Golfing Jobs – Get Work at Golf Courses & Clubs in Spain

Do you want to work in Spain in a golfing job?

On this page we list any current job vacancies in Spain for various golf related work and jobs these include:

  • PGA golf professionals (golf pros)
  • Greenkeepers
  • Club secretary’s
  • Caddies
  • Bar staff
  • Restaurant staff such as waiters, waitresses and chefs
  • Working in the club shop

Spain is probably the best country in Europe to go play golf due to the fantastic weather and climate which ensures good playing conditions all the year round.

Where to Get Spanish Golfing Jobs?

The best area to look for work would be the Costa Del Sol which is located in the south of Spain and naturally it has the best weather.

Between Malaga and Gibraltar alone, there are over 40 courses.

Unfortunately if you only speak English and you do not speak Spanish you will be very limited in the type of golf jobs that you will be able to get in Spain.

Your best bet is to find some sort of golf teaching to expatriates who also do not speak any Spanish.

Popular expatriate areas in Spain include the Costa del Sol with major towns being Marbella, Puerto Banus, Malaga and Mijas.

Popular Spanish islands include Mallorca, Ibiza and Tenerife.

The Costa Blanca coast which includes Alicante would be an excellent choice if you are a golf pro or caddy.

La Manga Golf Careers – Perhaps the most popular golf club in Spain for expatriates is that the La Manga golf club which is extremely international, attracting golfers from all over the world and especially the United Kingdom.

job-spain-graphicIn the summer La Manga golf employ over 1000 staff so the opportunities for working there are good. You won’t necessarily be involved directly in a golfing job, instead you are more likely to be part of the hotel and hospitality staff perhaps serving in the restaurant or bars.

“La Manga Club is one of the world’s finest resorts. Located in an exceptional setting, blessed by a year-round Mediterranean climate and covering an area of some 1400 acres it is truly a sports and leisure paradise, with a luxury spa, golf, tennis, a 5 star hotel, holiday apartments, meetings facilities, over 20 restaurants and bars…”

Below are the best courses on the Costa del Sol of Spain:

Alcaidesa Golf Course – Heathland
Alcaidesa Golf Course – Links
Alhaurin Golf Course
Almenara Golf Course
Antequera Golf Course
Arcos Gardens Golf Club
Atalaya New Golf Course
Atalaya Old Golf Course
Cabopino Golf Course
Calanova Golf Course
Costa Ballena Golf Resort
Doña Julia Golf
El Chaparral Golf Course
El Paraiso Golf Course
El Puerto Golf Course
Estepona Golf Course
Finca Cortesin
Gran Flamingo Golf Course
La Cala Golf Course
La Canada Golf Course
La Duquesa golf
La Quinta Golf Course
La Reserva Golf Course
Lauro Golf
Los Arqueros Golf Course
Los Flamingos Golf Course
Los Naranjos Golf Course
Marbella Golf Course
Mijas Golf Course
Miraflores Golf Course
Monte Mayor Golf Course
Montecastillo Golf Resort
Montenmedio Golf Course
Novo Sancti Petri Golf Course
Parador De Golf
Rio Real Golf Course
San Roque Golf Course (New)
San Roque Golf Course (Old)
Santa Clara Golf Course
Santa Maria Golf Course
Santana Golf Course
Sherry Golf
Sotogrande
The La Manga North Course
The La Manga South Course
The La Manga West Course
Torrequebrada Golf Course
Valderrama Golf Course
Villa Nueva Golf Resort

Employers – List your golf job vacancies such as golf pros, caddies and greenkeepers below for free.

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Comments

  1. Bradley Tennant says

    Hi there,
    I am currently seeking for an opportunity within sports turf starting April 2020, I was wondering if you may have any seasonal positions available? I am currently working at Sydney Uni sport and fitness as a Groundsman this until April 2020. I’m looking to arrange a position for the remaining 6 months of my visa. I have 6 years experience within turf, currently hold a Level 3 in Sports Turf Management and studying towards a self enlisted online Level 4 in Turf management. I am using my time in Australia to enhance and utilize my skills and knowledge. Hold Pa1, Pa2 and Pa6 Spraying certificates

    Thanks Brad

  2. Hi my name is Per and looking for greenskeeping/landscaping jobs in the Barcelona area, qualified in greenskeeping and amenity horticulture with over 4 years experience in New Zealand and the UK. Experience at the NZ open and on private 9 hole courses in the UK and NZ.

