Golf Tournament Committee

Golf Tournament Committee

Responsibilities

Responsible for organizing and administering the annual Chapter Golf Outing. Proceeds benefit the Education Scholarship Fund.

Committee Chair

Steve Foster
Email: steve.foster@willis.com 

Mission Statement

To organize an annual golf outing and to promote fellowship and fun, while raising funds for the chapter's scholarship program.

Activities and Tasks

  • Set Date: The date for the annual Golf Outing is usually scheduled in May/June and has traditionally been structured as a “Shot Gun” Scramble.    
  • Develop Budget to generate support to meet scholarship budget.      
  • Review Possible Golf Course Options: the committee researches courses in the DFW area to consider their pricing, availability and venues.        
  • Contract with Chosen Course/Venue & Finalize Budget.     
  • Approach Membership about Sponsorship Opportunities: Committee sells sponsorships to subsidize the event.       
  • Register Golfers: Via snail mail, email and webpage.     
  • On Course Events: Organize any contests or mulligan sales as the committee sees fit.   
  • Develop Foursomes and Organize Day-Of Activities: Pair up single golfers with teams and select holes for Games/Events. Also arrange prizes for various games.
  • Confirm Volunteers: Sponsors have traditionally provided their own employees as volunteers. If we need additional people, the committee typically works within the membership to provide them.
  • Work with Course to Confirm Event Details: Including lunch/dinner, registration, bag drop and on-course games/events.  
  • Run a Fantastic Event!