The Missouri Golf Association and the Missouri Junior Golf Foundation are able to offer Summer Internships through the USGA P.J. Boatwright Grant.

The purpose of the P.J. Boatwright, Jr. Internship Grant from the USGA was created to inspire and provide opportunities for qualified individuals interested in a career in golf administration with a particular focus on attracting and developing a diverse pipeline of future leaders, while supporting traditional AGAs that administer USGA core functions.

The MGA will be hiring 3 summer Interns

USGA P.J. Boatwright Internships with the Missouri Golf Association and Missouri Junior Golf Foundation in Jefferson City, MO.

The MGA was established in 1905.  With over 9000 members and 198 member clubs it is our mission promote the best interests and true spirit of the game of golf throughout the State of Missouri.

Position                                3 month paid Boatwright Internship (Mid May – Mid August)

Position Summary           Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the three Interns will assist in the management of in-office tournament process and support all competitions, while developing working relationships with our members, tournament volunteers and club representatives.

Application Deadline: When all positions are filled

Duties and Responsibilities
Process tournament entries
Administer events using USGA Tournament Management Software (powered by Golf Genius)
Attend all MGA championships as assigned by Executive Director
Tournament preparation at host clubs
Course Set-up and Marking
Prepare materials for competitions
Provide telephone assistance to members and member clubs
Provide assistance to other personnel as needed
Provide assistance to Ken Lanning Golf Center as needed
Manage the Player Points System

Job Requirements
Knowledge of the game of golf, prior work experience in the game preferred
Knowledge of Microsoft Office
Understanding of the administration of golf tournaments, including basic knowledge of the game and various tournament formats
Detail oriented, highly organized and ability to multi-task
Strong willingness to work as a team

Physical Demands
While performing the duties of this job, particularly at and prior to championships, the employee is frequently required to move, lift and carry heavy objects. The job requires the employee to stand and/or walk for long periods of time while performing duties such as being a Starter or golf course marking.

To perform the job successfully, it is very important the Interns demonstrate the following competencies: performs multi-task under pressure; adheres to time deadlines; identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops and maintains strong professional relationships with players and other team members, rules officials, and golf course management; speaks clearly and persuasively; looks for ways to improve and promote quality and increase productivity; prioritizes and plans work activities; demonstrates a high level of accuracy and thoroughness; and meets productivity and quality standards of the MGA.

Time and Travel
The job requires a large amount of travel throughout Missouri. The employee will be required to work contiguous days and flexible scheduling is required over a seven day week. Applicant must be willing to work weekends, early morning and evenings.

Please forward cover letter, resume, and two references to Scott Hovis, MGA Executive Director.

Missouri Golf Association
2415 Hyde Park Dr
PO Box 104164
Jefferson City, MO 65110