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									                                      PGA News
                                      The Professional Golfers’ Association of America
                                               100 Avenue of the Champions
                                              Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418
                                                     Tel: 561-624-8400

IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                        Contact: Julius Mason
April 10, 2009                                                                                     561/624-8444


    The 27th PGA Grand Slam of Golf will require more than 250 volunteers in a variety of committees,
assignments and positions. Volunteer applications will be accepted starting Monday, April 13, with positions
assigned on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Volunteer committees that need assistance include Admissions, Corporate Hospitality Services, Golf Carts,
Marshals, Rope & Stakes, Signs, and Tee Refreshments.
    Volunteers may sign up online by visiting the championship Web site at, or
they may request an application by calling (561) 624-8519. Once selected, volunteers will be required to
contribute two of three days during Oct. 19-21.
    All Volunteers for the 2009 PGA Grand Slam of Golf will be required to pay a Volunteer Uniform fee of
$50. In return, each volunteer will receive a volunteer uniform (two golf shirts, shorts and headwear), a 27th
PGA Grand Slam of Golf Championship Journal, food & beverage vouchers for working shifts, complimentary
off-site parking with shuttle service to the Championship and a Volunteer Credential, which can be used each
day of the 2009 PGA Grand Slam of Golf. Volunteers are encouraged to use this on the day they are not
scheduled to work.
     For information on volunteer opportunities, visit Volunteers also may
contact Colleen Edgar, Championship Coordinator, at (561) 624-8519 or
    The PGA Grand Slam of Golf
    Established in 1979, the PGA Grand Slam of Golf has grown from an 18-hole, single-day charity event to a
36-hole annual showdown that matches professional golf’s best against each other for a $1.35 million purse.
TNT will televise the PGA Grand Slam of Golf to 88 million U.S. households, and it is seen in more than 100
    The winners of the year’s major championships qualify to play in the PGA Grand Slam of Golf. The
Masters, Apr. 9-12; the U.S. Open Championship, June 18-21; the British Open Championship, July 16-19, and
the PGA Championship, Aug. 13-16.
    PGA Grand Slam of Golf champions include Tiger Woods, Phil Mickelson, Jim Furyk, Ernie Els, Tom
Lehman, Ben Crenshaw, Greg Norman, Nick Price, Ian Woosnam and Angel Cabrera.
    The 27th PGA Grand Slam of Golf will be hosted by the Bermuda Department of Tourism, Port Royal
Golf Club and the Fairmont Southampton.
    The PGA of America
    Since 1916, The PGA of America's mission has been twofold; to establish and elevate the standards of the
profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf.
    By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career
services, marketing and research programs, the Association enables PGA Professionals to maximize their
performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the multi-billion
dollar golf industry.
    By creating and delivering dramatic world-class championships and exciting and enjoyable golf
promotions that are viewed as the best of their class in the golf industry, The PGA of America elevates the
public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone,
everywhere. The PGA of America brand represents the very best in golf.


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