BE A VOLUNTEER!
Volunteer Registration is Open!
The driving mission of the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give is focused on feeding the hungry through Meijer’s Simply Give program that restocks the shelves of food pantries across the Midwest. Over the past eight years, the Meijer LPGA Classic for Simply Give has generated more than $8.65 million for food pantries in the communities it serves.
The 2023 Volunteer Package costs $30 and includes the following:
Two (2) Official Tournament Golf Shirts
One (1) Official Tournament Hat or Visor
One (1) Volunteer Credential – to use for your Tournament Pass and Parking Pass during tournament week.
Four (4) Weekly Grounds Passes for friends or family
Meals Provided on Scheduled Work Days
Available Volunteer Committee Positions for the 2023 Meijer LPGA Classic
The following are brief descriptions of the volunteer committees available during Tournament Week. Volunteers are encouraged to register early since committees and shift times are filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Committee shift times are subject to change. If you have any questions regarding the specific responsibilities of a committee, please contact Graham Hamner at [email protected].
Admissions & Will Call
Admissions volunteers are responsible for staffing the ticket booth and assisting security to ensure that all spectators have the proper tickets for entry; Will-Call volunteers are responsible for staffing a location for ticket buyers to pick up previously purchased ticket
Responsible for upkeep for Caddie area. Hand out yardage books, towels, etc. for Caddie use.
Carts & Shuttles
As Manage the cart area and oversee charging, distribution and collection of carts to authorized personnel. Assist with transporting LPGA players, on course volunteers and other designated personnel to various locations throughout the course.
Assist the catering vendor in running the concessions stands located throughout the tournament grounds at 10 tee, 16 fairway, 18 tee and 18 green (requires ability to stand for long periods of time).
Discovery Land (Kids Center)
Manage activities within Discovery Land (pop-a-shot, putt-putt etc.) and assist sponsors with load in product and cleanliness of respective areas.
Maintain order of the driving range by collecting and washing golf balls, changing players name plates and controlling access to the range. Volunteers can choose shifts at either Blythefield Country Club or Boulder Creek Golf Club.
Assist with maintenance and manning the Family Care lactation station and diaper changing areas located at admissions and in the Family Village. Provide a welcoming environment and assist families using the Family Care Nursing station and diaper changing areas located at the Discovery Land Kids Center. *Females only
Hospitality - 18 Green
Check credential, distribute wristbands, and provide general assistance at all hospitality locations located around 18 green.
Hospitality - J. Brewer's
Check credentials, distribute wristbands, and provide general assistance at all hospitality locations located on the 4th fairway.
Provide crowd control, man crosswalks and player gates and enforce golf etiquette among spectators.
Assist in Pro-Am registration, gift bag processes and various on-course activations (Monday-Wednesday only).
Responsibilities include obtaining scores via radio from walking scorers and entering them into a computer for the Golf Channel leaderboard and calling the LPGA Rules officials when requested. Substantial golf knowledge is required.
Collect all official scorecards from each professional group ensuring all cards are signed. Scoring tents are located off the 9th green and 18th green.
Walk all 18 holes with group of players while carrying standard (sign) and updating with players’ scores (requires the ability to walk 18 holes, and lift and carry 20 pounds).
Replenish water and snacks for player coolers located at each tee, the driving range, and starting tents.
Walk and record scores for LPGA players with the event’s scoring system. Substantial golf knowledge is necessary. Must be able to walk 18 holes.
Responsible for transporting players, staff, VIPS to various locations (including off-site hotel and airport) in courtesy vehicles provided by the tournament. Valid driver’s license required. Subject to background checks. *Committee works before and after tournament.
Assist with volunteer check-in, distributing volunteer uniforms during tournament week, and manage volunteer headquarters.