Assistant Superintendent - Thorny Lea Golf Club

June 01, 2021 2:59 PM | Julie Heston (Administrator)

About Thorny Lea Golf Club:
Thorny Lea Golf Club is a Wayne Stiles/John Van Kleek design established in 1900 but the current design is from 1925. A parkland style golf course situated in the city of Brockton, Thorny Lea is a hidden gem. Touted as having one of the best golfing memberships in the state; the club has many past state tournament winners along with a past women's mid-amateur champion and a men's mid-amateur champion.

Job Description:
The successful candidate can expect to work closely to the superintendent and other assistant to achieve the goals set for that day. In the event the superintendent is away from the property, the assistant will take control. This is not only a supervisory role since we are a smaller operation. The assistant will be expected to be able to manage the crew while performing other duties such as course set up, water management (hand watering) or product application.

Extended hours can be expected during the growing season (April - October), and a more flexible, relaxed work schedule during the winter months.

A master plan was completed for the course in 2015 with Ian Andrew and we are implementing changes over the coming years.  A new irrigation system was installed and finished in 2020.  The club is in the process of approving a bunker renovation for fall of 2021.


  • Dedicated, reliable and strong work ethic.
  • The desire to learn and grow as a turf manager.
  • Chemical and Fertilizer application and use knowledge.
  • Irrigation repair and use is helpful but not a requirement.
  • Neat and organized
  • Willing to do what it takes to get the job done.


  • Salary: $58,000 - $65,000 per year
  • Pro Shop credit
  • Health and dental insurance - 75% paid by club
  • Vacation and sick time
  • Golfing privileges

Please submit resume to:
Brooks Pickering
Golf Course Superintendent
Office: 508-587-9030 Cell: 508-521-5010

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