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<b>A Volunteer Experience Unlike Any Other<b>

There aren't many volunteer opportunities that enable you to keep score for a golf legend. Or drive a major championship winner to the airport. Or walk 18 holes with a threesome like Fred Couples, Tom Watson and Mark O'Meara

Then again, volunteering for the Toshiba Classic might be the most unique experience in sports. It puts you right in the middle of an official PGA TOUR-sanctioned tournament--and right in the middle of the most philanthropic event of the year in Orange County.

If you're a fan of professional golf, you'll simply never have a better chance to get this close to the action. And even if you're not a golf fanatic, you can play a major role at the Toshiba Classic. There are plenty of volunteer committees that don't require any golf knowledge whatsoever.

Regardless on which committee you serve, you'll be an important part of the most respected volunteer force on the PGA Champions Tour, a team that enables this tournament to make record-setting donations to charity every year.

Join us and you'll experience the camaraderie of working alongside great people, the pride of staging an internationally televised event, and the thrill of making a profound difference in your community.

<b>What are the Requirements of a Volunteer?<b>

All volunteers must work a minimum of two days. However, some committees require more than two days. Please arrive for your shift on time and be sure to alert the tournament if any schedule changes affect your availability.

<b>Why is There a Fee to Volunteer?<b>

So that the tournament charity can benefit as much as possible, your payment of $65 helps offset the cost of the volunteer package, which includes:

* One red Cutter & Buck golf shirt with TC logo (mens and ladies styles available)

* One Cutter & Buck jacket with TC logo (mens and ladies styles available)

* One hat with TC logo

* Preferred parking during your shifts

* Breakfast service and food vouchers on the days you work (value of $20 per day)

* One week-long badge for admission during the entire tournament (value of $100)

* Two additional one-day tickets for guests (value of $40)

* An invitation to the Volunteer Appreciation Party (value of $80)

* Year-round updates from our tournament newsletter Classic Chatter (available only electronically as of 2008)

<b>What to Expect After Registration<b>

Within three weeks of registering, you will receive confirmation in the mail that includes your committee assignment and your chairperson's phone number. In the ensuing months, you will receive tournament updates and details about important dates.

Working Assignments

Your committee chairperson will notify you of your scheduled work times and additional information. Individual committee-related inquiries, including questions about your assignment and schedule, should be directed to your chairperson.

For general questions and volunteer information, you may call Volunteer Headquarters at 714/352-6309 or you can email us at

Volunteer Uniform Distribution Schedule

Uniforms and credentials must be picked up at one of these times at the Newport Beach Country

*Saturday, March 3, 10am - 4pm

*Sunday, March 4, 10am - 4pm  

*Saturday, March 10, 12pm - 6pm

*Sunday, March 11, 12pm - 4pm

Volunteer Committee Training Sessions

Training sessions will be held the weekend of March 10-11.

You will be notified of the exact time for your committee meeting. All sessions are at the Newport Beach Country Club.

Training is mandatory for all volunteers.

For general questions and volunteer information, you may call Volunteer Headquarters at 714/352-6309 or you can email us at


There will be a new uniform for 2012.  All working volunteers will wear the red Cutter & Buck shirt and jacket, complimented by blackpants.  Walking length shorts are permitted for females ONLY.  Shorts of any kind are NOT permitted for to be worn by male volunteers.  NO CARGO PANTS ARE ALLOWED.

Volunteer registration deadline is March 6, 2012. Thank you for your support!

Volunteer Committee Descriptions

The committees marked with a red * symbol would also appreciate your help on days preceding and following tournament week, in addition to the days indicated in parenthesis.

Operations Committees

* Admissions/Ticket Sales: Take tickets at gate and sell tickets to patrons on-site (Mon. thru Sun.)

* Course Marshal: Maintain spectator control on the golf course. (Mon. thru Mon.)

* Course Repair: Repair fairway divots, green divots and other course imperfections prior to play each day of the Pro- Am's, practice rounds and tournament play. (Mon. thru Mon.)

* Course Services: * Distribute refreshments to tees, starters and scoring tents. Distribute pairing guides and tournament magazines throughout the course. (Mon thru Mon.)

* Facilities: Assist in overall set-up of facility and aid operations staff with tasks throughout tournament week. Must be in good physical condition. (Mon. thru Mon.)

* Info Booth: Manage and operate the Information Booth through tournament week. Assist patrons with questions, lost and found and any other needs. (Mon. thru Mon.)

* Pro-Am Committees: Assist in registration of players, bag handling, cart management, gift distribution and various other duties required to successfully operate the events. (Mon., Wed., Thurs. and Mon.)

*Radios: Responsible for the inventory, organization, charging, distribution and collection of radios throughout the tournament. (Fri. 2/26 - Tues. 3/9)

* Tournament Runners: Fill in where necessary from assisting with registration at Pro-Ams to delivering goodie bags, as deemed necessary. (Mon. thru Mon.)

* Transportation: * Assist with transportation of players and sponsors to and from airport, as well as other deliveries and errands. (Tournament cars provided.) (Mon. thru Tues. 3/9)

* Volunteer Hospitality: Help provide food and beverage hospitality for volunteers. Help in execution of volunteer appreciation party. (Mon. thru Mon. 3/8)

* Volunteer Uniforms: Assist with the set-up and distribution of uniforms prior to and during tournament week. (Advance Week and other dates as necessary)

* Will Call: Distribute prepackaged tickets/credentials left by players, sponsors and patrons throughout tournament week. This is an off-site position. (Mon. thru Sun.)

Scoring Committees

* Walking Scorer: Walk with player groups and record their scores and statistics on a hand held computer or paper scorecard. Golf knowledge important. Must be in good physical condition. To be awarded a walking scorer position on Friday, Saturday or Sunday, volunteers must work Wednesday and/or Thursday.

* Standard Bearer: Carry a scoreboard that indicates the individual scores of the players within your group. Must be in good physical condition. (Fri. thru Sun.)

* Leaderboards: Receive scores via radio and post scores on large leaderboards located throughout the golf course. (Wed. thru Sun.)