Volunteer for the 2010 U.S. Open
at Pebble Beach
Want to be a part of the 2010 U.S. Open? The best way
to get involved is by becoming a volunteer. Here's how.
February 18, 2009
On June 14-20, 2010, the U.S. Open Championship returns to
the Pebble Beach Golf Links. This will be the fifth
time that the U.S. Open will be played at Pebble Beach, and
it will surely be a challenge for the 156 players who will be
participating, as well as a memorable experience for the
thousands of spectators and volunteers who will be on-site.
|Some volunteers may have the chance
to work on-course assignments. (USGA Museum)|
At each championship, volunteers play many important roles,
such as serving as marshals, assisting with scoring,
providing information services to spectators and staffing
several other areas that are vital to the championship.
Volunteers are truly the backbone of every USGA championship,
and we could not hold the U.S. Open without their help and
If you are interested in participating in this historic
event, please visit our
Volunteer Web site
. Follow the instructions to
complete the online application.
All individuals chosen to be volunteers will be
assigned to one of 20 committees and will be asked to work at
least four shifts. Shifts will last approximately six
hours. Please be sure to list four committees that you
would like to join. Unfortunately, we cannot guarantee
that you will be selected as a volunteer or placed on one of
your committee choices. However, if selected, we will
do our best to ensure that you have a great experience.
All volunteers will be required to purchase the Volunteer
Package. This package includes the volunteer uniform
and a credential valid for all seven days of the Championship
(even when you are not volunteering). The volunteer
uniform will consist of two logoed golf shirts, a vest, a
jacket, and a hat or visor. The volunteer uniform will
be specifically designed for the 110
U.S. Open Championship at Pebble Beach Golf Links.
Along with volunteer uniforms, women may wear khaki pants,
skirts or shorts of appropriate length and men may wear khaki
pants or shorts of the appropriate length. The price of
the entire volunteer package will be approximately
send payment for the volunteer package with your
application. The Championship Office will notify you if
you have been selected as a volunteer and, if selected, your
committee assignment. At that time, selected volunteers
will receive an invoice for the total amount of the volunteer
package. Also, please be aware that you will be responsible
for your accommodations - and that lodging options in the
area will be limited and expensive.
This is your chance to enjoy, firsthand, the excitement of
the U.S. Open Championship. Volunteer positions will
fill up fast, so
. We know you will have the time of your life!
For more information about volunteering for the 2010 U.S.
Open at Pebble Beach Golf Links, contact Kevin Kristof,
coordinator of Volunteer & Player Services, in the
Championship Office firstname.lastname@example.org.