VOLUNTEER INFORMATION

2024 VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION IS OPEN!

Sign up to become a volunteer for one of the biggest sporting events in northwest Ohio! Work alongside hundreds of volunteers and the world's best women golfers. These choices will be filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. The 40th anniversary Dana Open will take place at Highland Meadows Golf Club from July 15-21.

The registration fee to volunteer is $65 and includes:

  • Tournament Polo
  • Tournament Hat
  • Access to food in the Volunteer Tent during shifts
  • Weekly Volunteer Credential (Clubhouse Courtyard access)
  • Weekly Parking Pass
  • Ticket to the Volunteer Party

The $25 registration applies to select committees and includes:

  • Tournament T-Shirt
  • Tournament Hat
  • Access to food in the Volunteer Tent during shifts
  • Weekly Volunteer Credential (Grounds access)
  • Weekly Parking Pass
  • Ticket to the Volunteer Party

VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

OPERATIONS:

Operation committees are responsible for ensuring tournament play proceeds in a timely and professional manner.

SCORING CONTROL: Responsible for relaying and verifying player scores, requests rulings, report interval violations and requests emergency services from First Aid. ($65 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available – No TUESDAY shifts)

SPECTATOR INFORMATION: Manage and operate all manual scoreboards.  ($25 or $65 volunteer package/Thursday-Sunday shifts available)            

STANDARD BEARERS: Carry a sign inside the ropes during play and display players’ scores.  Volunteers must be able to walk all 18 holes on the golf course. (17 and under - $25 volunteer package, adults - $65 volunteer package - Thursday-Sunday shifts available)                             

WALKING SCORERS: Responsibilities include keeping score on handheld Palm device and reporting scores to scoring control by radio.  Volunteers must be able to walk a full 18 holes in all types of weather conditions. ($65 volunteer package – No MONDAY or TUESDAY shifts)

MARSHALS:  Provide ball spotting to players and control the movement and conversations of spectators; on-course active position.  Also, the committee is responsible for handling the movement of the players during an evacuation.  Requirements:  Must be able to stand for long periods of time. ($65 volunteer package)

PLAYER SERVICES:

Player Services committees are responsible for ensuring the needs of the LPGA players are met.

LOCKER ROOM: Provides access to lockers and distributes mail and messages to LPGA pros. ($65 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available; women only) 

FOOD SERVICES: Staffs and supervises players grill and meal count. ($65 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available; women only)

TRANSPORTATION: Manage tournament cars and transport players and tournament guests from airport to designated hotel or course.  Volunteer Requirements:  Volunteers must be at least 21 years of age. ($65 volunteer package Sunday-Sunday shifts available; 21 years of age or older)

ON-COURSE REFRESHMENTS: Replenish water and ice along with other products on course.  ($25 volunteer package – Sunday – Sunday)

 

VOLUNTEER SERVICES:

Volunteer Services committees are responsible for all areas dealing directly with volunteer needs.

VOLUNTEER TENT: Assists in distribution and replenishment of Volunteer Tent snacks during Tournament. ($25 or $65 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)

SPONSOR SERVICES:

Sponsor Services committees are responsible for ensuring that needs of the sponsors and their guests are met during Tournament week.

WILL CALL: On site location for players, spectators, and sponsors to pick up and drop off credentials ($25 or $65 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)

CLUBHOUSE HOSPITALITY: Supervises sponsors and guest registration to Clubhouse Hospitality. ($65 volunteer package/Thursday - Sunday shifts only)  

SKYBOX SECURITY: Provide security and monitor activity inside the skyboxes on hole 18. ($65 volunteer package/Thursday - Sunday shifts only)                                

SKYBOX/HOSPITALITY ENTRY CHECK-IN: Responsible for checking credentials for patrons entering Skyboxes, Champion’s Tent and Clubhouse Hospitality area.  ($65 volunteer package/Thursday - Sunday shifts only)

CHAMPION’S TENT: Registers sponsors and guests, assists with any needs, and oversees the caterer’s upkeep of the food and tent area. ($65 volunteer package/Thursday - Sunday shifts available)

SPECTATOR SERVICES:

Spectator Services committees are responsible for planning and providing high-quality cost-effective parking, busing and security services.

CLUBHOUSE ADMISSION:  Checks credentials on the patio and other entry ways into the clubhouse.  Making sure everyone has the proper credentials.  ($65 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)                          

SHUTTLE SERVICE: Provides shuttle service for spectators, directors, chairmen and others from Parking Lot C and Lot D. ($25 volunteer package - Monday-Sunday shifts available; 21 years of age or older)

PUBLIC INFORMATION TENT/ PAIRINGS DISTRIBUTION: Provides general player and course information to the spectators and distributes pairing sheets. ($25 or $65 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)             

MEDIA:

Media committees are responsible for working with media and LPGA media staff.              

MEDIA ROOM:  Assist in the operations of the media center.  Responsibilities include registering the media, answering questions, assisting with interviews, distributing information and scores. ($65 volunteer package/Monday-Sunday shifts available)

TV SPOTTERS:  Assist the Golf Channel in a volunteer capacity to work as spotters, scorers and microphone holders.  ($65 volunteer package/Wednesday-Sunday shifts available)