Volunteer positions at 2013 PGA Championship full
Tournament officials have annouced that the 3,780 volunteer positions for the 95th PGA Championship are now filled. Fans from 38 states, 1 district and 8 countries have signed up to volunteer for the Season's Final Major at Oak Hill Country Club August 5-11, 2013.
"Volunteers are critical to the success of the PGA Championship," said 95th PGA Championship Director Ryan Cannon. "To have volunteer recruitment completely fulfilled this early is a true testament to the affinity this community and fans around the world have for the game of golf."
Volunteer committee assignments were made on a first-come, first-served basis. There are 40 different committees ranging from, but are not limited to, Leaderboards and Thru Boards to Caddie Services, Marshalls, and Contestant Transportation. Each adult volunteer is required to contribute a minimum of 16 hours.
Adult volunteers will receive a volunteer uniform, an official copy of the 95th PGA Championship Journal, food vouchers, and off-site parking with shuttle service to the Championship. In addition, volunteers will receive a Volunteer Credential, which will give them access to the grounds all seven days of the Championship.
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About the PGA Championship
The 95th PGA Championship will be conducted Aug. 5-11, 2013, at Oak Hill Country Club. The PGA Championship features the strongest field in golf and is considered one of the largest sporting events in the world. Since 1916, golf's best professionals have been competing for the PGA Championship's coveted Wanamaker Trophy; including past champions Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Vijay Singh, Davis Love III, Shaun Micheel, Jack Nicklaus, Sam Snead, Gene Sarazen, Byron Nelson, Ben Hogan, and Walter Hagen.
About the PGA of AmericaSince its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, The PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the multi-billion dollar golf industry. By creating and delivering world-class championships and innovative programs, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. As The PGA nears its centennial, the PGA brand represents the very best in golf.
About Oak Hill Country Club
Oak Hill Country Club (Rochester, N.Y.), recognized as one of the finest golf courses in America, has been synonymous with championship golf. In the past three decades alone, Oak Hills' renowned East Course has hosted the 1980 and 2003 PGA Championships, the 1984 U.S. Senior Open, the 1989 U.S. Open, the 1995 Ryder Cup, the 1998 U.S. Amateur, and the 2008 Senior PGA Championship. Since the 1956 U.S. Open, Oak Hill is the only golf club in America to host all six of the men's touring Championships. The 2013 PGA Championship will mark Oak Hill's 11th premier golf championship.