VOLUNTEER Committee Responsibilities Please note, committees will close on a first come, first served basis. Please see the section regarding committee preferences on the volunteer application for details.
ON COURSE SERVICES DIVISION
Marshals – Responsible for crowd management, gallery noise control, and player movement. Committee also provides van and golf cart drivers to shuttle players from the course to secured areas following completion of play and/or due to inclement weather to safety. Marshals are expected to work tuesday- sunday throughout the week.
Practice Area – Sets up and maintains the putting green and chipping area for the contestants and works with security personnel to exercise gallery control at the range.
FACILITY SERVICES DIVISION
Beverage Course Support & Special Services – Responsible for distribution of refreshments for players and VOLUNTEERs and other goods to various locations throughout the course. Replenishing those coolers throughout the day and collecting them in the evening are also responsibilities of this committee. Also, distributes tournament program, spectator guides & pairing sheets and any other information items to hospitality areas, resort property, entrances, and other locations.
ADA & VOLUNTEER Transportation– Transports VOLUNTEERS and ADA patrons to specific areas on the golf course.
Golf Cart Control- Responsible for cart distribution and control during tournament week. Committee also ensures carts are returned and charged at the end of each day. Early morning and afternoon shifts are available.
NBC Sports: Volunteers need to speak English know golf or play golf. Need to have availability to help Thursday to Sunday tournament week. Positions for volunteers at NBC Sports are SPOTTERS, SCORERS, CAMERA ASSISTANTS, ON-COURSE COMMENTATOR ASSISTANTS. Each position comes with inside the ropes access to the event and a very unique and fun experience.
SCORING SERVICES DIVISION
Walking Scorers – Scorers walk with each group to keep statistics and hole-by-hole records for each player with a handheld electronic device. Mandatory training sessions are on Saturday before tournament and Tuesday or Wednesday practice round days. MANDATORY: Work 4 days ( thursday- sunday) 90% golf knowledge and english. Previous Interview.
Laser Shotlink – Operates stationary tripod lasers at locations on the course to provide statistical information. The lasers are stationed greenside and at designated landing areas. The SHOTLink System collects and disseminates scoring and statistical data on every shot, real-time, during every match via the use of hand held palm pilots. The gathered information is used immediately by television, PGA TOUR.COM, and the TOUR Links player laptop program. Training is provided by the PGA TOUR. Additional information can be found at SHOTLink.com. Mandatory training sessions are held Saturday before tournament and Tuesday or Wednesday practice round days. Located at fairways and greens. Able to walk long distance. MANDATORY: Work 4 days ( thursday- sunday) 90% golf knowledge and english. Previous Interview.
Standard Bearer - Must be between15-18 years of age and able to carry the standard (app. 5-6 pounds)..MANDATORY: Work 4 days ( thursday- sunday) 90% golf knowledge and english. Previous Interview.
VOLUNTEER SERVICES DIVISION
Uniform Distribution – Provide service for inventory and distribution of all VOLUNTEER apparel and benefits. Also, sells merchandise during tournament week.
Volunteer Tent - Check in all VOLUNTEERs daily and distribute lunch coupon, newsletter and other information for that particular day.
Championship Office Support – Assists the tournament office prior to and during the tournament with general administration duties to include answering the phones, taking ticket orders, assisting with distribution of important information and greeting office guests. Oversee management of VOLUNTEER resources, duties will include; distribution, database development & management, and processing VOLUNTEER registrations. VOLUNTEERs are needed beginning in February 2017. Be a part of behind the scenes on how the tournament runs.
PLAYER SERVICES DIVISION
Player Services - Register PGA Tour players and assist them, their families and staff with their needs and questions during tournament week. Act as player concierge desk for player needs such as will call services. Volunteers are needed Sunday to Sunday.
Caddie Services - Register PGA Tour player caddies and assist them with their needs and questions during tournament week. Additional activities include:
- Maintain, issue, and retrieve caddie vests and player names
- Assist in caddie towel distribution
- Ensure correct vest names are available for all players
- Distribute caddie vests in Hole 1 and 10 and help manage starting tents
Volunteers are needed Sunday through Sunday.
Player Transportation – Staff the Player Transportation desk at the Club and the Hotel (2). Provide information and logistic services to players/drivers for their transportation. Act as player concierge desk for player needs. This group also supports airport meet/greeters for players the days prior and after the tournament (pending).
CLIENT SERVICES DIVISION
Corporate Hospitality – Hosts corporate sponsors in hospitality areas by checking spectators for proper credentials, meeting and greeting guests, and providing WGC- Mexico Championship information. Different hospitality venues located on the golf course and around the Clubhouse. Along with assisting the Marshal team with noise control when players are on the green.
Honorary Observers – This VOLUNTEER committee is stationed at the Honorary Observer Tent located at #1 Tee. This committee welcomes, registers, and orients the sponsors that are designated to walk inside the ropes with assigned PGA TOUR Professional golfer per tee time.
Media Center – Support office needs with media staff.
SPECTATOR SERVICES DIVISION
Tournament Information - Located at admission gates, putting green, and all locator boards. This committee serves as greeters and provides vital information on various points of interest, including hole locations, tee times, concession locations, restroom locations, etc. to the public and sponsors.
Merchandising store: Responsible for supporting on the official Tournament store, selling official. Tournament articles to the gallery, as well as assisting customers.