The Country Club of Virginia
James River Course
October 14 - 20, 2019

2019 Volunteer Committee Descriptions


Please review the Committee Desciptions carefully. All committee's designated days of operation are subject to change. Committee Chairman will communicate a more detailed schedule closer to the tournament.

 

Committee

Description

Days of Operation

Admissions/ Will Call

(CLOSED)


Sell tickets and exchange coupons at the admission gate(s). Check for proper admission credentials and prohibited items, sell Spectator Guides to spectators at entrance gates.


Thursday, October 17 – Sunday, October 20

 

Apparel

(CLOSED)

Inventory, prepare, and distribute volunteer packages and credentials. Participate in uniform distribution events. Manage volunteer package exchanges. Assist with sale of excess volunteer apparel during Tournament week.  Customer service-oriented position. Some lifting of boxes required.


Packaging Days: 

  • Dates: mid-late August, early September (exact dates TBD, will be communicated by Committee Chairman)
  • Location: Tournament Office (downtown Richmond) or Dominion Energy Innsbrook offices

 Distribution #1

  • Dates: September 21 & 22
  • Location: Dominion Energy Innsbrook offices

 Distribution #2

  • Dates: October 2
  • Location: CCV James River Course

 Distribution #3

  • Dates: October 12
  • Location: CCV James River Course

 Tournament Week: Thursday, October 17 – Sunday, October 20


Caddie Services

(CLOSED)


Register professional caddies. Distribute towels, issue caddie bibs, and oversee caddie hospitality.


Monday, October 14 – Sunday, October 20

Corporate Hospitality

(CLOSED)

Greet guests and check for proper credentials at entrances to hospitality locations. This position may require some standing.

 

Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20

 

Course Prep


Rope and stake course and all ancillary areas as specified. Committee will install stakes & ropes before the Tournament, maintain rope lines throughout Tournament week and remove stakes & ropes after the event. Must be willing to work outside and perform physical labor as this committee requires significant lifting.


Friday, October 11 – Monday, October 21

 

Golf Carts

(CLOSED)


Allocate golf carts to PGA TOUR Champions Staff, Chairs, Coordinators and Operations. Maintain a sign in/sign out sheet and assign cart signage to individual carts. Ensure cart keys are returned and that carts are charged and cleaned daily.


Saturday, October 12 – Sunday, October 20

Golf Channel/TV Spotters

(CLOSED)


Assist Golf Channel with Tournament responsibilities including carrying microphones and equipment and relaying Tournament information to Golf Channel staff. This committee requires some golf knowledge, ability to walk the golf course/keep pace with their assigned group, in addition to minor lifting. Only one shift per day - must be able to workentire day (shifts are approx. 6 hours).


Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20

Honorary Observers

(CLOSED)


Help to coordinate the honorary observer program in which selected guests are granted access to walk inside the ropes with each match.  Assist with credential distribution, review specific guidelines and restrictions with each guest prior to their tee time, and manage photo process at the 1st tee and 18 green.


Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20

Long Drive

(CLOSED)


Measure and record the yardage of a professional's ball on the fairway using scoring devices provided to you by PGA TOUR Champions staff.  Mandatory training on scoring devices is required and standing may be required for long periods.


Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20

Marshals


Provide gallery control, assist in player movement, assist with noise control in hospitality areas, help locate errant golf shots and provide spectators with general information as needed. Marshals will also assist with the movement of players on and off the course due to rain delays or whenever deemed necessary. This committee requires standing for extended periods of time in addition to walking to various positions around assigned hole.


Thursday, October 17 – Sunday, October 20

Marshals – Practice Area

(CLOSED)


Provide gallery control, assist in player movement and provide spectators with general information, as needed, at the Practice Facility and putting greens. Collect and package balls and distribute name cards for professionals at the Practice Facility. This committee requires standing for extended periods of time in addition to walking.


