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heroicgolfhole Golf Hole Design Styles, Explained Blog Post, Golfer

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By: Brian Neufeld, Contributor Almost all of us look at golf holes the exact same way. We want to know the par of the hole, distance to the flag, and if there are any obstacles we may encounter on
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golftee Golf Wish List for 2021 and Beyond Golfer

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By: Brian Neufeld, Contributor For most of the decade, golf participation was trending downward. That changed in 2018 when golf participation rose for the first time in 14 years. While most of us love golf, we should all be
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golfweighttrain Weight Training Tips for Your Golf Game Golfer, Strength and Conditioning

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By: Brian Neufeld, Contributor As cold weather blankets the majority of the country, most golfers put their clubs away and forget about the sport until the spring thaw. While we’ve covered some tips to get through the offseason before,
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kidgolf Getting Your Kids to Love Golf Golfer

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By: Brian Neufeld, Contributor With course closures and dwindling rounds, it’s imperative to find the next generation of golf enthusiasts. Spending four or more hours outdoors isn’t necessarily a high priority for today’s youth and the game of golf
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It’s All About a ‘Thank You’!

So, you held your tournament at a local golf course and everyone had a great time. You met your fundraising goal and are happy that your cause was supported in a great way. The tournament is over, you are already thinking in the back of your head about the next year.  But wait, didn’t you forget something? …

5 Essentials for Playing in Your First Golf Tournament

Share this! By Rob Green Your first tournament is always an exciting event. So far, you’ve played largely to gain experience and enjoy some time to yourself, but now you’ve taken the plunge and you’re entered into an actual, real tournament, in which you actively compete against other players. It can be nerve-wracking the first [...]

Are you marketing your tournament as well as you can?

The key is to prepare yourself with the RIGHT tools. Your flyer, trifold etc. is not good enough anymore. People want to go online and sign up, they do not want to print out forms and write checks to mail them in. It’s about the convenience and the ability to “do it right now”. And the excuse “oh my golfers are older” is not valid…

Preparation Steps for your Next Golf Tournament

Share this! A good golfer knows that preparation can be the difference between a win and a loss, and a better golfer knows what they need to do to prepare for a big upcoming tournament. The issue that a lot of golfers face when competing is finding a good routine to follow before a competition [...]

Our Charity is Too Small to Have a Golf Tournament!

Did you ever hear the word “joint venture” in the business world? Why not apply it to your charity and a golf tournament?  Yes, it may be a bold move, but even if it only generates $5,000 – those are 5,000 you would not have otherwise! Most likely you already have a relation with another charity…

Finding more golfers for your tournament.

Share this Post! Eric C. - GolfTourney Staff The number one issue in the golf event industry, from the golf event provider perspective, is that they are not filling their golf events with enough players. The elusive 144 golfer capacity per event is experienced by far too few golf events each year. The reality of the [...]

Don’t Run Your Golf Tournament Like Selling Airline Tickets

We all know the joy of flying – there are separate charges for your seat, for early access, for your carry on, your checked baggage, use of the overhead bin and perhaps there will soon be a charge to use the restroom. And we are all growing tired of it, wishing back the days where you bought your ticket and that was it – go enjoy your flight…

Event Pages Get an Epic Facelift

Share this! Raleigh, NC - Information is the key to everything that we do at  If you are visiting the site we know that you likely fit into one of two "buckets" of people: either you need to know key information about golf tournaments happening in your area in real-time or you want the [...]

How Golf Courses Prepare For Tournaments

Share this! By: Brian Neufeld, Contributor Tournaments large and small have a ton of moving parts for all departments at golf courses. Pro shops typically deal with the brunt of the work involved. Creating pairings and tee times, making scorecards and boards, and dealing with golfer check-in are just a few of the tasks [...]

When do people register online to for golf tournaments?

We often get event coordinators who are looking for more information on the best days to promote their event to have the greatest return on their investment (whether that be time investment or monetary investment). According to registration data between 2013 through 2019, the majority of players and sponsors register online for golf tournaments [...]


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