Committee Descriptions

Volunteer Committee Descriptions

Access Control

Work in conjunction with the contracted security company to ensure tournament guests have the proper credentials to enter various restricted areas, as well as helping with golf course access for players and patrons.

Wednesday-Sunday

 

Admissions

Sell and issue tickets, manage the Will Call process and check tickets/credentials at admission gate.  When needed, hand out promotional giveaways as spectators arrive.

Thursday -Sunday

 

Caddie Hospitality

Handle caddie registration, distribution and collection of caddie bibs and provide information as needed. Volunteers on this committee will not serve as caddies during the tournament.

Monday-Sunday

 

Golf Carts*

Manage the inventory and distribution of golf carts to authorized tournament recipients. Must be over 25 years of age and have a valid Louisiana driver’s license.

Monday–Sunday

 

Guest Services & Hospitality

Help create an enjoyable environment and act as a community and tournament host to corporate clients in various hospitality areas.

Wednesday-Sunday

 

Marshals*

Provide gallery control, assist in player movement, help locate errant golf shots and provide spectators with general information as needed. This committee requires standing for extended periods of time.

Wednesday-Sunday

 

Media Center

Work inside the media center and assist with tasks such as making copies and/or scheduling player interviews.

Monday – Sunday

 

Player Shuttle*

Assist with golf carts or other vehicles used for shuttles and transportation to route players and caddies to/from the golf course, short game area and driving range determined by the Tour Rules Officials.

Wednesday-Sunday

 

Player Registration & Hospitality

Guide players through the registration process and provide players with needed information for the tournament.

Monday – Sunday

 

Practice Areas/Driving Range*

Manage the operation of the practice range and all other practice areas. Duties include, but not limited to, distributing range balls and placing the appropriate nameplate to identify each player on the range.

Monday-Sunday

 

Product Distribution*

Stock and deliver refreshments to hospitality venues, clubhouse and tee boxes. This committee requires heavy lifting and must be 21 years of age.

Monday-Sunday

  

Pro-Am*

Responsible for managing the operations of the pro-am competition. Duties include assistance with the pro-am participant shopping experience and registration of amateur players. Sign up to work Wednesday of the Pro-Am and that will suffice your total required shifts. Must be available to work all day Wednesday.

Wednesday

  

Standard Bearers*

Responsible for carrying a two-sided scoring standard, which is a portable status board and for posting players’ scores to the standard. The purpose of the scoring standard operation is to keep spectators informed of who is playing in the group and how the player stands with respect to par both in the round being played and cumulatively. Junior volunteers encouraged (13-17).

Wednesday-Sunday

 

Starters/Announcers

This committee is responsible for announcing pro-am players and tournament players as they reach the tee box to begin a round as well as approaching the final hole.

Wednesday – Sunday

 

Volunteer Headquarters (VHQ)*

Responsible for the operation of the volunteer headquarters facility during tournament week. Tasks include checking-in volunteers for each shift, distributing meal tickets to all committees and ensuring VHQ is presentable for all volunteers to enjoy the hospitality area while volunteering for the tournament.

Monday-Sunday

 

Walking Scorers*

Record accurate hole-by-hole information for each player in the group and transmit this information to Scoring Central via handheld computers. Must have thorough knowledge of golf, be comfortable working with handheld computer and be able to walk 18 holes regardless of weather conditions.

Wednesday-Sunday

 

* Morning shifts may begin as early as 5:00 am.

Highlighted in Red are days volunteers are needed in committee