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Get Behind the Scenes
Volunteering is an amazing way to get a behind-the-scenes look at a professional golf tournament, and experience up-close-and personal the operations of this exciting event.
Each PGA TOUR Champions event is a massive undertaking and the success of the Tournament depends on the commitment of a small army of volunteers. Each year, hundreds of volunteers donate their time to serve critical needs such as marshaling, scoring, transporation, hospitality services and many other important jobs.
Admissions volunteers are responsible for staffing the ticket booth and assisting security to ensure that all spectators have the proper tickets for entry; Will-Call volunteers are responsible for staffing a location for ticket buyers to pick up previously purchased tickets
Responsible for upkeep for Caddie area. Hand out yardage books, towels, etc. for Caddie use
Manage the Cart Area and control the charging, distribution, and collection of carts to authorized personnel. Assist with transporting professionals and volunteers throughout the course and transporting appropriate personnel from Lot B to the course and back
Assist in providing and maintaining a suitable driving range for all contestants. Specific duties include maintaining supplies such as range balls and player identification signs
FAMILY PUTTING CHALLENGE
Responsible for running the Family Putting Challenge station. Required to have participants fill out the information card, explain the rules to them, and record each competitor's results so that a winner may be crowned at the end of each day
Responsible for ensuring that all patrons have proper credentials to enter the hospitality suite area and assist with locations of specific suites
Measures the driving distance for all players on select holes for every day of play
Marshals ensure fair play among all participants as well as safety for spectators and are stationed at locations throughout the course. Focus is on the tees, landing areas, greens and spectator crosswalks
MARSHAL LUNCH DELIVERY
Responsible for delivering boxed lunches to marshals stationed throughout the course
Assist with the general operations of the Media Center and promotion of the Tournament
Responsible for transporting players, staff and VIPs to various locations (including Off-Site hotel and airport transfers) in courtesy vehicles provided by the Tournament. Valid Driver's License required. Subject to background checks. *Committee works before and after Tournament*
ON COURSE AMBASSADORS
Ambassadors are stationed at the high traffic areas around the course. Ambassadors will help direct spectators to on course locations and assist with any questions
ON COURSE SERVICES
Replenish water, ice, and other product on course *Physically demanding
Responsible for signing in players as they arrive throughout the week. Required to get players to fill out necessary paperwork, pay entry fees, sign tournament memorabilia, etc.
Assist with the organization and distribution of autographed framed photos for each group. You will also assist with amateur registration, gifting suite, and distribution prior to shotguns and/or at the Pro-Am Celebration
Responsible for carrying standard (with the names and scores for each professional) on the course for an entire round. Volunteers must be able to walk 18 holes of golf and carry a standard for the entire round. Basic golf knowledge is required. *Physically demanding*
Works closely with the Golf Channel in order to broadcast the event. Roles include microphone operators, laser operators, etc. *Physically demanding. Must be able to lift and carry equipment and walk 18 holes
Responsible for staffing the volunteer headquarters, handling uniform distribution and maintain a comfortable working environment for the volunteers *Committee works before tournament week
Each scorer follows a particular group, marking each stroke and specific statistics. Substantial golf knowledge is necessary. Must be able to walk 18 holes
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age as of the first day of tournament week, unless a parent or legal guardian signs the waiver in the volunteer registration.
Volunteers 13 and under MUST volunteer with a parent or legal guardian.
In general, volunteers are asked to complete a minimum of three (4-6 hours) shifts in order to participate as a volunteer. Most committees will have an a.m. and a p.m. shift, HOWEVER, some committees are not asked to report until later in the day due to the tournament needs.
The volunteer chairpersons will coordinate the schedule for their committees based on the specific shift information provided by the volunteer.
Costs $75 and includes one official golf shirt, one official tournament jacket, hat or visor, volunteer pin, one volunteer badge allowing clubhouse access and free parking all week, four weekly grounds tickets, and meals and beverages on days worked
Volunteers ages 21 and under are not required to pay for their volunteer uniform package.
VOLUNTEER UNIFORM DISTRIBUTION
Uniform distribution will take place prior to tournament week. More information about uniform distribution will be posted here closer to the event. Please check back periodically.
Not required but strongly encouraged. Information about general volunteer training will be posted here closer to the event. Please check back periodically.
Information about parking will be posted closer to the event. Please check back here periodically.