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Diversifying Golf Industry’s Workforce

Frisco, Texas, United States: Committed to diversify the golf industry’s workforce, the PGA of America is inviting local talent from under-represented backgrounds to register for PGA JobMatch to be considered for a new cycle of positions that support the PGA of America’s high-profile 2024 Major championships.

Individuals can register through February 15 to potentially interview for opportunities with the Association’s key vendors for jobs leading up to, during and after the following PGA of America events:

  • PGA Championship, Valhalla Golf Club, Louisville, Kentucky (May 13-19)
  • KitchenAid Senior PGA Championship, Harbor Shores, Benton Harbor, Michigan (May 20-26)
  • KPMG Women’s PGA Championship, Sahalee Country Club, Sammamish, Washington (June 17-23)

Job opportunities include part-time and full-time temporary work for pre, during and post-championship events from April to July. A variety of positions need to be filled within areas such as security staffing, hospitality, general labour, transportation, logistics, carpentry, construction, janitorial and miscellaneous services.

“We are committed to illuminating the wide variety of pathways to a career within the US$102 billion golf industry,” said Sandy Cross, Chief People Officer at the PGA of America, an Executive Member of the Asian Golf Industry Federation.

“Through PGA JobMatch, we leverage our spectator championships to generate local employment opportunities for emerging talent from a variety of backgrounds, identities and abilities, who want to discover what a career in the business of golf could look like,” she added.

The PGA of America will work with diverse talent and employment associations, as well as local partners in Kentucky, Michigan and Washington to encourage candidates to register for PGA JobMatch.

Connections will be made between qualified candidates and key PGA of America vendors, such as CSC, Cornerstone Parking and Patina Restaurant Group.

A full list of opportunities is featured on pga.com/pga-of-america/pga-jobmatch.

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