Ticket sales and credential checking at tournament entrances. Issue proper credentials to members of allied organizations.
Register the professional caddies, maintain the caddie area, distribute and collect caddie bibs and towels.
Maintain and distribute golf carts, incl. charging/preparation of carts for the next day. Shifts begin at 5am.
Assist the PGA TOUR staff in providing childcare for the children of the players. Background checks required. Must be 17 years of age or older.
Answer incoming telephone calls, provide information, direct calls to other areas. Organize and control radios and cell phones, including check-out, check-in, and charging.
Assist in set up and delivery of sponsors items and equipment to vendor tents. After completion of tournament, assist vendors with removal of items. This is an outdoor position which requires some heavy lifting. Only 4 - 5 volunteers needed.
Maintain checkpoint for spectators’ cell phones, pagers, cameras, handbags. Log items and provide claim checks to spectators to retrieve items upon exit.
In the interactive fan zone for adults and children, monitor crowds and keep lines moving at inflatables, rock wall, etc.
Assist as hosts for sponsors/guests; direct all guests to their correct locations. Control access to hospitality areas by verifying proper credentials, maintain noise control, and manage Hospitality Will Call.
Assist players in locker room to ensure first-class concierge services are provided. Assist in delivering all shipped items to locker room, stock coolers and snacks, maintain adequate supplies of sundries.
Post scores of the leaders on the 18th Hole Floating Leaderboard and assist the Official Tournament Scoreboard calligrapher.
Provide spectator control along all golf course tee boxes, fairways, crosswalks, and greens. Spot and protect players’ balls that are outside the ropes. Maintain quiet during a player’s stroke. Prevent unauthorized photography. Ensure safe passage of players from the green to the next tee. Assist with course evacuation if needed. Work directly with Mobile Device Task Force (MDTF) to ensure compliance with cell phone/camera rules, advise spectators of designated cell phone areas, and contact MDTF team member should their assistance be necessary. Marshals should NOT confiscate cell phones, but will kindly remind spectators to keep phones on silent, use them in designated areas, no photography, etc.
Assigned to a group of players and accompany them for the entire eighteen holes. Walk ahead of the players to ensure access to tee boxes, cross walks, and green exits are properly manned by hole marshals and there is nothing that impedes access to these areas. Also marshaling the transition areas from 18th green to 1st tee and 9th green to 10th tee. Assist with course evacuation as needed. Must be able to walk eighteen holes.
Ensure spectators are aware of cell phone policy and direct them to place/receive calls in designated cell phone zones. Approach patrons who disrupt play with a mobile device and provide them a claim check to retrieve their device at courtesy check upon their departure. Must be able to walk or stand for long periods and be diplomatic when approaching spectators. Will work closely with marshals/advance marshals.
Maintain spectator control & assist players at the tournament practice range & putting green. Prevent unauthorized photography. Work directly with Mobile Device Task Force (MDTF) to ensure compliance with cell phone/camera rules, and contact MDTF should their assistance be required to confiscate device.
Greet, register and provide information to amateur contestants. Assist with amateur golf bags. Assemble and distribute gift packages to amateurs. Assist with the verification of handicaps and scoring.
Receive, control, distribute pairing sheets, programs, and on course refreshments for use by the players. Receive, distribute supplies for vendors and tournament employees. Requires lifting.
Provide transportation to/from tournament for PGA National residents. Drive small passenger vans to designated pickup areas within PGA National. Valid driver license required.
Assist at stations in the fairway and at the green on assigned hole to track the location of each player's ball using a laser sighting device. Easy to follow instructions will be provided.
Answer questions, direct spectators and hospitality patrons, and provide general information.
Walk with assigned group of golfers for the entire round and display their scores in relation to par on a Scoring Standard. This position is a great opportunity for teenagers or parents & children. For the "Walk With A Parent" program, only one child (under the age of 13) per parent/guardian permitted.
Beginning three weeks before the tournament, support tournament staff by answering phones, assembling invitations, mailing tickets, and performing various office duties. Some assistance will also be needed in mid-January. Only 4-5 volunteers needed. Priority is given to previous tournament office volunteers.
Inventory/distribution of vehicles to PGA TOUR players and special guests. Includes airport pick up/drop off for players and shuttle transportation for volunteers. Some assistance needed in January to help procure vehicles. Valid driver license required.
Provide on course assistance to both Television Networks and Satellite Radio. Must be able to walk a minimum of 9 holes.
Maintain volunteer headquarters in the hotel, provide information and set up/clean up for food/beverages, stock drink coolers, distribute and collect lunch chits.
Distribute volunteer uniforms prior to the tournament week. Sell additional shirts as available. Assist in production of volunteer badges. May also be needed tournament week for uniform sales in Volunteer HQ.
Uniform and merchandise sales during tournament week in Volunteer HQ. May require some early morning hours.
Walk with assigned group of players during Pro-Am and Tournament rounds, entering stroke, scoring, and statistical information into a hand-held device. Wednesday required for ALL walking scorer volunteers.
Serve as a distribution center at an off-site location for hospitality credentials and grounds passes reserved for guests of Players, Officials, Sponsors, Tournament and PGA TOUR Staff, and members of the Media.
* Due to the limited number of volunteers required for this position, only those who have worked on this committee during a previous Honda Classic, or have spoken directly with the respective Committee Chairperson may apply.
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