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SHO and Tell: The Latest on The Shell Houston Open
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2014 Volunteer Opportunities
On-line registration begins Jan. 22 at noon
(All volunteers must be at least 21 years of age)

ROPING: This is primarily a pre-tournament opportunity to assist committee officials with the installation of ropes, stakes & barricades which provide gallery control, player safety, etc.
Days Needed:
Thursday, March 27 - Wednesday, April 2
Shifts: 7:30 - 11:30 AM and 1 - 5 PM
Committee Requirements: Outdoor work clothes including comfortable shoes and heavy leather work gloves. Clothing is likely to get painted or damaged. Tournament uniform is not recommended until Monday of tournament week. 

GALLERY MARSHALS: Serve as Goodwill Ambassadors of the tournament by providing information to spectators/patrons, etc. Gallery Marshals will be assigned to a specific hole/location on the course. They provide gallery control to ensure safety and ease of movement for players, caddies and officials by controlling noise and gallery activities, ball spotting, evacuation assistance and they also monitor and address cell phone/camera usage in and around areas that could potentially disrupt play. Actual shifts are approximately 5-plus hours and start/end time will vary depending on hole assignments and starting tee times. Gallery marshals are not required on Monday and Tuesday.
Days Needed: Wednesday, April 2 - Sunday, April 6

FLYING SQUAD: The Flying Squad will have varied tasks which could include but are not limited to, assisting with transition of players, gallery control, course evacuation, spectator and cart traffic control, etc. Flying Squad volunteers are not required on Monday and Tuesday.
Days Needed: Wednesday, April 2 - Sunday, April 6

TRANSITIONS: Manage and direct player and spectator traffic in specific transitional areas.
Days Needed - Wednesday, April 2 - Sunday, April 6

LASERS/SHOTLINK: Operate laser measurement devices on fairways and greenside to provide on-course, real time data input to the PGA TOUR's ShotLink Scoring and Statistics System. ShotLink lasers are similar to survey equipment. Thursday and Friday shifts are approximately 5+ hours for both morning and afternoon tee times. Saturday and Sunday shifts are approximately 8 hours with one wave of tee times. Actual start/end times will vary depending on hole assignment and/or tournament delays.
Days Needed: Thursday, April 3 - Sunday, April 6
Committee Requirements: First time ShotLink volunteers MUST attend a mandatory training on Saturday, March 29 and approximately 1 hour between 10 AM - 2 PM on Wednesday, April 2 for a practice session.

HOSPITALITY: Assist committee officials with greeting/welcoming guests and checking credentials at private entrances to hospitality suites. Provide information and assistance to hospitality suite holders and assist the Marshals with noise control during tournament play.
Days Needed: Wednesday, April 2 - Sunday, April 6

TRANSPORTATION: Assist in transporting players, their families and VIP guests to and from hotel, golf course and airport. Shifts are available as early as the Friday BEFORE tournament week through the Monday AFTER.
Days Needed: Saturday, March 29 - Sunday, April 6
Committee Requirements: Must have a valid driver's license.

TELEVISION: Assist television crews during on air coverage. Volunteers are needed to assist with scoring, spotting and or driving camera operators.
Days Needed: Thursday, April 3 - Sunday, April 6
Shifts: Thursday & Friday - approximately 1-5 PM
Saturday & Sunday - approximately 10 AM - 5 PM
Committee Requirements: Volunteers must work all 4 days and be able to walk all 18 holes.

SHO and Tell: The Latest on The Shell Houston Open
2014 SHO attracted major world class field

The 2014 Shell Houston Open attracted plenty of players who would go on to tee it up in golf’s four major championships — ...

SHO and Tell: The Latest on The Shell Houston Open
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