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 this year!

 

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.  

 

Volunteer Registration

 

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.  ($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:

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, July 12 – Monday, July 20 shifts available)

               

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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