Before selecting your three (3) committee preferences, please read the descriptions of each committee below. Please note when each committee will be active, as some will require you to work before and after championship week. Volunteers will be asked to work at least 3 shifts. The minimum age for volunteers is 18 years old, unless otherwise specified. It is important to be aware that most assignments for the BMW Championship will require walking or standing for long periods of time.
Committee is active Monday-Sunday. Responsible for controlling access into restricted access areas around the course. Volunteers will be provided with a credential board, showing which credentials are allowed at each access point. This assignment is outdoors.
Committee is active Monday-Sunday. Responsible for selling and issuing daily tickets, and checking tickets/credentials at admissions gates. Volunteers will greet spectators, answer general questions and manage lockers for prohibited items. This assignment is outdoors.
Committee is active Tuesday-Sunday. Volunteers will help to make this a memorable experience for the caddies. Their duties will include registering caddies, sorting and distributing the caddie bibs and towels, and providing a concierge service. This assignment is indoors but has early morning shifts.
Committee is active Wednesday-Sunday. Volunteers will welcome corporate guests, verify proper credentials and provide directions to hospitality venues. They will provide information and support to hospitality hosts and their guests, ensuring the Championship’s supporters have a positive and memorable experience each day. This assignment is outdoors.
Committee is active Monday-Sunday. Responsible for crowd control and helping players find lost golf balls. They get the unique opportunity to work inside the ropes and see the action up close. Should be familiar with the prohibited items to help enforce this policy on course and should have a basic knowledge of the rules and regulations of a golf course. This assignment is outdoors and requires standing for long periods of time. Marshals will be asked to work full day shifts, which will be about 6 hours.
Committee is active Tuesday-Sunday. Volunteers will assist the staff in the media center. Their main responsibilities will be various administrative duties and ensuring that the media gets everything they need. Assignment is indoors.
Committee is active Tuesday-Sunday. Volunteers will assist in the merchandise tent. Volunteers will be given different responsibilities within this climate controlled venue, including customer service, point of sales operations and assisting the various vendors with their products.
Committee is active two weeks before the tournament. This committee will help out in tournament headquarters for weeks leading up to and during the BMW Championship. They will have a behind the scenes look at what it takes to run a tournament. Main duties will include administrative work, such as answering phones, providing information to spectators, and helping with any work the championship staff may need.
Volunteers will assist with the Pro-Am on Monday AND Wednesday of Championship week. They will help with registration and distribution of gifts for amateur players, making sure the players have a memorable experience.
Committee is active Monday-Sunday. Volunteers will be responsible for stocking beverages, ice, and snacks to the various locations throughout the course. Requires early mornings and heavy lifting.
ShotLink Laser Operators
Committee is active Wednesday-Sunday. Volunteers will be trained on the ShotLink laser device, which measures and records shot data. This information is transmitted directly to the ShotLink truck. Lasers are located on every fairway and green. Volunteers should have knowledge of golf. This assignment is outdoors. Shotlink volunteers will be asked to work a 6 hour shift. A commitment of 3 full days is necessary, one of them being the Wednesday pro-am.
Committee is active Wednesday-Sunday. Volunteers will be assigned a group and will walk with a two-sided standard. They will be responsible for keeping the standard updated, so they should possess a knowledge of golf scoring. Volunteers should be able to walk 18 holes in any weather condition and understand golf etiquette. Kids will be able to volunteer on this committee as long as they are 16 or older.
Committee is active Saturday-Monday. Volunteers will be assisting with the staging, distribution, and return of the players' courtesy cars. They may also be asked to shuttle players and family. Should be flexible with hours, as the shifts are based on the players' needs. This may involve early mornings and late nights. Volunteers must be over 25 years of age and have a valid driver's license. All driving records will be reviewed in order to be considered for this committee.
Volunteer Headquarters & Training
Committee is active Monday-Sunday. Volunteers will work the week of the tournament in volunteer headquarters and will help the weekend of volunteer training. On the weekend of volunteer training, volunteers will help the championship staff with all uniform exchanges. During championship week, volunteers will be in charge of the operation of the volunteer hospitality venue. Duties will include answering volunteer questions, conducting uniform exchanges, assisting meal vendors, and keeping the venue clean. Early mornings will be required for volunteer headquarters.
Committee is active Wednesday-Sunday. Volunteers will be trained on the scoring system provided by ShotLink. They will be assigned a group and will be in charge of recording accurate shot by shot scoring updates for each of the three players in the group. Volunteers should have a thorough understanding of golf, be very comfortable using a handheld digital device, a headset and a microphone, and be able to walk 18 holes. A commitment of 3 full days is necessary, with one of these being the Wednesday pro-am.