Perhaps the most important feature of the closest to the pin format is that a “grand prize” winner is guaranteed. People are much likelier to participate in a competition if they know there is certain to be a winner. Participants in a closest to the pin competition can rest assured that someone is definitely going home with that prize, and it might just be them!
The most notable advantage to running a closest to the pin event rather than a hole in one competition is that the winning shot at a closest to the pin competition does not need to land in the hole, so a winner is always guaranteed. That is what is great about Golf4Millions and Golf4Millions Events. The winning shot at the final could be 10 feet away from the hole and someone will still go home with a car!