THE MEMORIAL TOURNAMENT!

Registration for the 2018 Memorial Tournament will open in March 2018. If you have not volunteered in the past and are interested in becoming a 2018 volunteer, create an account to receive email updates regarding 2018 volunteer registration.

Volunteer Opportunities

Bears for Children's

The Memorial's Bears for Children's program helps raise funds for the Memorial Tournament Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Nationwide Children's Hospital. In addition to raising funds by the sales of a 2017 Limited Edition Bear, volunteers seek donations during the annual "Bears for Children's Weekend" at several local retail outlets.

Age Requirement: 18 years or older; Junior Volunteers ages 14-17 are welcome to serve alongside a parent/guardian.
Uniform Policy: A t-shirt will be provided by the Tournament to be worn with tan or khaki color pants for men (no shorts) and tan or khaki color pant/short/skort for women.
Additional Requirements: You may be required to stand for long periods of time.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Jessica Ossege, Beth Fitzgerald
Contact Email: bearsforchildrens@thememorialtournament.com

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Concessions

Concessions is the ideal area for adult singles, couples, families, and larger groups of people wanting to serve together.  Volunteers work as a team in tented food stands on course located near the Greens as numbered (ex. Stand 5 is near Hole #5 Green), providing professional friendly service to patrons seeking food and drink.  Shifts are 4, 6 or 8, hours in length and duties include cash register operation, stock replenishment and drink dispensing.  Please wear comfortable shoes.  Large groups are encouraged to appoint a representative who should contact the Committee Chairs for assistance with scheduling.

Age Requirement: 21 & Up
Uniform Policy: Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Depending on weather/Tournament conditions, you may be asked to stay past your assigned time or work in another stand.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Michelle Francisco, Laura Lewis, Courtney Grant, Angie Goff
Contact Email: concessions@thememorialtournament.com

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Course Watering

Course watering volunteers will provide the Memorial Tournament additional support during early morning and late afternoon. Responsibilities include: watering flowers/plants in various areas of the course and reporting back to Tournament staff on condition and proposed changes to the watering schedule. Great for anyone with a green thumb!

Age Requirement: 18 years or older; Junior Volunteers ages 14-17 are welcome to serve alongside a parent/guardian.
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Golf course knowledge preferred. Must be able to drive a golf cart.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Kayra Smith, Marigale Rice
Contact Email: volunteer@thememorialtournament.com

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Courtesy Cars / Transportation

Courtesy Cars volunteers drive cars and vans for golfers and Tournament officials during Tournament week. Transportation volunteers move cars before and after the Tournament.

Age Requirement: 25 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee. Uniform Policy Exception: Transportation volunteers are not required to wear a uniform.
Additional Requirements: Must have a good driving record and valid driver's license. Upon completing the application, volunteer must provide a copy of his/her driver's license. Please email copy to courtesycars@thememorialtournament.com. Your driving record will be checked through the Bureau of Motor Vehicles.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Jean Gans (Transportation), Joanie Roma (Courtesy Cars), Sally Wood (Transportation), Lauretta Godbout (Courtesy Cars)
Contact Email: courtesycars@thememorialtournament.com

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Credentials

Credentials volunteers staff access points to the Clubhouse and Pavilion, and guide players, players' families, media representatives and MVGC members to the appropriate venues in this complex. Familiarity with the required access credentials, effective people and communication skills, and attention to detail are necessary.

Age Requirement: 21 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Professionalism is of the utmost importance. The position will require extended periods of standing.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Dick Curtis, Julie Walburn
Contact Email: credentials@thememorialtournament.com

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Cub Care

Cub Care volunteers provide child care for children of players during Tournament play at an off course location. 

Age Requirement: 18 & Up
Uniform Policy: A t-shirt will be provided by the Tournament to be worn with tan or khaki color pants for men (no shorts) and tan or khaki color pant/short/skort for women.
Additional Requirements: Will be required to have a background check per PGA policy and provide a photo ID. Consider physical demands - bending, kneeling and lifting.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Terri Heaphy, Christy Charvat
Contact Email: cubcare@thememorialtournament.com

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Disabled Services

The Disabled Services Committee volunteers will shuttle patrons to/from several designated points on and around the golf course.

Age Requirement: 21 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Must have experience driving a golf cart. A six passenger golf cart will be used. Must be comfortable driving in crowds and turning around with limited space.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Nancy Minton, Travis Kerzee
Contact Email: disabledinfo@thememorialtournament.com

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Hospitality

Hospitality volunteers greet corporate sponsors and their guests at the on-course Hospitality venues and at Hospitality Shuttle Drops. They also assist with the check-in and distribution of proper credentials, as well as monitor the Hospitality areas of the Tournament.

Age Requirement: 21 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Professionalism is of the utmost importance since you are the first impression for the guest experience at the Memorial Tournament. General knowledge of the Tournament is preferred since you may be required to give directions, provide information, and/or hand out items.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Lisa Colosimo, Jennifer Bollinger
Contact Email: hospitality@thememorialtournament.com

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Leader Boards

Leader Board volunteers post scores of the leading players on boards located along the course. Accuracy and ability to use technology efficiently are required for this high profile area.  All shifts run from beginning of play to end of play each day.  Round 1 & 2 shifts (Thursday and Friday) are approximately 12 hours in length.  Round 3 & 4 shifts (Saturday and Sunday) are approximately 9 hours in length.

Age requirements:  18 years or older; Junior Volunteers ages 14-17 are welcome to serve alongside a parent/guardian with Committee Chair approval.

Age Requirement: 18 years or older; Junior Volunteers ages 14-17 are welcome to serve alongside a parent/guardian.
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Must be able to stand on elevated platforms and potentially climb a ladder. Must stay at assigned hole until all groups have finished that hole or are dismissed by committee chairs. Volunteers working this area will be trained.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Suzanne Colwell, Michele Joseph
Contact Email: leaderboards@thememorialtournament.com

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Marshals

A marshal helps with crowd control, keeps distractions to a minimum, locates and protects errant golf balls and assists in spectators' safety.

Age Requirement: 21 & Up
Uniform Policy: All Marshals are required to wear the white Memorial Tournament polo shirt. Both ladies and gentlemen must wear khaki pants.
Additional Requirements: Returning Marshal must volunteer for all four tournament days plus one extra day (we prefer Wednesday). New Marshal must volunteer for all four tournament days plus two extra days. All new marshals will go through a short training session before assignments start. If possible, we would like for you to volunteer for all seven days. Volunteer must be able to stand and walk for most of the days. Length of the volunteer day is one hour before start of play and ends when your hole captain releases

Committee Chair & Assitant Chair: Barb Miles, Ike Wampler
Contact Email: marshals@thememorialtournament.com

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Memorial Patron Will Call and VIP Courtesy Center

This is an off-course, air-conditioned location for the distribution of badges purchased immediately prior to the tournament. During tournament week, badges can be purchased at the location. Memorial Patron Will Call also operates a badge exchange service for corporations and Memorial Tournament patrons. The exchange fee associated with this service is donated to Nationwide Children's Hospital.

The Memorial Patron Will Call also distributes parking passes for Muirfield residents and various credentials for VIP’s, PGA members, and media during tournament week.  The week prior to the tournament, resident parking passes will be distributed from a separate location and volunteers must have previous experience with resident parking pass distribution.

Age Requirement: 18 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Must be cheerful and patient. Must possess keen problem solving skills. Should be willing to perform a number of tasks including balancing small accounts at the end of each day.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Susan Long, Jennifer Russell
Contact Email: willcall@thememorialtournament.com

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Mobile Device Courtesy Committee (MDCC)

The Mobile Device Courtesy Committee (MDCC) volunteers will walk with the "marquee-groups" during the Tournament rounds to monitor appropriate use of cell phones and cameras. We ask that the volunteer commits to volunteering 2, 3 or all 4 rounds.  The length of shift may vary due to weather therefore, the shift runs from "beginning of play to end of play" according to the group you are assigned.

Age Requirement: 21 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee. A hat and armband will be provided by the Tournament.
Additional Requirements: Must be able to walk 18 holes of golf at a rapid pace and commit to at least 2 days of volunteering.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Joyce Wimmers, Ann Otte Hunger
Contact Email: mdcc@thememorialtournament.com

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Patron Information

Patron Information volunteers help distribute pairing sheets, answer questions, direct patrons or assist at the gate. The volunteer locations include the Patron Information Tent, at an entrance gate or on the course.

Age Requirement: 18 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: You may be required to stand for long periods of time.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Jessica Ossege, Beth Fitzgerald
Contact Email: patroninformation@thememorialtournament.com

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Player Evacuation

Player Evacuation volunteers will provide player evacuation support during the Pro Am and Tournament play and will be stationed near a safe house on the course. Volunteers will be given a Tournament headset to follow for adverse weather affecting Tournament play. In the event that play is suspended, the volunteer will report to their Emergency Evacuation van (previously positioned at each Safe House) and be prepared to drive the Player/Caddies/Tournament Officials to the Clubhouse. If it is decided that players should report to the Clubhouse, volunteers will drive the Players/Caddies/Tournament Officials to the Clubhouse and will remain with their vans at the Clubhouse during the suspension of play. If it is determined that play will resume, volunteers will be responsible for taking the Players/Caddies from the Clubhouse back to their position on the course. All shifts run from beginning of play until end of play.

