HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT, MARCH 26, 2014: Back9Network, the golf lifestyle multiplatform media network, announced a programming partnership with the Connecticut State Golf Association (CSGA). The partnership aims to collaboratively create and distribute “Connecticut centric” golf programming across their shared distribution platforms.
The co-produced programming will regularly appear throughout CSGA’s e-mail, print and digital magazines in addition to Back9Network’s distribution platforms. The content will focus on localized, human-interest stories and philanthropic initiatives that promote awareness of and participation in golf around Connecticut.
“Back9Network brings an imaginative spirit and a unique perspective to the golf media space, and we are excited to partner with them across our various platforms,” said CSGA Executive Director, Mike Moraghan. “We have great stories to tell in Connecticut, and in Back9 we have an ally that is committed to expanding the game and reaching a broad audience. We couldn’t be happier with this new partnership and we are eager to get started on our joint projects.”
“We are very excited to announce a programming partnership with the CSGA here in our home state of Connecticut, which has an incredibly rich history in the game of golf,” said Back9Network’s Chairman and CEO, James L. Bosworth, Jr. “Mike Moraghan’s vision for a state golf association using media as a platform to grow awareness and participation in golf is truly progressive. We look forward to continuing our tradition of producing original content that invites more people into golf with inspired creativity from our new partner, the Connecticut State Golf Association.
About Connecticut State Golf Association: Founded in 1899, the Connecticut State Golf Association is the country’s oldest state golf association and provides stewardship for amateur golf in Connecticut. The CSGA functions as an extension of the USGA and is dedicated to providing golfers a full range of services for the good of the game and golf in Connecticut. The CSGA is comprised of over 42,000 members and 183 member clubs, providing and administering handicaps for all of its members throughout the state.
About Back9Network: Back9Network, based in Hartford, CT, is a lifestyle multiplatform television network and media company. Back9Network was developed as a complementary alternative to traditional media’s focus on professional golf tournament coverage. Focused on compelling storytelling, interesting personalities, features and fashions, interviews and instruction, travel, gear and much more, fans of all kinds will want to hang with the Back9Network. golf.swingbyswing.com, its online clubhouse, delivers a fresh perspective on the golf lifestyle and its worldwide influence. Back9Network’s leadership includes respected and outspoken executives from the golf and media industries. Back9Network recently moved into its new corporate Headquarters and TV/Video Production Studio in Hartford, joining ESPN, NBC Sports and YES Network in Connecticut. For further information, visit golf.swingbyswing.com.
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