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, golf’s global governing body outside the USA and Mexico, is seeking to recruit a Golf Development Manager to assist in its provision of support to the sport.  The purpose of this role is to:

  1. Contribute to the overall achievement of Inspire Our Future – The R&A Playbook
  2. Support the team with the delivery of our action plan focused on the strategic priority area of Development that aims to drive participation, strengthen relationships with affiliates and deliver strategic campaigns.
The successful candidate will be required to work with the Development team and other departments. Job Specification Apply Here

The R&A (the governing body for golf and organizer of The Open Championship) is looking to recruit an admin assistant to provide day to day support in the running of the technology team. 

Based at Allan Robertson House, Kingsbarns the successful candidate will need to have an interest in and understanding of a broad range of technology areas to complement the existing team. Job Specification Apply Here