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.

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The R&A governs golf around the world and is at the forefront of in modernising the sport and making it more relevant to today’s society. We are looking for an experienced Head of Sustainability and Agronomy, with a passion for sport, to join our Asia – Pacific team based in Singapore. 

The R&A’s purpose is to make golf more accessible, appealing and inclusive and to ensure its thriving 50 years from now and you will support The R&A’s strategy and increase awareness of our governance work; our world class amateur and professional championships, including The Open and the AIG Women’s British Open; and our investment in developing golf worldwide.

Environmental matters and sustainability are significant issues that the golf industry faces in Asia Pacific region and golf clubs are under increasing scrutiny and pressure to ensure they adopt sustainable practices.  Information regarding best practices and sustainable golf course management can however be confusing and at times it is difficult to determine the most appropriate approach needed.

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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.

The Finance department plays a key role in supporting that purpose and we are looking for a Finance Project Business Analyst to join the Finance Project Team and provide accounting support to the Finance Project Manager.  This is a newly created role and presents an excellent opportunity for the right candidate.   

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The R&A (the governing body for golf and organiser of The Open Championship) is seeking to fill an exciting position within their Championships team.

Based in St Andrews and reporting to the Project Manager  Championships, this key role will embrace a wide range of duties in organising, planning and delivering the specific celebrations for 150th playing of The Open in 2021. 

In addition to this there will be an opportunity to work on further Championships delivered by The R&A. This is an exciting opportunity that would suit a recent graduate or someone at entry level, who is looking for their first step on the career ladder in a role that is challenging, rewarding and will hone on your event skills.

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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 HR department plays a key role in supporting that purpose and we currently have an opportunity for an experienced HR Assistant to join the team.

This role will support the team in providing an efficient and effective HR service to the organisation and pivotal in creating an excellent employee experience across all touch points of the employee life cycle.  

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The British Golf Museum located in St Andrews is a 5 star museum with a stunningly designed café/restaurant with almost 350 degree panoramic views of the Old Course, West Sands beach and sea view.  

Our aim is to provide an amazing visitor experience with an exceptional level of service excellence. The Café at the Museum offers a Scottish menu using locally sourced produce. Job Description Apply Here