SOURCE: TV Worldwide

November 16, 2005 09:25 ET

Golf Marketing International Selects TV Worldwide to Launch Internet TV Channel "GolfCenter.TV" With Major Golf Industry Partners

Channel to Feature Full Schedule of Web-Based Live and Archived Programming

CHANTILLY, VA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- November 16, 2005 -- TVWorldwide.com, a fast-growing web-based global TV network, announced today that it had been selected by Golf Marketing International, Inc., to develop and launch "GolfCenter.TV," an Internet TV Channel featuring live and archived content of interest to golf enthusiasts and golf industry professionals globally. Produced in a cooperation with Washington Golf Centers and several major golf industry partners to be announced later this year and through 2006, GolfCenter.TV has been in confidential conceptual development and testing throughout the summer of 2005. The announcement was made by TV Worldwide at the company's webcast of Streaming Media West in San Jose, Ca., the premier industry event for Internet-based audio and video technologies.

The channel, currently in its soft launch form at www.GolfCenter.TV, will feature an array of community-based and interactive streamed programming including content targeted to youth golfers, training presentations for men and women, golf industry news and technology features, an extensive library of links to golf video content on the web and even programs highlighting the latest exercise and fitness techniques for the golfing enthusiast.

"We're excited about working with Golf Marketing International on this ambitious and exciting Internet TV channel," stated Dave Gardy, CEO of TVWorldwide.com. "By creating and deploying community-based, "lean-in" interactive content for golf enthusiasts as we've done for our other Internet TV channels, we believe we can effectively compete with conventional broadcast and cable golf offerings targeted to the golf consumer. Most importantly, we know GolfCenter.TV will offer our golf industry manufacturer, service provider and merchandising partners a whole new innovative avenue for communicating with their target demographic audiences. We'll be producing content that will be compelling and entertaining for golf enthusiasts which will experience viral on-line distribution as we build the channel's community."

Visitors to GolfCenter.TV (www.GolfCenter.TV) should have the free Windows Media player installed prior to viewing the free video presentations. For live events, viewers should log on by 5-10 minutes prior to start times. Technical questions can be directed to 703-961-9250, ext 223 or info@tvworldwide.com about both live and archived content.

About TV Worldwide

As a leading global Internet broadcasting and streaming media company, TV Worldwide (www.tvworldwide.com) is developing a network of video channels that is an affiliation of community-based Internet television stations, each underwritten by a strategic partner, "aimcasting(SM)" to targeted demographic audiences worldwide. TVWorldwide.com works with strategic partners to develop the latest in live and archived state-of-the art video streaming content applications. TVWorldwide.com was recently named one of the streaming video industry's "Hottest Streaming Companies" by Streaming Magazine, www.streamingmagazine.com, and CEO Dave Gardy was honored by the magazine as one of the 50 Most Influential People in Streaming Media. Mr. Gardy currently serves as President of the International Webcasting Association.

About Golf Marketing International, Inc.

Golf Marketing International, Inc. is a leading marketing and promotions firm specializing in the creative building brand identity and traction for golf industry retailers, manufacturers and service providers in specific golf enthusiast customer demographics.

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