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PGA volunteers share their excitement

Updated: Sunday, August 4 2013, 10:31 PM EDT

Oak Hill - It's an opportunity that's about as rare a hole-in-one.

“I volunteered for the 2003 and the 2008 Senior PGA, volunteer Vance Carpenter said.

Carpenter is part of the transportation committee.

He'll drive golfers and their families where they need to go.

Are you kind of hoping you might be driving Phil Mickelson around? Carpenters said, "That would be nice."

The 95th PGA Championship game at Oak Hill is the chance to be star struck for fans.

“I'll probably be excited next weekend when we got the leader board and we're rooting for somebody to win,” Carpenter said.

It's that excitement that's driving Eric Keim from Buffalo to volunteer for the first time.

“I'm on vacation first of all and I thought it'd be fun to have a new experience to see and meet interesting people,” Keim said.

Keim will get that chance to possibly meet some *A* list celebrities.

“We saw Ernie Els. It was neat to see him walk by and see him in person,” Keim said.

Of course, a once in a lifetime opportunity also comes with a little pressure.

Keim said he hopes he doesn’t get lost driving players around.

“If Tiger is in the back telling me to turn left, turn right or telling me I've made the wrong turn,” Keim said.

That might be embarrassing.

 

PGA volunteers share their excitement


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