January 23-29, 2017

Ocean Club, Paradise Island

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Volunteer Committees

The Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic Volunteers

YOU MATTER! It will take many hands working many hours to make the Pure Silk-Bahamas LPGA Classic one of the best on the LPGA Tour. Volunteers are needed to fill many different committees and contribute more than 30,000 hours in order to make this a successful tournament. January 23-29, 2017 will be a busy week and… We need YOU!

So, what do you need to know?

• Volunteers will be asked to serve a minimum of 3 shifts (approx. 18 hours)

• Uniform Policy: All volunteers must adhere to the uniform requirements. The official uniform consists of the Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) pants or shorts. Ladies may wear khaki capri pants, shorts, or skorts. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.

• There is NO FEE to volunteer.

So, what do you get?

• One Official Tournament Logo Shirt – (working one or two shifts)

• Two Official Tournament Logo Shirts – (working four or more shifts)

• One Tournament Ball Cap

• Breakfast/Lunch on days that you work

• Tournament Volunteer Badge

• Admittance to the Volunteer Appreciation Party

• Volunteer Parking Pass

Listed are the seventeen areas in which we need help, and a brief description of the duties and responsibilities of each:

ADMISSIONS

Wednesday-Sunday: Committee members are posted at admission gates to greet and check spectators for proper credentials. Volunteers will also handle Will Call and General Information.

CORPORATE HOSPITALITY

Thursday – Sunday: Assist corporate sponsors in hospitality areas by checking for proper credentials, meet and greet, oversee general flow and provide information to the corporate guests. Minimal walking or standing.

LEADER BOARDS

Thursday – Sunday: Volunteers will work on-course at manual leader boards locations and the 18th green monster leader board. Hole scores will be posted real time. Moderate to heavy work.

MARSHALS

Wednesday – Sunday: – Volunteers will be assigned practice areas and holes. Marshals will be responsible to control the flow of spectators behind the ropes, and the players and officials inside the ropes. Moderate walking and standing..

ON-COURSE SERVICES

Monday – Sunday: This team is responsible for delivering water and ice to the tee boxes, and making deliveries of supplies on-course and to all tournament areas. Heavy lifting, and good physical condition required.

PLAYER REGISTRATION/SERVICES

Monday – Wednesday: Committee members register players for the tournament. They also serve as a resource for local amenities, referrals for health care providers, and overall concierge for other players needs.

PLAYER SHUTTLES

Monday – Sunday: Responsible for shuttling players from green to tee on several holes on course. Must have a valid driver’s license. Minimal walking or standing.

SCORING CONTROL

Thursday – Sunday: This team serves as the nucleus for receiving and relaying all scoring information during the event. Scoring control filters scoring information from the Walking Scorers to manual leader boards and serves as the checkpoint for score verification. Volunteers will input data into scoring computers and run scorecards. Light walking and standing.

SCORING TENTS

Thursday – Sunday: The scoring tent volunteers ensure that the official scorecards are verified and signed by the professionals. Light walking and standing.

STANDARD BEARERS

Wednesday – Sunday: A standard bearer will accompany each group of players. This committee requires adults and teenagers who are capable of carrying the double-sided standard that keep the gallery advised of each player’s score. Volunteer must be in good physical condition and be able to walk 18 holes at a pace to keep up with the players.

STARTING TENTS

Wednesday – Sunday: Starters ensure that the players start at the time laid down by the Committee and distribute score cards and special notices to the players. Starters will also announce the professional names on #1 and #10 Tee. Light walking and standing.

TV – GOLF CHANNEL

Thursday – Sunday: Work with broadcast team on the course. Heavy walking and knowledge of golf required.

VOLUNTEER HEADQUARTERS

Monday – Sunday: Provide volunteer hospitality functions during the tournament. Set up and maintain food and beverage areas. Assist Marshal Chairpersons with on-course lunch and beverage delivery. Minimal walking or standing. These volunteers may also fill in any last minute needs and open spots in other committees.

WALKING SCORERS

Thursday – Sunday: A walking scorer will accompany each group of players, track statistics and results, and report scores by radio to Scoring Control. It is essential to have knowledge of golf and be in good physical condition with the ability to walk 18 holes at a pace to keep up with the players.

For more information or general questions, please contact:
Selina Maddox • Tournament Services • Global Golf Management
Selina@globalgolfmanagement.com