Age Requirement: 25 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Must have a good driving record, valid driver's license and provide a copy of driver's license. Your driving record will be checked through the Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Volunteers working this area are required to attend training prior to tournament week. Training dates are yet to be set.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Cindy Eckert, Kelly Rogers
Contact Email: playerevac@thememorialtournament.com

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Sandwich Factory

Sandwich Factory volunteers make cold sandwiches in the lower level of the Memorial Pavilion. A parking pass is provided for the evening shift.

Age Requirement: 18 & Up
Uniform Policy: No uniform necessary. Dress comfortably. The Tournament will provide an apron and gloves.
Additional Requirements: Must be able to stand for 4 hours.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Michelle Scott, Patty Dixon
Contact Email: sandwichfactory@thememorialtournament.com

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Scoring and Data Control

Scoring and Data Control volunteers are stationed along each green and/or fairway in order to plot players' shots on a grid as well as use a laser to record coordinates. All shifts run from beginning of play until end of play each day. Round 1 & 2 shifts (Thursday and Friday) are approximately 12 hours in length. Round 3 & 4 shifts (Saturday and Sunday) are approximately 9 hours long in length.

Age Requirement: 18 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Must have a strong knowledge of golf. Be able to stand for long periods of time. Must have good visual and map plotting skills.Volunteers new to working this area must attend the training session on the Wednesday of Tournament week.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Cindy Eckert, Kelly Rogers
Contact Email: scoringanddata@thememorialtournament.com

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Status Boards

Status Board volunteers post scores of approaching players at each hole. Accuracy and ability to use technology efficiently are required for this high profile area.  All shifts run from beginning of play to end of play each day.  Round 1 & 2 shifts (Thursday and Friday) are approximately 12 hours in length.  Round 3 & 4 (Saturday and Sunday) are approximately 9 hours in length. 

Press Room volunteers post scores for each golfer in the media center. Volunteers must have the ability to work independently and be able to climb on a platform and ladder to reach the full board. Prior experience is preferred.  Shifts are 6 hours in length.  

Age Requirements:  18 years or older; Junior Volunteers ages 14-17 are welcome to serve alongside a parent/guardian with committee chair approval.

Age Requirement: 18 years or older; Junior Volunteers ages 14-17 are welcome to serve alongside a parent/guardian.
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Status Board volunteers must be able to stand on elevated platform and potentially climb a ladder. Must stay at assigned hole until all groups have finished that hole or are dismissed by committee chairs. Volunteers working in the area must be trained.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Michele Joseph, Suzanne Colwell
Contact Email: statusboards@thememorialtournament.com

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Supply Distribution

The Supply Distribution responsibilities include but are not limited to: distribution of mail/packages, pairing sheets, magazines and spectator handbooks, ice/water to tee boxes, soft drink distribution to Clubhouse locations, and prohibited items collection. Perfect for young, strong active volunteers.

Age Requirement: 18 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Please consider the physical demand of lifting and being active.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Tom Nolan, Bill Shulack
Contact Email: supply@thememorialtournament.com

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Volunteer Committee

Past Committee Chairs can help in the Volunteer Center during Tournament week. Volunteers will make coffee, set out donuts and snacks, keep water bottles stocked, answer questions, sell uniforms, run register and assist volunteers with shift changes.

Age Requirement: 18 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.
Additional Requirements: Must be past committee chair

Committee Co-Chair(s): Kayra Smith, Marigale Rice
Contact Email: volunteer@thememorialtournament.com

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Volunteer Floater

Volunteers will report to the Volunteer Center prior to their shift to get an on-course volunteer assignment. Volunteers will need to be flexible with position or assignment given. The assignment may be to volunteer in a vacant position, cancellations or help with a special assignment. Training will be given with each assignment.

Age Requirement: 21 & Up
Uniform Policy: Men: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo shirt, khaki (tan) long pants and closed toe shoes. Ladies: the current yellow Memorial Tournament polo, khaki (tan) slacks, capri pants, shorts, or skorts and closed toe shoes. Shorts and skorts must be walking length or just above the knee.

Committee Co-Chair(s): Kayra Smith, Marigale Rice
Contact Email: volunteer@thememorialtournament.com

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