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Volunteer

Become a Volunteer in 2020

Very Special Thanks to our Volunteer Partner

How It Works

Do you have a passion for golf and want to get in on the PGA TOUR action? Volunteers are an integral part of the Barbasol Championship and its ultimate success. Volunteer registration will begin in the spring.

Volunteer Committees List

Take a look at our list of Vounteer Committees below. If you see something you think you'd be perfect for, click the register button and sign up.

Welcome Guest, assist with ticket sales and distribution Will Call. Assist with on-site ticket sales and issue proper credentials to spectators, sponsors and allied organizations. at the main entrance. 

Committee Hours:

Thursday – Sunday Admissions will open 10 minutes before first tee time

Responsible for announcing Pro-Am Players on Wednesday and Tournament Players (during tournament rounds) as they approach the tee box to begin the round.

Committee Hours:

#1 and #10 Thursday – Friday
#1 on Saturday – Sunday

Register professional caddies, maintain caddie area, distribute/collect/wash caddie bibs & towels.

Committee Hours:
Monday – Tuesday start 7:00 am
Wednesday – Sunday 1 hour before first tee time
Monday – Sunday

Organize radio distribution. Manage daily radio check-out, check-in, charging & training on proper radio use.

Committee Hours:
Monday –Sunday
MondayTuesday start 7:00 
Wednesday – Sunday 1 hour before first tee time

Provide on course assistance to the Golf Channel. Must be familiar with golf etiquette, course layout and the rules of golf. Must be able to walk 18 holes and utilize two-way radio quickly and efficiently.

Committee Hours:
Thursday – Sunday

Provide spectator control along all golf course tee boxes, fairways, crosswalks, and greens. Spot and protect player’s golf shots outside the ropes. Maintain quiet during play. Ensure safe passage of players from the green to the next tee. Assist with course evacuation if needed. Ensure compliance with cell phone/camera rules, advise spectators of designated cell phone areas. Gently remind spectators to keep phones on silent, to be respectful of play and not interfere with players, caddies or media.

Play will go off #1 and #10 on Thursday and Friday and off #1 on Saturday and Sunday.

Committee Hours:
Thursday – Sunday  
Saturday and Sunday are Full Day Shifts
Start times will depend on hole assignment

Greet players, family and guest entering Breakfast and Lunch. Check credentials and monitor doors enter the dining area.

Committee Hours:

Monday – Tuesday Player Dining hours Breakfast 7:00 am – 10:30 am   Lunch 11:00 am – 3:30 pm
Wednesday – Sunday  Player Dining hours Breakfast 5:30 am – 10:30 am   Lunch 11:00 am – 3:30 pm

Welcome and register players for the tournament and providing them with necessary credentials plus providing general information about the tournament, Keene Trace and the surrounding area.

Committee Hours:
Monday – Wednesday

Maintain spectator control & assist players at the practice range & putting green. Ensure compliance with cell phone/camera rules. Collect, sort and distribute range balls & maintain bunkers to the left of range. Marshal walkway from range or practice green to tee or clubhouse. Requires some heavy lifting.

Committee Hours:
Monday – Sunday   
Wednesday – Sunday 5:30 am start

Greet, register & provide information to amateur contestants. Assemble and distribute gift packages to amateurs. Assist with the verification of handicaps, amateur golf bags, pace of play, collecting scorecards, scoring and awards presentation. 

Committee Hours:
Wednesday

Receive, control and distribute pairing sheets, programs, and on course refreshments for use by the players. Receive & distribute supplies for vendors and tournament employees. Requires lifting.

Committee Hours:
Monday – Sunday: 6:00 am start

Record and transmit shot locations of professionals to the SHOTLink system, while stationed greenside or at fairway landing zones. Transmission achieved via the use of hand held palm pilots and stationary tripod cameras. SHOTLink volunteers on fairway duty will have preferred seating at key locations within the ropes. *Please note: All will have mandatory training on handheld devices and lasers Time TBA.

On – course Training Wednesday, July 17

Committee Hours:
Thursday – Sunday Tee times TBD.

Answer questions, direct spectators and hospitality patrons, and provide general information.

