Manager, Competitions

Are you looking to join a dynamic organization that celebrates, serves and advances the game of golf?

From conducting the game’s premier professional and amateur championships, including the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open, to modernizing the delivery of the game’s Rules, to supporting sustainable golf course management practices and curating the world’s most comprehensive archive of golf artifacts, the USGA (United States Golf Association) promotes the health of a game that inspires, challenges, and rewards like nothing else can.

The Manager, Competitions will assist in the conduct of the U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship; Assist in the conduct of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship; Serve as Team Manager for the U.S. Curtis Cup Team; Assist with projects as assigned from within the Competitions and Rules & Amateur Status Departments; serve as a coordinator at PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops, as requested; assist the Future Amateur Sites Committee as requested; and serve at other USGA championships as assigned.  

 

Location:

Liberty Corner, NJ

 

 

What you can expect:

  • Assist in the conduct of the U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, Serve as main point of contact for rules officials, materials, etc…
  • Create and manage rules official registration and communication
  • Manage Rules Office on-site, Rules Committee meeting
  • Assist with administrative matters as directed by Championship Director
  • Trophy management with champion and on-site during the championship
  • In advance, assist Director with golf course set-up matters, pace of play, rules, etc…
  • Assist with the conduct of the U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship (2019 and beyond)
  • In advance, assist with golf course set-up matters, pace of play, rules, etc…
  • Assist with Rules Committee-related activities including rules meeting, rules notebook, committee member registration and mailings, etc…
  • Serve as main point of contact for rules officials, materials and assisting rules team.
  • Manage correspondence with committee and staff, assisting with accommodations
  • Assist with administrative matters as directed by Championship Director.
  • Manage Rules Office on-site.
  • On-site organization of championship equipment.
  • Serve as Team Manager for the U.S. Curtis Cup Team, (2019 and beyond):
  • Assist the Captain with any needs, including but not limited to travel, uniforms, host club details, liaise between Captain and other USGA Staff as needed.
  • Coordinate and execute details of practice sessions prior to Match
  • Assist with projects as assigned from within the Competitions Department.
  • Serve as Coordinator at PGA/USGA Rules of Golf Workshops, as requested
  • Assist the Future Amateur Sites Committee as needed, including travel to visit golf clubs to determine their suitability to host future USGA championships.
  • Assist in the conduct of other USGA Championships as assigned.  Duties may include:  Course marking, course set-up, and serving as a Rules official

 

 

What you bring to the USGA:

  • A BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated ability in golf tournament administration (inside and outside the ropes) at the national, state or regional level is required.
  • Must be knowledgeable in the Rules of Golf (score of 92 or higher on PGA/USGA Rules Exam preferred) and Decisions on the Rules of Golf.
  • Experience in golf course set-up and marking.
  • Must be very personable and able to work with and direct host club staff and host committees, rules officials.
  • Computer skills (Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Access and TPP) are required
  • Anticipated travel – approximately 60-75 days per year

 

 

To Apply:

Please click on the following link to apply:  Manager, Competitions

 

 

About the USGA:

The USGA celebrates, serves and advances the game of golf worldwide. Founded in 1894, we conduct golf’s premier professional and amateur championships, including the U.S. Open and U.S. Women’s Open. With The R&A, we govern the sport via a global set of playing, equipment and amateur status rules. Our operating jurisdiction for these governance functions includes the United States, its territories and Mexico. The USGA Handicap System is utilized in more than 40 countries and our Course Rating System covers 95 percent of the world’s golf courses, enabling all golfers to play on an equitable basis. The USGA campus in Liberty Corner, New Jersey, is home to the Association’s Research and Test Center, where science and innovation are fueling a healthy and sustainable game for the future. The campus is also home to the USGA Golf Museum, where we honor the game by curating the world’s most comprehensive archive of golf artifacts. To learn more, visit usga.org.

 

The United States Golf Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer