Bellerive Wants You: Senior PGA Volunteers Needed

For a fee, volunteers will get access to PGA perks.

The Senior PGA Tour is letting it be known....it is open for business ahead of next May's Senior PGA Championship, to be held at.


The event, scheduled for May 21-26, 2013, will require approximately 1,600 volunteers to help with everything from transportation to player leader boards.

In a news release, the PGA announced this week that registration for volunteers was now open. 

There is a $135.22 fee to volunteer, which covers the following:

  • Official Senior PGA Championship uniform including 74th Senior PGA Championship shirt, wind jacket, and hat/visor.
  • Official 74th Senior PGA Championship Program
  • $10 discount at the Championship Golf Shop
  • Preferred parking
  • Food and water vouchers
  • Senior PGA lanyard

Volunteers will be assigned on a first-come first served basis and should be able to work 3-4 hours.

To register online go to http://spga2013.com, or contact the 2013 Senior PGA Championship Office (314) 594-0148.

flyoverland July 15, 2012 at 03:55 PM
So, let me see. You want me to work for free and pay you for the privilege? I think I will pass.
Heather Limoges July 16, 2012 at 02:28 PM
I thought the same thing...That was funny that they used the word VOLUNTEER, because that to me means no money paid...TO ANYONE...
Jay Hyland July 16, 2012 at 03:14 PM
This is normal at all of the PGA Tour Events. The payment helps cover the items you get so that more money gets to the charity that each event sponsors. I have worked at these for years and have had some of the best time especially with the Senior PGA Tour guys.
flyoverland July 16, 2012 at 03:38 PM
Jay, if it is a charitable donation, they should give you the deduction. Not buying it.
Darryl W. Ellis February 21, 2013 at 06:27 PM
I would love to volunteer, I am a very healthy seventy one years old. I am now retired and live in Jerseyville I llinois. I do believe $136.00 dollars is a bit steep for a volunteer.I have volunteered in the past for the LPGA in Springfield Ill. I am still considering doing it, but the cost of driving from Jerseyville has to be considered.


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