Senior PGA Championship volunteers

Volunteer positions for 78th KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship now open

Golf fans in the Washington D.C. area can get up close and personal with the legends of the game next spring. The PGA of America today announced open volunteer positions for the 2017 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship.

There are more than 20 separate categories for volunteers to fill, bringing a wide variety of opportunities for local DC metro residents to be part of one of the most historic Championships as the top players in senior golf descend on Trump National Golf Club in Potomac Falls, VA, May 23-28. 2017.

“Volunteers are the heartbeat of any Championship,” said Championship Director Bryan Karns. “We’d love to see the community welcome this great event to the area and support the legends of the game that brings golf fans together. We need the support of residents, members and avid golfers to help bring this storied Championship to life.”

VOLUNTEER REQUIREMENTS & BENEFITS

Volunteers (ages 22 and older) are asked to work four 4-hour shifts and are required to pay a $130.00 Volunteer/Uniform Fee.

In exchange for this fee, volunteers receive:

Volunteer uniform

Personalized volunteer credential, which provides access to the grounds all six days of the Championship

Food and water vouchers to use at any on-course concession stand

A copy of the official 2017 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championships program

Complimentary parking

A one-time discount at The Championship Shop

All volunteer positions are filled on a first come, first served basis.

Interested parties can find more information and the online application here or by emailing Volunteer Operations Manager Jessie Thompson at jthompson@pgahq.com.

The KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, the most historic and prestigious senior major, features the strongest field in senior golf. Anticipated players in this year’s field include reigning Champion Rocco Mediate, 2014 and 2015 Champion Colin Montgomerie, 2012 Champion Roger Chapman and fan favorites Tom Lehman and John Daly. For more information about the 78th Senior PGA Championship, or to sign up to be notified when tickets go on sale, visit srpga.com.

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