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Golf travel and tee times giants join forces

12.32am 23rd March 2010 - Corporate - This story was updated on Monday, April 19th, 2010

Golf travel giant YourGolfTravel and online tee time booking market leader Online Teetimes today announced a partnership, which will see over 350,000 golfers being invited to go online to book all of their 2010 tee times at UK golf clubs.

The partnership comes to life in a new website, www.yourteetimes.com, which is also launched today.

From April 2010, YourTeeTimes.com will be promoted to YourGolfTravel’s 350,000-customer email database, including customers across its entire portfolio of golf travel companies, including YourGolfTravel.com, 3D Golf, Bill Goff, 4Golf.com, Rightclub, Blue Bay and Longshot.

YourTeeTimes.com will also be promoted across YourGolfTravel’s portfolio of golf websites, including UK-GolfGuide.com – the UK’s leading golf course search engine and #1 Google-ranked search result for many golf courses in Britain – plus ifyougolf.com and TeeTimesAnywhere.com.

“We expect YourTeeTimes.com will convince a huge number of golfers to start booking their tee times online for the first time this season,” said Andrew Harding, Managing Director of YourGolfTravel. “I am delighted to partner with Online Teetimes, as they are the company which has paved the way for success in this market both in the UK and in Ireland.”

Online Teetimes has built the new YourTeeTimes.com website around its powerful tee times booking engine, which gives the golfer simple search tools to find and book a green fee at over 340 golf clubs in the United Kingdom.

“2010 has started very positively, and our revenue forecast of £3.5 million is twice the size of last year,” said Online Teetimes Managing Director, Paul Heeney.

“There is still huge growth to come: our new partnership with YourGolfTravel, for example, will clearly create more revenue. The new YourTeeTimes.com website will be a superb channel for our participating clubs, and will help turn casual golfers into new customers in just a few clicks.

“As all revenues from our web rounds go straight into the golf operator’s hands, it is no surprise that we are consistently the best-performing tee times distributor in the UK.”

For more information see www.yourteetimes.com.

       

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