Foundation for Advancing Security Talent Opens Registration for 2023 FAST Golf Classic

Photo from 2022 ISC West FAST Golf Classic

DALLAS, Texas— Registration for the FAST Golf Classic Tournament is now open for 2023.  On March 28, 2023, professionals in the electronic security and life safety industry will gather at the Desert Pines Golf Club for the 2023 Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) Golf Classic Tournament.

This annual golf outing, held on the opening Tuesday of ISC West, allows industry professionals to network and golf as they support vital industry initiatives. Funds raised through the tournament will be funneled into initiatives that support workforce development efforts to attract more qualified talent to our growing and evolving industry. The tournament is FAST’s primary fundraising event, so the foundation needs your continued pledge and participation! Come network with the movers and shakers of our industry and join us for a fun, guilt-free day of golf.   

With the 2022 event selling out of player spots available, it is encouraged to register your foursomes early.  

Tournament Details  

  • When: Tuesday, March 28 (Check-in/breakfast at 7:45 a.m., followed by 8:30 a.m. shotgun start)  
  • Where: Desert Pines Golf Club, Las Vegas, Nevada  
  • Registration Fee: $300/player, with Duffer add-on packages and 50/50 raffle tickets available (All proceeds support FAST’s efforts to promote workforce development in the security industry). Register here.

Registration also includes food and beverages (breakfast, lunch and award reception appetizers served), golf carts, and all applicable green fees.  

The course features over 4,000 mature pine trees lining the fairways with green grass running from tees to pins. White sand bunkers protect large, undulating, bent grass greens fashioned after those at Augusta National Golf Club. We invite you to experience the Carolina sandhills, tucked away minutes from the Las Vegas Strip, in the historic part of Las Vegas.  

Additionally, if you are looking to further support the tournament, sponsorship opportunities are available. Contact Kevin Murphy, director of member services at the Security Industry Association (SIA), at or 301-804-4716; Marc Benson, associate director of membership at SIA, at or 301-804-4710; or Jessica DaCosta, vice president of business development at the Electronic Security Association (ESA), at or 972-807-6827 for more information.

About FAST  

 The Foundation for Advancing Security Talent (FAST) is dedicated to connecting passionate, innovative professionals with new opportunities in the electronic security and life safety industry. Through a partnership of the industry’s leading associations, ESA and the Security Industry Association (SIA), FAST brings awareness to the career advancement opportunities within the fast-paced technology industry that serves to keep people, places and property safe.  

About ESA

Established in 1948, ESA is the largest trade association in the United States representing the electronic security and life safety industry. Member companies install, integrate and monitor intrusion and fire detection, video surveillance and electronic access control systems for commercial, residential, industrial and governmental clients. ESA provides technical and management training, government advocacy and delivers information, advice, tools and services that members use to grow their businesses and prosper. Together, ESA member companies employ more than 500,000 industry professionals and serve more than 34 million residential and commercial clients.

About SIA

SIA is the leading trade association for global security solution providers, with over 1,200 innovative member companies representing thousands of security leaders and experts who shape the future of the security industry. SIA protects and advances its members’ interests by advocating pro-industry policies and legislation at the federal and state levels, creating open industry standards that enable integration, advancing industry professionalism through education and training, opening global market opportunities and collaborating with other like-minded organizations. As the premier sponsor of ISC Events expos and conferences, SIA ensures its members have access to top-level buyers and influencers, as well as unparalleled learning and network opportunities. SIA also enhances the position of its members in the security marketplace through SIA GovSummit, which brings together private industry with government decision makers, and Securing New Ground, the security industry’s top executive conference for peer-to-peer networking.