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Volunteer Application

   $75 Volunteer Package Includes:

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Two 2015 U.S. Amateur logoed golf shirts
- 2015 U.S. Amateur logoed hat
- Rain Poncho
- Grounds badge for week of championship
- Meal vouchers 

Volunteer Application for Golf Course Grounds Department (August 15-23)

Here are just some of the volunteer opportunities available:

Stroke Play Scorer (Aug 17-18)

Enter hole-by-hole scores into a hand-held scoring device for all (3) players in each group as they complete their nines.
 

Match Play Walking Scorer (Aug. 19-23)

Walk with each match and record the scores and status of the match into a hand-held scoring device.
 

Standard Bearer

Update the status of each match on a “standard” at the completion of each hole. Note: Standard bearers are suggested to be over 14 years of age or older since standards are relatively heavy.
 

Gallery Marshal & Forecaddie

Manage on-course spectator traffic flow on a specific hole. Marshals will manage tees, greens and crosswalks, as well as help to maintain order among spectators. Forecaddies are positioned in landing areas on par 4 and par 5 holes to help players locate tee shots.
 

Status Board

Keep status boards updated with most recent scores by taking information from hand-held computer devices.
 

Disabled Services

Assist disabled spectators in accessing championship grounds by distributing scooter carts to any championship attendee who needs one to navigate the golf course.
 

Scoreboard Assistant

Reading and adding scores, hanging score sheets at main scoreboard located near clubhouse.
 

Course Evacuation

Coordinate course evacuation during the event of a lightning storm or other inclement weather with USGA officials, and Olympia Fields staff and volunteers. Note: Volunteers must be 25 years of age with a valid driver’s license.
 

Practice Range

Assist with Practice Area management. Distribute range balls to players and place name placards behind each player’s hitting station on the practice range during match play.
 

Player Registration (Aug 14-15)

Assist in the registration of all players during the weekend prior to the championship.
 

Admissions & Will Call

Volunteers will be responsible for the sale of tickets to the general public arriving on site, the distribution of pre-purchased thickets awaiting pick up on site, and the distribution of daily pass credentials to pre-registered authorized guests and media.