The R&A - Working for Golf

Work at The R&A

The R&A employ staff in a diverse range of departments including golf development, course management, equipment testing, hospitality, Championship operations, Rules, finance, IT, marketing and communications, and golf heritage.  

Our jobs vacancies page displays employment opportunities in both permanent and temporary roles.  We are always on the lookout for talented individuals and encourage those who wish to develop their career at The R&A to upload their CV.

We will hold personal details for a maximum of six months. If an appropriate vacancy arises during that time our HR team will be in touch. Please refer to our terms and conditions for further details on how your information will be stored.

The R&A is currently developing its operations in a number of areas and is creating several new positions across the organisation. If you would like to be part of a dynamic and growing team working at the heart of golf then please see the vacancies below

How your information will be used

In order to progress your application, for administrative purposes, The R&A will record, keep, and hold the personal data which you have provided in this application form stored in our Human Resources files. Your data will not be transferred to any third parties outside of The R&A group companies. If your application is successful, The R&A will hold this data as part of your employee record which will be stored on the basis of our Privacy Policy. In the event that your application is unsuccessful, we will hold the application form and the data contained for three months in case of a future vacancy which we may invite you to apply for, following which we will delete it.

If you have any questions about The R&A’s use of your data, please contact us by email at


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The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now. Our Commercial department plays a key role in supporting that purpose and we are looking for a Sales Executive to join that team.  

As part of the sales team you will be responsible for contributing towards the sales of hospitality experiences for The Open Championship. The successful candidates will exhibit the desire and drive to be part of a winning team through effective sales performance.

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The British Golf Museum, located in St Andrews, is a 5-star Museum at the heart of the home of golf.

We are dedicated to providing the best visitor experience with the highest levels of customer service. We are currently seeking a Visitor Services Assistant to join our busy team as we prepare for the summer season.  

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The Royal Ancient Golf Club of St. Andrews is seeking a Housekeeping Assistant to join this famous established organisation of over 260 years standing.

Based in Waldon House, the team is dedicated to providing the best visitor experience whilst maintaining high standards of cleanliness and hygiene. Although hours are fixed a degree of flexibility is of the utmost importance to cover and assist other members of the team.

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