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Go-Golf.tv Takes Off with Japan’s Largest Airline

7.22am 12th June 2013 - Media

 

David Whyte
David Whyte

Following their success with Malasian Airlines who are presently showing a pilot show on St Andrews, the team at Go-Golf.tv are delighted to announce that ANA, Japan’s largest airline will start showing the same show as of 1st July.

Based in Scotland, Go-Golf.tv is synonymous with beautifully filmed golf video presentations mainly due to producer, David J Whyte’s 20-year apprenticeship as Scotland’s leading golf landscape photographer.

“I started filming individual golf courses about 6 years ago mainly for club’s websites,” said David. “Muirfield, Royal Dornoch, Royal Aberdeen and most of the top courses worked with us in the first couple of years – as well as a host of second tier Scottish courses savvy to the impact of video to convey the delights of their facilities. Now we are producing full features on the destinations that golfers want to travel to.”

These features are coming together in a half hour show entitled ‘Golf Passport’. Each show hosts 3 different destinations interspersed with 60-second golf tips from some of the best golf teaching professionals as well as individual course reviews.

“We don’t want to make it too stuffy,” continued Whyte. “Clive Agran, one of the UK’s best known (and funniest) golf travel writers is our main presenter so having Clive on board ensures things never get dull.”

“We also have other well-known writers hosting the destination segments so there’s plenty variety,” continued Whyte. “And, it’s not all about golf. We explore the best places to eat, drink and stay as well as great things to do during your visit.”

The Go-Golf team is just back from Holland, departing for Normandy this week and simultaneously working on edits for the Scottish Highlands, Northwest & Southeast Ireland, Wisconsin, Casa de Campo in the Caribbean, Northern Michigan, Aberdeenshire and Carnoustie Country with many more choice destinations in the pipeline.

Distribution is key to the company’s success with the productions going out on all of the UK’s main golf websites along with an increasing number of international airlines.

ANA is the latest to start airing the show and is recognised as one of the world’s most prestigious carriers; first choice for most Japanese business travellers along with those travelling to Japan. Go-Golf.tv is confident that the St Andrews pilot and subsequent programmes will be enjoyed by the hundreds of thousands of business class & long haul customers that use the airline each month.

“We’re working similarly with Jet Air in India, Garuda in Indonesia, possibly Air France and Finnair” continued Whyte. “Our airline distribution partner is doing a great job. Our problem is we need lots more ‘content’ to make up the programmes.”

If you’d like your area to be featured in ‘Golf Passport’ contact David Whyte to discuss at team@go-golf.tv

Go-Golf.TV www.Go-Golf.tv

 

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