2014 Greenbrier Classic Volunteer of the Year Marvin Taylor with Monte Ortel, Executive Tournament Director (left), and Jim Sweetwood, Tournament Coordinator (right)

[WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, WV] – In a ceremony held on Saturday, November 1, 2014 at The Greenbrier, the classic American resort in White Sulphur Springs, WV, tournament officials announced the recipient of the 2014 Volunteer of the Year award for The Greenbrier Classic.

The Volunteer of the Year award celebrates the selfless men and women who dedicate their time to the tournament each year. The Greenbrier Classic is proud to recognize Marvin Taylor as the 2014 recipient of the award. Marvin, who resides in Charleston, West Virginia with his wife Mary Beth, has been volunteering at The Greenbrier Classic for five years. He is currently a member of the Sponsor Services committee and has become a regular volunteer representative in the Eaton chalet on the 17th green.
“Eaton has requested Marvin Taylor to volunteer in our main hospitality chalet every single year,” said Karen Elyse, Eaton’s sponsorship director. “He has become part of our event team and family.  We couldn't, and wouldn't want to, do it without him! He is an amazing man. We are all lucky to have him.”
The Greenbrier Classic Volunteer of the Year recipient is selected annually based on a number of criteria, including: number of volunteer shifts worked; the manner in which a volunteer represents the tournament and himself/herself; and an individual’s willingness to go above and beyond what is generally expected of a volunteer.
“We are extremely proud of Marvin and all of the more than 1,400 individuals each year who donate their time to the tournament,” said Executive Tournament Director Monte Ortel. “Marvin’s commitment and passion to The Greenbrier Classic has positively impacted so many people throughout his five years as a volunteer and we are pleased to officially recognize his service as the 2014 Volunteer of the Year.”
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Located in White Sulphur Springs in the Allegheny Mountains of West Virginia, The Greenbrier has been welcoming guests since 1778. Known as "America's Resort," it encompasses 10,000 acres of undulating landscape that includes: five championship golf courses (including the exclusive Greenbrier Sporting Club's private course); a championship indoor and outdoor tennis facility (including five outdoor clay courts and five indoor courts); The Greenbrier Clinic (specializing in executive health); a 40,000-square-foot spa; a mélange of sporting activities; shops; private homes at The Greenbrier Sporting Club; guests-only casino; and, at its heart, a vast and imposing grand hotel. Purchased in 2009 by West Virginia entrepreneur James C. Justice II, The Greenbrier has undergone a $250+ million restoration and is now home to The Greenbrier Classic, a PGA TOUR, FedExCup event, and will soon launch The Greenbrier Medical Institute, a state-of-the-art medical complex on the resort's grounds.

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