Volunteer Committees

The Sanderson Farms volunteer committees are listed below. Specific openings are not guaranteed. Several committees schedule mandatory training sessions prior to the tournament week in order to familiarize volunteers with their specific duties.

This committee will assist with PGA TOUR Caddie Registration and check-in, daily bib distribution and collection, and maintenance of the caddie area.

  • Committee Days: Monday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Manage the operation of the practice range and other practice areas. Duties include distributing range balls by brand, placing the appropriate nameplate to identify each player, pick-up/clean golf balls.

  • Committee Days: Monday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Responsible for maintaining crowd control, and golf etiquette among spectators. Duties also include guiding players and caddies from one hole to the next, monitoring cart movement on cart paths, and assisting with the evacuation of players during inclement weather delays or it deemed necessary.

  • Committee Days: Wednesday, Oct. 2 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Allocates golf carts to PGA TOUR staff, Committee Chairs, Vice Chairs and Operations staff. Maintains a sign in/sign out sheet. Assigns cart signage to individual carts. Ensures cart keys are returned, carts are charged and cleaned daily.

  • Committee Days: Monday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Assist shuttling volunteers and spectators to and from the course.

  • Must be 18 years or older.
  • Committee Days: Thursday, Oct 3 – Sunday, Oct 6

Take part behind-the-scenes and support the Golf Channel broadcast. Volunteers may be stationed at a particular hole as a spotter or microphone operator while others may walk with a particular group to provide real time updates. Volunteers for this committee need a basic understanding of golf, must be in good physical condition, and be able to walk the course.

  • Must be 18 to volunteer for this committee.
  • Committee Days: Thursday, Oct 3. – Sunday, Oct. 6

Physical Activity Required. Volunteers must be able to perform heavy lifting. Transport drinks, ice, and snacks to all holes on the course, scoring tents, practice range, media center, volunteer center, etc.

  • Please note: must be at least 18 years old to volunteer in this committee.
  • Committee Days: Monday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Assist with Pro-Am check in, and overall Pro-Am operations.

  • Committee Days: Monday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 6

ShotLink Mobile Spotters will help locate and flag shots that miss the fairway/green, assist with ball flight from the tee, and relay pertinent information to the Scoring Tech such as penalty situations, obstructed shots, and detailed from locations. Quickly locating shots not in view for the Scoring Tech or Camera System is a key function of this role as it is vital to be able to gain accurate insight into the location of each shot.

  • Must be 18 years or older to volunteer in this committee.
  • Must complete a short, online training course prior to tournament week.
  • Committee Days: Thursday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Greet guests, check credentials, scan tickets, and provide wristbands to clients at entrances to all corporate hospitality locations. Ensure that only properly credentialed or ticketed clients are allowed inside the venue, assist Gallery Ambassadors with noise control if needed. You will also work with the catering staff to ensure each area is properly stocked and cleaned.

  • Committee Days: Thursday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Accompany each group of professionals during play, and display their scores. *Must be able to carry a standard sign (weight approximately 5-6 pounds) while walking 18 holes (approximately 4.5 miles).

  • Training will take place at the golf course in the Volunteer Center Saturday, Sept. 28 and/or Sunday, Sept. 29 for new standard bearer volunteers only.
    • Must attend one of the above training days.
  • Committee Days: Thursday, Oct. 3 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Responsible for the operation of the Volunteer Center during tournament week. Duties include managing morning and afternoon meal service, assisting volunteers with questions, helping with volunteer check-in, etc.

  • Committee Days: Monday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 6

Assist with volunteer lunch delivery on the course and drink deliveries throughout the day. Help in transporting drinks, ice, and snacks to all holes on the course, and help with re-stocking volunteer center, etc.

  • Must be 18 years or older to volunteer in this committee.
  • Committee Days: Wednesday, Oct 2 – Sunday, Oct 6

Record statistics and scores for players on a handheld device as part of the PGA TOUR SHOTLink system. Must have knowledge of golf scorekeeping and statistics and be able to walk all 18 holes (approximately 4.5 miles).

  • All volunteers must complete a mandatory online training session prior to mandatory training session with PGA TOUR officials on Monday, Oct. 2.
  • Committee Days: Wednesday, Oct. 4 – Sunday, Oct. 8