Subsidiary will Directly Serve Company’s GPS Customers in UK and Ireland, Coordinate Sales Throughout Key Territory
(CHANDLER, Ariz.) – ProLink Solutions — a wholly-owned subsidiary of ProLink Holdings Corp. (OTC BB:
Ian Church will oversee the wholly-owned subsidiary of ProLink Solutions as Managing Director and Vice President. He will be responsible for all system sales as well as service and support for ProLink’s existing footprint of more than 120 golf courses within the territory. Staff will include sales representatives, service and support professionals working from ProLink’s first office outside the United States.
Together, England, Scotland, Ireland and Wales form the world’s largest golf market outside the U.S. ProLink’s industry-leading technology has been adopted by many of the region’s finest courses, including 2006 Ryder Cup host the K Club (Ireland), the 28 properties of Crown Golf, and Roxburghe Golf Course (Scotland), ranked among the country’s top five inland layouts.
Church brings extensive experience in the international golf industry to his new role. He previously held management positions with American Golf at properties in Texas(Riverside Golf Club) and England. He also has held posts in Essex, England (South Essex Golf Centre), the Algarve, Portugal (Vale do Lobo Resort) and Wales(Ashburnham Golf Club). Church’s background includes marketing positions with Hewlett-Packard and General Electric.
“It is a great honor to head up a new organization in a rapidly growing segment of the golf market,” Church says. “ProLink’s global presence and leadership form an outstanding platform on which to build and grow the business. In the U.S., GPS systems have become an integral part of the game, and their usage in the UK and Europewill bring more enjoyment for players and more profit for course owners.”
Adds Patrick Parenti, ProLink’s Senior Vice President of International Sales: “Our existing customers will benefit greatly from ProLink’s ability to directly serve England,Scotland, Wales and Ireland, where we anticipate continued rapid expansion of our GPS system. ProLink’s global advertising partners may also gain access to the extensive ProLink Network throughout Europe.
“As Vice President and Managing Director, Ian Church will employ a wealth of knowledge and experience in golf course management, marketing and technology. He will be a very valuable member of ProLink’s senior management team.”
In addition, ProLink has secured the services of DNA Technologies to supply technical support to ProLink’s course partners throughout England, Scotland and Ireland. Technicians from DNA will visit each course in the coming months, free of charge, to ensure their ProLink GPS units are operating properly. Courses will have the option to enlist DNA’s services after the initial site visit.
“Offering this service through DNA once again demonstrates ProLink’s customer-centered approach,” says Gerard Johnson, Senior Vice President of Operations at ProLink. “Focusing on our partners’ satisfaction has helped ProLink earn a sterling international reputation and is a key to further growth.”
ProLink also has partnerships with distributors in France (Sport Business Group), Spain and Portugal (Golf Consulting Services). Its system is now featured at more than 700 golf properties on five continents; more than 600 of these courses are equipped with media-ready systems to support on-screen content and advertisements.
ProLink Solutions is the world’s leading provider of GPS golf course management systems and revenue-generating on-course advertising. ProLink Solutions’ core philosophy is to be a “Trusted Partner” to its golf-course customers. From enhancing golfers’ overall experience and improving pace-of-play, to increasing current revenue streams and creating new profit centers for golf courses, ProLink Solutions’ products and services have captured markets both nationally and globally. For more information about ProLink, visit www.goprolink.com, call 480.753.2337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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