Monday, December 4, 2017

Volunteers Needed - Biggest Amateur Golf Tournaments in the World, at Carton House

 The Golfing Union of Ireland (GUI) and the Irish Ladies Golfing Union (ILGU) will host the World Amateur Team Championships (WATC) 2018 in late August and early September 2018, in Ireland. The two events will be staged at Carton House, where players will be tested on the world famous O’Meara and Montgomerie
courses. The Eisenhower and Espirito Santo trophies represent an international festival of golf for men and women, respectively. 

What's Involved? 

In order to deliver these two prestigious events the GUI/ILGU require the help and support of volunteers both “inside and outside the ropes”. Roles will include but are not limited to: 
The par three 14th on the O'Meara
- Meet and greet at Dublin Airport
- Team registration and information desks at airport, Carton House and Athletes Village 
- Media room assistance 
- Opening and closing ceremonies 
- Athletes Village liaison 
- Sponsor liaison 
- Information on site at Carton House 
- Assistance with official meetings and receptions 
- Car parking assistance 

All volunteers will receive induction, training sessions, uniforms to fulfill the role. 

Bunkers will trouble all of the competitors on the Montgomerie
What's required for this position?
Friendly, enthusiastic and dedicated volunteers with fluent English are needed: 
- Full Driving Licence 
- Event management/ Fundraising 
- General Admin/ Office Support 
- Hospitality/ Befriending 
- Multi-lingual/ Multi-culturalism 
- Personable Skills 

Send expressions of interest in volunteering at the event to Karen Hoey of Happening Conferences and Events


  1. Hey Kevin, I emailed in for details - no reply at all. Is there a website for this? Eoin

    1. Sorry to hear that Eoin, I'd suggest that contact the GUI or ILGU directly.

    2. I stand corrected, a full and information rich reply arrived today. The email address you posted is correct. Eoin