ORLANDO, Fla. (Sept. 25, 2012) – Golfweek Custom Media, in association with The PGA of America, has just released an exclusive digital edition of the Official Program of the 2012 Ryder Cup. Available now for free download on Golfweek.com and RyderCup.com, the digital edition is an exact replica of the commemorative program offered on site to attendees of the 39th Ryder Cup at Medinah Country Club in Medinah, Ill.
“The PGA of America is proud to partner with Golfweek Custom Media to create a wonderful keepsake for the pre-eminent international team event in golf,” said Allen Wronowski, president of The PGA of America. “The compelling drama and rich history of the Ryder Cup is captured in this beautiful program, which will long serve as a remembrance of a special week in sports.”
Featuring more than 250 pages of player bios, course features, historical information and expert insights, the 2012 Ryder Cup program is an invaluable go-to guide for not only attendees, but also golf fans all over the world who will now be able to fully experience this historic event as if they were really there in Medinah, Ill.
“We are honored that The PGA of America once again placed its trust in Golfweek Custom Media to produce the official program for what is certainly one of golf’s most anticipated events,” said Francis X. Farrell, president and CEO of Turnstile Media Group, parent company of Golfweek Custom Media. “The digital edition provides golf fans around the globe the opportunity to relive some of the drama and excitement of past Ryder Cups as this year’s event creates its own excitement and place in the storied history of the game.”
About Golfweek Custom Media
Golfweek Custom Media is the industry’s leading creator of official event publications, tournament magazines and custom collateral. Providing custom solutions that engage audiences and support multiple media channels, Golfweek Custom Media takes highly targeted content to a whole new level and is a division of the Golfweek brand. Founded in 1975, Golfweek is the most authentic, authoritative and independent voice in golf. Reaching more than 1.3 million readers each week, the magazine delivers the most complete news and information about the game, its players and the golf lifestyle – all to golf’s most important audience. The Golfweek brand also extends beyond the print publication to include Golfweek.com, Golfweek OnDemand, Golfweek Mobile, TurfNet.com, as well as such industry wire services as The Golf Wire, The Apparel Wire and The Tour Van.
About The PGA of America
Since its founding in 1916, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf. By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, The PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in the multi-billion dollar golf industry. By creating and delivering world-class championships and innovative programs, The PGA of America elevates the public’s interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. As The PGA nears its centennial, the PGA brand represents the very best in golf.
Kayla Mitchell, Marketing Communications Manager