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Overseas Golf Brands Descend on Manchester Golf Show

11.05am 22nd April 2014 - Exhibitions & Conferences

Manchester Golf ShowThe Manchester Golf Show has become the focus for the golf industry as a number of companies seeking UK distributors and stockists arrive to exhibit at the show to find the right professional people to work with in the UK. For many of these companies it will be their first step into the UK market, so this is a once in a blue moon chance to meet with and talk to some of them  face to face, before they return home.

The Manchester Golf Show, 25-27th April, EventCity, includes companies exhibiting who are seeking UK distributors and stockists. To register for FREE trade accreditation into the show and arrange meetings with these companies email Simon Jones, simon@golfshowco.com.

The following companies and products will be exhibiting:- Axglo, BiiON, CaddyTrek, Defib Shop, Foresight Sports, Game Golf, Giannini Putters, Golphin, PURE Grips, SwingByte, TrueStrike, Zepp.

A brief summary of the companies and products is below, and Simon Jones can be contacted for more information.

Axglo – The Flip’n’Go Trolley from Axglo is ultra light and compact. One of the smallest trolleys on the market it is easy to carry and store away. Lighter and  morestable than most 3-wheel carts, its use of high strength industrial material gives a firm solid structure to the cart’s body and parts. The bag holding rack supports most golf bags of different sizes with  an adjustable bag strap. It has adjustable handles to suit each user’s preference, a simple engage and release (push) hand brake, a large capacity console for storage of personal effects, golf balls ,and other accessories, a beverage holder, an umbrella holder, a storage/carrying bag and maintenance and air free wheels.

BiiON Footwear – Tradition runs deep in the game of golf, and rooted within it is the Oxford Brogue style. BiiON is re-defining the classic Oxford theme, with a spikeless slip-on golf shoe made from ultra-lightweight EVA. BiiON golf shoes are waterproof, shock absorbent, washable, anti-microbial and odour-resistant.  It’s also the material that helps make Biion Shoes the lightest performance golf shoes around.  While BiiON Shoes pay homage to the timeless Oxford silhouettes, the designs and patterns are unlike anything you have ever seen on or off the course.

CaddyTrek – An independently controlled electric golf trolley that follows the player around the golf course, to play completely hands-free and burden-free, and concentrate on the game. It stops when you stop, moves on when you move on, and always stays a safe distance behind.  The most compact and lightweight trolley in the world, it folds and unfolds easily. The CaddyTrek electric powered golf cart is a brand new smart and compact robotic golf trolley with a lithium ion battery that can last 27 holes and beyond…

Defib Shop – Bernard Gallacher’s campaign is for more defibrillators in Golf Clubs. A defibrillator is a machine that delivers an electric shock to the heart when someone is having a cardiac arrest.  Defib Shop want to speak with you about the importance of having one in your club

Foresight Sports – From the ground-breaking GC2 Smart Camera System to the newest range-changing GC2 kiosks, Foresight Sports delivers the most advanced and respected launch monitor and golf simulation solutions available today. You can practice or play in any golf environment with equally trusted results. At less than 10 inches long and under four pounds, the GC2 moves from outdoor to indoor as easily as it fits in your golf bag.

Game Golf – Track the game in the background with Game Golf, and focus on playing instead of note-taking. Install the tags into golf clubs and tag a club to the device before each shot. Game Golf logs what and where each club is used on the course. Everything is recorded and presented in an all-in-one online system, both visually and statistically, to help better see and understand how the round was played, and establish how the players game is developing over time..

Giannini Putters – Producing the finest putters in the world is an art and Kenny Giannini Putters set a standard unparalleled by other putter manufacturers. All of the putters are billet milled: solid one-piece, carbon steel putters that incorporate their milled Soft Slotted Face Technology (SSFT) ® slotted sole, and they’re made in the USA. The weight, the look and the feel of the ball off the face set Kenny Giannini Putters apart from the competition.

Golphin – Transforming kids golf with easy to hit golf equipment. It’s a revolutionary way to learn golf properly, providing young kids with the opportunity to have fun playing golf and learn a proper technique.  The innovative golphinforkids iron head geometry, with larger and lighter club heads, provides many advantages for young kids who are at the beginning of their journey into the wonderful world of golf.

PURE Grips – From exceptional feel to excellent durability to easy installation, PURE Grips are revolutionizing the golf grip market. Their injection mould technology ensures that the grips provide exceptional durability and the best feel on the market. PURE Grips’ installation requires no adhesive tapes or solvents, and using the quick-connecting tool, the simple power of air pressure installs grips as securely as any adhesive tape. PURE Grips are exceedingly well balanced, giving an edge that exists with no other grip.

SwingByte – A 3D swing analyser that clips onto any club from a driver to a putter. Record your swing via Bluetooth to a smartphone or tablet. analyse swings in real time, with a full 360 degree view,  measure club head speed and acceleration, club plane, club face angle, dynamic and static loft, angle of attack and club path, plus swing tempo.

TrueStrike – Golf Mats – TrueStrike’s fairway forgiveness™ effect helps improve practice experience in the commercial golf practice range and at home by realistically and accurately replicating shots from the fairway. Everyone loves the realism the fairway forgiveness effect produces and gets real benefits previously unobtainable from golf practice by using TrueStrike golf practice mats. Everyone wants to practice more often and for longer with TrueStrike.

Zepp – The Zepp Sensor captures, measures and analyses the golf swing in three dimensions and records 1,000 data points pre second. It tracks club head and hand speed at impact, shows the shape of the swing in 3D space, compares the path of club and hands on the backswing to downswing, accurately measures the ratio of time of backswing vs. downswing and measures the angle of your club shaft at the top of your backswing with precision and ease. The Zepp Sensor and golf glove mount stay out of the way allowing golfers to swing like normal. They won’t even feel it.

Anyone interested in the commercial opportunities in any of these products can register for trade accreditation into the show and arrange meetings with these companies by emailing simon@golfshowco.com

Manchester Golf Show www.golfshowmanchester.com

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