The Pepsi Tour is owned and operated by TheProGolfTour.com LLC, an Arizona Corporation with more than 20 years to organize, promote and conduct golf tournaments at the finest country clubs, resorts and public courses in California, Nevada and Arizona. Last year the Pepsi Tour and its affiliated Pepsi Twilight Tour hosted more than 170 tournaments in California, Arizona and Nevada and awarded over $1,000,000 in prize money and amateur winnings.
The management of TheProGolfTour.com LLC has considerable expertise and experience in organizing, promoting and conducting golf tournaments.
Art Jaramillo is the Executive Director. In addition to overseeing all aspects of the business, he is responsible for booking tournament sites and recruiting sponsors and members. Prior to founding TheProGolfTour.com LLC, Mr. Jaramillo spent 23 years in the hospitality industry. He spent the last 17 years as the Arizona Tournament Director prior to purchasing the Pepsi Tour in 2015. He played college football for Mesa College in Colorado.
Richard Tharp is the Pepsi Tour's Southern California Tournament Director. He has on-site responsibility for conducting golf tournaments in Southern California and Southern Nevada. Rich has many years of experience as a tournament director, golf rules official, golf instructor and golf shop manager in the Inland Empire. He has also worked in the construction industry as a job superintendent and as the owner of a small general contracting firm.
Brian Petoletti is the Pepsi Tour's Northern California Tournament Administrator. Brian brings a wealth of experience in running large scale hospitality and catering event operations, having resided in Seattle for over 15 years, before returning to the Bay Area, Brian worked extensively with the Seattle Seahawks, Seattle Mariners, Seattle SuperSonics, Google, Columbia Hospitality, MicroSoft and Boeing. Brian's tournament experience includes, PGA Champions Tour - Boeing Classic, 2010 US Senior Open, PGA - World Golf Championship at Sahalee 2002, World Golf Championship at Harding Park 2015. Brian also is employed at Sunol Valley Golf Course and is currently pursuing his PGA, Class A Membership through the PGA Apprentice Program. .
If you are interested in joining the Pepsi Tour sponsorship team, please call Art Jaramillo at 1-800-614-GOLF.
From time to time the Pepsi Tour has part-time tournament staff positions available for administrators and golf professionals in California, Arizona, Colorado, Texas and Nevada.
Tournament Administrators Tournament Administrators have responsibility for orchestrating tournaments within a region. They coordinate with the Pepsi Tour's corporate staff prior to each tournament; set-up, register players and supervise tournament events during the day; and work with the corporate staff after the tournament to reconcile all financial records. The position requires dynamic, organized, detail-oriented, caring individuals with excellent computer (especially Microsoft Excel & Word), bookkeeping and people skills. Extensive training will be provided by the Pepsi Tour. Tournament Administrators must have a flexible schedule and the ability to travel to regional tournament sites. Tournament Administrators work as independent contractors and are paid for each tournament based on their experience and expertise.
Tournament Officials Tournament Officials are trained golf professionals who work the day of the event as starters, rules officials and scorers. They must be experienced in working tournaments, knowledgeable about the rules of golf, and have good people skills. Tournament Officials must also have a flexible schedule and the ability to travel to local tournament sites. Tournament Officials work as independent contractors and are paid for each tournament based on their experience and expertise.