Outings & Charity Events

Joel Hunt Takes His War To The Golf Course

Just one year ago, Denver, Colorado resident Joel Hunt questioned his desire to live. A Purple Heart recipient and veteran of multiple military rotations in the Middle East, an Improvised Explosive Device found Hunt returning to the States in a wheelchair in 2006, paralyzed from the knee down on his left side and having suffered a brain injury.

Women Teeing It Up For Our Women Veterans

Women in the military have a history that extends over 4,000 years into the past, throughout a vast number of cultures and nations. Women have played many roles in the military, from ancient warrior women, to the women serving in current conflicts.

A Country’s Club

The chopper descended, as the collective spirits of those present on the grounds Mendakota Country Club arose. On September the 11th, eights years to the day of one of our proud country’s most sobering, saddening, and painful moments — hundreds upon hundreds gathered at the Mendota Heights’ course.

Your Golf Habit Can Support Military Families

When teeing off at our favorite golf course, if we don’t have a son or daughter in the military, we probably don’t think much about our nation’s veterans and their families that are quietly maintaining a heavy burden while their loved ones are fighting for our freedom.

18 Steps To Produce A Successful Charity Golf Tournament

Anyone can put on a charity golf tournament. Not everyone can produce a first class event that raises a lot of money and one that golfers return year after year. There are over 1,000,000 golf events in this country each year. The average golf tournament in the US raises $5,000.

Drive For Show, Smile And Dial For Dough!

20 years ago I was a member of the original Minnesota Timberwolves sales and marketing team. I and 8 other sales reps were called the “smile and dial” team. Our job was to smile and dial individuals, companies and close season ticket orders.

Drive For Show, Plan For More Dough!

Yes, golf season and golf events are only a few short months away. Years ago I was fortunate to help local TV celebrity Joe Schmit plan, implement and evaluate his hugely successful celebrity golf event to raise money for Twin Cities Big Brothers & Sisters.

Drive For Show, Smile And Dial For Dough!

20 years ago…I cannot believe it’s been that long. 20 years ago I was a member of the original Minnesota Timberwolves sales and marketing team. I and 8 other sales reps were called the “smile and dial” team.

Drive For Show, Plan For More Dough!

I saw a Masters Tournament TV commercial on TV last weekend so the time is near! Yes, golf season and golf events are only a few short months away.

18 Holes (Steps) to a Successful Golf Tournament

18 Holes (Steps) to a Successful Golf Tournament By Phil Immordino How does your golf tournament do? Is it growing each year or loosing steam? If you have produced a tournament more than once it is easy to forget the basics. The average...

20 MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT GOLF TOURNAMENTS

20 MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT GOLF TOURNAMENTS By Phil Immordino Questions by GTAA members and answered by Phil Immordino, President of the GTAA. 1. How many golf tournaments are there in my area? There are over 1 million golf...

18 Steps To Produce A Successful Charity Golf Tournament

18 Steps To Produce A Successful Charity Golf Tournament By Phil Immordino Anyone can put on a charity golf tournament. Not everyone can produce a first class event that raises a lot of money and one that golfers return year after year. There...

20 MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT GOLF TOURNAMENTS

20 MOST FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT GOLF TOURNAMENTS By Phil Immordino Questions from Golf Tournament Association of America members and answered by Phil Immordino, President of the GTAA. 1. How many golf tournaments are there in my area?...

Evaluate For Success

Evaluate For Success By Phil Immordino DO IT BETTER IN 2017! So last year was maybe your first golf event you have ever done or your 10th. Either way you need to take the time to sit down and evaluate the 'what worked', 'what didn't work' and...

Step #3 – The Income – Increasing The Bottom Line

Step #3 - The Income - Increasing The Bottom Line  By Phil Immordino 90% of golf tournaments have one thing on their mind, "Increasing the bottom line of their event." In this article we will discuss how to maximize your income. Let us first...