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Mass Golf is proud to manage one of the largest and most successful volunteer programs in the Northeast. The Mass Golf Volunteer Program has been designed to provide the highest level of service to golfers and golf clubs all across Massachusetts.
Without the support and dedication of its volunteer base, Mass Golf would not be able to manage its many programs and services throughout the season. We currently work with individuals located across the Bay State who provide assistance with our Championship events (Mass Golf, NEGA and USGA), Tournaments, Course Rating and Junior Golf programs.
Here is a description of the opportunities that are available.
Based on one’s level of previous experience, Championship and Tournament Volunteers are designated into one of the following categories: General Volunteer or Rules Official.
In 2021 Mass Golf will be introducing “Shadow Days” as a way for prospective volunteers to get involved. There will be 5 Shadow Days held throughout the state. Please contact email@example.com if interested in attending.
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General Volunteers (needed for all Mass Golf events)
Serve as hosts, marshals, pace of play monitors, live scoring officials, and many other important roles at each event. It is a great opportunity to gain valuable behind-the-scenes experience in all facets of golf administration.
Rules Officials (needed for all Mass Golf events)
Provide on-course assistance to players with regards to the Rules of Golf and pace of play. Rules Officials are appointed by Mass Golf based on their knowledge of the Rules of Golf and their experience in officiating.
If you are interested in becoming a Mass Golf volunteer, please contact the following staff member:
Steven Yatrousis, Championship Coordinator – firstname.lastname@example.org
There are course rating teams in different regions of the state and are assigned courses in their geographic area. Mass Golf course raters follow strict USGA guidelines for rating each course.
Typically, teams of two are assigned a specific set of tees to rate in which a multitude of different variables must be determined to accurately calculate a proper course and slope rating.
If you are interested in becoming a course rater, please contact Keith Gagnon – email@example.com
Help to grow the game of golf by becoming a volunteer for The First Tee of Massachusetts, which is managed directly by the Mass Golf staff.
There are many volunteer and involvement opportunities with The First Tee of Massachusetts. To get involved, please contact Kyle Harris – firstname.lastname@example.org