Admissions/Will Call — Responsible for staffing the ticket booth and assisting security to ensure that all spectators have the proper tickets for entry and that previous ticket buyers can pick up their tickets.
Caddy Support — Assist with caddy registration. Distribute and collect towels, caddy bibs, etc. Assist caddies in caddy tent with general requests and information. Some standing required.
Carts & Shuttles — Manage the Cart Barn and control the charging, distribution to authorized personnel and collection of carts. Provide and retrieve carts for electronic scoreboards. Transports pros and caddies on courtesy shuttle carts to various locations on-course. Physically demanding. Golf knowledge a must.
Distribution – Distribute water, daily pairing guides, programs, meals, and mail to various locations throughout the course.
Driving Range — Assist in providing a suitable driving range for all contestants. Maintain supplies such as range balls, beverages and player identification signs. Assist pro shop in sorting and bagging range balls for professionals.
Finance — Responsible for managing the finance office, cashing approved checks for PGA Champions Tour professionals, caddies and authorized personnel, and accounting for on-site revenue generated by the Tournament.
Hospitality — Responsible for registering and servicing approved patrons to all Tournament hospitality areas, such as the clubhouse, skyboxes, corporate tents and the Champions Club.
Marshals — 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.
Media Center — Assist Tournament Staff with answering the phone, greeting all media representatives, clipping all tournament related articles in print media and updating the media center leaderboard.
Office Administration — Assist Tournament staff with phone calls, mailings and general office needs prior to and throughout the Tournament Week.
Player Registration — Responsible for greeting and registering all professionals. Assist professionals at the Player Services desk with any general requests and information.
Pro-Am — Assist Tournament staff with amateur registration, gift bag assembly and distribution. Some lifting required.
Standard Bearers — Responsible for carrying a standard (with the names and scores for each professional) on the course for an entire round. Physically demanding. Volunteers should be at least 13 years old and able to walk 18 holes of golf & carry a standard for entire round. Substantial golf knowledge is necessary.
Television – Assist The Golf Channel staff in production of telecast by being a spotter. Substantial golf knowledge is necessary. Physically demanding.
Transportation — Receive, inventory, number and maintain a master record of all vehicles. Maintain a record of car assignments and ensure each person signs a release form. Responsible for transporting players and VIP guests during and after the tournament, including to and from hotel and airport in courtesy vehicles provided by the Tournament. Committee works before, during and after Tournament.
Uniforms – Inventory and distribute uniforms to volunteers before and during Tournament Week. Some lifting required.
Volunteer Services/Pool — Responsible for staffing the volunteer headquarters, and maintaining a comfortable working environment for the volunteers. Assist check-in process for some committees each day. Be sure volunteers’ coffee and snacks are available. Assist with any opening on any committee listed and/or support smaller committees not listed, such as Scoring Control and Leaderboards. Assignment determined on-site as needed.
Walking Scorers — Each scorer follows a particular group, marking each stroke and specific statistics on an electronic hand held device (Palm Pilot)that automatically communicates the information back to the scoring truck. Substantial golf knowledge and ability to work a hand held device is necessary. Training and on-site support will be provided. Physically demanding.
Contact Ms. Leigh Russell, Tournament Assistant, if you have questions about any committee, who is the chairman for a particular committee, or might be interested in becoming a volunteer at 828-459-4006 or firstname.lastname@example.org