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Summer 2017 Junior Tour Operations Internship

Northern Texas PGA

Northern Texas PGA

Summer 2017 Junior Tour Operations Internship

Dallas, TX
+1 location
Fort Worth, TX
Internship
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    The Northern Texas PGA is seeking 15 qualified applicants for a 13-week field internship position in golf tournament operations during the summer of 2017. Successful applicants will be responsible for helping conduct all day-to-day operations of our summer Junior Tour. The Junior Tour provides daily golf tournaments throughout the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex for junior golfers ages 7-19.

    Responsibilities:

    • On-site responsibilities such as registration, tee set-up, starting, rules officiating, scoring, and awards presentations

    • Effectively communicate with parents, juniors, and host professional staff

    • Reconciliation of financial and result summaries

    • Manage Company equipment inventory and maintenance

    • Provide occasional in-office support of Junior Tour programming

  • Qualifications
    • Enjoy working with children and young adults ages 7-19

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Organized, punctual, energetic, and a self-starter

    • Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team based environment

    • Detail oriented

    • General computer knowledge (Microsoft Office)

    • Basic knowledge of the game of golf

    • Rules of Golf knowledge a plus

    • Automobile access with willingness and ability to travel within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex required

    • Interest in a career in golf or sports administration is preferred

    • College degree (or working towards a degree) required

    • Must have existing insurance through school or parents

  • Desired skills

    Work early mornings, public speaking, detail oriented, basic knowledge of the game of golf

  • Compensation
    Interns will be compensated at $7.50 per hour (minimum wage is $7.25 per hour) (pre-tax); Interns will be compensated at $11.25 per hour if / when they work more than more than 40 hours per week (pre-tax); Five PGA staff golf shirts; Three PGA hats; School credit (if applicable) The NTPGA does not provide housing of any kind. We will be more than happy to assist with the location of housing for those unfamiliar with the DFW Metroplex.
  • Industry
    Sports
  • Locations
    Dallas, TX • Fort Worth, TX
  • About Us
    The Northern Texas PGA is one of the 41 sections that comprise The PGA of America. The Northern Texas PGA has a professional membership of more than 850. Our geographic territory includes the State of Texas north of the 31st latitude, or just north of Austin. In addition to managing the day-to-day affairs of the Section, the headquarters operates the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. The Junior Golf Foundation provides The PGA golf professional an opportunity to impact the game in a most important and lasting fashion. Active involvement with junior golf is, indeed, an opportunity to promote and teach this game of a lifetime to the youth of our communities. The PGA has the responsibility to impact the traditions and history of golf to the future caretakers of the game. The PGA of America, the Northern Texas PGA and its member golf professionals are recognized as the leaders in the world of golf today.