Committee Hours:
Thursday – Sunday

Assist as hosts for sponsors/guests; direct all guests to their correct locations. Control access to hospitality areas by verifying proper credentials, maintain noise control. Maintain Hospitality Will Call.

Committee Hours:
Thursday – Sunday Start time 9:00 am

Volunteers on this committee will be responsible for walking with a degisnated group of players and posting their scores on a standard.  Each standard resembles a small scoreboard and provides the event spectators with current information on how the players are scoring in relation to par for the entire tournament.  Each Standard Bearer will be paired with a Walking Scorer and they will provide scoring information to keep the standard updated. The Standard Bearer is responsible for physically updating the information on the standard, the Walking Scorer will be responsible for making sure the score information on the standard is correct. Volunteer needs to be able to carry the standard (weight approximately 5-7 pounds) while walking 18 holes. Standard. This position is a great opportunity for teenagers or parents and children. 

Committee Hours:
Thursday – Sunday will be assigned a tee time for volunteer shift

Inventory/distribution of vehicles to PGA TOUR players and special guests. Shuttle transportation for sponsors, guest and volunteers. Valid driver license required. 

Committee Hours:
Saturday – Sunday

Distribute volunteer uniforms prior to tournament week and staff check -out process. Distribute volunteer badges. May also be needed tournament week for late uniform pick -up. 

Committee Hours:
Exact dates TBD

Maintain volunteer headquarters, provide information, set up, serve & clean-up food/beverages, stock drink coolers, distribute and collect lunch chits. Requires early morning hours.

Committee Hours:
Monday – Sunday

Walk with a group of players during the Pro-Am and Tournament rounds, entering stroke, scoring, and statistical information into a handheld device. Training session and hands on training Wednesday.

Committee Hours:
Tee times TBD.

 

Committee Hours:
Thursday – Sunday

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, there is a small volunteer fee that covers the cost of your uniform. There are two Volunteer Packages available.

VOLUNTEER PACKAGE WITH GOLF: $50.00

  • One (1) Dri-fit Golf shirt
  • One (1) Dri-fit ball cap
  • Volunteer Credential-tournament access on days not volunteering
  • Complimentary Good-Any-Day Ticket (s)
  • Lunch voucher provided on the day(s) you work
  • One (1) Golf Voucher to play Keene Trace* (non-transferrable)
    *3 shifts required

VOLUNTEER PACKAGE WITHOUT GOLF: $35.00

  • One (1) Dri-fit shirt Golf shirt
  • One (1) Dri-fit ball cap
  • Volunteer Credential- tournament access on days not volunteering
  • Complimentary Good-Any-Day Ticket (s)
  • Lunch voucher provided on the day (s) you work

Volunteers will provide their own khaki bottoms. Volunteers are required to wear the uniform on the days they are working.

Volunteers are assigned to a variety of committees, performing the many tasks required to conduct a PGA TOUR event. A description of each committee will be available for your review prior to your selection of committee choices.

The great majority of volunteer requirements are Wednesday through Sunday of tournament week, but some assistance may be required before and after the tournament. Committee Descriptions include the days each committee operates. These days may be subject to change.

Depending on the committee on which you serve, the average workday is 5 to 6 hours long. Some assignments may require longer days, particularly Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Each volunteer is encouraged to work at least three days, but most choose to work more.

Volunteer registration is now open. Review the volunteer committee descriptions below click REGISTER to sign up.

Of course, the players and spectators greatly appreciate the efforts of our volunteers – it’s no secret that the success of the event depends on our volunteer force. Volunteers are the heartbeat of the tournament and help enhance the experience for players, spectators and sponsors. All the while helping the local community who receive charitable donations from the tournament. The Barbasol Championship has many charitable partners. Our main benefiting charity is yet to be announced. Please check back soon or subscribe to our newsletter to stay up to date.

EMAIL

info@barbasolchampionship.com

TICKET INFORMATION

GENERAL INFORMATION

ADDRESS

Keene Trace Golf Club - Champion Trace
20 Avenue of Champions,
Nicholasville, KY 40356
USA

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Our volunteer staff will be happy to answer them.

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