Family Golf Week Announces New Media Partner


January 19, 2015 – Rocket Vision Media has been named the Myrtle Beach, SC agency of record for BACK9NETWORK, a 24/7 golf lifestyle channel, which officially launched on September 29, 2014 at noon in 20 million homes on DIRECTV, channel 262.

BACK9NETWORK is a multi-platform golf and lifestyle media network and complementary alternative to traditional media’s focus on professional golf tournament coverage, compelling storytelling, interesting personalities and characters features and fashions, interviews and instruction, travel, gear and so much more.

BACK9NETWORK delivers a fresh perspective on the golf lifestyle and its worldwide influence. The newly redesigned – with an upgraded user experience – is an ad-supported online clubhouse open to everyone. Featuring free content with dynamic video storytelling, columns, coverage and commentary from more than 30 contributors worldwide, and a modern, clean, user-friendly design, the new is optimized for viewing and browsing on any device (smartphone, tablet or desktop).

BACK9NEETWORK’s corporate headquarters and TV/video production studio are a central part of the rebirth of downtown Hartford. BACK9NETWORK joins ESPN, NBC Sports and YES Network in Connecticut, which is quickly becoming the sports media capital of the world. As part of their multi-media service package, BACK9NETWORK also owns SWING BY SWING, a free golf GPS range finder mobile application. SWING BY SWING was created to help golfers have more fun on the golf course, play better golf and enjoy the game off the course as well. Since its creation, golfers have assisted the SWING BY SWING developers to map 95% of the world’s golf courses.

“We are truly excited to partner with Rocket Vision Media to assist with marketing and branding in the Myrtle Beach area. Building awareness for BACK9NETWORK in Myrtle Beach, the golf capital of the world, will help us to reach more customers, brand our products and help us reach greater heights,” said John Dato, vice president, advertising sales and brand integration for BACK9NETWORK.

We are thrilled to be working with BACK9NETWORK,” said Alicia Todd, director of operations for Rocket Vision Media. “This is a new opportunity with such growth potential for all involved and can’t wait to see BACK9NETWORK come to life as the golf media source of choice for golfers worldwide.”

About Rocket Vision Media: Rocket Vision Media is a highly creative, full-service advertising, public relations, online and social media development agency representing clients in destination marketing, hospitality, golf, real estate and more. Rocket Vision Media is a service-oriented agency which coordinates various media plans, production schedules, copy writing and edits, project estimates, database management and many other services necessary based on the client’s specific demographics such as age, income, sex, race, geography and other socio-economic criteria. Businesses which have chosen Rocket Vision Media as their agency of record include Social Step Media, North Carolina Regional Center for Investments, LLC, PGA TOUR Superstore National Father & Son Team Classic, Golf Insider – Myrtle Beach, Myrtle Beach Golf Central, East Coast Golf Management, BACK9NETWORK, Swing by Swing mobile application and Burroughs & Chapin Company’s entertainment golf division.

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