As Chief Executive Officer of Prolinks Sports, Hollis Cavner oversees the management and operation of six Professional Golf Association (PGA) Champions Tour events and 40 corporate outings annually. Headquartered in Blaine, Minnesota, Prolinks Sports represents companies such as 3M, Allianz, AT&T and Time Warner Cable in coordinating championship events. Past events successfully managed by Hollis Cavner and his colleagues include U.S. Senior Open Championships in 1996, 1997, and 1999; Verizon Classics from 1999 to 2003; and Bank of America Championships from 1999 to 2004. Hollis Cavner’s company remains under contract for upcoming Champions Tour events.
The corporate outings Hollis Cavner orchestrates include hospitality packages at all Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA), PGA, and Champions Tour stops, at the Ryder Cup, and at other key sporting events worldwide. Those who wish to play rather than watch can visit some of the world’s best courses through Hollis Cavner’s Prolinks Sports. Cavner has built hospitality packages including everything from guest invitations and transportation to hotel accommodations, meals, renowned speakers, entertainment, welcome gifts, and more.
Through the company’s golf merchandising arm, Hollis Cavner also offers brand-name items for use in corporate merchandising and incentive programs or as tee gifts or tournament awards. Tickets and trips packages, another key area of the Prolinks Sports offerings that Hollis Cavner supervises, cover experiences of a lifetime at such events at the Masters Tournament, the British Open, the United States Golf Association U.S. Open, and the PGA Championship. Hollis Cavner guided Prolinks Sports as the company implemented outings ranging from a day to a week in duration accommodating 7 customers to as many as 120, serving such companies as Verizon Wireless, Qwest Communications International Inc., and Bowne & Co., Inc.
Hollis Cavner has led Prolinks Sports to high praise from clients. “The people at Prolinks Sports are the best in the business,” PGA professional Lee Trevino said of the firm. “… I know that when they are involved, things will be done right.” Charles Lee, former CEO of Verizon, noted, “Their expertise insures that every aspect of our golf program is first-class, and that we maximize our investment in golf. In my opinion, there is nobody better.”