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 function and check tickets/credentials at admissions gates. When needed, hand out promotional giveaways as spectators arrive.

Communications

Tuesday – Sunday
Responsible for the daily setup and distribution of radios.

Golf Carts

Wednesday – 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 Tents such as operating cash registers and customer service.

Office Staffing

May 28 – June 10, 2018
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.

Practice Areas

Monday – Sunday
Manage the operation of the practice range and all other practice areas. Duties include distributing range balls by brand, 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.

Product Distribution

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

Standard Bearers

Tuesday – 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

June 1 – June 11
Before, during and after Tournament Week; some early mornings and late evenings based on player flights.
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.

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 the committee reports.

Uniforms and Orientation

Weekend of Uniform Distribution and Tuesday – Sunday
Assist with setup of Volunteer Orientation and Uniform Distribution before the event and extra uniform sales during event.

Volunteer Check-In and Headquarters

Tuesday – Sunday
Check-in volunteers and disperse meal vouchers. Help answer general volunteer questions. Responsible for the operation of the Volunteer Headquarters during Tournament Week.

Volunteer Shuttles

Tuesday – Sunday early morning and late evenings of Tournament Week.
Operate can 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 computers and be able to walk 18 holes regardless of weather conditions.