THE GOLF CHALLENGE
Raised over $15.5 million via The Golf Challenge event series. Provided tournament direction and management for 100+ golf tournaments at exclusive country clubs with over 9,500 players, 200+ sponsorship contracts and 40,000 donors. Handled media relations, introduced a diverse sponsorship program and established a program to generate grassroots connections and support from the autism community.
Spearheaded by World of Golf Hall of Famer Ernie Els, the Golf Challenge has become the largest charity-driven, amateur golf tournament in US history. Established marketing program, business development plan, contract negotiations, media and corporate sponsorships for the Golf Challenge which consists of 25+ Super Regional events at top golf courses across the US, from May through October, with two-person teams competing for a place at the Grand Finale - a two-day extravaganza of autism seminars, golf and entertainment focussed on creating opportunities for people with autism. Founded the Ernie Els #GameON Autism(TM) Golf and Autism Spectrum Award programs with Els for Autism team.
To donate to Els for Autism please visit their website: www.elsforautism.org.