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Volunteer Info

Volunteers

Year after year, the tournament's dedicated volunteer corps, some 1,200 members strong, receive the PGA TOUR's highest rating for their dedication and professionalism.

Without such a dedicated group of volunteers, the Heritage Classic Foundation would not be able to generate the dollars it distributes to worthy recipients.

Volunteers serve in many areas during tournament week. Marshals, Shotlink/Laser, Walking Scorers and Couriers are some of the committees that work on the course. While Transportation, Day Care and Parking are a few of the committees that work off the course.

If you are interested in becoming a volunteer please call the office at 843.671.2448.

Volunteer Committees

Announcers

Provide introductions and information on players at 9th & 18th greens.

Caddie Operations

Recruit, train, and assign paid caddies for amateur events and support PGA TOUR caddies during days of play.

Child Care

Provide caring, attractive, happy and secure educational and play environments for golfer's children, ages 6 mos. to 12 yrs.

Couriers

Transport players, caddies, families, walking scorers, standard bearers, and officials from 18th green to the clubhouse.

Courtesy Shuttle

Provide golf cart rides to spectators needing assistance on the golf course along Baynard Park Rd to Plantation Dr.

Hospitality Ambassadors

Check credentials at each skybox entry point, monitor and manage guests in each skybox and coordinate actions with specific hosts if overcrowding occurs.

Marshals

Assure golf course is clear for play, that play proceeds smoothly, that players are assisted in locating balls and obtaining rulings, and that spectators enjoy play without distracting players.

Opening Ceremonies

Assist parade's order of march, secure site, clear path for parade, assist Media, and assure no injury to anyone from the cannon.

Player Transportation

Assign vehicles to players for personal use, provide transportation for players and families, and respond to needs of the Tournament Office and other officials connected to the tournament. Receive, stage and move vehicles as necessary to support tournament transportation requests.

Registration

Provide comfortable and attractive areas in Conference Center, staffed with pleasant and well-informed volunteers to register pro golfers, and be helpful to them & their guests.

Safe Haven/ Rain Delay

Provide houses and other shelter to protect golf groups from heavy rains and lightning. Recruit and train volunteers as communication links between officials and golfers and as drivers to transport groups between the course and the Clubhouse.

ShotLink Laser

Using lasers, determine the length of the drive, the position of the ball on the fairway, on the green, the distance of the ball from the pin, and transmit this information to TV and the internet.

ShotLink Walking Scorers

Keep accurate playing statistics for the PGA TOUR by means of wireless devices "symbols", and be prepared to read back scores to players at the conclusion of play.

Standard Bearers

Provide well-trained young people to carry standards for the RBC Heritage Pro-Am and days of regular play reflecting accurate and up-to-date scores.

Starters

Introduce players at 1st and 10th tee and provide assistance at Pro-Am events.

Traffic Management

Move traffic safely and smoothly, to minimize the impact of tournament on the area residents, to prevent environmental and property damage and to create a pleasant environment for participants, residents & visitors.

Uniforms

Work with the Tournament Office in selecting the uniforms to be worn each year and to distribute those uniforms, along with badges, parking passes and information to all volunteers on designated days prior to the tournament.

Volunteer Tent/Greeter

Volunteer Tent Hosts will serve as the primary source for information for volunteers. They maintain supplies, provide a neat and clean environment, and graciously control the use of the tent to volunteers on duty. Must be capable of lifting 25 lbs and carrying it a short distance. Greeters will cheerfully and professionally welcome arriving spectators. They will answer questions, give directions and distribute pairing sheets. Must be physically able stand for 2 hours at a time.