Monday, June 6, 2016

Volunteers Still Needed for the 2016 Barbasol Championship at RTJ Grand National July 14 – 17



Volunteers Still Needed  
for the 2016 Barbasol Championship at RTJ Grand National July 14 – 17

Don't miss you chance to get behind the ropes with some of the world's best PGA players! Volunteers are still needed, and we would love to have you be apart of the excitement!

A PGA Tour tournament sponsored by Barbasol, the No. 1 shaving cream brand in the U.S., debuted in 2015 at the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National. The tournament will return for the second year on July 11 - 17, 2016. A four-year agreement establishing the Barbasol Championship had been announced at the Alabama State Capitol by Governor Robert Bentley and representatives from the PGA Tour and the Robert Trent Jones Trail Foundation, which will serve as the tournament host organization. The Barbasol Championship has become part of the FedEx Cup competition, awarding 300 points to the winner.

If you are interested in being a volunteer for the 2016 Barbasol Championship, please click here to register. After you click the link, go to the left hand side of the page to begin the registration process. Each year volunteers are required to register as new volunteers to protect the past information provided to the website. If you registered last year, you may use the same username and password. If you have a group that would like to volunteer, contact Selina Maddox and a group discount will be given to the group. Go to www.barbasolchampionship.com to see all the committees available and to register.

Volunteer Package:  $50.00               Military $35.00   
  • Dri Fit golf polo shirt
  • Dri fit baseball hat
  • Credential for the week-allows you in the tournament on days you do not work
  • A Good Any Day ticket to give away ($20.00)
  • Breakfast and Lunch on days you work
  • Golf Voucher to play RTJ Grand National (good for 1 year/transferrable)

Barbasol Championship Facts:
  • Will be held July 14-17, 2016 on the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail at Grand National in Auburn/Opelika, AL.
  • Grand National is one of 11 sites along the Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail.  It has 36-holes of championship golf along with an 18-hole par-3 short course.
  • The event will have an estimated economic impact of more than $25M on an annual basis.  This is based on estimates using comparable city population, tournament size and scope.
  • The event will bring 132 professional golfers competing for $4m in prize money.
  • Barbasol, an Ohio-based consumer product, will be the title sponsor of the event from 2015 - 2018.
  • "Barbasol is America's #1 shaving cream.
  • The tournament will be televised live on the Golf Channel all four official tournament days.
  • Expected attendance of more than 50,000 to attend the event throughout tournament week.
  • More than 70 credentialed media are anticipated to attend the event during tournament week.  This includes local, national and international print and electronic media. Countries represented include Japan, Korea and Europe..
  • One of only 45 official events on the PGA TOUR schedule.
  • The Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Foundation, Inc., is the host organization of the event.  This 501(c)(3) organization also is the host organization for LPGA events in Mobile and Prattville.

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