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Regions Tradition

May 8 - 12, 2019

Greystone Golf & Country Club
Hoover, Alabama

Volunteer Committee Job Descriptions


Access ControlWork in conjunction with the contracted security company to ensure tournament guests have the proper credentials to enter various restricted areas, as well as helping with golf course access for players and patrons. Wednesday-Sunday 

Caddie Hospitality (1a, 1b): Handle caddie registration, distribution and collection of caddie bibs, and provide information as needed. Volunteers on this committee will not serve as caddies during the tournament. Monday-Sunday  *ALMOST FULL - HURRY & SIGN UP!*

Communications: This committee is responsible for the daily set-up and distribution of radios. Monday-Sunday 

Driving Distance: Responsible for measuring and recording shot data using survey grade lasers and a palm device. This information is then communicated to various parties throughout the golf course. Thursday-Sunday  *ALMOST FULL - HURRY & SIGN UP!*

Disability Services: The Disability Services Committee provides assistance to those spectators whose physical limitations prevent them from accessing the tournament course.  Wednesday-Sunday  *ALMOST FULL - HURRY & SIGN UP!*

Flying Squad: This versatile volunteer assignment will support crowd control with varying tasks that could include, but are not limited to, assisting with transition of players, gallery control, serving as a Marshal on the 18 Green hillside, corporate hospitality skyboxes/locations, grandstands, or as a fill-in on a specific hole. Wednesday-Sunday 

Golf Carts (1a): Control inventory and distribution of golf carts to authorized personnel. Also, assist with any cart issues that arise throughout the day. Monday-Sunday 

Guest Services & Hospitality (formerly Sponsor Relations): Help ensure tournament guests have proper credentials to enter various restricted areas and act as liaison and host to corporate clients in various hospitality areas. Wednesday-Sunday 

Marshal Rovers: Assigned to escort high profile players and marquee groups for the entire eighteen holes during play. Volunteers should be capable of walking ahead of players as needed to augment Hole Marshals with gallery control, and ensure the access to tee boxes, cross walks, and greens exits are properly manned. Wednesday-Sunday 

Merchandise: Assist with various functions inside Merchandise Pavilion, such as operating cash registers and customer service. Staff “Check Tent” for spectators to leave parcels that have been purchased in Merchandise Pavilion. Wednesday-Sunday 

Player Shuttle: Assist with golf carts as they are used for shuttles and transportation on course. Responsible for transporting players and caddies to/from specific areas determined by the Rules Officials. Wednesday-Sunday

Marshals: Provide gallery control, assist in player movement, help locate errant golf shots, and provide spectators with general information as needed. This committee requires standing for extended periods of time. Wednesday-Sunday  

Player Refreshments (1a): Stock and deliver on-course refreshments to tee boxes and distribute pairing sheets. May require heavy lifting.  Monday-Sunday

Practice Areas (1a)*FULL*: Manage the operation of the practice range and all other practice areas.  Duties include, but not limited to, distributing range balls by brand and placing the appropriate nameplate to identify each player.  Monday-Sunday *FULL*

Pro-Am: Responsible for managing the operation of the Pro-Am Competition. Duties include gift bag assembly and distribution and registration of amateur players. Sign up to work both Monday and Wednesday of the Pro-Am and that will suffice your total required shifts. Monday, Wednesday

Standard Bearer: Responsible for carrying a two-sided scoring standard, which is a portable status board, and for posting players’ scores to the standard. The purpose of the scoring standard operation is to keep spectators informed of who is playing in the group and how the player stands with respect to par both in the round being played and cumulatively.  Junior Volunteers (13-17) only. Wednesday-Sunday  

Transportation (1a, 1b, 2): Receive, inventory and control issuance of courtesy cars. Drive shuttle vehicles between hotels and course for players’ family members, officials and designated guests. Must be over 25 years of age and have a valid driver’s license. Pre-tournament Friday-Sunday (May 11-13); Tournament Week Monday-Sunday 

Volunteer Headquarters (1a): Responsible for the operation of the volunteer headquarters facility during tournament week. Operations include checking-in volunteers for each shift and distributing meal tickets to all committees. Monday-Sunday 

Volunteer Shuttle: Assist with shuttles on course for volunteers assigned to specific areas using event vehicles. Wednesday-Sunday   

Walking Scorers*FULL*: Record accurate hole-by-hole information for each player in the group and transmit this information to Scoring Central via handheld computers.  Must have thorough knowledge of golf, be comfortable working with handheld computer and be able to walk 18 holes regardless of weather conditions. Wednesday-Sunday  *FULL*

1a. Morning shifts may begin as early as 5:30 am.   1b. Evening shifts may end as late at 9:00 pm.   2. This committee could be operational for approximately 10 days; before, during, and after the tournament.

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