The NYSGA is searching for two golf enthusiast to join our team for the 2022 season! As an Intern, you will be welcomed as a valued member of a highly skilled group of golf administrators, responsible for conducting championship golf tournaments for the NYSGA and collaborating golf associations. So, if you have a passion for golf (skill level doesn’t matter to us!), an interest in learning to conduct first-class competitions, and want to be part of a fun, hard-working crew, we hope you’ll consider joining us!

AVAILABLE POSITIONS: USGA P.J. Boatwright Internships: 5-Months (May-September) and 4-Months (June-September)

LOCATION: NYSGA Headquarters in Jamesville, New York (Syracuse)


  • An interest in a career in golf administration.
  • A background in golf, either playing and/or working at a course (pro shop, outside operations, golf course maintenance)
  • Ability to work from NYSGA HQ in Jamesville, NY
  • Self-motivated, detail oriented, personable, and a proven team player is a must
  • Comfortably lift and transport equipment that weighs up to ~50 pounds
  • Must have own transportation and a valid driver’s license
  • Must be an amateur golfer, PGM students are eligible but PGA professionals/apprentices are ineligible


Manage the internal administrative responsibilities related to conducting championship golf competitions for
multiple associations:

  • Provide support (via email/phone) to golfers utilizing the online registration software to sign-up for tournaments
  • Review player applications to ensure they meet specific eligibility requirements
  • Update association and tournament specific websites
  • Inventory and order tournament related supplies
  • Create pairings and build tournaments using Golf Genius, the USGA Tournament Management software
  • Communicate tournament specific information to players and association volunteers

Travel to top golf courses as a member of an NYSGA team to conduct tournaments, fulfilling essential responsibilities (after extensive training) as assigned:

  • Set up the on-site NYSGA tournament office and event signage/supplies
  • Prepare the golf course for tournament play, including marking the course (out of bounds, penalty areas, ground
    under repair), selecting daily hole locations and tee marker positions, determining volunteer assignments, and
    creating the Notice to Players with all applicable Local Rules and Notices
  • Perform tournament administration roles: pre-round course setup, player/volunteer registration, starting, scoring,
    spotting, and/or Rules officiating
  • Complete the tournament by breaking down supplies, preparing and sending player/media/volunteer reports/
    emails, and returning to NYSGA HQ

Additional projects will be assigned and may include other core services provided by the association (Handicapping, Course Rating, Foundation, Communications, Marketing), based on the individual interest of the intern.



  • Salary of $2,000 per month plus reimbursement of any job-related expenses and phone stipend
  • Donald Ross apparel for tournament work
  • Access to play top golf courses throughout the internship

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