Summer is just over 100 days away which means golf tournaments are right around the corner! Golf generates more than 3.9 billion in charity giving annually – more than any other sport. These dollars are donated by 24 million Americans who play 465 million rounds of golf at 15,200 facilities across the U.S. [1]

As off-course businesses like Top Golf are capitalizing on charity and special event programs, the opportunity for promotional products in the golf industry is limitless.

So whether on or off course, here is a checklist to get ahead of the game and help your clients through the process of planning a golf event.

1 Year Out

  • Recruit a planning committee
  • Develop an event budget

6 Months Out

  • Seek out sponsors
  • Select a tournament site and date
  • Decide on a format and event prizes
  • Target participants and send out invites
  • Coordinate food and beverage menus

3 Months Out

  • Prepare Tee Signs
  • Meet Course Director and go over details

1 Month Out

  • Finalize sponsor participation
  • Order giveaways, awards and prizes

2 Weeks Out

  • Deliver necessary materials to the course
  • Meet with Course Director to finalize details

Day of Event

  • Arrive at the course early for last minute details
  • Have a great event!

Need inspiration? Consider these ideas as you plan your budget and giveaways:

Nike Golf Tournament Fitting Program. Not just a giveaway – create an experience!

  1. Purchase a minimum of 72 pairs of Nike® shoes
  2. Nike Golf recommends 20% more than the number of participants and will provide the recommended run size
  3. Product for individuals unable to be fitted will receive drop ship within 1-2 weeks
  4. Return excess product after the event is issued – restocking fees are waived
  5. BONUS! Receive (4) $25 Nike gift cards for booking a Nike Golf Tournament Fitting Program

Custom Kits
BIC Graphic NA has the inventory and in-house kitting abilities to keep things simple. We can help you customize a kit specific to your audience, region, weather or level of play.

JAFFA® awards come in hundreds of styles to celebrate tournament winners at a price point to fit any budget. JAFFA® plaques or paperweights are the perfect way to show gratitude for planning committees and sponsors.

Make a statement with hole and raffle prizes that create buzz among your golfers. BIC Graphic NA has you covered with brand name accessories like shoe bags, totes, club head covers and gloves. We partner with some of the biggest names in the game including; Titleist®, FootJoy®, Nike®, Callaway®, adidas®, Wilson® and more.

Check out the 2018 BIC Graphic NA Golf Guide or visit to view all our golf items and brand partners.

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