Golf Tournament Time Line & Action Items

Action Item                                                               1 Year in Advance

First Committee Meeting

Determine Purpose, time and date

Choose the golf course

Create sponsor packages

Start selling big sponsors

Recruit new committee members.

_________________________________________6 Months in Advance

Develop the complete business plan

Finalize the golf course and schedule details

Continue selling sponsors

Create a detailed budget 

Create golfer packages

Start your committee meetings

Secure Title Sponsor

Create a logo for the event

_________________________________________5 Months in Advance

Build database of golfers

Get quotes on Gifts and Prizes

Create Brochure

Develop Marketing Plan

_____________________________              _____ 4 Months in Advance

Create Auction and acquire items

Start recruiting golfers

Secure Media Partner

Set up website

____________________________________           3 Months in Advance

Press Release Out

Start marketing and advertising

Sign up golfers

Continue to sell sponsors

____________________________                _____2 Months in Advance

Order Merchandise

Collect gifts and prizes

Finalize games and contests

Secure real time scoring

__________________________________________1 Month in Advance

Get signs made

Confirm all golfers and get payments

Volunteer orientation meeting

Order food & beverage

_____________________________________          _______2 Weeks Out

Committee meeting onsite

Order food and beverages

Confirmation email to golfers

Sign up deadline for golfers

___________________________________              _______1 Week Out

Send golfer pairings to the golf course

Confirm numbers with golf course

Published by phillimmordino

Phil Immordino, President: Golf Tournament Association of America, Night Golf Tournament Association, National Golf Sales Rep Association. Author, Speaker, Producer, promoter, Tournament Director, Sales Person, Publisher, Radio Show Host Client List: PGA Show, ClubCorp, Arcis, Century Golf, Arnold Palmer, American Golf, Kemper, Honors, Srixon, Cleveland, IGATE, Forbes, NYSE, Autotrader, Cadillac, PGA, NGCOA, American Cancer Society, American Lung, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Make A Wish, Salvation Army, Big Brothers Big Sisters, YMCA, Boys & Girls Clubs, Ronald McDonald House, Rotary, March of Dimes, Special Olympics, United Way, Cystic Fibrosis, Jr. Achievement, American Red Cross. Contact Information: pimmordino@gtaaweb.org 602-524-7034

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