May 26, 2005 10:25 ET

Premier Golf Site to Host Online "Grand Opening"

Free One-Year Membership Offered to First 5,000 Who Register

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 26, 2005 -- One of golf's most comprehensive websites,, is hosting an online grand opening and is offering the first 5,000 registrants a free one-year subscription. The offer includes full access to Playing Partners,'s online service that allows golf enthusiasts to find a golf partner for the purpose of competition, companionship, romance or just to share in one's enthusiasm for the sport. Visitors should use coupon code EC5000 when signing up for this promotion., created and maintained by Los Angeles-based Teazer Graphics, was unveiled earlier this year and has since enjoyed an increasingly high volume of daily web traffic. The many features of allow subscribers to discover new courses, track and improve their golf game, purchase equipment and apparel, participate in golf-related forums and develop relationships with other golfers around the world.

"The site was conceived out of my love for golf and the unavailability of a site that could provide me with the data and features I was looking for in a clear and concise manner," said founder Yank Price. "I was tired of all the advertising-driven sites that only provided part of what I wanted in a golf site."

For those who miss out on the grand opening offer, a standard 6-month subscription to is $15. New subscribers also may purchase a 1-year membership for $29.95 and will receive a free Quick Reference Stroke Play Guide. Included with each subscription is:

--  Access to details, photos and reviews of more than 17,200 courses
    through the United States and Canada and the ability to save your favorite
--  Membership to Playing Partners, the site's match-making service that
    aims to pair up golfers for the purpose of friendly competition,
    companionship or even romance
--  Access to Game Tracker, which allows users to enter rounds they've
    played to track strokes, putts, fairway hits, drive distance, sand saves
    and more. This feature lists a player's game trends and takes into account
    weather conditions and course conditions as entered by the user
--  Discounts on purchases from's online pro shop featuring the
    latest in golf equipment, training aids, apparel and more
--  An opportunity to win free golf gear via the site's monthly giveaway

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