Golf News for Wednesday, April 17, 2013 | People

GolfNow names Timothy Greenwell Senior Director Regional Sales-Southwest

ORLANDO, Fla. -- GolfNow named Timothy Greenwell senior director of regional sales for the Southwestern U.S. A longtime marketing and business development executive, Greenwell will be responsible for sales in one of the largest and most important markets for GolfNow, the leading online reservations and revenue management platform for golf courses.

Since 1997 Greenwell has served as senior vice president, global branding and marketing for Scottsdale-based Troon Golf. While at Troon, the world’s largest golf management company, Greenwell created what is regarded as golf’s most successful golfer loyalty program and signed annual recurring licensing agreements with major brands including Callaway, Infiniti and Titleist.

Prior to joining Troon, Greenwell was director of marketing and tournaments for the Southwest Section of the PGA of America and assistant executive director of the Arizona Golf Association.

"Throughout his career, Tim has created innovative solutions that added value to his customers' businesses," said Jeff Foster, Golf Channel’s senior vice president, New Media Group. "His successful track record of building strategic business development programs for golf and sponsorship partners makes him a great fit to lead the GolfNow business in the Southwest."

GolfNow is part of Golf Channel Business Solutions, the business-to-business arm for the world’s leading consumer tee-time portal. Golf Channel Business Solutions offers services that help golf courses connect to a growing number of golfers through technology-driven programs and services.

About Golf Channel Business Solutions
Golf Channel Business Solutions connects golf course owners, operators and PGA Professionals with golfers through a wide range of programs and services that help them operate more efficiently and increase revenues. A multifaceted division of Golf Channel, Golf Channel Business Solutions provides technology platforms, grow-the-game opportunities, online distribution services and marketing tools that increase participation, enhance facilities’ online presence and leverage revenue management and customer relationship management strategies. For more information about programs and services visit Golf Channel Business Solutions and GolfNow.

Bill Bryant, Bryant Marketing Communications, 678-366-3232

David Schaefer, Golf Channel, 407-355-4542