Committees & Roles


  • Week-long official apparel (two (2) T-shirts and one (1) cap)
  • Week-long volunteer admittance credentials 
  • Week-long volunteer parking pass 
  • Volunteers Golf Day on Thursday, October 19, 2017 
  • Volunteers Party on Sunday, October 15, 2017 upon conclusion of play
  • Volunteers Handbook
  • Meals on the day you work (breakfast and lunch) 
  • Certificate for volunteer service 


Volunteers will be required to work and participate in event activities throughout the four days of the tournament, Thursday - Sunday, as well as potential days leading up to the tournament based on your committee assignment. In addition, they will need to attend a familiarization day on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at TPC Kuala Lumpur prior to tournament week. 

  • All volunteers should have some understanding of the game of golf. However, there are many roles available that do not require complete knowledge of the game. 
  • Volunteers must have good spoken and written English.
  • All volunteers are required to be courteous and attentive in their roles at all times.
  • Good social and interpersonal skills are also required as all the roles involve working with others.
  • Volunteers are not allowed to ask players for their autographs while in uniform.
  • All volunteers must be at least 18 years of age with the exception of Standard Bearers, as of October 1, 2017. 


Volunteer Committees

  • Corporate Hospitality

    Greet guests and check for proper credentials. Ensure that only properly credentialed clients are allowed in private hospitality areas. Assist marshals with noise control in hospitality areas.

  • Course Marshals

    Assigned to a specific hole, are in charge of controlling crowd noise, assist player movement from green to tee and locating errant shots.

  • Leaderboards

    Update and manage on course manual leaderboards with scores/hole status provided by scoring control.

  • Roving Marshals

    Manage player movement in high traffic areas on golf course, driving range, green to tees, outside ropes.

  • Scoring Control

    To receive and record scores and statistics of the professionals during the competitive rounds and communicate this information. Golf knowledge required.

  • Spectator Information

    To provide directory assistance to spectators and corporate clients, and answer to all questions regarding the CIMB Classic.

  • Standard Bearers

    To accompany each group of professionals during play and display their scores in relation to par on a cumulative basis. The Standard Bearers committee consists mostly of young adults, who must carry the standard (weight approximately 2-3 kilograms) and walk the length of the course.

  • Television Spotters

    The CIMB Classic will be broadcasted on television across the globe. You will be assisting the TV crews with equipment and running errands while walking all 18 holes. MUST have golf knowledge.

  • Walking Scorers

    To record and communicate scores and statistics of the professionals during the competitive rounds while walking the length of the course. Golf knowledge required.

  • Volunteer Administration

    Coordinate all the volunteers according to their group and to distribute food and beverages to volunteers on the course, and assist in the distribution of volunteer uniforms.

Volunteers's Handbook

Each volunteer will receive a handbook that is an essential reference to assist you in your important volunteer duties. The handbook will contain information regarding your credentials, access and parking, schedule of events and other amenities and helpful hints to make your time as a volunteer at the CIMB Classic more enjoyable.

Contact Us

If you have any questions, feel free to contact:

Emma Pye
Volunteer Chairman
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