POSTED: Wednesday August 12th 2015
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St. Augustine Amateur Golf Championship Call for Volunteers

St. Augustine Amateur Golf Championship is calling for volunteers for one, two or three day shifts who will work in the areas of scoring, reporting, spotting, hospitality, and logistics. Trainings are provide as well as snacks and shirts at St. Johns Golf

Herbie Wiles Insurance was recently named the official Volunteer Sponsor for the 12th annual 2015 St. Augustine Amateur to be held October 16-18 at St. Johns Golf Club in Elkton. Doug Wiles, president of the agency sees partnership with the Amateur as “Investing in our region and in the volunteers who make the Amateur a first-rate golf event.” The monies from the Amateur benefit The First Tee of North Florida. “The Amateur delivers rewarding experiences for not only the players but also the volunteers, fans and the community,” noted Wiles.

The 140+ volunteer corp is led by Flagler College Professor Emerita Dr. Bernadette Twardy. Volunteers have been recruited from Flagler College’s Sport Management department, local golf leagues, businesses, and those with an interest in the sport. This year’s volunteer opportunities are in the areas of scoring, reporting, spotting, hospitality, and logistics.  “The player and fan experiences are paramount. We want them to have a fun time for a good cause. And, it is St. Augustine’s 450th!” stated Twardy. Training is provided. Interested individuals may volunteer for one, two or three day shifts. Snacks and a shirt are provided. For more information contact Bernadette Twardy at btwardy@flagler.edu

The three day event features an international field limited to 78 players selected by rankings and resumes. Five playing spots are open to the top finishers in an open qualifier at St. Johns Golf Course on October 3. The St. Augustine Amateur is free and open to the public. For information about qualifying to play, contact Wes Tucker, head golf pro at St. Johns Golf Course at wtucker@sjcfl.us or go to www.staugustineamateur.org

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