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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
DARK HORSE DEAN LIAKAKOS POSTS -15 TO WIN GLOBAL VR'S PRINCEVILLE CHALLENGE
For Immediate Release - July 9, 2003, San Jose, CA - An avid video golfer for nearly 5 years, Dean Liakakos has often ranked amongst the top players in the US - but until now he's never won a national PGA TOURŪ Golf tournament. Dean claimed top honors, and $5000 cash, in GLOBAL VR's EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŪ GOLF June tourney, The Princeville Challenge.
Dean was the frontrunner almost from the start with an amazing round played on Thursday, June 5 at King's Table Billiards in Clayton Ohio. His winning round included two hole-in-ones on the 3rd and 7th, both Par 3s. Dean scored 6 Eagles and 3 Birdies on the Front 9 of The Prince Course for a masterful fifteen under par. He finished one stroke and 24,000 Great Shot Points ahead of the competition.
Dean played over 50 rounds of EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŪ GOLF in the June tournament. Asked about his winning round, Dean commented, "I knew it had a chance to win, but I never count on any score winning until it's over." Dean added, "I like the challenge of the PGA Game, especially the putting, it's no gimme."
GLOBAL VR introduced EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŪ GOLF in August 2002, and began running monthly national tournaments in February 2003. Their prize pool has increased from $10,000 to $25,000 per month with an unprecedented grand prize of $5,000.
Distributors and operators needing information about EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŪ GOLF, or other GLOBAL VR product should contact their local GLOBAL VR distributor or GLOBAL VR at 1-408-597-3400 or www.globalvr.com
Founded in 1998 and headquartered in San Jose, California, GLOBAL VR is the world's leading manufacturer of coin-operated video games based on home gaming technology. With an exploding home gaming market, GLOBAL VR is leveraging massive investment in development of home games and triggering a renaissance in the out-of-home video game industry. GLOBAL VR has development agreements with the world's leading game publishers Electronic Arts (NASDAQ: ERTS), Activision (NASDAQ:ATVI) and Atari (NASDAQ :IFGEF) that provide exclusive rights to create coin-op versions of popular home games such as EA SPORTS PGA TOURŪ GOLF, Beach Head and Incoming. All other names and trademarks are property of their respective owner(s).
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