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Volunteering is an amazing way to get a behind-the-scenes look at a professional golf tournament and experience up-close-and personal operations of this exciting event.
Each Korn Ferry Tour event is a massive undertaking, and the success of the Tournament depends on the commitment of a small army of volunteers. Each year, hundreds of volunteers donate their time to serve critical needs such as marshaling, scoring, transportation, hospitality services and many other important jobs.
ADMISSIONS / WILL CALL
Admissions/Will Call: Admissions volunteers are responsible for operating the ticket booth and assisting security to ensure that all spectators have the proper tickets for entry; Will-Call volunteers are responsible for assisting in a location for ticket buyers to pick up previously purchased tickets.
Responsible for upkeep and management of Caddie area. Hand out yardage books, towels, etc. for Caddie use. Ensure that food and drinks remain replenished at all times.
CARTS / SHUTTLES
Manage the Cart Area and control the charging, distribution, and collection of carts to authorized personnel. Assist with personnel and volunteers to and from various locations on course.
Assist in providing and maintaining a suitable driving range for all contestants. Specific duties include maintaining supplies such as range balls and player identification signs.
First Responders Day
Assist tournament staff with set-up, operation of, and teardown of activations.
general volunteer pool
Assist with any responsibilities volunteer committees may need on days available.
Responsible for greeting and ensuring that all patrons have proper credentials to enter the hospitality suite area. Assist with maintaining cleanliness and upkeep of hospitality.
Assist tournament staff with the set-up, teardown, and operation of clinic.
Marshals ensure fair play among all participants as well as safety for spectators and are stationed at locations throughout the course. Focus is on the tees, landing areas, greens and spectator crosswalks.
Assist with the general operations of the Media Center and promotion of the Tournament.
Assist in providing and maintaining a suitable driving range for all contestants. Specific duties include maintaining supplies such as range balls and player identification signs. Duties may also include helping golf staff clean and ship range balls after tournament.
Assist with the organization and distribution of autographed framed photos for each group. You will also assist with amateur registration, gifting suite, and distribution prior to shotguns and/or at the Pairings Party.
Help with the assembly and teardown of electronic scoreboards throughout the course. (Sunday prior to tournament week and Monday after tournament only)
Assist in the management of the Korn Ferry Tour’s scoring system (Monday and Wednesday ONLY).
Responsible for carrying standard (with the names and scores for each professional) on the course for an entire round. Volunteers must be able to walk 18 holes of golf and carry a standard for the entire round. Basic golf knowledge is required. *Physically demanding*.
Tee Water / Ecology*
Replenish water, ice, pairings, and other product on course, clearing and replacing trash bags, make sure no overflow of trash on course. *Physically demanding
Responsible for overseeing the volunteer headquarters, handling uniform distribution and maintain a comfortable working environment for the volunteers *Committee works before tournament week.
Each scorer follows a particular group, marking each stroke and specific statistics. Substantial golf knowledge is necessary. Must be able to walk 18 holes.
Volunteers must be at least 18 years of age as of the first day of tournament week unless a parent or legal guardian signs the waiver in the volunteer registration. Junior volunteers must be ages 13 – 17. Please note, junior volunteers can volunteer only for certain committees outlined in registration.
In general, volunteers are asked to complete a minimum of three (4-6 hours) shifts to participate as a volunteer. Most committees will have an a.m. and a p.m. shift, HOWEVER, some committees are not asked to report until later in the day due to the tournament needs. The volunteer chairpersons will coordinate the schedule for their committees based on the specific shift information provided by the volunteer.
Fee will cost $75. It includes one official tournament golf polo; hat or visor; volunteer pin; one volunteer badge allowing access to the grounds and free parking all week; two good any one day grounds tickets; and food and beverages for each day worked. Volunteer ages 13- 17 are not required to pay for their volunteer uniform package and will receive the same package as all other volunteers.
Volunteers who work a minimum of 4 shifts throught tournament week will be eligible for the lottery selection to play the Championship course the Monday after tournament week.
Click here to read the Terms and Conditions.
VOLUNTEER UNIFORM DISTRIBUTION
Date: Saturday, August 12
Time: 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: Metedeconk National Golf Club
50 Hannah Hill Rd.
Jackson Township, NJ 08527
The Learning Center is the building behind the practice range, please follow the road to it.
Not required, but strongly encouraged. Unless you paid to have your uniform shipped to you, all volunteers will be able to pick up their uniforms on this day during the times listed OR pick up in the Volunteer Headquarters before your first shift DURING tournament week (week of August 14th).
Information about general volunteer training will be emailed out from the Volunteer Coordinator in early August, prior to uniform distribution. It will also be posted in your volunteer portal around that time. For committee specific training, please reach out to your Committee Chairperson.
All volunteers will park onsite at the address below. Once on property, please be sure to follow signage directing to the appropriate spot.
**Parking is FREE with volunteer credential**
Metedeconk National Golf Club
50 Hannah Hill Rd.
Jackson Township, NJ 08527