April 24, 2007
CONOVER, NC - The Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn Presented by Kia Motors is now accepting general volunteer applications for the PGA TOUR's Champions Tour golf tournament September 10 - 16, 2007 at Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover, N.C. Applications from veteran volunteers are still being accepted.
The 900 available volunteer positions are being filled quickly, but many committees still have open spots, including Standard Bearers, Hole Marshals and Laser Operators. Golf experience is not needed for certain committees.
To download an application and view a description of each committee, visit www.greaterhickoryclassic.com, or for more information, contact Sara Waugh, tournament coordinator, at (828) 459-4000 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteer support is both critical to the success of the tournament and gives volunteers an exclusive and memorable behind-the-scenes experience. To cover the cost of the volunteer uniform package, the required fee is $60.00 and includes the following benefits:
• Volunteer golf shirt with logo
• Tournament full-zip wind jacket with logo
• Volunteer hat or visor with logo
• Pair of MORETZ PowerSox
• Volunteer badge for admission and parking ALL week
• Volunteer breakfast/lunch (voucher provided for each working shift)
• Invitation for you and a guest to the Volunteer Appreciation Party
• One Weekly Grounds Badge for all week admission for your guest
• One Golf Voucher valid for a round of golf at Rock Barn Golf & Spa* OR one Rock Barn Spa Day Pass when you work a minimum of three shifts (shifts vary by committee)
• Tickets to the August 14 Hickory Crawdads baseball game when registered by August 1
All volunteers are asked to commit to a minimum of three shifts (each shift is approximately four hours, depending on the committee).
About the Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn Presented by Kia Motors
The Greater Hickory Classic at Rock Barn Presented by Kia Motors features a week's worth of special events and attractions including exhibitions, pro-ams and three days of Champions Tour competition among some of golf's greatest legends. The tournament returns to Rock Barn Golf & Spa in Conover September 10-16, 2007. Operated by a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit foundation, the tournament annually donates all net proceeds to charities throughout the Catawba Valley area. Tournament partners include Anheuser-Busch, BB&T, Bank of America, Charter Communications, CommScope, Corning Cable Systems, Draka-Comteq, Duke Energy, GDS, Greater Hickory Metro, Hickory Daily Record, Hickory Furniture Mart, Hickory Printing Group, IFH, Kia Motors America, NorthStar Financial Group, Pepsi, EMBARQ and Wachovia. For more information, call (828) 459-4000, visit www.greaterhickoryclassic.com or stop by the tournament office at Rock Barn Golf & Spa.
About Rock Barn Golf & Spa
Located in Conover, North Carolina, Rock Barn Golf & Spa is consistently recognized as one of the best semi-private golf membership clubs in the region. The facility features two championship-caliber 18-hole golf courses, including the Robert Trent Jones Jr.-designed course that was named the best new course in North Carolina by North Carolina Magazine and rated America's fourth best upscale public course by Golf Digest. Rock Barn Golf & Spa also offers a state-of-the-art luxury spa; a professional tennis center; an equestrian center; dining and event facilities; and an Olympic-sized swimming pool. Rock Barn Realty, LLC, actively develops custom home and townhouse real estate within its gated community. For more information, call (828) 459-1125 or visit www.rockbarn.com.
About Kia Motors America
Kia Motors America - the sales, marketing and distribution arm of Kia Motors Corp. in Seoul, South Korea - offers a complete line of vehicles through more than 630 dealers throughout the United States. For more information, visit www.kiamedia.com.