Partnership to Provide Online Content for new Website, Mobile and Tablet Devices
NEW YORK, September 21, 2011 /Canada NewsWire/ - Golf Digest has entered into a license agreement with Norlinks Digital Media for the online launch of Golf Digest Canada. As purely an online venture, Golf Digest Canada will be available on the web and on digital platforms including tablets in Canada and will offer content provided exclusively by the editors of Golf Digest and Golf World. Canada has the highest number of golfers per capita in the world and Golf Digest Canada aims to become the Number one online golf destination for Canadian golfers.
"We at Golf Digest are pleased to partner with Norlinks to provide online articles and photography from our talented staff," said Golf Digest Chairman and Editor-in-chief Jerry Tarde. "There is a strong appetite for golf content in Canada. And we're happy to share our news reports, equipment ratings, instruction tips and travel reporting."
Golf Digest Canada will feature content from Golf Digest and Golf World. It will also have ecommerce functionality and virtual gaming provided by the World Golf Tour.
"To be able to partner with the world's greatest golf publication is an honour for us here at Norlinks. Our goal over the year's will be to grow the viewer base with unique technology in our products and supplement the Golf Digest content with Canadian generated content. Our journalists will also add Canadian content to the iconic ratings from Golf Digest such as Top 100 Golf Courses and The Hot List. With digital technology gaining ground in ease of use and access I believe we have a fantastic opportunity to grow the game of golf in Canada" Stu MacDonald Chairman, Norlinks.
Launched at the RBC Canadian Open Men's Championship on July 21st Canadian golfers can look forward to the strongest editorial line-up in golf content on the web. Golf Digest's offerings range from equipment news to course rankings and travel advice to tips and insight from Golf Digest's great playing and teaching editors including: Phil Mickelson; Jack Nicklaus; Arnold Palmer; Rickie Fowler; Butch Harmon and Hank Haney.