Monday, February 25, 2013
Gary Player Partners with Revolution Golf for New Instructional Series
Golfing icon Gary Player and Black Knight International announced a multi-year partnership with Revolution Golf, the world's #1 online golf learning website, to produce a comprehensive instructional golf media series with the Black Knight. The instructional multimedia production and DVD box set, titled "A Game For Life," is scheduled for release soon and will feature the keys to the Grand Slam winner's success with instruction, tips, and advice acquired through his illustrious 60-year professional career.
"I have had a wonderful time filming with the Revolution Golf team and I am excited to share all the ins and outs on and off the course that helped my golfing career," said Gary Player. "My biggest hope is to inspire viewers to get out on the course, practice the correct techniques to lower their handicap, and most of all enjoy the game."
Player brings his unparalleled knowledge to Revolution Golf's lineup of highly respected players and coaches, which includes top American instructor Jim McLean. The addition of Player is an exciting development for Revolution Golf's portfolio on a global scale.
"Being able to add a world renowned golfer of Gary Player's caliber to the Revolution Golf team is thrilling," said Justin Tupper, Revolution Golf Co-Founder and CEO. "The level of fun, entertainment, and education that Gary Player brings to this instructional series will greatly appeal to the more than 1 million current RevolutionGolf.com subscribers and will surely inspire millions of new and long-standing golfers worldwide who are seriously interested in improving their game through lessons on golf technique and life in general from one of the all-time greats."
Covering everything from constructing a solid foundation and his renowned bunker play, to the importance of physical fitness, the premium series and DVD box set will feature Player sharing the extensive knowledge and experience that helped him win 165 tournaments worldwide, including nine major championships on the regular Tour and nine major championship on the Champions Tour.
"I've written, hosted and produced over 600 hours of instructional golf programming and I can assure you that working with Gary Player on "A Game For Life" has been one of the most exhilarating experiences of my life," said Peter Kessler, recognized as "The Voice of Golf" and host to golf's #1 iTunes podcast, The Peter Kessler Show presented by Revolution Golf. "Because of Gary, this will be regarded as the finest instructional series ever made."
Known for his unbridled enthusiasm, Player will infuse the instructional series with his spirit and wealth of knowledge on all dimensions of the game that will undoubtedly help viewers drastically improve their play.
"We are truly excited about teaming with Revolution Golf to create a phenomenal production giving a complete look into Gary Player's three dimensional golf and fitness philosophies," said Marc Player, CEO of Black Knight International. "Revolution Golf offers the best model for instructional multimedia and we are excited to see the finished product as soon as possible."
With nearly two million videos served each month, Revolution Golf has solidified itself as a leader in golf instruction by cultivating a global community of golf enthusiasts focused on their continued improvement. In addition to full-length instruction DVDs and daily golf instruction media, Revolution Golf provides users with cutting edge digital media and smart phone applications.