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Tournament Planner Checklist - Compliments of Westchase

First Things First

  • Choose the date of your event.
  • Assess your food & beverage needs.
  • Estimate the number of players expected.
  • A deposit and a signed contract are due immediately to secure the date.

6 to 8 Weeks Prior To Your Event

  • Assess your merchandise needs for
  • Tee gifts (Shirts, golf balls, yardage guides).
  • Tournament prizes (Merchandise that will require custom logos will take approximately 4-6 weeks to be delivered).
  • Staff and volunteer needs.
  • Order banners and/or hole sponsorship signs.
  • Order hole-in-one insurance if needed.
  • Keep Westchase updated on estimated number of players.

4 Week Prior To Your Event

  • Choose your menu and finalize food/beverage contract
  • Final payment due to the course to hold tee times.
  • Final player count due.

3 Weeks Prior To The Event

  • Format of your competition.
  • Transportation requests.
  • Hole-in-one insurance and prize information.
  • Special needs for sponsors or volunteers.
  • Needs for registration (# of tables, location, etc.).
  • Gift Certificate needs.
  • Send sponsor signs to course and discuss placement of signs.
  • Closest to the pin and long drive requests.

2 Days Prior To Your Event

  • Send a player listing/pairings sheet to the course by e-mail or fax. An Excel spreadsheet is the preferred method for player listings.
  • Communicate any changes or questions you may have.

Day Of Your Event

  • Deliver any signs, banners, prizes or hole-in-one cars that need to be pre-staged the evening prior for an A.M. event and at least 3 hours prior to a P.M. event.
  • Allow ½ hour prior to your start for registration for every 40 players (e.g. 2 hours for 140 players, 1 hour for 80 players).
  • Communicate any last minute changes to the golf course tournament coordinator.

During Your Event

  • Relax and have fun!

After Your Event

  • Remember to pick up any left over prizes, banners or signs.
  • Rebook your event date for next year

To book a group outing or tournament at Westchase Golf Club, contact:

Clay Thomas
Westchase Golf Club
813.854.2331 | EMAIL