Become a Players Assistant

The Highwood Golf and Country Club offers a very unique and creative way to participate in the golfing community. If you are interested in helping us out please contact us at and someone will get back to you with details on the opportunities currently available.
Compensation for these positions is awarded with free golf!


Course Starter

You are the first line individuals that control access to the Golf Course and set the Pace of Play

  • Provide information regarding course, play time and other golf-related issues
  • As Players report to the First Tee, you check Players receipts, membership bag tags and private cart trail stickers
  • Determine and track rate of course play working with Marshal
  • Arranges players in proper starting order
  • Supply players with score cards, pencils and rules of play
  • Advise players of golf course conditions
  • Explain basic course rules stressing Pace of Play
  • Explain any "rules of the day" as specified by the Pro Shop and Grounds Superintendent

Course Marshal

 A marshal's duty is to help manage the flow of golfers around the course.

Duties? The course marshal's duties typically include some or all the following:
  • Respond to golfers' questions, requests, concerns;
  • Direct golfers around the course, if they are unfamiliar with the layout;
  • Inform golfers about course policies, and let a golfer know when he might be in violation of course policy;
  • If the opportunity arises, help golfers search for lost balls (or gently suggest they give up the search to keep the pace of play going);
  • Try to mediate any disputes that might arise between groups;
  • Look for opportunities to care for the course, maybe repairing a ballmark here or filling a divot there;
  • Most important of all, look for ways to help the pace of play.