Volunteer


Volunteer Information

Register online to become a volunteer!

Cost to volunteer: $25

Volunteer Registration

As a volunteer you will receive the following:

  • Official Tournament Golf Shirt
  • Tournament Hat
  • Discounted Volunteer Golf Card at LPGA International
  • Lunch provided for each day worked
  • Two weekly tournament grounds passes

Hours Required / Explanation

To qualify for the round of golf, volunteers must complete a minimum of two assigned shifts.  The shifts will be recorded by your chairmen or hole captain so please check in before each of your shifts.


Symetra Tour Championship – Committee Descriptions

The following are brief descriptions of the volunteer committees available for the 2019 Symetra Tour Championship. Specific openings are not guaranteed, but the tournament will make every effort to accommodate your preferences. Please take a moment to review the following requirements before making your final committee selection.

Symetra Tour Championship Committee Descriptions

 

The following are brief descriptions of the volunteer committees available for the 2019 Symetra Tour Championship. Specific openings are not guaranteed, but the tournament will make every effort to accommodate your preferences. Please take a moment to review the following requirements before making your final committee selection.

Caddie Tent:  Caddie Tent volunteers register caddie’s and distribute caddie bibs. Volunteers needed THURSDAY and SATURDAY.

Cart Driver: Cart Drivers follow a group of players in a cart for the entire round as an unofficial scorekeeper. During the round, they keep unofficial scores for each player in their group, and, after every hole, cart drivers send scores to Real-time Scoring via a two-way radio provided by the Tour. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Ecology: Ecology volunteers are responsible for re-stocking coolers, maintaining receptacles, and preserving the cleanliness of the golf course. Volunteers needed TUESDAY, WEDNESDAY, THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY.

Guest Starter: The Guest Starter announces players on the 1st or 10th tee, dispenses scorecards, and gives last minute information to players. Guest Starters need to possess a clear and strong voice. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Marshal: Marshals assist with minimizing the potential distractions caused by fans attending the tournament. They also direct cart traffic in heavily congested areas or on blind approaches to a tee, fairway or green. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY.

Player Registration: Player Registration volunteers register players and distribute any week specific information to players.  Volunteers needed TUESDAY.

Player Shuttle Driver: Player Shuttle Drivers are responsible for driving players from green to tee at strategic locations on the golf course as determined by the Tour. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Real-Time Scoring Computer Operator: The Real-time Scoring Computer Operator enters the scores and statistics that have been recorded by the Radio Operator (described below). The data collected is entered in a computer. This position requires dexterity and basic computer knowledge. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY.

Real-Time Scoring Radio Operator: The Real-time Scoring Radio Operator answers radio calls from the Cart Driver who is following each group on the course. The Cart Driver provides the scores for each player after every hole to the Radio Operator. The Radio Operator records this information on a form provided by the Tour. This information is then entered into a computer by the Computer Operator (described above). The data is then automatically uploaded to the Internet. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, AND SUNDAY.

Scoreboard & Leaderboards: Leaderboard volunteers receive scores via an iPad and continually update the Main or On-Course Leaderboards with the information provided on the iPad. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Scorecard Runner: Score Card Runners transport official score cards and stat cards from the Scoring Tents to an area designated by Symetra Tour officials after each group completes their round. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, and SUNDAY.

Scoring Tent: Scoring Tent volunteers verify each scorecard in the Scoring Tent after the player has completed their round. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Special Events: Special Event volunteers assist the tournament committee with the management of the various events held prior to tournament play. Example: Pro-Am. Volunteers needed WEDNESDAY.

Spotter: Spotters act as “forecaddies” or “advance scouts” by assisting the professionals in locating wayward golf shots. Stationed near a fairway or a green, spotters watch each shot and help locate a ball in situations where the player may not have a clear view of the ball’s final resting position.Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY & SUNDAY.

Standard Bearer: Standard Bearers walk the course and carry a standard-bearer sign which includes the names and scores of the players in a specific group. They confirm each player’s score with the Cart Driver and update scores on the sign as play progresses for the entire round of 18 holes. Shifts last as long as it takes to complete the round of golf. Standard Bearers work in two-person teams with one person at a time carrying the standard (standards weigh approx. 10-15 pounds). Volunteers needed SUNDAY.

Volunteer Parking Shuttle Driver: Volunteer Parking Shuttle Drivers pickup and transport volunteers from the volunteer parking lot to volunteer headquarters. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, and SUNDAY

Volunteer Services: These volunteers greet and register other volunteers, provide general information, and assist with shuttling volunteers to/from their assigned area Also assist with setup and distribution of volunteer lunches. Volunteers needed THURSDAY, FRIDAY, SATURDAY, & SUNDAY

Volunteer Descriptions