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PING Canada names 2013 Club Fitters of the Year

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OAKVILLE, Ont. – PING has announced their 2013 Club Fitters of the Year for Canada.

The awards salute authorized PING fitters who have demonstrated the highest commitment to custom fitting and the promotion of its benefits to golfers of all abilities.

“Because of their expertise, these fitters are helping golfers across the country realize the benefits of playing custom-fit and custom-built PING equipment,” said John A. Solheim, PING Chairman & CEO. “On top of that, they offer exceptional customer service that builds trust and loyalty in their golf operation and the PING brand. We’ll continue to support them with ongoing training and education, plus innovative new fitting
tools, software and research. These fitters can serve an important role, bringing more people to the sport by demonstrating how properly fit equipment helps them play better and enjoy the game more.”

Solheim said PING offers it’s certified fitting accounts a growing array of tools and software to dial in a more precise fit while making the process easy, cost-effective and convenient. They include the Advanced Fitting System Interchangeable Fitting Cart; the iPING® putter app; a new putter-fitting package, and both nFlight and nFlight Mobile fitting software.

Winners were chosen based on points earned across several criteria and disciplines, including custom orders, commitment to ongoing training, sustained sales growth, use of PING tools and technologies and support of the entire PING product line.

Here are the winners for 2013: (alphabetical order of club)

Trevor Fackrell
Burlington Golf & Country Club Burlington, ON

Michel Blier
Club de golf du Bic
Le Bic, QC

Norm Jackson
Cowichan Golf & Country Club
Duncan, B.C.

Greg Kincade and Staff
Edmonton Country Club
Edmonton, AB

Barry Gibson and Gavin March
McGibby’s Golf at St. Vital Centre
Winnipeg, MB

Chris Power
Rivershore Golf Links
Kamloops, B.C.

Jason Wyatt
Sunningdale Golf & Country Club
London, ON

Ted & Linda Webster, Rob Penner
Ted and Dave Custom Golf
Calgary, AB