Championship Golf Events

* Volvo PGA Championship at Wentworth Club for 6 consecutive years
* Standard Life International/Barclays Scottish Open at Loch Lomond for a total of 4 years

Working for a Sports Sponsorship and Marketing Agency I supervised the hospitality and ticketing elements for the title sponsors at two different PGA European Tour professional golf tournaments:

In advance – managing VIP Hospitality invitations and responses, managing Dealer Hospitality applications, managing staff requests, discounts and concessions, issuing a range of tickets, car parking and guest passes accordingly, booking extensive accommodation and travel for staff and volunteers, supporting tournament managers with various aspects of media, press, signage, staging and scheduling activities, managing event equipment inventory/purchasing/packing requirements.

During the event – setting up the Event Office to provide a fully functional off-site facility, issuing and retrieving(!) event radios and equipment, allocating and tracking buggies, keys and fuel, issuing and tracking staff meal vouchers, monitoring and responding to radio activity, handling visitor queries and complaints, liaising with contractors on site, co-ordinating Pro-Am events, monitoring staffing schedules including Courtesy Car fleet/drivers and Display reps, supporting Crèche, Driving Range and Press Office functions where necessary, supporting event activity for the staging team.