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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
VIDEO GOLF VETERANS GRAIG KINZLER AND CORTNEY BLACK JOIN GLOBAL VR REGIONAL TOURNAMENT TEAM
January 29, 2004 -- San Jose, CA -
GLOBAL VR™, manufacturer and developer of video games for the coin-op market,
is proud to announce the appointment of two of the most recognized names in
Graig Kinzler and Cortney Black.
In the newly formed department, the GLOBAL VR Regional Tournament
Representatives will work with GLOBAL VR customers and players to help promote
local tournaments and educate players on the benefits of playing
EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® Golf.
Graig attended New Mexico State University, where he studied marketing. After college, he was a golf professional for 2 years in the Chicago-land area. For the last few years, Graig has been a professional video golfer, winning numerous tournaments including a World title. He is the most recognized face in video golf, having been featured on MTV, Fox Sports, the Golf Channel and many local television shows and newspapers. Graig looks forward to bringing his vast experience in the video golf industry to GLOBAL VR.
"GLOBAL VR's EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® Golf is the best video golf game in the world," comment Graig Kinzler. "As a Golden Tee champion, I never thought I would say those words. I firmly believe that EA SPORTS™ PGA TOUR® Golf is the future of video golf. Both Cortney and I are extremely excited about being a part of such a dynamic and innovative company."
Cortney graduated from Kendall College in Evanston, IL, with a degree in Marketing and has nearly 4 years in the coin-op industry. She started her career at Midway Games, working with the Midway Tournament Network. For the last 2½ years, she has been the Marketing Associate at Incredible Technologies.
"Having Graig and Cortney on the GLOBAL VR team is extremely exciting," said Milind Bharvirkar, GLOBAL VR's President and CEO. "We are putting together a strong field team to help distributors and operators understand the benefits of getting their cabinets online and to help organize local tournaments. Who better to do this than two of the most experienced video golfers in the business?"
Graig and Cortney began work in their new roles Regional Tournament Representatives, January 19, 2003 and will provide Tournament support in the Mid-West.
For further information please contact:
Phone: (408) 597-3400 ext: 2443
Fax: (408) 597-3431
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