Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

Hurricane Junior Golf Tour

Spring 2024 Internship - Travel Golf Tournament Operations - HJGT (Orlando · FL)

Jobs in Orlando · FL
Facility Operations/Event Staff: Golf Course Management
About the HJGT
The Hurricane Junior Golf Tour (HJGT) was founded in 2007 with the intention of providing junior golfers between the ages of 8-18 an opportunity to play exceptional courses in a competitive environment. The tour’s vision is to provide superb hospitality and make every event a memorable one. With play open to both males and females, nearly every junior golfer is eligible to participate on the HJGT. Currently the HJGT is the largest junior golf tour in the world hosting more 2-day nationally ranked events than any other tour.
Position Summary
Under the direct supervision and mentorship of HJGT Tournament Directors and Staff Members, Interns will learn how to operate golf tournaments through their active involvement with all aspects of tournament operations, from course setup to course breakdown. The internship will provide direct hands on training and require extensive travel every weekend across the country, including: Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Ohio, Tennessee, Alabama, Kentucky, New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Maryland, Washington, Oregon, Nevada, Colorado, Missouri, Illinois, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Texas, Minnesota, Iowa, California, Arizona, New Jersey, and North Carolina. When interns are not traveling, they will be provided Business Operations training at the HJGT Headquarters through hands on learning and development provided by the Senior Leadership team. Travel teams spend one full week in each city they visit. 

  • Pursuing a degree in Business/Sports Management/Marketing or other related fields
  • This is an unpaid internship, and you must receive at least one (1) credit for the onsite experience from an accredited College/University.
  • Must be within good standing of your College/University

  • Provide extensive customer service to all players and families
  • Tournament set-up and preparation includes, but not limited to: marking golf courses, tee and hole locations, scoreboard set-up, utility set-up
  • Starting and scoring of players, on course rules officiating, pace of play management 
  • Other duties assigned by management 

  • Knowledge of golf (Preferred)
  • Ability to Multitask in a Faced-Paced Environment
  • Excellent communication/writing skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Goal oriented 
  • Result driven

Why intern with HJGT? 
  • FREE housing
  • FREE Travel 
  • FREE or discounted golf 
  • Food and Gas Stipend
  • Intern Incentive Program
  • College Credit for getting hands on, once in a lifetime educational experience 
  • Hands on experience and to learn every aspect of tournament operations, retail marketing, and video productions 
  • Resume building workshops 
  • Classroom sessions with HJGT employees to assist with career planning 
  • Recommendation letters from full time employees 
  •  Networking events 

The following items will be provided by the HJGT: 
  • Hotel Accommodations
  • Van transportation to and from tournament 
  • Uniform
  • Laundry 
  • Discounted or FREE golf at host venues. 
  • Most meals while traveling to and from tournaments.

College Credit: 
Students will be able to use the HJGT internship for college credit. Your institution will decide the amount of credits. All interns MUST be enrolled in at least one credit. 
  • Experience in the golf industry 
  • To obtain full-time employment with HJGT or through its network 

Career Enrichment: 
There are countless benefits to participating in the HJGT internship program. Interns will meet and interact with various groups of people and get to know the future stars of the PGA and LPGA tours. For example, interns will be around golf professionals, directors of golf, course superintendents, influential and successful sponsors, parents, and spectators.  This internship is unlike many other programs because of the hands-on experience you will receive. Interns will be given daily tasks that have a substantial impact on the organization. You will learn how to manage people, manage departments, and problem solve in a fast and fun environment. 
Due to the cyclical nature of the entertainment industry, the associate may be required to work varying schedules including nights and weekend to reflect the business needs of the company.


We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital or veteran status, or any other protected class.

Job Questions:

  1. Please provide your Academic Advisor's Name and Email

  2. Will you receive college credit?

  3. Do you posess a valid US drivers license?

  4. Dates for the program are January - May please list any conflicts you have. If none please write (N/A)

  5. Please describe in detail your experience with event operations (if none write NA)

  6. Please describe in detail your golf experience (if none write NA)

  7. Are you able to relocate anywhere in the US for this position? (The HJGT provides FREE housing)