FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., July 1, 2011… “GOLFBETTER” keeps getting better! On the heels of Arnold Palmer’s appearance, golf fans are once again in for a special treat as Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, (EWGS) one of the world’s largest specialty golf retailers, today announced that Gary Player will serve as this week’s special guest on “GOLFBETTER,” the retailer’s popular Podcast series.
The most successful International golfer of all-time, Player discusses how he got started in the game in South Africa, turning pro at age 17 and traveling the world to compete in tournaments with his wife & six children in tow, his relationship with Callaway Golf/what’s in his bag, winning his first Open Championship in 1959 and how physical fitness has kept him sharp through the years.
Since its inception, the “GOLFBETTER” Podcast franchise has served as one of the leading voices in the industry, providing a platform for golf ambassadors and influencers, including executives from the game’s leading equipment brands, to educate, inform and entertain golfing consumers. Interview topics have included innovative new products & services, the importance of custom fit products, golf history, growth of the game initiatives, and much more, while some of golf’s greatest names have shared interesting and entertaining stories with Edwin Watts Golf’s loyal Podcast audience.
“To have Gary Player and Arnold Palmer appear as guests on consecutive episodes is a tribute to the popularity and authenticity of “GOLFBETTER,” said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops.
To tune into the latest episode of “GOLFBETTER,” visit www.edwinwattsgolf.com, and click on the “golfbetterpodcast” banner. All episodes are available in the “GOLFBETTER” archives.
About Edwin Watts Golf
Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC (an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.), headquartered in Fort Walton Beach, Florida is one of the world’s premier specialty golf retailers. The company operates as an integrated, multi-channel retailer, offering the freshest assortment of brand name golf equipment, apparel, and accessories through its 90+ domestic Retail Locations, eCommerce Internet site (www.edwinwattsgolf.com), Telephone/Catalog/Direct Mail sales (1.800.874.0146) and Digital Catalog (www.edwinwattsgolf.com/catalogs). Edwin Watts Golf touts a team of highly experienced and knowledgeable sales associates who can assist customers of all skill levels with lessons, performance fitting, special orders and repair services. The combination of the highest level of customer service, price match guarantee and reputation as the most trusted retailer in golf for over 42 years has earned the organization the right to be known as America’s Golf Club.
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