– The Nationwide Tour Championship at Daniel Island, the Nationwide Tour’s season-ending event where the top 60 money winners compete for 25 PGA TOUR cards and a spot on the 2011 PGA Tour, announces open enrollment for volunteers at the October 25-31, 2010 event. Over 650 volunteers are needed to staff this world class tournament, which will be televised live on the Golf Channel. Volunteers ages 12 and up can serve in a wide range of areas, and there are many positions available for those who may not have golf knowledge, but want to participate.
"Our volunteer team is one of the best in the business. We welcome anyone and everyone to come join the fun, and to help us welcome back the best the Nationwide Tour has to offer to Daniel Island,” commented Alexa Devine Harnig, Nationwide Tour Championship at Daniel Island Volunteer Coordinator. “We enjoyed an incredible first year in 2009 and are very excited to raise the bar in 2010.”
Volunteer information and applications can be found on-line at NationwideTourChampionship.com
, or by contacting Alexa Devine Harnig at (843) 881-2532 or via e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Volunteers are required to serve a minimum of three shifts, each lasting four to six hours, with opportunities available beginning Saturday, October 23rd, and concluding on the evening of Monday, November 1st. Committee choices include; Admissions/Will Call, Media, Practice Range, Transportation, Cart Shuttles, Office Administration, Pro-Am, Volunteer Services, Caddie Services, Operations, Scoring Central, Walking Scorers, Hospitality, Parking, Scoring Tents/Runners, Water & Ice, Information, Player Relations, Standard Bearers, Distribution, Marshals, Player Shuttles, and Television.
Adult volunteers, ages 23 and up, are required to pay a $55 fee to participate and will receive the following benefits: two volunteer golf shirts, volunteer badge – admits volunteer all week, volunteer golf hat, complimentary weekly pass – admits a guest all week, complimentary breakfast and lunch on scheduled work days, an invitation to the Volunteer Appreciation Party, and an opportunity to earn one (1) round of golf voucher at the Daniel Island Club for paying volunteers who work three full shifts. Golf vouchers are non-transferable. Cash, check, or money order payments accepted.
Student volunteers, ages 14-22, do not have to pay a fee to participate and will receive the following benefits: volunteer t-shirt, volunteer golf hat, complimentary breakfast and lunch on scheduled work days, volunteer badge – admits volunteer all week, complimentary weekly pass-admits a guest all week, and an invitation to Volunteer Appreciation Party. The student package does not include the opportunity to earn a golf voucher.
The simple registration process includes reviewing the Volunteer Committee list to identify the top three departments that best fit each person’s interests, downloading, completing, and submitting the application, and signing a waiver. Once registered, each volunteer will be contacted by a volunteer chairperson for scheduling.
About The Nationwide Tour
Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Nationwide Tour identifies those players who are ready to compete and win on golf's biggest stage. As the official proving ground of the PGA TOUR, two out of three PGA TOUR members are Nationwide Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won 275 PGA TOUR titles, including 13 majors and four PLAYERS Championships. Twenty-five PGA TOUR cards will be at stake over the course of 29 events in 2010. Recognizing the Tour’s growing stature, Nationwide Insurance has renewed its umbrella sponsorship of the Nationwide Tour through 2012. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its three tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players and volunteers, supports over 2,000 local charities and has surpassed $1.5 billion in charitable giving. To learn more about the PGA TOUR and Nationwide Tour, and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM
About Daniel Island
The ideal setting for living, working and playing in Charleston, South Carolina, Daniel Island is a 4,000-acre award-winning island town featuring traditional neighborhoods, a vibrant downtown, parks, marsh-lined rivers and creeks, and a private country club with golf courses by Tom Fazio and Rees Jones.
With a spectacular coastal setting, surrounded by rivers, creeks and the Charleston harbor, the island offers an endless array of water sports and recreation. Daniel Island has been honored with numerous accolades and is the 2007 recipient of the prestigious 'Award for Excellence' by the Urban Land Institute. Select from golf, marsh, deepwater or interior lots priced from $175,000 to over $1 million. A wide variety of homes, townhomes and condominiums are available from $200,000 to over $6 million.
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