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Volunteers at the Marathon Classic

A BIG thank you to the 1000+ volunteers that helped make the 2014 Marathon Classic so outstanding! We can't wait to have you all back next year!

Over 1,200 volunteers that make the Marathon Classic Presented by Owens Corning & O-I a success each year. They have the opportunity to choose from over 25 committees. Volunteer opportunities range from being on course, in the clubhouse, off-site or volunteering prior to tournament week.

Register Early for 2014 Marathon Classic

Volunteer registration for the Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I is now open.  Early registration will once again include incentives for those registering by the April 25th Early Bird Deadline.  The registration fee this year is $55. All volunteers who register by the April 25th Early Bird deadline will receive a Grounds Badge valued at $50. This offer does not apply to children and volunteers who pay the $12 registration fee. In addition to the free Grounds Badge those who register by April 25th will also be entered into a drawing for prizes including rounds of golf to local courses, Marathon gas card and a Callaway Lob Wedge.  In return for the $55 registration fee, volunteers will receive an official embroidered Nike golf shirt, ball cap, clubhouse badge for the week, parking pass, volunteer tent privileges and volunteer party ticket.

Volunteer Registration

2014 Volunteer packages
$55 includes:

Hat Plus Shirt

  • One logoed Nike Polo Shirt
  • One Nike hat 
  • One week long Clubhouse Volunteer Credential
  • Snacks and beverages provided in Volunteer Tent
  • One invite to the Volunteer Appreciation Party
  • Parking

$12 includes:

Hat

  • One logoed T-Shirt
  • One Nike hat
  • One week long Grounds Volunteer Credential
  • Snacks and beverages provided in Volunteer Tent
  • One invite to the Volunteer Appreciation Party
  • Parking

**Volunteer must provide own TAN slacks or shorts.

Below you will find a brief description of the volunteer committees and jobs. Some committees may require a training session prior to the tournament to familiarize volunteers with their duty. Volunteers range in age from 11 years old to over 80! No experience necessary!

Volunteer opportunities including a brief job description are listed below. All jobs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

Volunteer opportunities including a brief job description are listed below. All jobs are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

OPERATIONS

Operation committees are responsible for ensuring tournament play proceeds in a timely and professional manner.

SCORING CONTROL

Responsible for relaying and verifying player scores, requests rulings, report interval violations and requests emergency services from First Aid. ($55 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available – No TUESDAY shifts)

SPECTATOR INFORMATION

Manage and operate all manual scoreboards. ($55 volunteer package/Thursday-Sunday shifts available)

STANDARD BEARERS

Carry a sign inside the ropes during play and display players’ scores. Volunteers must be able to walk all 18 holes on the golf course. (17 and under - $12 volunteer package, adults - $55 volunteer package - No TUESDAY shifts)

WALKING SCORERS

Responsibilities include keeping score on handheld Palm device and reporting scores to scoring control by radio. Volunteers must be able to walk a full 18 holes in all types of weather conditions. ($55 volunteer package – No MONDAY or TUESDAY shifts)

RUNNERS

Pick-up score sheet from walking scorer and take it for copying. (17 and under. -$12 volunteer package, adults-$55 volunteer package – Thursday-Sunday shifts available)

MARSHALS

Provide ball spotting to players and control the movement and conversations of spectators; on-course active position. Also the committee is responsible for handling the movement of the players during an evacuation. Requirements: Must be able to stand for long periods of time. ($55 volunteer package)

PLAYER SERVICES

Player Services committees are responsible for ensuring the needs of the LPGA players are met.

LOCKER ROOM

Provides access to lockers and distributes mail and messages to LPGA pros. ($55 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available; women only)

FOOD SERVICES

Staffs and supervises players grill and meal count. ($55 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available; women only)

TRANSPORTATION

Manage tournament cars and transport players and tournament guests from airport to designated hotel or course. Volunteer Requirements: Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age. ($55 volunteer package Sunday-Sunday shifts available; 21 years of age or older)

ON-COURSE REFRESHMENTS

Replenish water and ice along with other products on course. ($12 volunteer package – Sunday – Sunday)

SPECTATOR SERVICES

Spectator Services committees are responsible for planning and providing high quality cost effective parking, bussing and security services.

CLUBHOUSE ADMISSION

Checks credentials on the patio and other entry ways into the clubhouse. Making sure everyone has the proper credentials. ($55 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)

VALET PARKING

Provides valet parking for Pro-Am participants. ($12 volunteer package - Monday & Wednesday only; 21 years of age or older)

SHUTTLE SERVICE

Provides shuttle service for spectators, directors, chairmen and others from Parking Lot C and Lot D. ($12 volunteer package - Monday-Sunday shifts available; 21 years of age or older)

PUBLIC INFORMATION TENT/ PAIRINGS DISTRITBUTION

Provides general player and course information to the spectators and distributes pairing sheets. ($12 or $55 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)

GREETERS

Greets spectators at main gate and checks credentials. ($12 or $55 volunteer package – Monday-Sunday shifts available)

GROUNDS

Grounds committees are responsible for physical changes including construction of temporary on-course structures, placement of informational signs, refuse collection, plus set-up and tear-down of tables/chairs, roping and fencing.

TABLES/CHAIRS

Responsible for set up and tear down of all tables/chairs needed on site during Tournament week. ($12 volunteer package/ Sunday through Wednesday of tournament week)

VOLUNTEER SERVICES

Volunteer Services committees are responsible for all areas dealing directly with volunteer needs.

VOLUNTEER TENT

Assists in distribution and replenishment of Volunteer Tent snacks during Tournament. ($55 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)

SPONSOR SERVICES

Sponsor Services committees are responsible for ensuring that needs of the sponsors and their guests are met during Tournament week.

WILL CALL

Off site location for players, spectators, and sponsors to pick up and drop off credentials ($55 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)

SKYBOX

Works closely with sponsors in coordinating registration, skybox security and hospitality. ($55 volunteer package/Thursday - Sunday shifts only)

CLUBHOUSE HOSPITALITY

Supervises sponsors and guest registration to Clubhouse Hospitality. ($55 volunteer package/Thursday - Sunday shifts only)

SKYBOX/HOSPITALITY SECURITY

Responsible for checking credentials in the Skybox, Champion’s Tent and Clubhouse Hospitality area. ($55 volunteer package/Thursday - Sunday shifts only.)

CHAMPION’S TENT

Registers sponsors and guests, assists with any needs and oversees the caterer’s upkeep of the food and tent area. ($55 volunteer package/Thursday - Sunday shifts available)

MEDIA

Media committees are responsible for working with media and LPGA media staff.

MEDIA ROOM

Assist in the operations of the media center. Responsibilities include registering the media, answering questions, assisting with interviews, distributing information and scores. ($55 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)

TV SPOTTERS

Assist the Golf Channel in a volunteer capacity to work as spotters, scorers and microphone holders. ($55 volunteer package/Wednesday-Sunday shifts available)

Volunteer Registration

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