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Old 09-25-2020, 11:31 PM
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I'm Tding an event at the end of October and we are giving out tournament printed jackets. They are moisture wicking and have a port for your headphones. The are fleeced lined and a poly blend on the outside, we are also thinking about a neck gaitor to double as a facemask option as well as being able to help with the cool mornings.

I always like giving out something that is "in season" and can be used for the event and the next couple of months. I remember getting beanies in late spring and summer and always thinking those items would be better for events in the fall and winter.
Those jackets sound nicer than anything I ever got in a players pack.
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Old 09-26-2020, 12:40 AM
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Those jackets sound nicer than anything I ever got in a players pack.
Jackets? Funny story. 2 decades ago I went to work for a refinery. The group I joined earned a safety reward. The debate was a traditional carhart type jacket or something else. I was knew so I didn’t really feel I had a stake in it, but was going to get the award.

They basically came up with a couple of paper weight options. One was a globe, the other I don’t recall but was less useful than a globe so I thought. The globe was fist sized and weighed a few pounds—but it wasn’t a real globe. It didn’t have actual continent layout even.

If they had done jackets and I didn’t need/want it I could have at least donated it to someone who needed a winter coat.

Bottom line—give something decent or save the money.

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Old 09-26-2020, 12:59 AM
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Towels - please no....I have gotten 7 towels
Mini - cool idea. Only have one mini from a tournament
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A lot of people have mentioned towels, but I only had one towel until I got one in a player's package after playing for four years, and I've only gotten one more since. Minis, on the other hand, I have flowing out my closet.
You two should talk.

I wouldn't think socks a bad idea, if they're the right socks at the right time. While I lived in Iowa I found that a pair of warm socks were always fought over Christmas party thieving/dirty Santa gift exchanges. I would imagine that warm socks, which can be obtained for less than $10, would do okay at fall and winter tournaments.

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Old 09-26-2020, 09:22 PM
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You two should talk.

I wouldn't think socks a bad idea, if they're the right socks at the right time. While I lived in Iowa I found that a pair of warm socks were always fought over Christmas party thieving/dirty Santa gift exchanges. I would imagine that warm socks, which can be obtained for less than $10, would do okay at fall and winter tournaments.
I guess it all matters where you live.....here in Arizona, I rarely wear socks.

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Old 09-26-2020, 09:29 PM
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Solar powered mini fans!! for player's pack in Zona!

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Old 09-26-2020, 09:40 PM
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An airline size bottle of Wild Turkey. For those who aren't playing well half way thru the round, they may need it.
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Old 09-26-2020, 10:05 PM
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I don't know about shipping to UK... but Treasures of the Forest minis would be a pretty killer players pack item

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Old 09-27-2020, 07:44 PM
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An airline size bottle of Wild Turkey. For those who aren't playing well half way thru the round, they may need it.
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Old 09-27-2020, 07:53 PM
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Just played a tournament where we got a metal tee sign of all three courses we played. Really neat and very high quality.

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Old 10-05-2020, 12:29 AM
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Just played a tournament where we got a metal tee sign of all three courses we played. Really neat and very high quality.
Nothing wrong with jackets, custom created items like the above, etc, etc, but why force the players to pay for it via the player pack? Why not just have them available to sell during the event or opt in during registration?
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