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Apr 28, 2016

Looking for a fun way for your Kiwanis club to enjoy the great outdoors and drive home support for your cause? Look no further. Host a golf scramble. Follow the easy steps outlined below to implement your successful outing.

Golf scramble

Best for: Kiwanis clubs

Timeline: 10–12 weeks for preparation; 8–10 hours on day of event

How it works: Invite teams of golfers to participate in a fun format of play, competing for prizes and glory. Link up with local businesses or individuals and ask them to sponsor a hole or donate prizes.

To-do list:
Form a committee with golf knowledge
Select a course and a date
Pick a scramble format
Determine your max number of teams
Secure sponsors
Solicit/purchase prizes
Post event fliers at the course
Invite teams of four golfers
Collect money and registrations
Put sponsor signs at each hole
Sell “mulligans” or other advantages
Load up a cart with refreshments
Tally scores
Announce winners and proceeds

Registration form
Event advertisements
Sponsor signage for each hole
Other refreshments
Change (if selling food)