Thursday, August 16, 2012
AHEAD Becomes GBN Platinum Partner
(Bedminster, NJ) - Golf Business Network (GBN) announced that it has signed AHEAD as a Platinum partner.
AHEAD, based in New Bedford, Mass. will showcase its headwear and “Heavy Metal” line of golf accessories to GBN’s nearly 500 members who are head and assistant golf professionals at the top private clubs and resorts in the United States. Ahead’s other business units include men’s apparel and the “Kate Lord Collection” of women’s hats, apparel and accessories.
“We pride ourselves in establishing long-term mutually beneficial relationships with our partner companies and this relationship is a great opportunity to connect our members with one of the fastest growing companies in the headwear segment,” said Bob Mulcahy, CEO of GBN. “Additionally, AHEAD will provide great accessory options for our members and their customers.”
AHEAD is best known for its premier headwear collections that feature original approaches to logo ornamentation options. Founded in 1995, AHEAD has been able to capitalize on the golf industry’s desire for high-quality graphics on headwear and an array of garments. Among active professional golfers who wear AHEAD gear on the course are Luke Donald, Retief Goosen, Jim Furyk, Sean O’Hair and Brittany Lincicome.
“We are excited about this significant opportunity to partner with GBN, sharing in their focus to bring an enhanced value to the golf professional," said Scott Stone, National Sales Manager, Golf for AHEAD.
Golf Business Network was created by a golf industry veteran for the benefit of golf professionals desiring to excel. Its founding principles were simple: assist their members to increase their job's value and their value to their facility. GBN has developed and created numerous unique concepts, documents, and services that assist in navigating through the golf industry's constantly changing landscape. Likewise, golf clubs require state-of-the-art data and consulting to satisfy member demand.
For information about the services GBN provides for its more than 500 members or information about its membership waiting list, call (908) 234-0021 or access the web site at www.golfbusinessnetwork.com.