Golf My Way

Ken Rizzotto


Golf My Way,LLC


Event Management



Rizzotto Ken Rizzotto has been directing golf tournaments for more than thirty years. His attention to detail has made him one of the most respected tournament organizers in the country. Ken began his golf tournament career in 1975 with an Italian/American social golf organization.  Ken incorporated his marketing skills with his knowledge of golf tournament organization and brought profitability to the tournament.  Over the next nine years under his leadership, the tournament raised millions of dollars for local charities, including the Barbara Sinatra Children's Center for abused children.




Ken was invited by Barbara and Frank Sinatra to become the Executive Director/Tournament Director for the Frank Sinatra Celebrity Invitational.  Once again, Ken raised the bar and the tournament grew in popularity and in financial reward. Over the fourteen years that he directed the tournament, more than ten million dollars was donated to charity. Ken was responsible for all phases of the tournament, including:



  • Sponsors
  • Players
  • Celebrities
  • Media
  • Short & LongRangePlanning
  • Fundraising  >
  • Purchasing of Tournament Merchandise
  • Staff/Volunteers
  • And of course directing the Tournament



He was the Tournament Director for the Michael Douglas and Friends Celebrity Golf. The Tournament was held in April, 2007 at Trump National Golf Club in Rancho Palos Verdes, California and aired on NBC in June of that year. 




Ken's expertise doesn't lie exclusively in golf; he is a premier fundraiser incorporating sponsorships and silent and live auctions to the tournaments he directs; adding substantial funds to the charity.  




Other Golf Tournaments he is or has been involved with include:




ESPY Celebrity Golf Classic for ESPN 


The Big Break Challenge


The Crosby, North Carolina                                                


The Vince Lombardi, Wisconsin


The Alice Cooper, Arizona                                                        


Friends of the Desert Mountains




Ken has authored a golf tournament procedures manual depicting every phase of tournament planning and execution.  The manual, along with Maestrosoft GolfMaestro Pro Software is available for purchase on line at www.Maestrosoft.com.




Be it a local charity event or a major nationally televised celebrity tournament, Ken and his professional staff at "Golf My Way, LLC" are available to provide the elements necessary for staging a first class event. In his own words, "Anyone can run a simple golf tournament; I raise the bar and turn them into happenings".




For more information or help with your tournament, Contact us and we will be glad to help!




If you prefer, you can contact Ken directly by calling 760-275-8540 


Or email Ken at kengolfmyway@aol.com