Committee Descriptions


Accessibility Services
Wednesday – Sunday
Operate shuttle carts for patrons with disabilities and patrons needing accommodations to various drop-off points around the course.

Admissions
Wednesday – Sunday
Sell and issue daily tickets, manage Will Call and check tickets/credentials at admissions gates. When needed, hand out promotional giveaways as spectators arrive.

Ambassadors
Friday – Sunday
Assist guests with general questions and ensure they receive a positive experience. Ambassadors will be in designated areas for guests to easily locate them. Make sure guests feel welcome and informed about areas they may like to visit during the tournament.

Communications
Tuesday – Sunday
Responsible for the daily setup and distribution of radios. Check radios in and out and ensure all radios are returned and charged for each day.

Golf Carts
Tuesday – Sunday
Control inventory and distribution of golf carts to authorized personnel. Wipe off carts each morning, clean carts in the evenings and charge all carts.

Long Drive Holes
Friday – Sunday
Measure the long drives on holes designated by tournament officials. Must be able to work at least two shifts Friday-Sunday.

 Marshals
Tuesday – Sunday
Ensure players are not disturbed during play, spot balls, assist with starting tents when necessary and enforce crowd control and golf etiquette among spectators.

Merchandise
Tuesday – Sunday
Assist with various functions inside merchandise tent such as operating cash registers and customer service, and inventory.

 Office Staffing
Monday (week prior) – Sunday (tournament week)
Assist with clerical work, answering phones and various public relations initiatives and greeting visitors in the Tournament Office. Volunteers begin working in advance of the tournament.

Player Hospitality & Registration
Monday – Sunday
Duties include welcoming players and providing them with necessary credentials plus general information about the tournament and surrounding area. Assist with providing information to spouses of players on local attractions.

Practice Areas
Monday – Sunday
Manage the operations of the practice range and all other practice areas. Duties include distributing range balls, placing the appropriate nameplate to identify each player and collecting caddie bibs.

Pro-Am
Tuesday – Thursday
Responsible for managing Pro-Am operations. Duties include gift bag assembly and registration of amateur players, and helping guests to their assigned golf carts.

Product Distribution
Monday – Sunday
Stock and deliver on-course refreshments to tee boxes and distribute pairing sheets. May require heavy lifting.

Sponsor Relations
Friday – Sunday
Committee members will serve as a liaison to corporate hospitality areas. In this role volunteers will be responsible for checking on food and beverage and assist in any issue that may arise. Help quickly resolve any other issues that may take place and help direct guests to their proper skybox.

Standard Bearers
Wednesday – Sunday
Responsible for carrying a two-sided scoring standard, which is a portable status board, and for posting players’ scores to keep spectators posted on how each player stands with respect to par, both in the round being played and cumulatively.

Transportation
Friday (prior to tournament) – Monday (post tournament)
Receive, inventory and control issuance of courtesy cars. Meet players, officials and designated guests at airport and assist them with their transportation needs. Drive shuttle vehicles between hotels and course for players’ family members, officials and designated guests. Must be over 25 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. May require early mornings, late nights, or pre-event shifts.

TV Spotters
Friday – Sunday
Assist the Golf Channel in updating scoring information for TV coverage. Must be able to walk 18 holes regardless of weather conditions and work all day every day committee reports.

Uniforms and Orientation
Tuesday – Sunday
Assist with the distribution of volunteer uniforms prior to the tournament. Help with uniform exchanges or additional purchases during the tournament.

Volunteer Headquarters
Tuesday – Sunday
Responsible for the operation of the Volunteer Headquarters during tournament week. Assist with meal services, cleanup and help answer general volunteer questions.

Volunteer Shuttles
Tuesday – Sunday early mornings
Operate van shuttles picking up and dropping off volunteers from Wakonda Club and volunteer parking. May require early mornings and late nights.

Walking Scorers
Wednesday – Sunday
Record accurate hole-by-hole information for each player in group and transmit this information to Scoring Central via handheld computers. Must have thorough knowledge of golf, be comfortable working with handheld computer and be able to walk 18 holes regardless of weather conditions.