The Grind: 5 steps to planning the perfect company golf outing

Alex Myers discusses Golf Digest's annual Seitz Cup, and how your company can copy it.

Released on 10/25/2016

Transcript

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So Golf Digest's annual Seitz Cup was this past week.
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What's the Seitz Cup you ask?
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It's basically the Ryder Cup minus the patriotism,
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uniforms, and, well, fans.
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It's the perfect mix of camaraderie and competition,
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and here's how your company can copy it.
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Step one, go with a two person scramble for the format.
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It'll create fun matches, and make everyone feel
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a lot better about their golf games.
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Step two, find a logical way to divide your staff
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to make things more interesting.
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For us, we split it by age, baby boomers versus millennials.
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Just be prepared for things like this to sprout up
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around the office.
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I believe that's what the geezers refer to as
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an old fashion ribbing.
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Anyway, it's nice to have some pre-tournament smack talk.
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Step three, appoint captains and have a trophy.
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Through hard work, we made six pairings,
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and spirited inspiration, we sent one e-mail.
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Joel Beall and I were the winning co-captains,
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and now the coveted Seitz Cup will sit near us
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in our area of the office.
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Step four, take lots of photos and video.
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Because we're millennials, we wound up having three
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different angles of Ashley Mayo sinking the winning putt.
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And finally, step five, make sure you have
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an open bar after, and chili, plenty of chili.
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(bass music)
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