As a key first point of contact for our spectators and fans, members of the admissions committee are responsible for ensuring that all guests are admitted to the tournament with the correct credentials. Requirements for this committee are, but not limited to a pleasant personality, standing for long periods of time and the ability to provide tournament information and directions.
Enthusiastic and friendly volunteers are needed to act as Spectator Ambassadors. Volunteers will be stationed at the main Spectator Drop-off and VIP entrance areas, as well as various locations on the golf course, and will be responsible for interacting with spectators, answering questions, helping locate players/hole locations, etc.
Support NBC/Golf Channel broadcast primarily as on-course spotters, scorers and announcer drivers. Support PGA Tour Radio broadcast as radio announcer drivers. Must be able to walk course and be very familiar with golf etiquette and rules. Important: Individual MUST be able to work all 4 days during Broadcast (Thursday – Sunday).
Serve as a liaison between the tournament and caddies; register caddies, issue and collect caddie bibs with nameplates.
Drives made by PGA TOUR players are exciting to watch. But driving PGA TOUR pros off the course during inclement weather is essential. Join the Evacuation committee and you’ll be able to transport PGA TOUR players and caddies to and from the course in the event of a suspension of play or other circumstances requiring the departure from the course. You must be 25 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and must attend the evacuation routes training session the week before the tournament. The days needed for this position include; the weekend prior to the tournament (pick up vehicles and deliver to the course), Mon-Sun of tournament week, return vehicles Sunday after play or Monday morning after the tournament.
Assist sponsoring companies in Fan Fest area with load in/load out of Expo space, monitor area throughout tournament week and ensure it is clean and presentable.
Marshals will ensure fair play, manage crowd control, so as to ensure the safety of both the Players/Caddies inside the ropes and the gallery outside the ropes. Golf knowledge is beneficial. May be long periods of standing and walking in hot/humid conditions. Gallery Control volunteers are required to sign up for shifts Wednesday through Sunday of tournament week. (Gallery Control does not have any other days required for Marshals.)
Help us share some good ‘ol Texas hospitality with our sponsors, VIPs and spectators in some of the premier viewing areas around TPC San Antonio. Provide a friendly, welcoming experience for guests as they arrive to the tournament – greeting them at the entrances of our hospitality venues throughout the course, checking for proper credentials, scanning their tickets and wristbanding them. Once guests are inside the venue, committee members help folks have an enjoyable time – helping them find a seat, navigating them to the bar and food service areas and even pointing them to the restrooms when necessary. Of course, we always want to remind our guests to be mindful of the competition taking place and politely quiet the crowds when noise levels escalate. As the saying goes, you’ll be the hostess with the mostess.
The Media Services Committee works with our Media Director and Volunteer Chair to ensure that local and national media have the support needed to produce their stories about the tournament and to ensure that attending media have a proper working environment. Previous experience working in the Media area at another PGA TOUR, PGA TOUR CHAMPIONS or Web.com Tour event is valuable.
Provide Wounded Warrior transportation for tournament. Assist with Night to Honor Our Heroes banquet and other military related planning and events.
Provide transportation for the professional players and wives. Requires some driving in congested areas and knowledge of the city; At least 25 years of age, must have valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Must provide driver’s license and proof of insurance to tournament office.
Operations - Rapid Response
Assist with various set-up projects onsite and in the operations compound. Some project assistance needed prior to tournament week. Help place fencing for crowd control and light construction work as needed. Position requires walking, standing, heavy lifting and familiarity with common hand tools. Help needed late March through late April.
Assist setting up, keeping clean, and tearing down parking lots. As vehicles enter lots, assist in verifying parking passes, then directing the vehicles where to park according to the loading plan for each lot. The various lots will be designated for one, some or all of our various patrons including: vendors, volunteers, sponsors, and spectators.
Assist with social activities, childcare, transportation, reservations, and special needs for players and their families. Strong interpersonal skills, outgoing, enthusiastic and flexibility needed; Tournament week only. Can register by invitation only.
The Practice Facility Committee is responsible for the set up/tear down of the practice facility and the day to day operations of the area that includes the driving range, putting green, chipping green and the surrounding spectator areas. As PGA TOUR professionals enter and exit the range, volunteers will be responsible for setting up nameplates that identify each player, providing the players golf balls and general assistance. Marshaling of the area and crowd control will be required as well as allowing properly credentialed people in the area. Knowledge of the players is helpful, but not necessary. This position works outside all day and volunteers must be comfortable with and prepared for all weather conditions. Volunteers are needed from Monday through Sunday and will be staffed from 6AM until 7:30PM each day.
Assist with staging of courtesy vehicles at the airport, private terminals, and golf course. Greet players and families arriving at airport, conduct quick administrative documentation, and assist with the loading of player/families luggage. Assist players with the return of the vehicle when departing. Work location – San Antonio airport. Driver license and proof of insurance required. Must be at least 25 years old and provide driver’s license and proof of insurance to tournament office. Some lifting and some late hours, setup starts the week before the tournament and returning of vehicles a day or so after the tournament ends.
Assist with set-up Pro-Am gift distribution, Pro-Am Registration, Pro-Am Pairings parties; and Pro-Am Tournaments. Must be able to stand for long periods of time with occasional moderate lifting.
Shuttle players, caddies and VIPs using multi-passenger golf carts. Must be at least 18 years of age with valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Must provide driver’s license and proof of insurance to tournament office. Previous experience driving a golf cart required.
Supply various locations on and off course with food and beverage. Some heavy lifting and working in hot & humid conditions.
Have a knack for being laser-focused and appreciate attention to detail. Join this committee and assist the PGA TOUR’s ShotLink® operations team while using the latest in technology from fairway lasers to tablet computers. Your services will provide real-time data and scoring of every shot made by the pros which will be prominently featured on PGATOUR.com, the PGA TOUR App and on the national and international television broadcasts. You’ll be paired with a fellow ShotLink® committee member on select fairways or greens watching and tracking all the inside-the-ropes action. While the majority of this committee’s tasks may be done while seated, tablet operators will need to be mobile around the greens. Please note, there is MANDATORY TRAINING so you can familiarize yourself with the equipment and ensure 100% accuracy on scoring and statistical data for show time!
This is considered a "physical" position, as you will walk and carry a sign for an entire round of golf (approximately 4.5 to 6.5 hours). Minimum age for a Standard Bearer is 16, along with knowledge of the game of golf, you must be able to walk 18 holes on the TPC San Antonio Oaks Course. Standard Bearers must volunteer to work a minimum of three rounds, at least two of those rounds must be on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Another area to assist and does not require walking the course is the SB Operations Volunteer. (Driving Cart, Building signs, etc.)
Valero Volunteer Council
Oversee all volunteer food presentation and distribution. Keep the volunteer tent clean, organized and inviting. Create and maintain a volunteer registration process. Must be energetic and very friendly. Help distribute volunteers’ badges and uniforms 3 to 4 weeks prior to tournament. Standing for long periods of time and heavy lifting required.
This committee will walk 18 holes inside the ropes with the professional golfers. Volunteers will carry a handheld smart phone with PGA Scoring software and input stroke, scoring and statistical information. Scorers will also have constant voice communication with PGA TOUR staff. Volunteers must have knowledge of golf. Training is mandatory, will attend walking scorer and laser training. Scorers will participate in one Laser shift. Wednesday is required for ALL walking scorer volunteers.