Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Committees operate Monday, April 10 through Sunday, April 16 unless otherwise noted.

Announcers

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Engage the spectators with player introductions and relevant information as the players come through the 9th and 18th greens. 

Caddie Operations

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Assist the Pro-Am amateur caddies and players and support Pro caddies throughout the week. Shuttle Pro-Am participants via golf carts and maintain the bag drop as players and caddies arrive. Support PGA TOUR caddies with registration and parking.

Child Care

Provide child care for players’ children during Tournament week, including various educational, outdoor and field trip activities.

Background check is required.

Couriers

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Get close to the Pros and the inside-the-ropes personnel by transporting players, caddies, families, walking scorers, standard bearers and officials via golf cart from the 18th green to the clubhouse.

Duties require driving a golf cart.

Hospitality Ambassadors

LIMITED POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Serve as a liaison for the Tournament and information reference for the spectators. Welcome and direct guests at the entry point to their hospitality suite or course entrance. Help ensure an ideal experience by assisting guests with Tournament information.

Duties require standing for the duration of the shift and frequently walking up and down stairs.

This committee's training occurs prior to the tournament week.

Marshals

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Work inside the ropes and right on course, helping ensure that play proceeds smoothly and safely, creating an enjoyable experience on the course without distracting players. Work on one hole, and periodically rotate positions around the hole in order to assist players with locating balls and obtaining rulings.

Duties require standing for the duration of the shift. Knowledge of golf etiquette is recommended.

Must work both Saturday and Sunday of the tournament as well as two additional shifts, typically Thursday and Friday. Training occurs prior to tournament week.

Media Relations

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Work inside the Media Center, assisting the media with Tournament information and coordinating with various media outlets, the PGA TOUR and players.

Player Transportation

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Provide a welcoming experience for players and their families by providing transportation around the island and the local attractions during their time at the Tournament. Respond to transportation requests from Tournament officials as needed throughout the Tournament.

Duties require driving a vehicle. Driving record check is required.

Safe Haven/Rain Delay

LIMITED POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Coordinate with Tournament officials, golfers and other volunteer committees in the event of inclement weather. Direct and transport players and support staff by van to shelter, and inform Tournament support personnel how to proceed in accordance with TOUR guidelines regarding the resumption or postponement of play.

Duties require driving a vehicle. Driving record check is required. Training occurs prior to tournament week.

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Use lasers and other electronics to track the position and distance of the players’ shots to generate statistics for use on TV and Internet coverage. Positioned on one hole with locations around the fairway landing area and at the green.

Duties require the use of small electronics and charting the location of golf balls. Knowledge of golf is recommended.

Operates Thursday, April 13 to Sunday, April 16. Training is during tournament week.

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Walk inside the ropes and be in the thick of the action for an entire round with a group of PGA TOUR players and record instantaneous shot and score updates during the Tournament. The information is then updated on the TV broadcast on Internet leaderboards.

Duties require the use of small electronics and walking all 18 holes. Knowledge of golf is recommended.

Operates Wednesday, April 12 to Sunday, April 16. Training is during tournament week.

Special Assistance Shuttle

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Assist spectators who need special assistance by transporting them via golf cart from the Handicapped Parking Lot next to the 13th green to central locations within the golf course in order to enjoy various locations on the course.

Duties require driving a golf cart. Operates Thursday, April 13 to Sunday, April 16.

Standard Bearers

MUST BE A LOCAL HIGH SCHOOL OR MIDDLE SCHOOL STUDENT

Standard Bearers walk inside the ropes for all 18 holes with their group, carrying RBC Heritage leaderboard standards to display accurate and up-to-date scores throughout the round.

Starters

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Inform the spectators of upcoming playing groups by introducing the players as they begin their rounds during the Tournament.

Traffic Management

Assist with the management of vehicle traffic on Plantation Drive, which certain vehicles are allowed to drive through during the Tournament with proper access hangtags. Oversee the safety of spectators as they are walking between holes to ensure that traffic and spectators can move safely. Additional duties oversee the loading and unloading of spectator shuttles at Harbour Town Marina and parking areas.

Volunteer Shuttle

LIMITED POSITIONS AVAILABLE

Assist our volunteers with parking and shuttle service at the Volunteer Parking Lot and shuttle loading area at the Volunteer Tent. Duties include overseeing the parking area to maintain the parking plan and assist with the coordination of shuttle service to ensure our volunteers have an enjoyable experience as they go to and from their shifts on the golf course.

Volunteer Tent

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Oversee the tent volunteers will report to at the start of their day and between shifts. Serve as the primary source of volunteer information to answer volunteer and Tournament-related questions. Help keep the tent stocked with food and drinks while maintaining an appealing area for volunteers to congregate.

Uniforms

THIS COMMITTEE IS FULL

Provide information and distribute and organize volunteer uniforms and volunteer package material at Volunteer Uniform Distribution in March.

Apply to be an RBC Heritage Golf Tournament volunteer!

Volunteer registration will open in the fall. Interested applicants must live or have accommodations within 1.5 hours of Hilton Head for the week of the Tournament and agree to work a minimum of 16 hours, or 4 shifts, depending on the committee. Certain committees have additional training. There is a $100 registration fee, which includes the uniform hat, jacket and shirt, a tournament badge for the entire week, four meal tickets redeemable at all concession stands, preferred parking and shuttle transportation and an invitation to the Volunteer Appreciation Party. Volunteers may also purchase up to four weekly Grounds Badges for $75 each (over 50% off). By charging a modest fee, the Heritage Classic Foundation is able to reduce overhead costs and help ensure that proceeds benefit local charities. Once you have submitted your volunteer application by completing the form below, the Volunteer & Operations Manager will contact you shortly thereafter to discuss the current volunteer opportunities and volunteer program details. After speaking with the Volunteer & Operations Manager, you will receive your login information to complete your online volunteer registration.

If you are interested in volunteering for a committee that is already full, please complete the Volunteer Application and indicate that you would like to be notified for the 2018 RBC Heritage.

Click here to download the 2016 RBC Heritage Volunteer Guidelines