Golf Ball Trimmer

Shave flashes from molded golf balls.
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Quick Stats

Salary Range
$18,000 – $49,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor

What do Golf Ball Trimmers do?

Shaves flash from molded golf balls, using trimming machine: Positions golf ball in locating cup. Depresses pedal to move golf ball against driver cup. Presses degrooving knife against rotating golf ball to shave flash. Releases pedal to drop golf ball in chute. May remove flash from golf balls, using machine that sands flash from surface of ball. Keeps production records.

Should I be a Golf Ball Trimmer?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.
  • Levelheaded: You hold your emotions in check, even in tough situations.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.

  • Also known as: Golf Ball Marker, Golf Ball Winder

    How to become a Golf Ball Trimmer

    Golf Ball Trimmers generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Golf Ball Trimmer-related education!
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