SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--WGT Media (www.wgtmedia.com) is supporting a new movie about junior golf by promoting it to their millions of golf fans. The digital campaign for “The Short Game” is running on WGT Golf (www.wgt.com) and will deliver millions of geo-targeted online, video and social impressions to drive awareness and ticket sales over the opening weekends.
“The Short Game” documentary (www.theshortgamemovie.com) follows the lives of eight of the best seven-year old golfers in the world as they train for and compete in the World Championships of Junior Golf at Pinehurst. Their stories entwine to form a fascinating and funny portrait of very young athletes and their families, and a window into highly competitive junior golf.
The movie received a 2013 South by Southwest Film Festival Audience Award for Documentary Feature. It’s directed by Emmy Award winner Josh Greenbaum, produced by Delirio Films, distributed by Samuel Goldwyn Films, and entertainers Justin Timberlake and Jessica Biel are executive producers. Justin Timberlake is an avid golf fan with involvement in multiple golf tournaments, golf charities, and even purchasing his hometown golf course, Big Creek Golf Club in Memphis.
WGT Media has the most engaged sports fans in the world, including the largest web site in all of golf, WGT Golf (www.wgt.com) where over eight million registered players compete on virtual golf courses recreated in HD reality. WGT Golf has over five million monthly visits and over ten million monthly rounds, making it the largest and most engaged online audience of golfers in the world.
“We want to help grow the game of golf,” commented Pete Harrison, vice president marketing at WGT, “So we’re contributing over $10,000 in digital media to reach millions of our golf fans for the movie’s important opening weekends.”
For “The Short Game” video trailer, theaters and tickets, visit www.theshortgamemovie.com
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