Simply put, the RBC Heritage Golf Tournament would not be possible without our dedicated team of amazing volunteers. Their hard work and professionalism have earned one of the PGA TOUR's highest ratings, year after year. The generous support of our RBC Heritage Volunteer Team makes it possible for the Tournament’s general sponsor, the Heritage Classic Foundation, to consistently make substantial contributions to local charities.
For more information, please visit: http://www.rbcheritage.com/volunteers/volunteer-opportunities
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 at a discounted $75 price (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.
Available Volunteer Committees:Marshals
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.Hospitality Ambassadors
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.Caddie Operations
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.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.
- Event Management
- People Skills
- Relationship Building
Good Match For
Requirements & Commitment
- 16 hours, or 4 shifts, depending on the committee.
- Certain committees have additional training. Duties may involve standing for long periods.