Golf Course Checklist for a Fundraising Golf Event

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Selecting the right location for your fundraising or corporate golf event is important to a successful event. Use the ideas below to create your own golf course checklist.

Here is what you should consider for your golf course checklist:

Number of Players
Maximum Number of Golfers
Cost Per Player
What  food and beverages are included?
Services Offered
Are you asked to provide volunteers?
Tax and Gratuity
Deposit and Payment Schedule
Event Cancellation Policy/Rain Check

Things the golf course should provide:

Greens Fees
Golfer Names on Carts
Range Balls
Rules Sheet
Scoreboard with Scoring Assistance
PGA Professional to Host the Start of the Tournament
Private Area for Dinner/Awards Ceremony
Food and Beverage (Extra Charge)
Gift Certificate or Free Foursome for Prize Giveaway
Proximity Markers for On-Course Contests (i.e. Longest Drive, Closest to Hole)
Displaying Sponsorship Signage on the Golf Course and in the Clubhouse
Beverage carts or stations on the golf course

Here is pre-visit golf course checklist of items you should review for a final cost:

Golf with Cart
Breakfast Buffet
Lunch Buffet
Dinner Buffet
Awards Reception
Open Bar
Cash Bar
Box Lunch on carts
Free Beverages on Course
Paid Beverages on Course
Range Balls
Valet Parking
Event Sponsors
Event Signs
Hole-in-One Contests (visit
Other Contests (visit
Electronic Scoreboard
Live Scoring (available from