The average salary range for a Golf Course Patroller is between $24,959 and $28,081. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Chicago, Illinois.

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Job Summary

  • Patrols golf course to prevent unauthorized persons from using facilities, keep play running smoothly, and assist injured or ill players.
  • Inspects player and caddie registration and green fee tickets for validity.
  • Prevents players from entering course beyond starting tee.
  • Advises players to speed up or slow down in order to alleviate bottlenecks.
  • Explains rules of game to players to settle disputes.
  • Locates damaged or hazardous areas and marks areas for repair, using lime marker or stake.
  • Cautions players against tearing up turf or otherwise abusing course.
  • Renders first aid to injured or ill players and carries their equipment to clubhouse.
  • Returns lost equipment to owners or to clubhouse.
  • Keeps log of daily activities.
  • May deliver urgent messages to players on course.
Golf Course Patroller Job Prevalence in Chicago, Illinois, United States

Job family: Lifeguards, Ski Patrol, and Other Recreational Protective Service Workers

Job family population: 145,660

Estimated population of Golf Course Patroller jobs: 8,958

Rate of error: 2.4%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
5 Year Change:
13 %


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Golf Course Patroller Job Listings for Chicago, Illinois

Recreation Aid (Golf Pro Shop)
Mar 2
Great Lakes, IL, USA
Commander, Navy Installations
Patrol golf course when directed, ensuring the adherence of golf rules and etiquette and proper speed of play. Perform housekeeping functions as required to keep Pro-shop and its vicinity clean and ...
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