Lincoln Land Championship launches 2018 Volunteer Registration

3/2/2018

SPRINGFIELD, IL – The Lincoln Land Championship has launched volunteer registration for the 2018 tournament to be held June 25- July 1 at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield.  More than 300 volunteers are needed to assist with event setup and tear down, gates, scoring, parking, and on-course marshalling leading up to and throughout the tournament.

 

 “It’s exciting to launch volunteer registration because it means the tournament is right around the corner.  We need hundreds of volunteers to make sure everything goes smoothly,” Executive Director, Kate Peters said.  “As the only PGA Tour sanctioned tournament in downstate Illinois, we offer a unique opportunity for volunteers to get inside the ropes. Our volunteer numbers were fantastic in 2017 so I would encourage those with interest to sign up early to secure their preferred placements.”

 

There are more than 20 committees that volunteers can sign up to help assist.  Volunteers can work as many or few shifts as their schedule allows and do not need to have knowledge of the game of golf to volunteer. Volunteers are needed as early as June 19 for advance week through the last day of the tournament July 1st.  Volunteers who sign up by March 31st will receive a $5 discount on the registration fee.   For more information or to sign up, visit www.LincolnLandChampionship.com or call the tournament office at (217) 670-2910 and ask for Tanya Cooper. 

 

About the Lincoln Land Championship

The Lincoln Land Championship presented by LRS will consist of a 156-player field, competing for a purse of $550,000 at Panther Creek Country Club in Springfield. The 7,244-yard golf course was designed by World Golf Hall of Fame Member Hale Irwin in 1992. The course has hosted several notable tournaments including the LPGA’s State Farm Classic from 2007-2011 and has also hosted the NCAA Division II Super Regionals and the Great Lakes Valley Conference Golf Championship.

 

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