Days Hrs Min Sec
March 20–26, 2023
PGA TOUR Champions
Mission Hills Country Club

Volunteer Committee Descriptions

Volunteer Committees

Admissions/ Will Call

Description

Welcome spectators through the tournament’s entrance gates. Scan tickets and assist with spectator entry onto the course. Respond to miscellaneous spectator inquiries.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • May require standing for long periods of time.

Days of Operation

Wednesday, March 22 – Sunday, March 26

Caddie Services

Description

Oversee Caddie Hospitality by assisting with registration, distributing towels, and preparing and issuing caddie bibs. Ensure bibs are returned daily.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.

Days of Operation

Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26

Corporate Hospitality

Description

Welcome spectators to corporate hospitality venues. Scan access passes and provide applicable wristbands. Answer miscellaneous spectator questions primarily related to directions and facilities.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • May require standing for long periods of time.

Days of Operation

Wednesday, March 22 – Sunday, March 26

Golf Carts

Description

Allocate and manage golf carts for PGA TOUR Champions Staff and Volunteer Leadership. Maintain a sign in/sign out sheet for the week and place cart signage on individual carts. Ensure cart keys are returned and carts are charged and cleaned daily.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • Must be age 18 or older with a valid US issued driver’s license to operate a golf cart.

Days of Operation

Saturday, March 18 – Sunday, March 26

Honorary Observers

Description

Assist spectators participating in the Honorary Observers Program which allows them to walk inside the ropes with golf professionals during the tournament. Meet participants prior to their assigned tee time, coordinate credential distribution, review program guidelines and restrictions and guide them to the tee box. Coordinate photo signing and distribution process when participants reach the end of 18-holes.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.

Days of Operation

Friday, March 24 – Sunday, March 26

Marshals

Description

Provide gallery and noise control on course, assist in player movement, help locate errant golf shots and provide spectators with general information as needed. Marshals are also responsible for assisting with the movement of players on and off the course due to weather delays or whenever deemed necessary. Will also include Distance Measuring where you record the yardage of the processional’s ball using a scoring device provided by the PGA TOUR.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • May require standing for long periods of time in addition to walking.

Days of Operation

Wednesday, March 22 – Sunday, March 26

Player Courtesy Shuttle Vehicles

Description

Shuttle players, player families and VIP’s between MHCC and various locations around Rancho Mirage.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • Must be age 18 or older with a valid US issued driver’s license to operate a vehicle.
  • Background checks may be required.
  • Knowledge of local area.

 

Days of Operation

Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26

Practice Area

Description

Provide gallery control, assist in player movement and provide spectators with general information, as needed, at the chipping area, driving range and putting greens.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • May require standing for long periods of time in addition to walking.

Days of Operation

Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26

Pro-Am Assist

Description

Assist with set up, registration, gift distribution and other tasks for special events and activities during Tournament week including Pro-Am Pairings Party and Pro-Am Days.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • Committee may require minimal lifting.

Days of Operation

Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26

Uniform Distribution

Description

Inventory, package, and distribute volunteer uniforms. Manage volunteer apparel exchanges. Assist with sale of excess volunteer apparel during Tournament week.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • Some lifting of boxes required.

TBD

Volunteer Shuttles - COMMITTEE FULL

Description

Provide cart transportation for volunteers around the golf course.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • Must be age 18 or older with a valid U.S. issued driver’s license to operate a golf cart transporting passengers.

Days of Operation

Wednesday, March 22 – Sunday, March 26

Standard Bearers (Also Open to Youth, Ages 13-18)

Description

Accompany each professional grouping during play and display their scores on a standard sign.

Considerations

  • Must be able to carry a standard sign (approx. 5-7 lbs.).
  • Must be able to walk 18 holes without a break.

Days of Operation

Friday, March 24 – Sunday, March 26

Supply Distribution

Description

Distribute beverages and snacks to locations on the golf course, starter tents, scoring, practice range, media center, volunteer village, and other designated areas.

Considerations

  • Must be age 18 or older with a valid U.S. issued driver’s license to operate a golf cart transporting supplies.
  • Must have ability to lift up to 20 lbs.

Days of Operation

Start on Tuesday, March 21

Tournament Hosts

Description

Serve as the on-site welcoming committee for spectators. Greet spectators at various locations and assist them with navigating the course and reaching their desired location. Answer miscellaneous questions.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.
  • May require standing for long periods of time.

Days of Operation

Wednesday, March 22 – Sunday, March 26

TV Channel Spotters - COMMITTEE FULL

Description

Relay tournament play information, such as what each player lies and what player is hitting next, to PGATE staff.

Considerations

  • This committee requires golf knowledge and ability to walk the course (keeping pace with assigned group).
  • Volunteers must be able to work entire day (approx. 6 hours).

Days of Operation

Friday, March 24 – Sunday, March 26

Volunteer Village

Description

Manage tent where volunteers check in for their respective committees as well as come for snacks & beverages in between their shifts. Maintain a clean and supportive meeting place for the volunteers.

Considerations

  • Customer service-oriented position.

Days of Operation

Monday, March 20 – Sunday, March 26

Walking Scorers - COMMITTEE FULL

Description

Record the scores and statistics of play on handheld PDA devices during the Pro-Am and all competition rounds. Must be able to walk 18 holes without a break. Volunteers will receive training on how to use the PDA device.

Considerations

  • Training on PDA device is required.
  • Must be able to walk 18 holes without a break.

Days of Operation

Wednesday, March 22 – Sunday, March 26

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