Conde Nast Entertainment Launches New Digital Video Channel For Golf Digest
Original Series Aimed at Golf Enthusiasts Looking for Tips, Secrets of the
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NEW YORK, March 19, 2014
NEW YORK, March 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Conde Nast Entertainment and Golf
Digest, the world's most widely-read golf publication, today launched the
brand's first-ever premium digital video channel, rolling out new original
series inspired by the magazine's award-winning editorial content. The
channel, sponsored by Callaway®, features a wide range of content focusing on
Golf Digest's core strengths in equipment and instruction, as well as humorous
and informative original series. Golf Digest's channel launch marks the ninth
launch in Conde Nast Entertainment's (CNE) digital video network, and second
of 2014. The Golf Digest channel is the network's first and only sports
"These video programs add another dimension of entertainment to Golf Digest's
content," said Golf Digest Chairman and Editor-in-Chief Jerry Tarde. "We're
reaching new and younger golfers while reinforcing our connection to the
passionate player. It's helping us grow the game and deepen our ties to the
The channel's content will be widely distributed across multiple platforms,
including Golf Digest's video site http://video.golfdigest.com and YouTube
channel www.youtube.com/golfdigest, as well as through syndicated
"Our Golf Digest channel will be the first premium digital video destination
for the next generation of golf enthusiasts," said Dawn Ostroff, president,
Conde Nast Entertainment. "As CNE's digital video network expands to new
categories with our signature, distinctive programming, we are able to grow
and enhance our audience of influencers in a meaningful way."
"We are really excited to bepartnering with Golf Digest on the launch of the
Golf Digest Video Channel.It's a natural extension of our commitment to not
only leading in innovation and performance in golf equipment but also in the
ways consumers engage with companies and learn about their products," said
Callaway Senior Vice President of Marketing Harry Arnett. "The multimedia
content delivery approach tothe Golf Digest Video Channelis a perfect fit
for our newsroom content creation methodology. We know golfers everywhere will
really enjoy it."
New and original series from the editors of Golf Digest include:
#GOLFSECRETS WITH BEN CRANE: It's not easy being a PGA Tour player—and a
member of the parody boy band Golf Boys. Ben Crane shares his secrets for
doing it all, while answering your golf questions with honesty and humor.
oWatch the trailer:
NERVE WRACKERS: PGA instructor Jason Birnbaum hits the course to conquer his
biggest fears (and yours). Find out how to overcome the shots that intimidate
golfers most. #NerveWrackers
oWatch the trailer:
oWatch Episode 1 "Hitting Out of a Divot":
BREAKING BAD SCORES: Get out of your rut and lower your scores with this
how-to series featuring leading instructor Jason Guss. Learn practice tips and
drills for all skill levels on your way to breaking 100, 90, or 80.
oWatch the trailer:
oWatch Episode 1 "Smashing Your Drive With Center Contact":
THE HOT LIST: Featuring reviews of everything from drivers to putters, the
Hot List answers the question every golfer asks: What clubs should I play?
oWatch the trailer:
oWatch Episode 1 "Inside The Hot List Pt. 4: The War Room":
Since February 2013, CNE's digital audience has grown by 761% in unique
visitors and is recognized as the fastest-growing company among comScore's
Top-50 properties. Previously launched CNE channels include Glamour, GQ,
Style.com, SELF, Teen Vogue, Vanity Fair, Vogue and Wired.
Visit the all-new Golf Digest channel for more
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About Conde Nast Entertainment (CNE)
Conde Nast creates the world's best content for the world's most influential
audiences. The company attracts more than 164 million consumers across its
twenty industry-leading print and digital media brands: Vogue, Vanity Fair,
Glamour, Brides, Self, GQ, The New Yorker, Condé Nast Traveler, Details,
Allure, Architectural Digest, Bon Appetit, Epicurious, Wired, W, Lucky, Golf
Digest, Golf World, Teen Vogue and Ars Technica.
The company launched Conde Nast Entertainment in 2011 to develop film,
television and digital video programming.Conde Nast also owns Fairchild
Fashion Media (FFM) and its portfolio of comprehensive fashion journalism
brands: WWD, Style.com, Footwear News, NowManifest, Beauty Inc., M and
For more information, visit www.condenast.com or follow us on Twitter
@CondeNast and @CNE.
About Golf Digest
Golf Digest is the world's most widely-read golf publication and the authority
on how to play, what to play and where to play. Golf Digest's aim is to
enhance the enjoyment of all facets of the game — making its readers better
players, smarter consumers and more discerning travelers, while also offering
the kind of informative and provocative stories that fuel the unending
conversation that is golf. Golf Digest's mantra is THINK YOUNG/PLAY HARD, a
philosophy that defines both the magazine's readers and editorial alike. Golf
Digest is part of Golf Digest Companies, which includes Golf World and
GolfDigest.com. For more information, go to www.golfdigest.com and stay
connected on Twitter by following @GolfDigestMag.
Through an unwavering commitment to innovation, Callaway Golf Company
(NYSE:ELY) creates products designed to make every golfer a better golfer.
Callaway Golf Company manufactures and sells golf clubs and golf balls, and
sells golf accessories, under the Callaway Golf® and Odyssey® brands
worldwide. For more information please visit: http://www.callawaygolf.com/.
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