Golf Channel: Network enters into a multi-year agreement with EZLinks Golf Inc., a golf course management software company, that represents an expanded partnership between the two companies and provides a boost to Golf Channel’s growing tee-time business, GolfNow.com.
Club Managers Association of America: Association releases “Managing the HOA-Residential Golf Community,” a new resource for managers in that sector of the industry.
Frogger: Company announces a 1,700 percent increase in sales from 2007 to 2009, the jump helped by sales of its two flagship products.
Mitchell Golf Equipment Institute: Company announces a realignment of its training schools for 2010, including its club repair and advanced shaft schools combined into a five-day certified Club Repair Performance School.
VGM Club: Through the club’s Cash Back Advantage program, it has paid back more $1.5 million to participating members in 2009. The program includes rebates on more than 350 nationally-branded food and non-food manufacturers.
CourseTrends: City of Roseville, CA, added as newest client. CourseTrends will design and host the city’s website, e-mail marketing, lead generation and e-commerce.
Cybergolf: Tunica National Golf and Tennis in Tunica Resorts, MS, is newest client. Cybergolf will design and host the facility’s website and e-mail marketing system.
Total Golf Adventures: Tony Meyers acquires his second TGA franchise in Ohio, the latest located in Stark County. Total Golf Adventures provides K-8th grade students access to golf through its national at-school, after-school golf enrichment program
Club Glove: The company announces a new distribution policy aimed at minimizing excessive online discounting by limiting sales to only e-tailers that also have a brick-and-mortar location.
ForeTees: The online tee time provider will host an educational seminar for golf professionals, general managers and golf committee members of Chicago area clubs on Thursday, Nov. 19 at Medinah Country Club.
Club Car: Golf and utility vehicle manufacturer announces a price increase for 2010 model year vehicles that reflects a renewed spike in global commodity costs. The price will increase approximately 2.5 percent on orders beginning on Nov. 20.
CourseTrends: Chardonnay Golf Club in Napa Valley, CA, becomes newest client. CourseTrends will design and host the club’s website, e-mail marketing, lead generation and e-commerce.
Acushnet Comp. The umbrella company for the Titleist, FootJoy and Cobra Golf brands receives the first Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources “Beacon for Energy” award for clean energy leadership.
CourseTrends: Randy Watkins Golf Group in Pearl, MS, added as latest client. CourseTrends will design and host its website, e-mail marketing, lead generation and e-commerce.
AHEAD: The company renews its sponsorship as the official headwear provider of the American Junior Golf Association through 2011. As part of the agreement, every AJGA member receives a custom AHEAD cap with their membership.
Cybergolf: Longbow Golf Club in Mesa, AZ, added as newest client. Cybergolf will design and host the club’s website and e-mail marketing system.
Longitude Group: Research and marketing company releases its 2009 Market Trend Report on U.S. off-course golf retail.
CourseTrends: Empire Ranch Golf Course in Carson City, NV, becomes latest client. CourseTrends will design and host the course’s website, e-mail marketing, lead generation and e-commerce.
Winning Edge Designs: The headcover manufacturer signs an agency agreement with Chicago-based The Media Group to handle its public relations and communications efforts.
ClubPay: Two southwest Florida courses – Kensington Country Club and Copperleaf Country Club – rejoin the company’s list of clients after pursuing professional employer organization relationships.
VCT Corp.: Following the launch of the company’s Activate! e-magazine, it will now accept editorial content pertaining to a variety of business topics.