The Players Championship Volunteer Program

Applications closed.

The NZGCSA along with the Australian Golf Course Superintendents Association (AGCSA) in association with John Deere are delighted to be involved with The Players Championship Volunteer Program. Selection for the 2020 TPC has closed but keep an eye on this page for the next chance to be part of this exciting opportunity.

One NZGCSA member along with three members of the AGCSA can secure a once in a lifetime opportunity to be involved in the '5th Major', thanks to the generous support of John Deere, by heading to Ponte Vedra Beach in the United States to join the Course Management team and help prepare the Stadium Course at TPC Sawgrass for The Players Championship.

The selected NZGCSA candidate along with the three AGCSA candidates will join the maintenance team for the duration of the Players Championship on the PGA Tour, with travel, accommodation, meals and uniform all included.

The Process:

Stage 1 - Register your Interest

  • Applicants are required to complete a on line form to register your interest and ascertain your eligibility.

  • Once eligibility has been verified, details will be sent to applicants by email regarding the requirements for Stage 2.

Stage 2 - Formal Application

  • Applicants will be required to submit a short video, of no more than 3 minutes in length.

Stage 3 - Interview

  • The application videos are assessed and rated by John Deere. Shortlisted candidates are notified and invited to attend a interview.

The selected candidates are provided with:

  • Course Uniform each day

  • Transport to and from the TPC Sawgrass Golf Course

  • All meals during the stay

  • Accommodation

  • And on the Monday Morning after the championship they get the opportunity to play the famous 17th hole in a nearest the pin competition the winner taking home the genuine flag from number 17.

The Players Championship Volunteer Program - Selected Person:

2020 - George Flynn - Pukekohe Golf Club