Equipment Counts Survey | Tournament Operations
Brent Paladino, Kentucky PGA
Summary: A requirement in conducting the Section Professional Championship, Section Senior Professional Championship and the National Car Rental Section Assistant Professional Championship is an equipment count.
This is important to the OEMs because some PGA Members receive bonuses based on their play or qualifying for these National Championships. While a few sales representatives may be willing to take on this task, the survey needs to be conducted by a neutral party at each event. Equipment counts are typically not part of the first tee checklist. It can cause the need for an extra volunteer or take the focus of your starter away from their primary role. Conduct this survey online and in advance to alleviate some of the last-minute stress or confusion.