Every year across the country there are over 24 million Americans who play golf. According to Forbes, approximately 465 million rounds are played annually, making it the game of a lifetime. What possible reason could there be for the increasing popularity of golf events each year? In simplest terms, golf outings fit well in a wide variety of scenarios ranging from non-profit fundraising, memorable tributes, and networking.
The money raised from selling sponsorships are the lifeline of your golf event. Proceeds from individual golf slots tend to cover the expenses associated with your event, but filling sponsorships guarantees a successful fundraiser. The key to selling sponsorships is understanding how to market your event to prospective sponsors.
Golf tournaments are some of the most profitable fundraisers in the world, if done correctly. There is substantial planning that goes into every golf tournament and one of the worst things an attendee can say about the event is that it was “disorganized”. Let’s explore some of the top mistakes that can sink your event and how to avoid them.
Planning a charity golf tournament requires a great deal of research and organization. An event organizer must familiarize themselves with the process of assembling a committee, choosing an appropriate course, and managing a multitude of details from player registrations to securing sponsors.