College Student Aces $50,000 Truck

M-HIO-$50K-H349338-McGrawJason-AutoNon-Profit (4)Twenty year old Jason McGraw of Reno is driving around campus in a $50,000 Ford truck, courtesy of Jones West Ford and paid for by Hole In One International.

McGraw won the amazing set of wheels after he aced the 173-yard, Hole 11 at the Washoe County Golf Course with a 6 iron, during the 4th Annual Josh Morros Because I Can Golf Tournament which benefits the Head Injury Association of Northern Nevada and supports Josh Morros in his efforts to speak at schools and community event on determination, resilience, understanding, and the care and prevention of traumatic brain injury. This was McGraw’s first hole in one.

According to Tournament Director Teresa Morros, this year the event raised $6000 and they will be using the publicity they received from having a big winner to attract additional sponsors as well as participants for their next event.

“It’s funny. No one believed that there was a winner. Everyone was in shock. When I told Josh he  didn’t believe me. Even Jason’s mom thought he was kidding when he called to tell her. Working with Hole In One International was amazing. They made the entire process very easy,” noted Morros.

Again, congrats to Jason McGraw on his amazing accomplishment!  For more information on hole in one insurance or putting contest insurance, give Hole In One International a call today at 800-827-2249 or email us for a free, no-obligation quote!  Happy golfing!

Hole In One Insurance: Purchase Online Today!

If you’re unfamiliar with our services here at Hole In One International, or even if you’re an existing customer, you may not have known that your hole in one insurance coverage can actually be purchased online via our website!  This also goes for your free tee signs as well!

All you need is the following in order to purchase hole in one insurance:

  • Name of your golf tournament
  • Location the outing will be taking place (e.g., Rolling Hills Country Club)
  • Date(s) of your golf tournament
  • Hole number you wish to place your insured grand prize on
  • The yardage of the hole (we require a 135 yard minimum for men and women)
  • The number of players in your golf tournament
  • The golfers’ status (amateur players, club pros, tour pros)
  • The value of the prize
  • What the actual insured prize is (i.e., cash, vehicle, vacation package, etc.)

We’ve put together a video tutorial for you today on how the process works — from creating your own account, to paying for the policy, entering in the details on your free signage and receiving your confirmation of coverage.  Watch the video below and then feel free to contact us with any questions at 800-827-2249… you can also email us at any time!  Good luck with your upcoming golf tournament!

Putting Contests: Single Putt vs. Combination Putt

Did you know that Hole In One International has two different types of putting contests available for you to insure?  We’re here to explain the benefits of both of them, the differences between them and how they both work!

Single-Putt Putting Contests
Single-putt putting contests are designed for a small number of players (we suggest anywhere from 1-5, depending on your budget) who are pre-selected and/or pre-qualified.  The most common method of narrowing down players is a simple raffle; however, feel free to hold the longest drive, straightest drive or any other type of pre-qualifier!  Once you’ve determined who the contestants of your putting contest will be, have them take a 50-foot or longer putt either before or after your golf tournament for the chance to win big, up to $50,000!  In need of some unique prize ideas?  Be sure to check out some of the prize packages we have available!  And if you want the prize value to be above our $50,000 limit, our sister company, Odds On Promotions, can definitely make that happen!  Single-putt putting contests come with a complimentary putting sign which advertises your sponsor’s name as well as the prize to be won — just make sure you send in your Free Putting Sign Order Form (if the paperwork is emailed, faxed or mailed to you) or purchase your putting contest insurance online at least 10 calendar days prior to your event!

Combination Putt Putting Contests
Don’t want to exclude any of your golf tournament players from getting in on the fun?  Then this format’s for you!  Have all of your players begin with a 10-foot putt.  Those who successfully hole the 10-foot putt will move on to a 30-foot putt.  Those who hole the 30-foot putt will then move on to a final 50-foot or longer putt for the grand prize.  If they hole the final 50 ft.+, they’ll win the insured prize — once again, up to $50,000!  Not only do combination puts-putting contests come with a complimentary putting sign, but also a FREE tee prize for each and every one of your players!  Remember: quotes for prize values above $50,000 should be directed to our sister company, Odds On Promotions.  Combination putting contests can also be purchased online via our website.  Just be sure to specify that it’s a combination putt format when you’re creating your quote!

Have any other questions?  Feel free to give one of our contest consultants a call at 800-827-2249 or email us!

Weather Insurance Coverage Pays Off for Youth Baseball Team

Leawood, Kan. – Ever wonder if weather insurance is worth the investment?  Imagine if your golf tournament was an essential part of your annual budget and you woke up to an unseasonably late snowfall.

This May, the Kansas City Royals weren’t the only baseball team that had to cancel a big event thanks to a late-season snowstorm. On May 3, 2013, the KC Rays, a traveling youth baseball team, had to cancel their annual golf fundraiser at the Prairie Highlands Golf Course in Olathe, after Winter Storm Achilles delivered an historic amount of late season snow to the Midwest and parts of the South.  The golf event, which raised just over  $7,000 for travel expenses and uniforms, is a critically important part of the team’s annual fundraising efforts.

However, thanks to Hole In One International’s sister company, Odds On Promotions, this cloudy situation ended up having a very silver lining. That’s because the KC Rays had taken out a weather insurance policy to ensure that the bad weather didn’t spoil their entire season. The team’s event was insured for $7,200, which meant that the season wouldn’t be a complete bust.

According to Branden Banks with Haas and Wilkerson, who helped the KC Rays secure their coverage, “This insurance coverage was a huge safety net for the team – there just wouldn’t have been enough time to recoup what the golf tournament generated. Our Odds On Promotions representative, Damien Anderson, kept me posted throughout the claims process. He was great to work with. Having this coverage took the burden off of everyone. The team was very grateful.”

Interested in protecting your event from whatever weather Mother Nature may throw your way? Give us a call today at 800-827-2249 for more information on weather insurance for your golf event.

 

Weather Cancellation Insurance: Don’t Lose Your Investment!

There’s no doubt about it – it costs a pretty penny to organize a golf tournament.  Between securing your venue, paying for food and beverage, auctions, guest speakers/appearances, etc. the bill adds up quickly!  And the last thing you want or need is for inclement weather to ruin everything you’ve worked so hard to achieve and put together.  That’s why Hole In One International’s sister company, Odds On Promotions, has a great solution to prevent losing out in your investment: Weather Cancellation Insurance!

With Odds On’s Weather Cancellation Insurance, you can insure against mother nature for a fraction of your golf tournament costs… and you won’t lose a penny if mother nature decides to rear its ugly head!  Weather Cancellation Insurance applies to any weather condition you can think of, such as:

  • Rain
  • Snow
  • Hurricanes
  • Tornadoes
  • Fog
  • Lightning
  • High wind gusts
  • Extreme high/low temperatues
  • …and more!

Be sure to visit Odds On’s website for more information and email us to request a free, no-obligation quote as well as an application!  Have questions about how Weather Cancellation Insurance works?  Give Odds On Promotions a call at 888-827-2249 to speak with a sales representative who will be happy to assist you!



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