United Way Make A Difference Golf Tournament

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & RESOURCES

Thank you for your support of the 16th Annual “Make a Difference” Golf Tournament benefiting the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville on October 2 and 3, 2018.  Listed below are FAQs that will assist you with tournament questions.  We encourage you to register online as soon as possible by visiting the convenient link here.  Registration deadline is Friday, September 7, 2018.

  • How do I submit my sponsorship payment?  Please download and complete the Sponsorship Form to submit your sponsorship payment.  This includes both checks and credit card payments.  The form should be mailed/faxed to:

“Make a Difference” Charity Golf Tournament

Attn: Daphna Burney

Genesco Park, Suite 490

1415 Murfreesboro Road

Nashville, TN 37217

Fax: 615-367-8278

  • Who do I write my check to?  All checks should be written to the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.
  • Where do I mail my sponsorship check?  Please write your check to the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville and mail to:

“Make a Difference” Charity Golf Tournament

Attn: Daphna Burney

Genesco Park, Suite 490

1415 Murfreesboro Road

Nashville, TN 37217

  • Can I send my payment by a wire transfer to the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville?  If you would like to pay by wire transfer to United Way of Metropolitan Nashville, please send information here.  Please do not send wire transfers to Genesco.
  • How do I obtain a W-9 for the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville for my internal accounting purposes?  Please click here to download the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville’s W-9.
  • Can I purchase tickets only to play golf?  No.  Due to the tournament’s continued success, the event sells outs each year.  All golf spots are sold through a sponsorship package.  We have sold out every year for the past eight years and will honor first come, first serve.
  • Will I receive an invoice or receipt for expense report purposes?  Yes.  Invoices will be sent by request and every sponsor will receive a receipt.
  • Where is the hotel block?  Downtown Nashville is mostly sold out that week so please make your hotel reservations soon.  There is a room block at Lowes Vanderbilt with a special rate of $269.  The room block cut-off date is Sunday, September 2, 2018. To make your reservation, call 1-855-226-8075 and reference “United Way Golf / Genesco” when booking.
  • Where is the dinner on October 2?  Genesco will host a special dinner for all of our sponsors the evening before the tournament on Tuesday, October 2, 2017. We will be at a new venue this year, look for an announcement soon. Cocktails are at 6:00 p.m. and dinner, remarks and entertainment will follow at 7:15 p.m. The golf registration desk also will be open during cocktails. We need all RSVPs for the dinner by Friday, September 7, 2017.  Please fill out the registration form here.  Registration is required.
  • How do I submit my logo?  Please upload your high-res JPEG format logo to Sharefile as soon as possible, no later than Friday, September 7, 2018. Please include your company’s name in the file extension. This is a quick and easy way to submit your company’s logo. Note: If your logo has not changed from last year, please let us know either on the online registration or by emailing dburney@genesco.com.
  • Golf Information: If you are planning to golf, we need to hear from you as soon as possible. The tournament will be a sellout. Please submit your players’ names via the registration form by Friday, September 7, 2018. As always, we want to make sure our list matches up with players’ expectations
  • Shuttle Service: There is a complimentary shuttle service available both ways from Loews Vanderbilt Hotel to the dinner on Tuesday, October 2, as well as from the hotel to the golf course on Wednesday morning, October 3. The shuttle will be one way only to the golf course on Wednesday, October 3. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 and can be made via the online registration form. The complimentary shuttle service will run from the front of the hotel’s entrance and there will be signage with a Genesco point person on-site
  • Golf Club Rental: Club rental is available at a fee of $55.00 plus tax, per rental set. Each set includes one sleeve of balls and TaylorMade clubs for both men and women. When reserving, please indicate whether this is for women’s right- or left-handed clubs, or men’s right- or left-handed clubs. A RESERVATION MUST BE MADE BY FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2018 by requesting on your registration form. Individuals will be responsible for club rental expenses, which can be paid at the Pro Shop on the day of the event.
  • Dress Code for Dinner and Golf: Suggested dress for the dinner is sporty business casual, such as khakis and polos. Required dress code for the golf tournament, per the golf club, is to be recognized by all players. Shorts are permitted in the Bermuda length only. No denim of any sort is permitted. In addition, no t-shirts, tank tops, cut-offs, sweatpants, bathing suits, or athletic shorts are permitted. Gaylord Springs Golf Links has a soft spikes only policy.
  • $10,000 Shootout: We will hold our annual $10,000 Shootout immediately following lunch on October 3, 2018. One player from each foursome will qualify to take a shot and the closest to the pin wins. All Diamond and Platinum sponsor team members are prequalified, and Genesco Chief Executive Officer Bob Dennis will be taking a swing for United Way. Not playing? Be sure to get a seat on the hill and join in the excitement because someone will take home the big check!

Thank you for support of the United Way of Metropolitan Nashville.  Please do not hesitate to call if we can help answer any questions.

 Ready to register your team or attendees?  Click here: Register Now