ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Touted as the 'Major of Golf Business,' the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show concluded January 24 with the crowning of the GolfBoard as the winner of the Best New Product for golf.
“We are all very excited that the golf industry has recognized, embraced and awarded our vision in attracting new and younger golfers to the sport,” said Paul Hodge, President of SolBoards, Inc., developers of the GolfBoard. “By creating this new and fun way to surf around the golf course in a low impact way with the GolfBoard, we are positive this will be the catalyst the golf industry is looking for and needing so badly.”
Don Wildman, GolfBoard Visionary and founder of Bally Total Fitness, attended the PGA Show and jumped right in, demonstrating the Boards’ abilities and offering his own insight into the future of the GolfBoard. “This will do for golf what snowboarding did for skiing,” he said, adding, “This will be the product that takes golf in a new direction.”
Throughout the show the GolfBoard booth was inundated with the likes of golfers, golf professionals, course owners, and worldwide press. Matt Ginella, on-air personality from The Golf Channel, came by several times to shoot segments touting the virtues of the GolfBoard and riding the board through the showroom floor. “If you want to make golf fun, this is it,” Ginella said in one of his segments adding, “This is the funnest thing I’ve ever seen. The time is now.”
The four-wheel-drive, lithium-ion battery powered GolfBoard is made in the USA, and is available now for sale to golf courses and individuals.
The 61st annual PGA Merchandise Show featured products from over 1,000 companies from every major brand in golf business today.
For more information visit www.golfboard.com.