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Creating A Frictionless Experience That Connects Golfers To Tournaments – Eric Crawford / (016)

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    Creating A Frictionless Experience That Connects Golfers To Tournaments - Eric Crawford / (016) #HeliumRadio

In 2008, Eric Crawford had an “AHA” moment. He and his three brothers would regularly play in golf events around Iowa. They would play mostly four person best shots and stroke play tournaments. In order to find these golf events they would have to sift through a stack of papers. Back then golf courses would type up a bulletin that includes the events for that year and they would send those bulletins out to all of the golf courses in the area.

Eric told his brothers, โ€œThere has to be a website for this!โ€ so he went home and checked. There were various websites that had a few golf events listed, with the biggest one having only 300 events on it! This gap in the marketplace and opportunity to connect eager golfers with unfilled tournament and charity events led to the creation of After an exhaustive three year study and product development, found that there are an average of 8 golf tournaments per golf course per season, revealing that there are over 200,000 golf tournaments in the United States each year! is dedicated to helping golfers find golf tournaments, by creating the seamless integration of the classic game of golf with their user-friendly technology platform. With any player, beginner to life long diehard, high handicap or low, can search and find local amateur golf tournaments in their area, state or country. is establishing itself as the brand golfers think of when seeking golf tournaments, finding tournament playing partners, course information and connecting with their golf community. is currently expanding their service offering by creating a “Vendor Marketplace”, where they match event coordinators with golf courses looking to host tournaments.

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Special Guest: Eric Crawford – Founder & CEO,

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