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Foremost Selects Golfbuddy as DMD market continues to grow

8.10am 5th October 2011 - Corporate - This story was updated on Saturday, October 8th, 2011

John Ennis

GolfBuddy GPS has been appointed as a Preferred Supplier of distance measuring devices (DMDs) to the Foremost Group. The appointment recognises the dramatic growth of the DMD market and GolfBuddy’s standing as a leading golf GPS brand inEurope.

GolfBuddy’s World Platinum and World models will be exhibited at Harrogate to Foremost members on October 25th to 27th 2011.

John Ennis, EMEA General Manager for GolfBuddy, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be working closely with Foremost. With their outstanding marketing programme to members they will give us fantastic reach in the UK green grass segment. Having a relationship with the largest green-grass professional buying group inEuropeis something we’re keen to maintain and we will commit fully to all the marketing initiatives that Foremost offers.”

GolfBuddy is one of Europe’s leading GPS rangefinder brands, with a pioneering ‘fee -free’ policy – customers never have to pay any expensive annual subscriptions or course download charges. The company database of more than 34,000 worldwide course maps is made available completely free of charge to golfers.

Courses are also mapped on foot for accuracy by teams of professional mappers, who visit courses inEuropeand around the world every day.

Announcing the new agreement, Foremost company director, Andy Martin, said: “We recognise that the DMD market is growing faster than any other equipment sector.“Because they carry no additional annual subscription or course download fees after purchase, GolfBuddy’s GPs devices are very popular – and it’s important for our members to have access to the products that attract high demand. Their products are technologically advanced and they have an extensive course library both in the UK and Europe, and throughout the world.

“Foremost, our members and GolfBuddy will all benefit from this new arrangement with such a strong brand.”

GolfBuddy GPS is a corporate partner of the PGAs of Europe.  For more information visit

Foremost boasts a membership of over 1,000 making it the largest group of its kind anywhere in the world. Members, who are located all overEnglandand the rest of the British Isles, are responsible for a significant share of all UK golf sales.

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