Golf Tournament Fundraiser
Planning a fundraising golf tournament requires a lot of planning and organization, however has the potential to raise a lot of money for any cause. Special arrangements can be made with a golf course where the event will be held. The golf course can partner with the charity holding the event, sponsor the event, provide a discounted playing rate or give part of the proceeds from any sales to the cause the event is benefiting. Weather does factor into the enjoyment of the event.
All of the details about the fundraising event can easily be shared with participants, donors and sponsors by creating a MyEvent.com golf tournament fundraising event website. A template designs relating to golf or charity can be used. With a MyEvent fundraising website, you can easily invite friends and other contacts to play by email and promote the event on Facebook or Twitter with a link to the website. With the integrated social media tools, you can reach a broad audience driving more visits to the website and in turn increasing registration, participation and donations.
Participants can sign up online as an individual players and create their own team. Registration can be free or paid. Different registration prices can be offered and paid for online. In order to increase donations, participants can fundraise in teams using a team fundraising page. Each player can also create their own personal fundraising page where they can set their own personal goal and easily collect online donations.
A golf tournament can be quite expensive. Obtaining sponsorships is an excellent way to save money and cut costs. The fundraising website can include a sponsors page, where various sponsorship packages can be offered and purchased online. A "thank you sponsors" page can be added to the website so that they are recognized for their contributions and gain further exposure. The organization or charity being supported can create apparel, such as collared shirts, hats, or golf balls, for the tournament and sell them online directly from the website. Sponsor logos can be featured on the apparel for further publicity. Raffle tickets can be purchased online right from the website.
Following the tournament, there is usually a celebratory dinner which requires a significant amount of planning such as food, music, decorations, etc. Try and get as much as you can donated so that the majority of the money raised goes to your cause. MyEvent.com provides you with all the planning, fundraising and budgeting tools you will need to plan a successful and well attended event.