Volunteer - Committee Descriptions
The following are brief descriptions of the volunteer committees available for
the tournament. Specific openings are not guaranteed, but the tournament will
make every effort to accommodate your preferences. Please take a moment to
review the following requirements before making your final committee selection.
Age Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age as of the first day
of tournament week, unless a legal guardian signs the volunteer application/waiver.
Volunteers 13 and under MUST volunteer with a parent or guardian.
Shifts Required: In general, volunteers are asked to complete a minimum of
three (4-6 hour) shifts in order to participate as a volunteer. Most committees will
have an a.m. and 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.
The following are brief descriptions of the Volunteer Committees:
Admissions/Will Call: Oversee ticket collections, pick-up and sales at the main gate. Will also provide general tournament information, pairings guides and programs to tournaments guests and spectators. (Thursday – Sunday)
Caddie Services: Distribute and gather caddie bibs and towels, register professionals' caddies and manage caddie tent
Golf Carts: Oversee the check-out (am) and check-in (pm) process of all tournament use golf carts.
Hospitality: Check credentials, distribute wristbands, and provide general assistance at all hospitality locations (Thursday – Sunday)
Marshals: Provide crowd control and enforce golf etiquette among spectators (Wednesday – Sunday)
Practice Range: Manage practice ball supply and player ID signs on practice range
Pro-Am Operations: Assist in Pro-Am registration, gift bag process and distributing of picture frames to amateur players (Wednesday only)
Scoring Control: Assist in the management of the LPGA's scoring system in scoring trailer (Wednesday – Sunday)
Shuttles: Assist with transporting LPGA players and other designated personnel to and from the driving range
Standard Bearers: Walk all 18 holes with group of players while carrying standard (sign) and updating with players' scores (requires the ability to walk 18 holes, and lift and carry 20 pounds). Shift will last the length of a round, start times will vary depending on assignment.
Television: Assist Golf Channel staff in production of telecast (Thursday-Sunday only, must be able to walk 18 holes and have general knowledge of golf etiquette and scoring)
Volunteer Services: Manage uniform distribution; staff volunteer center during Tournament week
Walking Scorers: Record the scores and statistics of play on handheld devices during all competition rounds. Ensure that the standard bearer displays each player's correct scoring information. Essential to have knowledge of golf, golf etiquette, and be in good physical condition with the ability to walk 18 holes at a pace to keep up with the players. Volunteers with previous walking scorer experience will be given priority. Mandatory training for all Walking Scorers. New Scorers will be asked to score during the Pro Am on Wednesday, March 20th. Walking Scorers are asked to work at least one weekday shift and preferably 2.