    If anybody knows of any jobs please let me know, pergill13@gmail.com

    Thanks

  3. Fraser Elliot says

    Hi my name is Fraser from Scotland am looking for greenkeeper position in Spain I just completed my hnc golf course management had experience at st.andrews and kingbarns also was part of team at dunhill links championships any help would be great

  4. Scott Newell says

    I’m a PGA professional and I’m looking for a golf coaching position in the costa Del sol region of Spain

  5. Richard Williams says

    I’m a 50yr old single male with 30yrs experiance in running bars and pubs with extensive catering knowledge inc staff training to menu planning.
    My expertise is in customer relations.
    I’m also a 10hcap golfer.
    If I can be of use to any club doing anything that is customer based, please let me know.
    I’m willing to pay my own way to you.
    Thank you for your time.

  6. Liam Campbell says

    I’m Liam campbell from Scotland,
    I am level 2 qualified in Green keeping with PA1,PA2 and PA6. Looking for full time greenkeeping job in the Canary islands.

  7. George Furneaux says

    Hi my name is george and i would love to work on a golf course near sota grande or estepona i have no experience but love the game and want to move to spain i am a carpenter but looking for a change would be up for working in the club house or as a greenkeepers aprentice but any job would be great as i am moving to spain in a few weeks.
    Kind regards
    George

  8. Ashley Collacott says

    Hi my name is Ashley Collacott
    Having lived in Spain for nearly 16 years and being employed for 14 years at the famous La Cala golf resort on Spains Costa Del Sol.
    I unfortunately find myself unemployed I am a EGTF Qualified teaching professional and worked as the Chief Marshall Golf operations (3courses teaching academy, hotel complex) with on average 15 people under my wing.
    I am available to talk or meet any prospective employer
    Kindest regards
    Ashley

  9. Doug Annells says

    Hola
    My name is Douglas,
    I have moved to Pinar de Campoverde,
    I worked on electric motability scooters,stairlifts and other items in the UK
    For the two years before moving to Spain I was under contract to Yamaha Golf services.
    The job was to build,refurbish,repairs to electric, petrol,LPG golf buggies on a workshop and mobile basis.
    The fleet we looked after was in excess of 500+
    Servicing to keep buggies out on course was paramount.
    I am looking for work in my area and beyond.
    Let me help you keep your golf buggies earning.

    Regards.

  10. Patrick Dawson says

    Hello,
    My name is Patrick Dawson.
    Im 23 years old,
    I left school and started greenkeeping straight away, I worked at a local course for 4.5 years full time learning all aspects of greenkeeping and throughout this period I completed my SVQ level 2.
    I also have experience in travelling to Sweden and Belgium with this line of work.
    I’m very passionate about my qualities and presentation in greenkeeping, its a job I love doing and I’m seeking a job somewhere in Europe to gain even more experience.

    Im hopeful to receive an opportunity and some feedback.
    Regards

  11. Hi.
    My names Alan and I’m 36 years old. I’m from Ireland but living in la quinta, benahavis malaga. I’m a qualified greenkeeping with a European greenkeeping certificate. If anybody knows of any greenkeeping jobs available on the Costa del sol please let me know.

  12. Stephane Chapel says

    Forgot to mention in my prvious post that my wife who is working in raciale surgery is omving with me and so if convenient can also work at the golf club in various areas (administration/reception/public relation etc…

  13. Stephane Chapel says

    Hello,
    My name is Stéphane Chapel.
    I’m a PGA professional for 25 years working in Belgium,I speak five languages and looking for a job as professional or director of golf in the Marbella area.
    we have our own place in Mijas.
    Lost of experience in coaching all levels and juniorcoaching.
    Would love to move to Spain.
    Currently PGA senior champion 2017
    PGA degree obtained in GB at The Belfry national education academy.
    Hopefully some positive reactions,
    Kind regards,
    Stéphane Chapel

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