Thank you for your interest in the 2013 CN Canadian Women’s Open. Click here to access the online application form.
If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Bronte McArthur at firstname.lastname@example.org
or 1-800-263-0009 ext. 308
Please Note: Volunteer shifts may start as early as 5:00 a.m. Minimum age to volunteer is 15 years old.
Volunteers will issue and retrieve caddie vests as well as ensure that the proper caddie name is on the correct caddie bib for the following day. You will also distribute towels and yardage books and oversee the caddie hospitality area during the tournament. Some positions require that volunteers work with minors and as a result, may be subject to a background check prior to the tournament.
Caddies – Pro-Am:
Caddies are required for the amateurs in the Monday and Wednesday Pro-Ams. As this is not a volunteer position, you will be paid through the Golf Canada office after the round if you get a bag. Please complete and return the Pro-Am Caddie Application form.
Volunteers will handle and forward all incoming calls from the general public and other committees regarding the event along with fielding calls from on-course radios. Volunteers will sign out and sign in on-course radios, ensuring that all radios are charged for the next day.
Volunteers are liaisons between corporate patrons and the tournament at corporate product areas such as Skyboxes, Marquee Tents etc. Volunteers will check credentials and will direct corporate patrons to the correct areas.
Volunteers will sign out/in golf carts to authorized personnel, ensuring that all carts are returned and ready for use the next day.
Grounds & Course:
Volunteers assist with the distribution of signs, water, deliveries, etc to designated drop off points on-site. Duties also include assisting with pre-tournament setup as well as post tournament takedown.
Marshals: (knowledge of golf etiquette is required)
Volunteers will provide crowd control and enforce golf etiquette among spectators along the course so that play is not disturbed. Marshals should have the physical ability to work 6 hour shifts and walk to and from their hole assignments.
Parking &; Shuttle:
Volunteers will help control access to official tournament parking lots. Duties also include assisting with shuttling tournament VIPs from designated lots to The Vancouver Golf Club. Drivers must be 25 years of age, with a valid driver's license and must complete the requested driver information on the volunteer application.
Volunteers will assist in registering players for the championship, coordinating local activities, gathering material for information packages as well as handling general hospitality inquiries from players and their families.
Volunteers will transport LPGA professionals and tournament officials to and from airports, official hotels, private housing and the golf club. Drivers must be 25 years of age, with a valid driver's license and must complete the requested driver information on the volunteer application.
Volunteers will staff the amateur registration tables, distribute gift packages, serve as hosts, assist with the draw party and coordinate the Pro-Ams as needed.
Volunteers will assist in the operation of the range to distribute practice balls, change nameplates and control access to the range, putting and chipping greens.
Assist with access control to restricted areas on-site, including player areas, the clubhouse and other secured locations. Experience as a security guard or in law enforcement is not required.
All Scoring volunteers must be available for a shift on Wednesday (Pro-Am) for training purposes. This committee works closely with the LPGA scoring staff to provide live scoring and statistics to the LPGA website and media.
Walking Scorer: Record unofficial scores and statistics as you walk the golf course with a group of LPGA professionals during championship play. Walking Scorers must be able to walk 18 holes and have a strong knowledge of golf etiquette.
Standard Bearer: Volunteers will walk the golf course with the LPGA players while carrying a standard, changing the scores during the round. Standard Bearers must have the endurance and strength to walk 18 holes as well as a strong knowledge of golf etiquette.
Scoring Control: Duties include stats validation and recording scores as they are radioed from the golf course.
Monsterboard: Volunteers will operate a manual leaderboard located near the 18th green. Be aware, you may have to work on elevated platforms.
Volunteers will assist with events such as CN Miracle Match fundraising, junior clinics and on-site promotions. Some positions require that volunteers work with minors and as a result, may be subject to a background check prior to the tournament.
Volunteers will sell tickets, check credentials, and operate 'will call' and 'check stand' at the spectator entrance. Spectator Services will also deliver daily pairing sheets and programs, operate the locator board and assist individuals with special needs. Volunteers will direct spectators to different areas of the golf course and answer general tournament questions.
Volunteers will assist with uniform packaging, uniform and credential distribution at the volunteer orientation meetings in the month prior to the championship and staff the volunteer area during the tournament.