Volunteer FAQ

How many shifts do I have to work and for how many hours?

A: We ask that volunteers work three (3) shifts over the course of the tournament, which range from 4–6 hours each depending on the committee.

Do I need to be a golfer or have golf knowledge to volunteer?

No, you do not! We have several different committees to choose from that do not require any golf knowledge. To see the full list of available committees, CLICK HERE. Training is provided for all committees.

Is there a minimum age to volunteer?

A: Yes, you must be 18 years or older to volunteer. Juniors ages 13-17 can sign up to be a Junior Volunteer and serve as a Standard Bearer.

Is there a fee to volunteer?

A: Yes, there is a $40 fee to Volunteer ($45 after 12/31/19) that can be paid online through our Volunteer Registration.

The 2020 Volunteer Package Includes:

  • Official Tournament polo from Peter Millar – (see example on Volunteer Information page)
  • Official Tournament hat – (see sample on Volunteer Information page)
  • Volunteer Credential – Grants access to the tournament on all days open
  • Breakfast and lunch during the shifts you work
  • Four (4) Good any-day grounds passes for family and friends
How do I get my volunteer package?

A: Volunteer packages may be picked up at Volunteer Orientation. Volunteer Orientation will be scheduled at the Golden Nugget approximately one month prior to the event. The time is TBD. If you are not able to pick up your uniform package during the pickup period, you may pick up you package at Volunteer Headquarters prior to your first shift. Please plan accordingly.

What do I wear with my uniform?

A: Bermuda shorts in any color may be worn with the volunteer uniform. If you do not own Bermuda shorts, we ask that you wear khaki bottoms. Men can wear khaki pants or shorts. Ladies can wear khaki capris, pants, or knee length shorts or skorts. No jeans or cargo-style shorts. Tournament hats only, please.

Can I be scheduled (shift assignments) at the same time as my spouse, friend, etc.?

A: We will make every effort to accommodate your scheduling requests if you both are signed up for the SAME committee. Make sure to list your request on your registration form and select alike availability to the person you wish to work with during the tournament.

How will I know my Committee Assignment?

A: Once you’ve successfully completed your online registration, you will receive an email confirming your selection as a volunteer. Committee assignments are available on a first come, first serve basis and are subject to change.

How do I know my schedule? And when will I receive my schedule?

A: We ask you to help create your schedule by completing your availability during volunteer registration. Your Chairman will then make the committee schedule based on your availability. Schedules will be available for viewing via your online profile no later than March 1st, 2020.

What happens if it rains?

A: The event will go on rain or shine, and we will need your help! Dress in, or pack extra clothes based on each day’s weather forecast. Make sure to report to your committee’s check-in location 30 minutes prior to your shift, rain or shine, unless you hear alternate instructions from your chairman.

Can I watch golf when I am not working?

A: Yes, your credential is valid for regular grounds admission the entire week and we encourage you to do so. We ask that you only wear your volunteer uniform shirt at the tournament while on shift.