The format is an 18-hole, four-person scramble. Prizes will be awarded for first place,
closest to the hole on three par-3s and more. Lunch and an awards ceremony will follow
the tournament at Walk-On’s Bistreaux & Bar, 3838 Burbank Drive.
The event is more than just a golf tournament, however, said PSI Director Greg Accardo.
It’s also a valuable opportunity for students within the LSU Department of Marketing’s
professional sales concentration to gain real-world sales experience.
“Thanks to the PSI Golf Tournament, students engage in real-world sales before graduating,
and companies and students have the opportunity to network and discuss professional
sales careers,” Accardo said.
In the months leading up to the event, professional sales students are divided into
groups and tasked with selling tournament sponsorships — providing meaningful experience
and interactions with industry professionals. In addition, each four-person team in
the tournament is made up of three sponsors and one student.
For questions about participating in the tournament or becoming a sponsor, contact
Accardo at firstname.lastname@example.org
About the Professional Sales Institute
The LSU Professional Sales Institute, part of the LSU Department of Marketing, is
a partnership between LSU and industry dedicated to the education, training and development
of professional sales leaders and the discovery and dissemination of sales knowledge.
PSI is also a member of the University Sales Center Alliance, a national consortium
of sales centers that connects university faculty with different backgrounds and areas
of expertise to advance the sales profession through teaching, research and outreach.
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