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Press Release:   July 2, 2013

Media Contact:
Nick Valentino

Yamaha Golf Car Becomes Founding Member/Sponsor of the Georgia Golf Trail

Atlanta, GA – July 2, 2013 - Georgia Golf & Travel LLC is extremely excited to announce that Yamaha Golf-Car Company has become a Founding Member Sponsor of The Georgia Golf Trail in 2013. Sharing many of the same interests and goals relating to promoting Georgia as a premier golf destination and growing awareness of Yamaha, this partnership will be focused on working with golf courses and their operations as well as golfing consumers to continue to improve and grow the game.

Doug Hollandsworth, Founder of Georgia Golf & Travel LLC, says "Georgia Golf & Travel is pleased to welcome Yamaha as one of our Founding Sponsors. We feel that through our marketing efforts and working with the Georgia Tourism Division to promote Georgia as a premier golf destination for both playing and living, partnering with a company like Yamaha on our team and having their help with our programs is one of our first priorities and most important things we had to do"

Doug went on to say "We know The Georgia Golf Trail will attract many new golfers to our great state thus helping awareness for both Yamaha and Georgia which brings growth into the state and benefits us all.”

"The Yamaha Golf-Car Company recognizes the importance of growing the game of golf and in increasing participation in this great game nationwide as well as here in the great golfing state of Georgia. We feel that support of the Georgia Golf Trail is a great way to accomplish both," says Kevin Norcross, Division Manager - Direct Sales & Marketing for Yamaha Golf Car.

Norcross continues, "The Georgia Golf Trail promotes not only the game of golf but also the many fine resorts and golf facilities that we have here in Georgia. By promoting these local courses, it allows the golfing public here in Georgia as well as golfers from around the country to enjoy them. This project is a win, win for golf, the golfing public, our great state, and our industry as well. We here at the Yamaha Golf-Car Company are proud to support this effort."

About Yamaha Golf –Car Company: Yamaha Golf-Car Company, headquartered in Newnan, Georgia since 1988, manufactures the most highly engineered, highest quality golf cars and utility vehicles in the industry. Yamaha also offers a complete line of transportation and specialty vehicles. Yamaha is the #1 manufacturer of ATV's in the world and recently transferred production of the Grizzly 700 and Grizzly 550 from Japan to our manufacturing facility in Newnan, GA. In addition to these vehicles, YMUS also recently transferred production of the Raptor 700 sport ATV and the new Tactical Black Grizzly 700 4x4 to Newnan, making YMMC ultimately responsible for nearly all of Yamaha's worldwide ATV production. These new production lines will add 200+ jobs to the Georgia community this year. For more information about this topic or to schedule an interview, please call 770-254-4154 or visit us on the web at

About Georgia Golf & Travel: The mission of the Georgia Golf & Travel programs is to increase travel and visitor expenditures throughout all of Georgia and market the state as one of the leading golf destinations in the world. Georgia Golf & Travel will achieve this goal by increasing awareness and generating inquiries about Georgia’s destination travel opportunities and encouraging the expansion of Georgia’s golf travel capability.  Georgia Golf & Travel marketing programs will focus on drawing additional golfers to courses across Georgia and at the same time, drive additional expenditures on accommodations, food service, and activities within the state.

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