Committee Job Descriptions


Accessibility Services- Full for 2017

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

Admissions- Full for 2017

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. Welcome and assist guests at VIP parking.

Communications- Full for 2017

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

Golf Carts- Full for 2017

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- Full for 2017

Friday – Sunday
Measure the long drives on holes designated by Tournament Officials.

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- Full for 2017

Tuesday – Sunday
Assist with various functions inside Merchandise Tents such as operating cash registers and customer service.

Office Staffing- Full for 2017

May 29 – June 11, 2017
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.

Practice Areas- Full for 2017

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 the operations of Pro-Am. Duties include gift bag assembly and distribution and registration of amateur players. Staff “Check Tent” for spectators to leave parcels that have been purchased in Merchandise Tent.

Product Distribution- Full for 2017

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

Standard Bearers- Full for 2017

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

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- Full for 2017

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- Full for 2017

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- Full for 2017

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 mornings and late evenings of Tournament Week.
Operate van shuttles picking up and dropping off volunteers from Wakonda Club and volunteer parking.

Walking Scorers- Full for 2017

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.