Cybergolf: Las Vegas National in Las Vegas, NV; Trinity River Golf Tour in Texas; and Eagle Ridge Golf Club in Lakewood, NJ, become Cybergolf’s newest clients.
Tour Resource Center: Original social media marketing Webinar sold out on Feb. 18 and company plans a second on the same topic, “Social Media Marketing and Your Business” to accommodate the overflow of interested participants.
Skadaddle Media: Signs a strategic marketing agreement with Dawgs Golf golf footwear brand to sponsor “Of Course,” an animated golf-themed Web series that will debut March 1.
Southeast Asia/India Golf Merchandise Exposition, PGA of Asia Conference: Inaugural events will be held concurrently April 30-May 2 in Bangkok, Thailand. “Southeast Asia and India collectively make up a geographic bloc with a total population in excess of 1.7 billion people,” said Mike Sebastian, managing director of the Asia Pacific Golf Development Conferences Pte Ltd, the owner and producer of the Southeast Asia/India Golf Merchandise Exposition. “It is one of the fastest growing regions in the world and is also home to some of the most dynamic economies on the planet.”
The International Golf Federation: Its Olympic Committee begins a search for a full time executive director, who will coordinate day-to-day operations from Lausanne, Switzerland, in advance of the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Ty Votaw, PGA Tour executive vice president, communications and international affairs, has been serving as acting executive director.
Tour Resource Center: Continues its college golf education blog series, the latest post entitled “How to Find the Best College Coach, and Team for You.”
Pure Grips: Signs Matt Jones to an endorsement agreement to play its grips on the PGA Tour in 2010.
Crescent Systems: Prairie Isle Golf Club in Prairie Grove, IL, selects Crescent’s software for use its club.
KemperSports: The golf facility management company and Preferred Golf Club, a division of Preferred Hotel Group, announce a joint venture, making many of KemperSports’ golf courses available on a preferred basis to Preferred Golf’s exclusive membership.
Knetgolf / GolfBallsOnly: Provider of premium, pre-owned, brand-name golf balls reports a company record-high 85 percent increase in its year-over-year sales to green-grass shops.
TeeTimeSavings.com: Re-launches its website, TTS.com, with improved navigation and reformatted course listings and booking procedure.
Crescent Systems: Shelbyville Country Club in Shelby County, KY. chooses the company as its club management software.
Fore! Reservations: To exhibit at the Carolinas PGA Merchandise Show, Feb. 22-23 in Myrtle Beach, SC.
Miami Children’s Hospital: Announces it will open the first Nicklaus Care Center in Palm Beach (FL) County later this year. The center will deliver medical care from pediatric craniofacial, endocrinology, gastroenterology, neurology and orthopedic specialists to a stand-alone clinic.
Macali Communications: Launches a new crisis communications planning system to help golf brands prepare for and navigate crises to manage and enhance their reputation.
AHEAD: Introduces an S.O.S. (Smart Ornamentation Sells) campaign. “Our design and sales team took a look back at the most successful logo designs over the last 15 years, coupled them with some extraordinary new designs for 2010 and created a S.O.S. resource book for each of our reps,” said Jeff Waller, National Sales Director, AHEAD. “With this book, the reps are better able to help their accounts visualize and select designs that will showcase the club logo and pop off the shelf.”
Tour Resource Center: AMF Golf Management selects TRC to help with its social media marketing.
eGolfScore: Announces the expansion of eGolfScore UK into Ireland and hires Jody Connaughton to build the real-time wireless scoring company in the Irish marketplace.
CourseTrends: Announces the signing of two clients to its web solutions portfolio.
Dawgs Golf: Reaches agreement with VGM Club, which will assist in marketing Dawgs Golf products to VGM’s North America membership. “This strategic partnership will help expand our reach even more not only into golf courses, but also into city, yacht tennis and athletic clubs across the U.S. and Canada,” said Steve Mann, founder, president and CEO of Dawgs Golf.
West Michigan Golf Show: Organizers of the 22nd annual event pleased with weekend turnout that matched last year’s overall traffic. “We felt the show hit the mark again and was a total success,” said Carolyn Alt, show manager. “The patrons really appreciated the headliners and special features while also showing enthusiasm for and confidence in the business side of the game.”