FAQs

THANK YOU TO OUR PARTNERS

We would like to thank Lewis Drug and the following partners for their support of the Sanford International Volunteer Program. The support of these organizations allows us to provide our volunteers with a worthwhile experience.

Fazolis
Pizza Ranch
SDBC

THE LAST DATE TO RECEIVE A VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION REFUND IS SEPTEMBER 1ST

Why should I volunteer?

  • Meet the legends of golf
  • Be part of the excitement and close to the action
  • Help our community host a premiere PGA TOUR Champions event
  • Make an impact on the charitable efforts in your community
  • Network with other volunteers and staff
  • Help show off Sioux Falls and the Dakotas to the world
  • Have fun!!!!

What does the volunteer registration fee cover?

  • One polo shirt from Arnold Palmer
  • Quarter zip jacket
  • Choice of hat or visor
  • Tournament Credential
  • Commemorative pin for inaugural tournament
  • Breakfast/Lunch during your shift
  • Access to tournament grounds Wednesday thru Sunday (with credential).
  • One round of golf at Minnehaha Country Club during our Volunteer Golf Outing – limited spots available
  • Access to Volunteer Appreciation Party

What does the junior registration fee cover?

  • One Sanford International t-shirt
  • Sanford International hat
  • Breakfast/Lunch during shift
  • Commemorative pin for inaugural tournament
  • Tournament Credential
  • Access to tournament grounds Wednesday thru Sunday (with credential).

What is the uniform policy?

  • Must wear the Sanford International volunteer polo, quarter zip (when applicable) and credential while working
  • Khaki pants or shorts
  • Closed toed shoes

Is there a minimum age limit to volunteer?

  • Volunteers under the age of 18 have the option to be a junior volunteer. They can sign up to be a standard bearer or help on the driving range.

Can I watch golf when I am not working?

  • Yes! Please join us out on the course to watch some golf. Your volunteer credential will serve as your admission pass for the week and we encourage you to use it.
  • We do ask you not wear your uniform when off-duty, so please bring a change of clothes if you plan to spectate before or after your shift.

Does it matter when I register to volunteer?

  • Volunteer spots are filled on a first come, first serve basis

Can I choose my assignment?

  • On the volunteer registration site, you will choose your top three volunteer committees. We will try our best to accommodate your first-choice, however some of the committees fill up quicker than others.

When do I find out my volunteer committee assignment?

  • We will notify you via email in a timely manner confirming what committee you’re on.
  • If you do not hear from us by July 1st, please contact McKenzie Swenson at mswenson@prolinkssports.com.

Can I be scheduled (shift assignments) at the same time as my spouse, friend, etc.?

  • Yes, when you fill out the volunteer registration site, you can sign up for the same days as your spouse or friend.
  • You can also let your chair person know once they contact you.

If I am no longer able to volunteer, can I receive a refund?

Can I get autographs from players?

  • Please refrain from asking for autographs and pictures while on duty. We do encourage you to get close to the action while off duty! Get autographs and take lots of pictures when you are able.

Can I volunteer for more than one committee?

  • Yes, we often have needs for versatile volunteers who can perform more than one function
  • Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, McKenzie Swenson at mswenson@prolinkssports.com to make arrangements

Do you have volunteer opportunities outside the Tournament week?

  • Yes, we need help in the Tournament office before and after the Sanford International. Please contact McKenzie Swenson for more information.

Are there volunteer opportunities that do not require me to be outside?

  • Yes, to name a few, there are many committees such as transportation, hospitality, and office volunteer jobs that are largely in a climate-controlled environment.