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 privacy@randa.org.

Vacancies

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Based in St Andrews, The R&A runs professional championships including The Open and the AIG Women’s British Open, elite amateur events, international matches and rankings.

The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 36 million golfers in 143 countries and with the consent of 157 organisations from amateur and professional golf. The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society.

The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now.  Hospitality plays a key role in supporting that purpose and we are looking for a Hospitality Assistant to join that team. Job Specification Apply Here

Based in St Andrews, The R&A runs professional championships including The Open and the AIG Women’s British Open, elite amateur events, international matches and rankings. 

The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 36 million golfers in 143 countries and with the consent of 157 organisations from amateur and professional golf. The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society.

The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now.  Handicapping plays a key role in supporting that purpose and we are looking for a World Handicap System Administrative Assistant to join that team. Job Specification Apply Here

Based in St Andrews, The R&A runs professional championships including The Open and the AIG Women’s British Open, elite amateur events, international matches and rankings. 

The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 36 million golfers in 143 countries and with the consent of 157 organisations from amateur and professional golf. The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society.

The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now.  World Amateur Golf Ranking™ plays a key role in supporting that purpose and we are looking for an Administrative Assistant to join that team.  Job Specification Apply Here

Based in St Andrews, The R&A runs professional championships including The Open and the AIG Women’s British Open, elite amateur events, international matches and rankings.  The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 36 million golfers in 143 countries and with the consent of 157 organisations from amateur and professional golf.

The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society.

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced HR Business Partner who can take responsibility for providing HR support, working in partnership with our business leaders and to take the lead on a number of HR projects and initiatives. 

As we go through a period of growth the successful candidate will also provide support to the Head of HR in the delivery of the Strategic People Plan.

Job Specification Apply Here

Based in St Andrews, The R&A runs professional championships including The Open and the AIG Women’s British Open, elite amateur events, international matches and rankings. 

The R&A, through R&A Rules Ltd, governs the sport worldwide, outside of the United States and Mexico, on behalf of over 36 million golfers in 143 countries and with the consent of 157 organisations from amateur and professional golf. The R&A is at the forefront in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society.

The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure it is thriving 50 years from now. The R&A is seeking to recruit a Solicitor to support our Head of Legal. Job Specification Apply Here

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 Supervisor to join our busy team.   

Job Specification Apply Here