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Tournament Controller

The Professional Golfers Association

The Professional Golfers' Association is the professional body which represents the interests of teaching and club golf professionals in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland.

5 Aug 2022
Full Time
Closing date
31 Aug 2022

The Role:

To act as an ambassador of The PGA at all times, promoting key organisational messages and always presenting the Association, PGA Members, partners and golf in a positive light.

  • Support the Regional Manager and Tournament Director by delivering all tournaments in line with PGA standards, company policy and tournament policies
  • Conduct planning meetings and course inspections for each tournament
  • Record and distribute meeting minutes and reports, ensuring all tournaments are adequately planned and resourced to meet the standards and expectations of PGA Members, host venues, amateur golfers and sponsors/partners
  • Prepare local rules and all relevant tournament paperwork/organise administration and delivery of tournament days
  • Collate and post results, conduct prize givings/presentations
  • Work with the Regional Manager to deliver all press & PR as agreed for the tournament
  • Co-ordinate tournament support equipment
  • Deploy the required tournament staff and ensure PGA and Customer Service standards are met, and health and safety and driving for work legislation and guidelines are adhered to (including the completion of Golf Facility risk assessments)
  • Driving the tournament vehicle to and from events, as and when required.
  • Operate and maintain tournament management software (BlueGolf) and ensure the accuracy of administrative and public facing information regarding tournaments
  • Ensure standard operating procedures are followed for all tournament activity
  • Communicate with Members, golf clubs and sponsors, as appropriate
  • Play an active role in the achievement of Regional KPIs

Role Requirements: Education/Qualifications/Key Competences/Personal Profile:

  • Good knowledge of the game and structure of golf
  • Working towards or having passed PGA/R&A Rules exams
  • Fluency using Microsoft Office and BlueGolf (desirable)
  • Excellent administration, planning and organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • First aid qualification (desirable)
  • Flexibility to spend periods of time away from home is essential for the role

How to Apply

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Full Time
Job Type
Team Operations & Logistics
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