Thursday, April 30, 2015

Island Resort Championship at Sweetgrass Golf Club Calls for Volunteers

(HARRIS, Mich.) - Sweetgrass Golf Club ( at Island Resort & Casino and the Delta County Chamber of Commerce seek more than 300 volunteers for the LPGA Symetra Tour’s Island Resort Championship, June 26-28.

A variety of positions are open, including cart drivers, scoreboard assistants, marshals, caddies and hospitality greeters. Jobs are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis. Applicants can state their shift availability and assignment preference at the Chamber website ( through June 1.

Volunteers receive an official tournament staff shirt, meal ticket, four general admission passes and a round of golf at the award-winning Sweetgrass Golf Club, which hosts the event for a fifth-straight year.

"We’re extremely fortunate to have such a spirited group of volunteers every year,” said Tony Mancilla, Island Resort Casino general manager and event co-chair. “It’s the efforts of these volunteers that help make the tournament experience at Sweetgrass a memorable one for spectators, players and their families.”

“Volunteering provides an excellent opportunity to support the community, and at the same time get the chance to take in the tournament and watch these up-and-coming players compete on an outstanding golf course,” added Delta County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Vickie Micheau.

The Island Resort Championship is part of the Potawatomi Cup, a series of four tournaments involving venues with Native American Indian or Potawatomi tribal ties. The player who tallies the best cumulative score in the four events wins $20,000.

Three-day grounds passes to the 54-hole stroke-play tournament are $10 and are available at the Island Showroom on property. Children 17 year and under get in free with a paying parent.

For more information, visit or call 877-ISL-GREEN.

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