Volunteer Committee Descriptions

Thank you for your interest in being a part of the 2020 Bermuda Championship. We are very excited that you are considering volunteering for the tournament and becoming part of the best team of volunteers on the PGA TOUR! If you have any questions, please contact us at [email protected].

 

Committees & Shifts: Please note that all volunteers are asked to work a minimum of three (3) shifts. Shifts are approximately four (4) to six (6) hours long, but can vary depending on the committee.

‘A’ Team

If you are willing to help in any volunteer role or want to experience volunteering in different areas each day, join the A-Team! These volunteers are placed among committees that need the most assistance to ensure a successful tournament. Tasks may include assisting as a Marshal, helping with admissions, and other various tasks. And the great thing is that you do not need to know how to do everything; training will be given with each assignment! Just come prepared to help out wherever is needed with an eager attitude.

 

Active Committee Days:

Monday-Sunday

Access Control

Work along side the hired security company to ensure tournament guests have the proper credentials to enter various hospitality areas, as well as helping with golf course access for players and patrons. Volunteers will be provided with a credential board, showing which credentials are allowed at each access point.

 

Active Committee Days:

Thursday-Sunday

Accessability Services

Help transport spectators via golf carts and provide assistance to those whose physical limitations prevent them from accessing the tournament course.

 

Active Committee Days:

Thursday-Sunday

Admissions

Welcome guests, assist with ticket sales and Will Call distribution, and check tickets/credentials at admissions gates. Should be comfortable using electronic devices such as hand-held scanners, iPads, laptops and processing cash and credit card transactions.

 

Active Committee Days:

Thursday-Sunday

*Admissions will open 30 minutes before first tee time

Caddie Hospitality

Handle professional caddie registration, maintain caddie area, responsible for distribution and collection of caddie bibs and towels, and provide a concierge service. Volunteers on this committee will not serve as caddies during the tournament.

 

Active Committee Days:

Monday – Tuesday (7:00 am start time)
Wednesday – Sunday (Morning shifts may begin as early as 6:00 am)

Marshals

This is a unique opportunity to see the action up close from inside the ropes. Volunteers provide crowd control along all golf course tee boxes, fairways, crosswalks, and greens. They also assist locating player’s golf shots outside the ropes, maintain quiet during play, and ensure safe passage of players from the green to the next tee. This committee requires standing outside for extended periods of time and volunteers should have a basic understanding of the rules and regulations of a golf course; however, this is not essential. View Marshal training guide.

 

Active Committee Days:

Wednesday – Sunday
*Marshals will be asked to work full day shifts (about 6 hours) / start times will depend on hole assignment

Merchandise

Assist with operating cash registers, customer service, and inventory inside the Merchandise area.

 

Active Committee Days:

Wednesday-Sunday

Practice Areas

Manage the operation of the practice range and all other practice areas. Duties include, but not limited to, collecting, sorting and distributing range balls and placing the appropriate nameplate to identify each player.

 

Active Committee Days:

Monday-Sunday

*Morning shifts may begin as early as 5:45 am

Pro-Am

Volunteers will assist with the Pro-Am competition and make sure players have a memorable experience. Duties include registration of amateur players, helping guests to their assigned golf carts, and assisting with Pro-Am gifting.  

 

Active Committee Day:

Wednesday

*Must be available to work all day Wednesday. Signing up to work all Wednesday of the Pro-Am will suffice for your three (3) total required shifts. 

Product Distribution

Stock and deliver on-course refreshments, ice and snacks to tee boxes and distribute daily pairing sheets. May require heavy lifting.

 

Active Committee Days:

Monday-Sunday

*Morning shifts may begin as early as 6:15 am

ShotLink Laser Operators

Volunteers will be trained on the ShotLink laser device, which measures and records shot data. This information is transmitted directly to the ShotLink truck and throughout the golf course. Golf knowledge is preferred. Check out our informative video HERE! Please note: All will have mandatory training on handheld devices and lasers at a time TBA.

 

Active Committee Days:

Wednesday-Sunday

*A commitment of 3 full days (6-hour shifts) is necessary, one of them being the Wednesday Pro-Am

Standard Bearers

Responsible for walking with a designated group of players and posting their scores on a standard, a portable status board that provides spectators with current information on how the players are scoring in relation to par for the entire tournament. Each Standard Bearer will be paired with a Walking Scorer and they will provide scoring information to keep the standard updated. The Standard Bearer is responsible for physically updating the information on the standard. Standard Bearers must have the endurance and strength to walk 18 holes and carry the standard (weight approximately 5-7 pounds). Junior volunteers (ages 13-17) preferred.

 

Active Committee Days:

Thursday-Sunday

TV Spotters

Provide on course assistance to the Golf Channel in updating scoring information for TV coverage. Must be familiar with golf etiquette, course layout and the rules of golf. Must be able to walk 18 holes regardless of weather conditions and utilize two-way radio quickly and efficiently. Training will be provided.

 

Active Committee Days:

Thursday – Sunday

*A commitment of 4 full days (6-hour shifts) is necessary to volunteer as a TV Spotter

Volunteer Services – Radios and Golf Carts

Responsible for assisting in the operation of the volunteer headquarters facility. This includes answering volunteer questions, assisting with check-in, conducting uniform exchanges, assisting meal service, and keeping the venue clean. This also includes the daily set-up and distribution of radios and golf carts during the tournament week.

 

Active Committee Days:

Monday-Sunday

*Morning shifts may begin as early as 6:30 am.

Walking Scorers

Record accurate hole-by-hole information for each player in the group and transmit this information to the PGA TOUR via a handheld scoring system. Mandatory training will be provided and must be completed in order to serve as a Walking Scorer. These volunteers must have a thorough understanding of golf and be able to walk 18 holes regardless of weather.

 

Active Committee Days:

Wednesday-Sunday

*A commitment of 3 full days (6-hour shifts) is necessary, one of them being the Wednesday Pro-Am

* Committee dates and start times are subject to change

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