Register Early and Join Our Volunteer Team for the 2015 Marathon Classic
Volunteer registration for the 2015 Marathon Classic presented by Owens Corning and O-I is now open. Early registration will once again include incentives for those registering by the March 16th Early Bird Deadline. NEW FOR 2015 - The registration fee this year will be discounted to $45 for those who register AND pay by the March 16th deadline. In addition to the discounted fee of $45, all volunteers who register early will receive a Weekly Grounds Badge valued at $60. This offer does not apply to children and volunteers paying the $12 registration fee.
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. ($12 or $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 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 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 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, July 12 – Monday, July 20 shifts available)
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 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 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)