BOSTON, Mass – Pro Golf Weekly, www.progolfweekly.com a leading golf media brand, has announced changes to its editorial team. Effective October 1, three respected and well-known golf journalists have been hired to newly created positions at Pro Golf Weekly, which was recently acquired by Gorman Golf Media.
Steve Pike has been named as Business Editor. Steve is an award-winning golf journalist, has written about every facet of golf for over 30 years. His resume includes working for such publications as Golfweek, Golf World and Golf Digest. In his new role, Pike will be responsible for producing a weekly notebook-type column about the business side of the golf industry. He will frequently offer unfiltered commentary and reviews designed to be the most trusted and reliable source for insider golf information.
Ed Travis has been named Equipment Editor. Ed is an award-winning sports writer and golf journalist spanning 30 years and is a well-known and respected figure in the golf media industry. His work covering the business of golf, equipment, golf personalities and travel is prominently featured in numerous print and electronic publications.
“Ed Travis is an exceptional talent in the golf media industry and one of the top five golf equipment writers in the business,” said Thomas Gorman, Publisher of Pro Golf Weekly. “We will provide a platform for readers to continue to enjoy Ed’s writing style and also help educate them about the always evolving news in the world of golf equipment.”
Mike Bailey has been named Travel Editor. Mike is an award-winning golf journalist whose career has spanned more than 30 years. A former president of the Texas Golf Writers Association, he has visited more than 2,000 golf courses throughout North America and other parts of the world, writing about every facet of the golf industry, including instruction, competition, equipment, the turfgrass industry, and, of course, travel.
His resume includes work with the Golf Channel’s Golf Advisor and Golf Pass, Golf Monthly, PGA Magazine, the Golfweek Group, and Avid Golfer Magazine.
In his role as Travel Editor, Mike will produce a weekly review and commentary from a recent visit to one of his favorite golf destinations. Mike will offer unfiltered reviews designed to be the most trusted and reliable source for readers seeking fresh information about the resort or golf course.
“I am so excited to join the executive team at Pro Golf Weekly,” said Bailey from his home/office in Houston, Texas. “Pro Golf Weekly is a respected golf media brand and I look forward to providing readers with informative, stimulating, and entertaining articles. As Travel Editor I look forward to traveling to golf destinations to experience the culture, tourist attractions and landscape, and write about them to help others who might consider visiting understand more about the location.”
Pro Golf Weekly, founded in 2016 by golf industry executive Paul Daly, is a digital marketing platform which highlights the best of the professional golf tours including PGA Tour, LIV Golf League and LPGA. Original and curated content is provided each week from a team of experienced golf journalists that has built Pro Golf Weekly into one of the industry’s top brands delivered through a multitude of web, email and social media channels.
In addition to Pro Golf Weekly, Gorman Golf Media properties include New England dot Golf www.newengland.golf, eSouthernGOLF.com https://esoutherngolf.com and Golf Life Real Estate www.golfliferealestate.com.