The Speaking of Golf radio show based in Asheville, N.C., launches launched its FaceBook social media site.
VGM Club launches its new Facebook and Twitter pages. “These social networking sites are a great way for our members to stay up to date on the latest supplier news and any seasonal specials that are being offered to our members,” said D. Jay Ellis, president and CEO of VGM Club.
The Hackers Paradise sells out its ad inventory for the December inaugural issue in less than two weeks.
Philadelphia-based GolfTalk Livebegins a special promotion with Hershey Golf Collection to highlight the new Hershey Amateur, set for Oct. 11-14. As partner of the partnership, GolfTalk Live will provide on-air coverage during the weekly show and develop an e-mail campaign to help reach golfers throughout the region. The radio show also becomes a media sponsor for the event.
Instructor Jim McLean analyzes Bubba Watson‘s swing on TheGolfersNation.com‘s “Swing Analysis.”
Speaking of Golf airs live The Waynesville Inn Golf Resort and Spa in Waynesville, N.C., on Saturday, 9-11 a.m. ET. The show originates from Asheville, N.C., on local radio stations and is streamed on live on Internet Web sites.
The Hackers Paradise reports on the first week of its three-week Fall Fashion Preview, and is on pace for record traffic numbers.
Dr. Gio Valiante introduces his new “Fearless Golf Academy” DVD that allows golfers to build their confidence and focus their attention. Valiante has worked with such PGA Tour players as Justin Leonard, Stuart Appleby, Chad Campbell, Vijay Singh and Camilo Villegas.
MyGolfSpy.com publishes pictures of Nike’s VR driver, which is to be released in 2010.
MyGolfSpy.com reports that Cleveland Golf’s new CG15 wedges are expected in stores Nov. 13.
GolfLasVegasNow.com reports that Tommy Armour III will play the upcoming Las Vegas PGA Tour stop and celebrate his 50th birthday on the Strip. Also, odds for the Tour Championship are released.
Jason Carbone, director of instruction at the Jim McLean Golf School, will host a live chat on TheGolfersNation.com tonight, Wednesday, 8-10 p.m.
Golfweek announces plan to publish and distribute its weekly magazine a full day earlier – changing its traditional Saturday cover date to Friday, effective Jan. 1 – thereby reaching readers three days before its chief competitor.
TheGolfersNation.com airs the final installment of a three-part “Classic Conversations” series with Jackie Burke Jr.
TaylorMade Performance Labs joins social networking sites Facebook and Twitter in an effort to keep golfers abreast of company news, updates and provide fitting tips from their certified PGA professionals. TMPL’s Twitter name is “taylormadepl” and its Facebook page can be accessed by searching “TaylorMade Performance Labs.”
Instructor Jim McLean‘s latest golf swing research, the V-Gap, is featured in Golf Digest‘s October issue. What was discovered is that when the left arm is parallel to the ground in both the backswing and downswing, the wider the gap in shaft angle, the more distance is generated.
GolfLasVegasNow.com reports that the stars are aligned for the Justin Timberlake Shriners Hospitals for Children Open next month, and the latest golf packages.
Speaking of Golf announces that this week’s guests include Howdie Giles, author of “The King & I, an Unlikely Journey from Fan to Friend,” and Golf Digest travel editor Matt Ginella.
TheHackersParadise.com announces the launch of its Fall Fashion Preview, beginning Monday, Sept. 14. THP will preview apparel from some of the top golf companies.
Golf Fitness Magazine Inc. signs The YGS Group to expand its advertising and media sales.
Golfing Magazine announces it will have a Travel and Destination feature in its fall issue.