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Tournament Controllers - South (2)

  • Organisation: PGA
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Closing Date: 31 January 2022 | Events & Operations

Tournament Controller - the PGA in England (South)

The PGA’s vision is to improve the personal and professional lives of its Members. To assist with delivering its core objectives, the PGA is seeking to recruit two fixed term Tournament Controllers to support the Tournament Director in efficiently and effectively planning and delivering the Regional and County tournament schedules on a daily basis for Members throughout the South Region. Administration, delivery and activation of events are central to this role. You will combine these functions with National Tournaments where appropriate.

Principal duties include:

  • 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.
  • To support the Regional Manager and Tournament Director by delivering all tournaments in line with PGA standards, company policy and tournament policies.
  • To conduct planning meetings and course inspections for each tournament.
  • To 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.
  • To prepare local rules and all relevant tournament paperwork in preparation for each event (eg: scorecards, pin placements, terms of competition, posters etc, including BlueGolf).
  • To organise administration and delivery (including overseeing tournament staff) on each tournament day (eg registration, starting, recording, rulings, etc).
  • To collate and post results, conduct prize givings and make any relevant presentations.
  • To work with the Regional Manager to deliver all press & PR as agreed for the tournament.
  • To coordinate tournament support equipment.
  • To 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.
  • To operate and maintain tournament management software (BlueGolf) and ensure the accuracy of administrative and public facing information regarding tournaments.
  • To ensure standard operating procedures are followed for all tournament activity.
  • To support the Regional Manager, Tournament Director as required.
  • To communicate with Members, golf clubs and sponsors, as appropriate.
  • To play an active role in the achievement of Regional KPIs (eg: Member engagement, financial targets, benevolence & welfare, communication and realising commercial and playing opportunities).

For more information on the role including the full job description select the apply now option located on this page. 

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm on Monday 31 January 2022. 

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