PEABODY – Junior volunteer registration for the 2017 U.S. Senior Open Championship, conducted by the United States Golf Association, is now open. Salem Country Club will host the 38th U.S. Senior Open,from June 26-July 2.
More than 200 junior volunteers are needed to fill standard bearer and program sales positions.
Standard Bearers are responsible for carrying the standard and posting scores for the group of golfers. These volunteers walk all 18 holes alongside the players and keep all spectators updated on their progress and score.
Program Sales volunteers are responsible for selling the official championship program at the main entrance village.
Volunteer positions are open to juniors who are between the ages of 13 and 17 on or before June 26, 2017. The purchase of a junior volunteer package is required for $50 (a $125 value), which includes one championship water bottle, one championship golf shirt and a credential valid for all seven days of the championship, as well as complimentary food, snacks and beverages on the days they volunteer. Each volunteer will be asked to work approximately 16 to 20 hours, or four to five shifts over the course of the championship.
The 2017 U.S. Senior Open marks the sixth USGA championship to be hosted at Salem Country Club, including the 2001 U.S. Senior Open.