Swing by Swing Golf, Inc., the golf mobile app, media and marketing company, announced today that Josh Kelley and Ryan Rustand have joined the company full-time as instructors, on-air talent and ambassadors.
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Swing by Swing Golf offers four industry-leading mobile golf apps (SwingxSwing, Swing-U, gottaGolf and The Golf Tracer) and publishes daily content to golfers via the SwingxSwing Clubhouse & Swing-U Instruction newsletters and websites. Since the company launched in 2010, over 4.5 million golfers around the world have registered to use its top-rated apps.
Kelley (@holein1trickshots) and Rustand (@coach_rusty) are two of the most influential adult males in golf with nearly 400,000 followers on Instagram and Facebook combined. As scratch golfers, certified instructors and top original content creators in golf social media, Kelley and Rustand will have versatile roles at Swing by Swing, focused on instruction & training, original video production, marketing, live events and user acquisition. They also will be featured instructors in the SwingxSwing Clubhouse’s “Golf 101” series, distributed to 1mm+ subscribers weekly via email.
“We are very excited to have both Ryan and Josh join the team,” said Charles Cox, CEO of Swing by Swing Golf. “These guys can do it all – play, teach, perform live, generate 250 million video impressions per year; and they know how the millennial golfer thinks. They’re tremendous additions to an already incredible team.”
“I’m thrilled to be joining the Swing by Swing team. I am a long-time user of their apps, and I’m eager to work under and learn from one of the world’s best, Gary Gilchrist,” said Kelley. Rustand added, “I’m extremely honored to be part of the SxS team and firmly believe that our technology and content will have a massive impact on the golf space across GPS, on-course scoring & stats and instruction & training.”
About Swing by Swing Golf, Inc.
Founded in 2010 and headquartered in Hartford, CT, Swing by Swing Golf, Inc. is a golf mobile app, media, and marketing company. The company owns and operates top-rated mobile apps across GPS & scorecard, instruction & training and social & ball tracing. It also offers world-class branded content & marketing services, giving advertisers access to the most engaged daily golf e-newsletter in the world as well as more than 1 million monthly active users across the web, email, social and mobile. Lastly, the company develops customized, one-of-a-kind apps for several of the world’s top golf clubs, instructors and academies.
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