The Barabasol Championship will require more than 1,500 volunteers throughout tournament week. Local volunteers are integral to the success of the tournament and we look forward to showcasing the Bluegrass hospitality that is only found in Central Kentucky.
Volunteer registration will open in the spring. Register your email below to be the first to know.
Committee is responsible for controlling access into restricted access areas around the course as well as answer general fan questions. Volunteers will be provided with a credential board, showing which credentials are allowed at each access point. Access Control committee will be active Monday-Sunday and work outdoors.
Caddie Services’ duties will include registering caddies, sorting and distributing the caddie bibs and towels, and providing a concierge service. Committee will be active Tuesday-Sunday and work indoors (committee will have early morning shifts).
Marshals are responsible for crowd control and helping players find lost golf balls. They get the unique opportunity to work inside the ropes and see the action up close. Volunteers should be familiar with the prohibited items to help enforce this policy on course and should have a basic knowledge of the rules and regulations of a golf course. Marshals committee will be active Wednesday-Sunday will be asked to work full-day shifts (approx. six hours) outdoors and will require standing for long periods of time.
ShotLink Laser Operators
Volunteers will be trained on the ShotLink laser device, which measures and records shot data. This information is transmitted directly to the ShotLink truck. Lasers are located on every fairway and green. Volunteers should have knowledge of golf. Committee will be active Wednesday-Sunday and work outdoors. ShotLink volunteers will be asked to work a six-hour shift and much commit to at least three full days.
Committee is active Saturday-Monday. Volunteers will assist with the staging, distribution, and return of the players’ courtesy cars. They may also be asked to shuttle players and family. Should be flexible with hours, as the shifts are based on the players’ needs. This may involve early mornings and late nights. Committee will be active Saturday-Monday with volunteers being required to be 25+ in age and have a valid driver’s license. All driving records will be reviewed in order to be considered for this committee.
Admissions & Entry
Committee is responsible for selling and issuing daily tickets, managing will call and checking tickets & credentials at entry gates. Admissions committee will be active Monday-Sunday and work indoors and outdoors.
Volunteers will welcome corporate guests, verify proper credentials and provide directions to hospitality venues. They will provide information and support to hospitality hosts and their guests, ensuring the tournament’s supporters have a positive and memorable experience each day. Committee will be active Wednesday-Sunday and work outdoors.
Committee will assist the staff in the media center with main responsibilities being various administrative duties and ensuring that the media’s needs are met. Committee will be active Tuesday-Sunday and work indoors.
Volunteers will be assigned a group and will walk with a two-sided standard and be responsible for keeping the standard updated, so they should possess a knowledge of golf scoring. Committee will be active Wednesday-Sunday. Volunteers should be able to walk 18 holes in any weather condition and understand golf etiquette.
Volunteers will work the week of the tournament in volunteer headquarters and will assist the weekend of volunteer training. On the weekend of volunteer training, volunteers will help the championship staff with all uniform exchanges. During championship week, volunteers will be in charge of the operation of the volunteer hospitality venue. Duties will include answering volunteer questions, conducting uniform exchanges, assisting meal vendors, and keeping the venue clean. Committee will be active Monday-Sunday and early mornings will be required for volunteer headquarters.
Ambassadors will serve as the greeters of the tournament and provide directions, answer questions and distribute spectator guides and pairings sheets. Committee will be active Wednesday-Sunday and work outdoors.
Volunteers will be responsible for the maintenance of recycling containers and trash receptacles throughout the tournament grounds. Committee will be active Wednesday-Sunday and work outdoors.
Volunteers will assist in the merchandise tent with different responsibilities assigned within this climate controlled venue, including customer service, point of sales operations and assisting with product. Committee will be active Tuesday-Sunday and work indoors.
Volunteers will be responsible for stocking beverages, ice and snacks at various locations on the course. Committee will be active Monday-Sunday and work indoors (early mornings and heavy lifting are required).
Walking Scorers will be trained on the scoring system provided by ShotLink. They will be assigned a group and will be in charge of recording accurate shot by shot scoring updates for each of the three players in the group. Volunteers should have a thorough understanding of golf, be very comfortable using a handheld digital device, a headset and a microphone, and be able to walk 18 holes. Committee will be active Wednesday-Sunday with a three-day commitment being necessary.