The Tee Times Press Magazine’s Outings and Charity Events page keeps you in touch with all of the people and charity events that take place in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Golf is a sport that constantly gives back to community by way of raising money for causes and organizations that help the people in need of their services. Here you can learn about the people and organizations that go the extra mile in organizing supporting these events.
The number one question that we get from every Tournament Planner is “How can we make more money?” Out of the 500,000 Golf Tournaments in the U.S. 90% of them are fundraisers. The average net income for an event is $5,000.
The 3M Championship is Minnesota’s largest professional sports-related charity tournament, but courses around the state also host a lot of charity golf events for players of all levels.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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