OnCore and Duran Group Team Up

BUFFALO, N.Y., Jan. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — OnCore Golf, a new sports technology company launching a proprietary hollow-core golf ball, announced a partnership with The Duran Group. The Duran Group will facilitate sales of the company’s next generation golf ball – the “EVO” – throughout the US into pro-shops, retail outlets and internationally through select distributors. OnCore Golf and The Duran Group plan to showcase the EVO to potential customers and interested parties at the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show, in Orlando, FL “We are excited to interact with customers at the PGA show and showcase our patented technology. It’s a big moment for the company and all those who have supported us” said Bret Blakely, President of OnCore Golf.

The Duran Group has partnered with numerous golf companies to achieve record growth in their respective market categories, including Cleveland Golf, Ogio, Ahead, Softspikes, Cutter and Buck and SkyGolf. Tony Duran, President of The Duran Group, remarked on his involvement with OnCore, “Once every twenty years a new golf innovation comes along and it dramatically changes the industry – OnCore’s EVO has just that type of potential. We are excited to put our marketing and sales expertise to work for OnCore and the golfers who ultimately serve to benefit from the hollow core technology.”

Distributors, retailers and pro-shops interested in selling the EVO should contact Tony Duran with The Duran Group (tduran@durangroup.com) or stop by OnCore’s booth at the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show (Booth #1760).

OnCore Golf (www.oncoregolf.com) is dedicated to increasing the enjoyment of the game of golf by creating and selling new technology-based products that conform to the rules of golf. OnCore’s first product is the world’s only hollow-metal core golf ball, designed to be straighter off the tee and on the green by employing a novel core design that increases perimeter weighting. OnCore’s advisors and supporters include sport’s icons such as Major League Baseball’s Roberto Clemente Jr., NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry, former USGA Technical Director Frank Thomas, along with Club Glove founder and golf industry leader, Jeff Herold and PGA Master Instructor Michael Hebron.

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The Duran Group (http://www.durangroup.com/) is the largest Sales and Marketing Firm in Golf, working with a range of Clients from start-ups ventures to well established Companies. The Duran Group’s proactive approach to sales in the golf market, utilizes a combination of Inside and Outside Sales Representatives working as Team Members in a territory to provide deeper market penetration levels and a higher level of service to accounts. Over the past three decades, Duran Group Clients have been nationally recognized for outstanding revenue growth with awards from Inc. 500, Entrepreneur of the Year and Company of the Year.

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