CENTENNIAL, Colo., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Colorado AvidGolfer Media, the state's foremost golf resource, has further solidified its leadership position with the launch of a completely redesigned and optimized Website—the colorful, content-rich, dynamic, user-friendly coloradoavidgolfer.com.
The announcement comes on the eve of Colorado AvidGolfer magazine's July issue, its 100th. "With 100 print editions under our belt, we are positioning ourselves for the future," said CAG Publisher Allen J. Walters. "The site will amplify the high level of quality content and reader service that has made us the country's leading regional golf publication."
Coloradoavidgolfer.com's channels cover the same subjects covered in the magazine—news, course reviews, travel, instruction, equipment and lifestyle—but in greater depth, and with greater frequency, scope and user engagement. The site will also serve as a place for users to get exclusive deals on tee times, stay-and-play vacations, giveaways, tournaments and more.
"Golf information isn't confined to eight issues a year," said editor Jon Rizzi. "Our digital platform lets us provide up-to-the-minute coverage, blogs and videos. It also encourages feedback and dialogue with our audience."
To spur this dialogue, Colorado AvidGolfer has also launched aggressive social media campaigns through Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. It has also created a weekly e-newsletter to inform its database of regional golf deals, giveaways and specials.
Digital and Social Media Manager Kate Stromberg headed up the multipronged digital effort. "It's not just about the magazine or The Golf Passport," she explained. "It's about bringing it all together under the CAG brand and wholly representing that brand's high standards, creating audience engagement across all platforms and devices, and making the site scalable to ensure the brand's future success."
ABOUT COLORADO AVIDGOLFER MEDIA:
Founded in 2002, Centennial-based Colorado AvidGolfer Media (CAGM) is the state's leading golf resource. It is the official Media Partner of Choice of the Colorado Section of the PGA, Colorado Golf Association, Colorado Women's Golf Association, Rocky Mountain Golf Course Superintendents Association and Colorado Open Golf Championships. In addition to publishing eight magazines a year, CAGM annually publishes the Colorado Golf Passport, which provides more than $5,000 in golf and retail discounts. CAGM offers a full suite of digital offerings, including coloradoavidgolfer.com, weekly e-newsletters and Facebook and Twitter pages. The company also stages numerous tournaments and events across the state, including the U.S. Bank Corporate Cup, Tournament Series Presented by Park Meadows and the Cordillera Couples Experience.
Media Contact: Jon Rizzi, Editor, Colorado AvidGolfer, (720) 493-1729 x14, firstname.lastname@example.org
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