Wednesday, October 16 – Sunday, October 20

Office Support

(CLOSED)


Assist the Tournament Office Staff prior to and during the Tournament with general administration of the office including answering phones, assisting with mail, making photocopies, etc.  Record shipments received and deliver to Tournament grounds - distribute to appropriate areas. Committee requires some lifting. 


Friday, October 11 – Sunday, October 20

Player Services


Assist the tournament staff with the registration of PGA TOUR Champions Professionals.  Committee will provide assistance and coordinate attendance for local activities for players and their families.  Works closely with the PGA TOUR Travel Representative.


Monday, October 14 – Sunday, October 20

Player Transportation


Provide transportation for players, their families and VIP guests before, during and after the tournament, to and from hotels and airports. Must be over the age of 25, have a valid, U.S. issued driver’s license, and cell phone.


Saturday, October 12 – Monday, October 21

Practice Facility Shuttles

(CLOSED)


Provide golf cart transportation for amateurs, players and caddies to and from Tuckahoe Creek Practice Facility, as needed for the day. Committee operates on practice round, Pro-Am and competition days. Must be age 18 or older with a valid U.S. issued driver’s license to operate a golf cart transporting passengers. 


Monday, October 14 – Sunday, October 20

Pro-Am Caddie


Provide caddie services to amateur participants in the Dominion Energy Charity Classic Official Pro-Am.  Caddie experience is not required but golf knowledge is a must and familiarity with The Country Club of Virginia, James River Course is a bonus. Must be able to carry a golf bag and walk 18 holes without a break. Also open to youth, ages 15-18.



Wednesday, October 16 – Thursday, October 17

Ride Share Shuttle


Transport spectators using ride share (Uber, Lyft, etc.) from designated ride share lot (location TBD) to The Country Club of Virginia via van/shuttle.  Must be over the age of 25, have a valid, U.S. issued driver’s license, and cell phone.


Friday, October 18 – Sunday, October 20

Special Events

(CLOSED)


Assist in set up, registration and gift distribution for specific events and activities during Tournament week including: Pro-Am Pairings Party, Pro-Am Days, and any Military Appreciation activities. Committee requires minimal lifting (gift items).


Monday, October 14 – Sunday, October 20

Spectator & Parking Shuttles


Provide cart transportation for disabled spectators from various points on or around the golf course. Provide transportation for Caddies, Media and Volunteer Leadership to and from parking lot 2. Must be 18 or older with a valid, U.S. issued driver’s license to operate a golf cart transporting passengers.


Monday, October 14 – Sunday, October 20

Standard Bearers


Accompany each group of professionals during play and display their scores on a standard sign. Must be able to carry a standard sign (weighs approximately 5-7 pounds) and walk 18 holes without a break. Also open to youth, ages 13-18.


Thursday, October 17 – Sunday, October 20

Supply Distribution

(CLOSED)


Distribute beverages and snacks from designated locations to all holes on the course, scoring tents, practice range, media center, volunteer village, and other designated areas. Responsible for distributing Spectator Guides to co

mmittees and on course locations. Committee requires some lifting. Must be 18 years of age or older with a valid, U.S. issued driver’s license in order to operate a golf cart transporting supplies and also have the ability to lift up to 20 lbs.


Sunday, October 13 – Sunday, October 20

Tournament Hosts


Greet spectators at entrance to the tournament; Provide tournament information and directions to spectators at various locations throughout the course. This position may require some standing.


Thursday, October 17 – Sunday, October 20

Volunteer Village

(CLOSED)


Manage tent where volunteers check in with their respective Committee Chairs as well as come for snacks & beverages in between their shifts. Maintain a clean and supportive meeting place for the volunteers.


Monday, October 14 – Sunday, October 20

Walking Scorers

(CLOSED)


Record the scores and statistics of play on handheld PDA devices during the Wednesday Pro-Am and all competitive rounds. Must be able to walk 18 holes without a break. Volunteers will receive training on how to use the PDA device.


Wednesday, October 16 – Sunday, October 20