PGA of America Offers Short-Term Employment Opportunities through PGA JobMatch
PGA JobMatch for the PGA Championship, KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, KPMG Women’s PGA Championship and Ryder Cup is open for applications at PGAImpact.org through through Dec. 19
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (Nov. 18, 2020) – The PGA of America is inviting talent from diverse backgrounds who are interested in working to support the PGA’s high-profile 2021 Championship events to apply now through PGA JobMatch. Individuals can register at PGAImpact.org to potentially interview with the PGA’s operations and merchandising teams through Dec. 19, for short-term employment opportunities at the following major events:
- 2021 PGA Championship - Kiawah Island (S.C.) Golf Resort (May 17–23, 2021)
- 2021 KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship - Southern Hills C.C., Tulsa, Okla. (May 25–30, 2021)
- 2021 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship - Atlanta Athletic Club, Johns Creek, Ga. (June 22–27, 2021)
- 43rd Ryder Cup - Whistling Straits, Kohler, Wisconsin (Sept. 21–26, 2021)
Positions in South Carolina, Oklahoma, Georgia and Wisconsin include pre-, during, and post-Championship opportunities from March to October 2021.
“The PGA of America is committed to creating a golf industry workforce that mirrors America, and one of the greatest impacts we can make is to support skill development and the creation of job opportunities in conjunction with our major events,” said PGA of America Chief People Officer Sandy Cross. “PGA JobMatch allows us to deliver rewarding, short-term employment opportunities to individuals seeking exposure to the operations of a major championship. These roles will provide necessary support at some of the most prominent sporting events in the world.”
The PGA is primarily conducting recruitment through colleges and universities, including minority-serving institutions, which offer merchandising, retailing, sports and golf management programs. Introductions will be made between qualified candidates and the respective PGA departments’ hiring managers. Qualified candidates will be invited to participate in the next phase of the hiring process.
A full listing of opportunities is featured on the PGA JobMatch website. All applicants’ registrations must be received by Dec. 19, 2020 to be considered.
Note: In April 2021, connections will also be made between qualified candidates and key vendors for job opportunities in support of each 2021 PGA of America Championship event, to include part-time and full-time temporary work occurring pre-, during and post-Championship.