FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla., November 4, 2011…Former PGA TOUR Commissioner Deane Beman joins an elite line-up of golf industry leaders and icons, as Edwin Watts Golf Shops, LLC, (EWGS) one of the world’s largest specialty golf retailers, today announced that he will serve as this week’s special guest on “GOLFBETTER,” the retailer’s popular Podcast series.
Beman joins Host Tom Brassell in this episode of “GOLFBETTER” to discuss his life as an amateur and professional golfer, his time as PGA Tour Commissioner, the book ‘Deane Beman: Golf’s Driving Force,’ which explores Beman’s tenure as head of the PGA Tour from 1974 to 1994, when he became known as “the most powerful man in golf,” and his new Aim Check putting aid.
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.
“Deane Beman is recognized as a pioneer in the golf industry. After achieving much success on the course during his playing days, his vision led to the extraordinary growth of the PGA TOUR,” said John Watson, CEO, Edwin Watts Golf Shops. “His book is truly captivating, and I’m excited to treat our avid GolfBetter listeners to his story.”
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 43 years has earned the organization the right to be known as America’s Golf Club.
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