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GolfTech Wins at GolfEurope

8.18am 27th September 2012 - Corporate

(l-r) Tony Bennett, Director of Education, PGA`s of Europe, Ralf Niesing, GolfTech Germany, Thomas Reiter, MD GolfTech, Gerhard Reiter, Managing Director of Messe Augsburg

GolfTech, owners of Big Max trolleys and distributors of Crocs Golf shoes and Rife putters were delighted with their return from Golf Europe in Augsburg as they won product awards in two separate categories.

The first award – the caddies award for innovation – went to the Big Max Blade. The Blade is an incredible piece of design technology that enables the 3 wheel push trolley to fold down flat, virtually to the width of a wheel. This allows the Blade to be transported flat in a car boot with a golf bag on top and stored in the slimmest of spaces. This is the second time in 3 years that a Big Max trolley has won the award for innovation, underlining Big Max’s reputation for creative design.

The second product award won by GolfTech was for Crocs Golf Shoes. Crocs have produced a  hybrid golf shoe that combines the extreme comfort that is expected from Crocs with stability and traction needed from a top level golf shoe. The style of the shoes ranges from a ‘street’ look, through to the more traditional, but all with great comfort and performance.

Ian Waddicar, head of UK operations for GolfTech commented, “I saw the prototype of the Blade several months ago, and knew then it would be an winner, and it has just proved this at the Golf Europe show. And we only signed the deal with Crocs a few weeks ago, so to win a product award at our first showing of the product really reinforces what a great brand it is going to be for us.”

With these two awards for products about to launch to the UK and European markets along with a new range for Rife Putters, GolfTech is preparing for 2013 to be one of it’s best years ever.


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