Event Postponed Last Spring Set for April 29-May 2
Tickets are now on sale for the Huntsville Championship Korn Ferry Tour event in late April.
The tournament debuts April 29-May 2 at The Ledges after being postponed last March as part of the tour’s shutdown amid the coronavirus pandemic.
There are two types of tickets available for the Huntsville Championship – Good-Any-Day and the SkyDeck presented by Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama.
The Good-Any-Day passes allow fans to walk the course, while the Skydeck passes offer a prime view on the closing hole with food and beverage included.
Good-Any-Day tickets are $11.75 per day or $33.75 for the week. Skydeck tickets are $210.75.
All active-duty and retired U.S. military, National Guard, reservists, Veterans and first responders will receive complimentary admission by presenting a government-issued ID at the admissions tent.
Juniors 16 and under are admitted for free with a ticketed adult. Juniors will receive their complimentary Good-Any-Day ticket at the admissions tent located at the main entrance.
Also, the Huntsville Championship is now registering for volunteers to work the event. For more information click here.
Volunteer committees include:
- Admissions/Will Call/Ambassadors: Ticket operations at Main Entrance, Organization and distribution of Will Call tickets and credentials, Distribution of tournament information to guests.
- Evacuation: Coordinate with Rules Officials on the distribution and location of all forms of transportation (carts, vans) for player/caddie evacuation during inclement weather.
- Hospitality Services: Management of hospitality venues on course to include credential verification, venue upkeep, guest services and assistance.
- Marshals: Crowd control and maintenance of assigned holes, from tee to green on course. *Additional instructions provided for Volunteers assigned on starting tent holes, 1 and 10.
- Operations: Assist the tournament operations team with miscellaneous operational tasks throughout the week. Tasks might include but not limited to course set up/tear down, rope & stake, trash clean up, cart maintenance, fence/wind screen.
- Parking: Supervise the execution of parking and traffic flow in all parking lots designated to the tournament – clubhouse, general public, caddie, VIP, etc.
- Player/Caddie Services: Managing the check-in process for all professionals and caddies, Monday- Wednesday. Ensure that all requested needs are met regarding tournament week and their stay in Huntsville.
- Player Housing: Provide assistance to players, caddies, families in securing private housing accommodations within The Ledges or hotel accommodations in Huntsville.
- Practice Facility: Manage the operations surrounding the use of the practice facilities (driving range, chipping and putting areas) during the week. Assigning/securing areas on the range, signage placement, ball distribution.
- Pro-Am: Assist the tournament staff with the management of the pro-am and pro-am pairings party. Participant registration, distribution of gift packages, etc.
- Pro/VIP Shuttles: Manage the transportation of players/caddies to practice facilities and specific holes on course. Must be 21 or older.
- Refreshers: Responsible for distributing ice and beverages to various locations throughout the course (Starting tents, coolers on tee boxes, Volunteer HQ, etc.) during the tournament.
- Scoring Control: Assist with tournament scoring; radio communication with walking scorers; score verification.
- Standard Bearers Assigned to carry the standard which includes players names and score to par. This is considered a “physical” position, as you will carry a sign for an entire round of golf (approximately 5 hours). We recommend that you should be in good physical health when volunteering as a standard bearer.
- Volunteer HQ: Supervise the sign-in/out process for all volunteers and provide any instructions on assigned duty. Supervise the Volunteer food distribution in HQ and maintenance of facility.
- Walking Scorers: Assigned to keep additional scoring for a designated player pairing, walking all 18 holes. Track scoring on a hand-held device while reporting scores via radio. Knowledge of golf is necessary for this position as scoring includes recording statistics on a hand-held device. Must be 18 or older.
By Alabama Golf News staff