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Volunteer opportunities

National events seek more volunteers

Two of GAP’s founding Member Clubs will welcome national championships in 2020. An abundance of volunteer opportunities awaits as a result.

Philadelphia Cricket Club hosts the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball Championship May 20-27. The KPMG Women’s PGA Championship heads to Aronimink Golf Club June 23-28. Both events seek more volunteers, whom in turn for their efforts will be issued volunteer packages.  

For the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, each volunteer will receive a uniform, which includes a wind shirt, a short-sleeve shirt and a hat; a food and beverage voucher for use during each shift; all-week access to the Championship grounds; entry into a drawing for foursomes at Philadelphia Cricket and entry into a drawing for 2020 U.S. Open tickets. A nominal fee of $95 is required to cover the aforementioned amenities.

Volunteers for the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship will receive a uniform, which includes two Ralph Lauren golf shirts, a jacket and a New Era headwear piece; a food and water voucher for use during each shift; all-week access to the Championship grounds; an official KPMG Women’s PGA Championship drawstring bag; the official 2020 KPMG Women’s PGA Championship program and complimentary parking. Cost of the volunteer package is $140, plus $8.40 tax.

The deadline to register for the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship is April 3. All volunteer applications for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball must be received by April 15. More than 600 half-day shifts need to be filled at Philadelphia Cricket. Volunteers must be 14 years of age or older.

For more information regarding volunteer opportunities for the U.S. Amateur Four-Ball, email Chris Cerven, head professional of Philadelphia Cricket’s Militia Hill Course, at ccerven@philacricket.com. Questions regarding volunteer opportunities for the KPMG Women’s PGA Championship can be sent to 2020WPGA@pgahq.com.

GAP
Celebrating Amateur Golf since 1897, GAP, also known as the Golf Association of Philadelphia, is the oldest regional or state golf association in the United States. It serves as the principal ruling body of amateur golf in its region. The Association’s 274 Full Member Clubs and 75,000 individual members are spread across the Eastern half of Pennsylvania and parts of New Jersey and Delaware. The GAP’s mission is to promote, preserve and protect the game of golf.