Industry Veteran to Further Enhance Sales, Service in High-Growth Category for World’s Largest Golf E-Tailer
(WICHITA, Kansas) – Adding to its explosive growth of sales to the corporate and golf-tournament markets, The Golf Warehouse, the world’s largest golf e-tailer at www.tgw.com , announces the appointment of Steve Tangdall as Director of Corporate Sales.
With 15 years experience managing retail shops, private clubs and corporate sales programs, Tangdall oversees TGW’s extensive range of corporate accounts, team sales and ASI purchases. He also directly manages sales of all logo products and high-volume orders.
With the popularity of corporate golf gifts at an all-time high, TGW has increased such sales by more than 200 percent the past 12 months. Accounts include small businesses as well as major companies like Accenture, Barclay’s Capital, Liberty Mutual Insurance, Wells Fargo and Ford Motor Company. They utilize TGW’s deep selection and famous warehouse prices to obtain brand-name golf products for holiday gifts, performance incentives, gestures of customer appreciation and contest prizes.
Many purchases by tournament planners include tee prize staples like golf equipment, embroidered apparel and personalized golf balls, as well as special TGW programs like custom fitting and club trade-ins online.
TGW’s greatest growth is in gift cards which allows golfers to easily select online the gift or prize of they choice from more than 20,000 golf products TGW carries.
"Steve’s diverse background and proven record of success further enhances our position as a leader in the marketplace," says Mark Marney, CEO of TGW. "He knows precisely what to recommend to corporate clients to satisfy their gift recipients and how to execute efficient service."
"I’m very excited to work with a team that has a great reputation for innovation," says Tangdall, who previously enjoyed successful tenures with ASI specialist 21st Image, retailer Golf L.L.C., Platteview Country Club and Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. "I look forward to building upon that heritage by enhancing existing services and introducing several new programs."
For more information about TGW’s diverse offerings, visit www.tgw.com or call 888.838.5551.
About The Golf Warehouse
The Golf Warehouse is a wholly owned subsidiary of The Sportsman’s Guide (SGDE). The Sportsman’s Guide is an Internet and catalog retailer offering outdoor gear and general merchandise, with a special emphasis on outdoor clothing, outdoor equipment, golf apparel, equipment, accessories and footwear. The company sells through both Internet Web sites and catalogs. The Company’s Web sites include http://www.sportsmansguide.com , http://www.tgw.com and http://www.bargainoutfitters.com .