Volunteers serve a wide variety of functions at the PURE Insurance Championship and for many positions, no golf experience is required. Most volunteer committees require a minimum of three days of participation.
Caddie Hospitality Tuesday – Sunday
Register the caddies, distribute information, food, beverages, bibs and towels, retrieve bibs and towels, help with daily clean-up of hospitality tent.
Corporate Host Friday – Sunday
Greet guests and check credentials in the corporate sponsor hospitality areas.
First Tee Chapters Guide Saturday & Sunday Escort The First Tee chapter students from the bus drop-off location to the golf course. Must be able to continuously walk back and forth from the drop off to the golf course.
Gallery Management Ambassador Friday – Sunday
Promote a positive atmosphere for players and spectators, provide gallery control, locate and protect bad shots. Committee requires 3 full days of volunteering. There is a training meeting Thursday morning of tournament week.
Honorary Observer Coordinators Friday – Sunday mornings Coordinate and check in the honorary observers that accompany designated foursomes during their round at Pebble Beach Golf Links. Must work all 3 days.
Player Gifting Tuesday – Thursday Assist tournament players shopping in the player hospitality pro-shop, process credit card transactions, reconcile certificates and purchases. Must work a minimum of 2 shifts. Shifts are 8:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Player Hospitality Tuesday – Sunday
Greet players and guests, check credentials. Priority given to previous committee volunteers. New volunteers considered with a recommendation from a current volunteer. Must work a minimum of three shifts, approximately six hours each.
Player Refreshments Tuesday – Sunday
Act as host in the on-course player hospitality tents. Priority given to previous committee volunteers. New volunteers considered with a recommendation from current volunteer. Must work a minimum of three days.
Player Registration Tuesday – Thursday
Complete the registration process with amateur and professional players. Golf knowledge is helpful. New volunteers considered with a recommendation from a current volunteer. Must volunteer a minimum of two shifts, approximately four and a half hours each.
Player Transportation Tuesday – Sunday Transport players, their families and caddies Also provide transportation during a course evacuation. Must work a minimum of 3 full consecutive days. Valid driver’s license and familiarity of local roads required. Hours of operation begin 7:00 a.m. Tuesday – Thursday, 6:00 a.m. Friday – Sunday, and end at approximately 7:00 p.m. or 30 minutes after the end of play.
Public Safety Tuesday – Sunday
Assist with the security of the tournament. Prefer a background in law enforcement or security and must work a minimum of three days.
Spectator & Special Needs Transportation Tuesday – Sunday
Assist in transporting spectators, persons with special needs and volunteers between the parking area and the golf courses. Must work a minimum of three full days.
Uniform & Gift Distribution Pre-tournament Sunday – tournament week Sunday Distribute uniforms and gifts to volunteers and process credit card transactions. Some volunteers may be needed pre-tournament week to organize uniforms and headwear.
Volunteer Hospitality Tuesday – Sunday
Oversee coffee/bagel area, distribute volunteer lunches and provide information to volunteers. Must work a minimum of three days.
Walking Scorer Friday – Sunday
Record statistics and scores for the assigned foursome using the handheld device. Must be able to walk all 18 holes and have golf knowledge. Required to score a minimum of one round, two of the days and attend the training meeting Thursday afternoon of tournament week.