Committee Descriptions

Many exciting committees are available to choose from for the 2017 U.S. Senior Open! When you register, you will be able to choose your top three choices for committee placement. 

Access Control: Work in conjunction with Corporate Hospitality Committee and the contracted security company to ensure championship guests have the proper credentials to enter various restricted areas.

Leaderboards Description: Post player information on manual boards as reported by the USGA. May have to climb ladders and work on elevated platforms. Some technology use may be required.

Laser Operators: Operate manual laser ball tracking devices and communicate locations via handheld device. May have to climb ladders and work on elevated platforms.

Marshals: Serve as a marshal to ensure players are not disturbed during play and enforce crowd control and golf etiquette among spectators.

Merchandise: Assist with various functions inside Merchandise Pavilion such as operating cash registers and customer service. Staff “Check Tent” for spectators to leave parcels that have been purchased in Merchandise Pavilion.     

Player Evacuation: Provides assistance to players, caddies, walking scorers, rules officials, and standard bearers seeking shelter during a threatening weather situation or suspension of play.

Product Distribution: Stock and deliver on-course refreshments to tee boxes and distribute pairing sheets. May require heavy lifting.

Program Sales: Responsible for selling the Championship Program on course during the week of the championship.  This is a junior volunteer position.  

Standard Bearers: Responsible for carrying a two-sided scoring standard, which is a portable status board and for posting players’ scores to keep spectators posted on how each player stands with respect to par, both in the round being played and cumulatively.  This is a junior volunteer position.

Transportation: Receive, inventory and control issuance of courtesy cars. Meet players, officials and designated guests at airport and assist them with their transportation needs. Drive shuttle vehicles between hotels and course for players’ family members, officials and designated guests. Must be over 25 years of age and have a valid driver’s license.