The Annual TaylorMade Invitational in Mexico

Every November, TaylorMade Golf stages its primary Pro-Am golf event called the TaylorMade Invitational. There are normally 80 teams participating in this affair. This event allows TaylorMade Golf’s exclusive staff professionals to join the tournament with three amateur playing partners. The annual tournament is held at Cabo Del Sol Golf Club in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico. The TaylorMade Invitational isn’t just an elite tournament for the loyal staff of TaylorMade; it also serves as a festivity to the participating golfers and staff.

All professionals partaking in this tournament is subjected to a 72-hole medal play competition. Each team is required to have one professional golfer and three amateur partners to contribute in the play. It’s also obligatory for participating teams to play in a one-best-ball gross competition and one-best-ball net competition within each flight division and in the general competition. The collective team handicaps will determine the flights. Four flight divisions are required in the tournament based on the combined amateur handicaps.

Amateur Man and Lady Players who are participating in the tournament should follow the handicap chart. Men will wear the blue or white shirts depending on the player’s index while the ladies will use the red tees. For the professionals in each team, the man is required to use the gold professional tee while the white professional tee should be worn by the lady. Senior golfers age 60 and above are given the option to move from the white shirts to the blue shirts. Players who will choose this alternative will have a reduced handicap by:

  1. This alternative is given to the player and he or she may change from round to round, but not during a play.
  2. This option does not exist if the player is already competing from the white tees.

The professionals from each team will receive the prize money directly from the Taylormade Golf / Adidas after the event. When the final round is done, an immediate playoff for the first place in the 72-hole competition will be executed. The 18th hole of the Desert Course is where this playoff will occur and will continue until a winner is announced. The players will be considered co-champions if the weather affects the playoff. The players will also share the prize money consequently if the playoff is stopped at any time due to weather changes or daylight.

The overall gross champions and overall net champions of the tournament will both be given team awards. There will be four flight divisions that are founded on the combined handicaps of the amateur players in each team. Awards will be distributed to the overall gross and net champions in each flight.

TaylorMade GolfThere is only one award for each team. The gross award is patterned to the net award on condition that the position in all cases is the same. This indicates that a team who is able to win both the gross and net awards will be given one award only, usually the gross award. The net award will be handed out to the team in 2nd net. The team who will win the overall championship will give way to the flight championship of the team that is placed 2nd in that certain flight.

The team must replace the individual who wants to cancel his participation in the tournament. If the team failed to replace the player who cancelled, they will either play with three players or be given the chance to choose a local player that may fill that spot. The TaylorMade Invitational is a team event which showcases the staff and the merchandise of TaylorMade Golf Company. The purpose of this game is not only to acquire prizes and to rule the tournament, but also to celebrate TaylorMade’s success and the camaraderie among its staff.

Developing Your Page on Facebook for Internet Marketing

Artists wake up in the morning and laboriously practice their craft; the pianist running the scales and arpeggios on the keys; the guitarist plucking and picking the strings as he or she tries to gain more virtuosity; the drummer working on the rudiments as the sticks rattle the skin of the snare drum; and the singer working on the right notes by belting them out in the most melodic way possible. The audience does not know about these. They are prior to the moments under the bright lights. They only know the artist when they are up on stage in all their glory.

But today musicians need to be versatile. The playing field and competition has grown exponentially. Artists need to be creative and unique. And with Facebook being one of the hot spots for exposing music to the large stage, developing a Facebook band page is a must.

Facebook-LikeFacebook has millions of users. They go through the site sharing random 9gag images or vines. These give them that brief moment of happiness to fulfill their existential needs. But for musicians, shouldn’t the artists be the ones making life bearable? Yes, as a matter of fact, they should. This is also the best way the universe can know you and your music exists.

Developing the band page means efficiently making it visible in search engines such as Google, Yahoo and other search engine websites. For it to be found in the vast ocean of the internet, the content must be relevant and reliable. How can one do this?

First off, having the right name for your page would be the best option. If the band’s name is as generic as “the windows” or “red jacket” then do not expect the best results. A plethora of links about glass panes and leather would be the most probable outcome for that. Having the right name makes the page one of a kind. With that, Facebook can generate a unique url for the page, which will make it easier for Google to locate it.

When that is finished the next step is to develop the content. This is the part where most artists have problems with. A lot of them neglect updating their site. Bands leave their page dormant for months or, sometimes, even years. Make the page as effective as possible; bands should have an active page. Make sure that the descriptions are present such as band members, history and tour dates. And it does not stop there. Facebook streams a lot of the content on its users’ newsfeed. If there are likes already, even just the ones from your buddies and your mom, it is very important to keep posting updates regarding the band and its activities. Constantly updating the band page will give more chances to get noticed by people. When they like the status updates, they share it on their page for others to see. If the ‘likes’ and ‘shares’ increase, the more relevance it gets as a page on the web; hence, better chances to be seen on Google.

The next one is a stretch but, again, bands need to be flexible. As much as possible, bands should try to come up with articles on their Facebook page. SEO firms do this by writing content for a certain company or business on their website. Content, specifically text, is needed on the website because search engines use keywords to get results. Other artists do this as well for their official website. But the Facebook note can give the band page some exposure. Which is why having those relentless reviews or daily musings of the members can do some good for the band. Putting up songs and videos of the band’s latest songs or shows are already an essential. But like good music, the key to get more attention on the internet is to develop good content for your page.