Employers, welcome to DPSM, a professional, discreet executive search service adapted specifically for the golf industry…


At DPSM we know that what we do really matters. Our experience of executive search and strong principles enable us to provide a thoroughly discrete and professional service to both employers and candidates. 

With a strong heritage in the search industry and an in-depth understanding of global golf, DPSM are well qualified to create a high-quality shortlist of candidates for every assignment.

Our network in the Golf Industry is unrivalled, this combined with a number of proprietary search methods, we are able to work successfully across Europe and the Middle East.

We search on behalf of Employers for Senior Management across Golf Resorts, Private Members’ Clubs, Equipment and Apparel Companies & the Travel Industry.


Our key focus areas are:

  • General Management (CEO, MD, GM)
  • Agronomy (Superintendent, Course Manager)



Recruitment Partner of the Club Managers’ Association of Europe (CMAE) 




Our 5 Step Search Process

1. Establish Search Priorities:

  • Analyse the challenges unique to the organisation and position
  • Determine skills, abilities and knowledge required
  • Timelines
  • Determine a Candidate Specification detailing the following:
    • The Company
    • Role
    • Responsibilities
    • Goals
    • Key Challenges
    • Experience, Competencies and Qualifications required

2. Determine Search Strategy:

  • Decide between a silent Head-hunt, or a hybrid of both Head-hunting and Advertised Search

3. Attract and Evaluate Candidates:

  • Confirm method of approaching potential candidates
  • Conduct rigorous competency-based interviews with candidates based on the skills, knowledge, abilities and aptitudes outlined in the position specification

4. Shortlisting – Client Interviews:

  • Present a shortlist of 3 – 6 qualified candidates each with a written analysis following our interviews and informal referencing

5. Complete the Search:

  • Thorough background checks and referencing of the selected candidate
  • Assist in negotiations over compensation and other terms to help finalise the search
  • Follow up with both the candidate and client periodically to ensure there is a good fit



Employer Enquiry

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