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Let's go golfing!

HERO Team / Sarah Myers on Monday, May 5, 2014 at 7:00:00 am

It's that time of year - time to go get in a great game of golf, enjoy the summer weather, and, in the case of many chambers, accomplish more than just a game of golf and turn the game into a networking opportunity, a fundraiser, and a way to bring the community together. Find examples on our revised and expanded Golf Tournaments Chamberpedia page.

Many chambers of commerce run golf tournaments as a way to generate revenue and offer a fun networking event for both members and non-members. Below are links to resources related to planning golf tournaments and sample documents that chambers have used for registration and publicity. Want to know more about events at chambers? See stats on chamber events from the QuickPoll conducted June 2012 with 264 participants. 75% of responding chambers said they host an annual golf outing!

Planning:

  • Golf Digest Planner is a quick and easy way to set up a golf event website - including online registration, payment processing, tools to market your event, sell sponsorships and attract players
  • Golfregistrations.com free resources to help make your outing a success; including, a planner/checklist, and Microsoft Excel based budget, and a set of 5 standard letter templates, which can be easily modified for your tournament needs.
  • TournEase shares tips, ideas, advice and helpful information to make your tournament a success


A selection of chambers with Golf Tournaments:


Samples of documents chambers use to promote Golf Events:


Read a selection of articles on chamber golf events:

Does your chamber have a golf event or tournament? We'd like to hear about it and highlight your program or supporting samples on the Golf Tournaments page. Email us at HERO@acce.org to share.

Tags: Fundraisers, Golf events, Golf tournaments, HERO

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