Team Titleist Invitational

Can't wait to see where in FL it will take place.  Hopefully I will have the opportunity to play!

Bigger states did win.  I may have been the only person voting in Tennessee :)  But it's the first attempt at putting on these events by TT, so I'm sure there will be some tweaks going forward.

Hi Don, Hi Justin,

Thanks for the feedback. As you can imagine, we thought this would be a fun way to let all of the members have a role in determining where we would host the events.

Keep in mind, every Team Titleist member could vote once a day for three weeks and there were some states that ended up in the Top 5 (Massachusetts as an example) that fall outside of the Top 10 most populous states in the U.S. Also, New York ranks #3 for population and came in 9th place for the voting.

So I wouldn't say it was exactly a forgone conclusion. Especially when only a few percentage points separated the winning states from some of the runners up.

We always like to come up with new ways to engage the community and improve on what we do, day in and day out, so if we decide to host more invitationals next year, I'm sure there will be a new twist.

Thanks again for the feedback guys and have a great weekend.

- Mike

Bravo Mike!!!!

Well Stated....no hanging PUTTS here in TEXAS!!!!

DR. K

Thanks to Mike and Team Titleist for coming up with an idea like this in the first place!  This is a great example of how the Titleist staff works to engage it customers and Team Titleist.

It was a fun idea to have us vote each day to see who the winning states were.  As a result, it was really a factor of which states had the most TT members who were engaged and voted.  I'm sure I speak for the masses when I say we all appreciate what you and your team do to engage us on a regular basis.  Keep up the good work!

Disappointed here in MA, but a great effort from my fellow MA residents!    Hopefully we can be considered for a smaller local event.  We can all drive and there is no need for travel by the Titleist/Acushnet staff. 

If not a golf tourney (although that would be outstanding!), what about a visit to the ball plant?  Would love to see the process for making a golf ball. 

Just a suggestion...

It's just a great deal to have an opportunity to meet and play with other TT members,.

Justinu3

I agree Don.  While I appreciate what Mike and team are doing you knew that the bigger states were going to win.  Hopefully that means next year they do a Midwest event, an Ohio/Penn event and maybe a New England event.

Otherwise CA, TX and FL will win every year.

I was really hoping too that there would be an event in Ohio. 

ToddL

Disappointed here in MA, but a great effort from my fellow MA residents!    Hopefully we can be considered for a smaller local event.  We can all drive and there is no need for travel by the Titleist/Acushnet staff. 

If not a golf tourney (although that would be outstanding!), what about a visit to the ball plant?  Would love to see the process for making a golf ball. 

Just a suggestion...

Great idea Todd - many of us would gladly pay our way up there to tour the ball plant and play a round of golf.

Congrats to the winning states. Way to rally your local TT. Praying for an invite to an event. Pushed hard for Philly, but at least we had the US Open this year. Liked the Idea Mike, to leave it to us to fight for event. Good stuff. Keep the creativity coming. Love, Titleist, best in the bizz!!

Congrats! on the lucky states:  Hope it in sunny southern california.

Eric in O.C.

On Jun 28, 2013, at 10:57 AM, Mike D., Team Titleist Manager wrote:

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Mike D., Team Titleist Manager replied to Re: Team Titleist Invitational in General.

The final votes are in and it looks like we are headed to California, Texas and Florida.

We'll be contacting the winners from the random drawing for the local ambassadors in the coming days to confirm eligibility, and from there we'll start working on the details (i.e. exact locations) for each of the events.

We will be extending a limited number of invites to Team Titleist members for the different events. We'll do our best to include as many people as possible but we won't be able to invite everyone.

As always, the more you participate and the more engaged you are with Team Titleist, from posting in the discussions and adding blog comments, the more likely you potentially open the door to these Team Titleist opportunities.

And remember, to complete your profile on Team Titleist to ensure your name gets into the pool of potential invites.

We'll share more details as they become available.

Thanks again to everyone who participated and voted!

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Thanks for all your hard work Mike. Hope NC can become a venue for TT invitationals in the future. Maybe I'll get an invite for TX.

Mike D -

It was fun - and I did add the wink.  I play with a bunch of guys 35-40 years younger than me.but we need to level the playing field for me to have a chance to beat them.  We still have a great time without regard who wins. There's quite a few TT guys in the Upper Midwest, but by state we're far and few.  Pretty sure the Tour Fitting Vans stay on the coasts to go to pro shops for a reason. 

On the other hand, with 2 months notice - you can invite me to go anywhere in the Continental US on my own dime for travel if you guys don't want to give yourselves a chance to play the Straits.  If you did, maybe right after the PGA in 2015?

All 3 are incredible golf states, can't wait to see which course(s) are ed to play. Maybe NC will make the cut the next time. BTW - Dr. K is spot on. Austin has some great golf,plus some great restaurants and music venues. One of my favorites is the Continental Club...check it out.

Thanks Mike for all that you and the TT Staff do to promote our involvement in Team Titleist. Congrats to California, Texas and Florida for winning the opportunity to host a TT event!!! Like any and all of the others who live outside of these states, I would love to be able to play in the event if selected to participate. What a great opportunity to meet and associate with others like myself who believe that Titleist is the best brand on the market in golf equipment!!!!!! Thanks again,         Barry O.