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Tuesday, November 5, 2011

TOUR STICKS TO EXHIBIT FOR THIRD TIME AT PGA MERCHANDISE SHOW IN ORLANDO, FLORIDA

Popular Golf Alignment Aid to Unveil Four New Products at Industry-Acclaimed Trade Show in January 2012

Tour Sticks is proud to announce that it will be an exhibitor at the PGA 2012 Merchandise Show January 25-28, 2012 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. This will be the golf alignment aid’s third appearance at the industry-acclaimed trade show and this year’s exhibit promises to be bigger and better than ever with special giveaways, discounted show pricing and a show-stopping centerpiece display in the middle of the 20 ft. x 20 ft. display, located at Booth #1405.

Tour Sticks will be showcasing several new additions to its family of products from the past year, including Crazy Tour Sticks, Tour Stroke, Wall Caddie and No Sweat. They will also officially be unveiling four brand-new products: Tour Trainer, Tour String, a golf drills DVD narrated by PGA Pro Todd Kolb called “Improve Your Golf Game Using Alignment Sticks” and a revolutionary ball retriever so new it’s yet to be named.

“We’re so excited to be back at the PGA Show for the third year in a row, “ says Dave Fritz, co-owner of Tour Sticks. “It’s truly the best way to interact face to face with thousands of golf industry professionals from around the world. We’re confident that we’ll develop some great relationships with new retail partners, dealers, reps and customers as a result of this show, especially with the introduction of our four new must-have golf products.”

Tour Sticks is a pair of innovative fiberglass rods that golfers use as a portable, multifunctional training tool to reinforce fundamentals of the golf swing. Available in 10 stylish colors with optional custom labels, these golf alignment sticks are a great teaching aid for golfers of all ages and skill levels. All products are available for purchase at www.toursticks.com

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If you’d like more information about Tour Sticks golf alignment sticks, please call Tour Sticks co-owner and media representative Meredith Billings at 877-763-6723 (office) or 903-880-3495 (cell), or email her at meredith@toursticks.com


Friday, August 5, 2011

Innovative Concepts, LLC Launches New Design for “The Tour Sticks Family of Products” Website

(Chagrin Falls, OH) – Innovative Concepts LLC - maker of Tour Sticks, The #1 Training Aid Used By Tour Pros - announced today the official launch of its new website with many improved features.

The new design at www.toursticks.com provides visitors a more immediate and improved interactive browsing experience through enhanced usability and interfaces. The inclusion of 20 new instructional drills with images and explanations is a key addition to the site along with the introduction of our newest product The Tour Stroke. The website was created by developers at kiwicreative.net

“Everyone at Tour Sticks is extremely excited about the release of our new site,” said Shane Carlisle, founder of Tour Sticks. “The one constant request from our customers has been for additional uses and instructional information for our product and we have certainly addressed that with the new site.”

About Tour Sticks

Tour Sticks are a product of Innovative Concepts LLC, an organization based in Chagrin Falls, Ohio. Its mission is to bring golfers of all playing abilities a multifunctional and affordable training aid to assist in the overall improvement of their golf games. Since its inception in 2009, Tour Sticks have formed relationships with Edwin Watts Golf, The PGA Tour Superstore, Golfsmith, Dicks Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy; including numerous Distributors worldwide.

Media Contact:

Meredith Billings
Phone: 877-763-6723
Email: meredith@toursticks.com


Wednesday, July 27, 2011

Top Training Aid on Tour Releases the Best New Putting Aid Inspired by PGA Tour Professionals

Tour Sticks’ simply ingenious new device literally draws a line from ball to cup!

(Chagrin Falls, OH) – Innovative Concepts, LLC, manufacturer of Tour Sticks has released the best new putting aid for the game called Tour Stroke. Inspired by and developed with PGA Tour Players, the Tour Stroke will help with eye alignment, swing-path, swing-length and swing-shape, Tour Stroke is an ingenious, extremely simple to use putting alignment aid for golfers of all skill levels and can be used indoors and outdoors.

Tour Sticks exploded onto the scene just over a year ago to rise almost overnight as the #1 training aid on the PGA TOUR. “We want to thank our loyal customers, teaching professionals and of course TOUR Pros for supporting Tour Sticks and are excited to release Tour Stroke as we continue to develop fun and innovative new training aids,” says Shane Carlisle founder of Tour Sticks

About Tour Sticks

Tour Sticks, and now Tour Stoke were both born from practical innovation to fulfill a need for golfers of all skill levels to make better use of their practice time at the range and putting green to effectively lose strokes. Tour Sticks are available at Edwin Watts Golf, PGA Tour Superstore, Golfsmith, Dick’s Sporting Goods and Golf Galaxy, including numerous Distributors Worldwide. For more information, visit our website at www.toursticks.com

Media Contact:

Meredith Billings
Phone: 877-763-6723
Email: meredith@toursticks.com


Wednesday, November 2, 2010

Tour Sticks Honors Top 100 US Golf Teachers

Top training aid on tour gives back to those grow the game.

CHAGRIN FALLS, OH. - (November 2, 2010) - Innovative Concepts, LLC, a manufacturer of golf training aids including Tour Sticks used by Tour Pros, is honoring our industry's finest; Golf Magazine's list of Top 100 Teachers.

In its effort to support growth of the game, Innovative Concepts will provide a set of Tour Sticks to each teacher with their name and honor of distinction especially inscribed. Tour Sticks are portable, multifunctional training tools used in over 15 different practice drills to improve alignment and one's overall golf swing. As a plane indicator, swing guide or to help with ball set up or target practice, they can be seen extending out of the bags of virtually every professional golfer on tour around the world.

"It is our goal to be a partner to golf teachers and be a resource for them to help more easily train beginners the fundamentals and grow the game," said Meredith Billings, co-founder of Tour Sticks. "We have experienced tremendous growth in sales at the green grass level for no other reason than teaching pros using our product during instructions. We are truly grateful to all teachers using Tour Sticks and want to show our part in honoring those giving so much to the game," said Managing Partner, Richard Greenberg of Arrive Golf Group, in charge of sales for Tour Sticks. Tour Sticks were born from practical innovation to fulfill a need for golfers at all skill levels to make better use of their practice time at the range and putting green to effectively lose strokes.

They are made of high-quality fiber material to prevent breakage and offer long lasting durability. Tour Sticks come as a pair in a clear plastic carrying case and have a pointed tip at one end to stick in the ground for swing plane drills and a soft-capped end for easy handling. They are UV coated to prevent color fading and are smooth to the touch. Tour Sticks come in 9 vibrant colors and are available in both adult and junior sizes.


Thursday, September 2, 2010

Tour Sticks Partners with Retail to Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Top training aid on Tour offers retailers a way to raise funds to support area charities

CHAGRIN FALLS, OHIO - (SEPTEMBER 2, 2010) - Innovative Concepts, LLC, a manufacturer of golf training aids including Tour Sticks used by Tour Pros, is offering retailers a discount on all their pink and purple color combination sticks ordered in September and October. The campaign is designed to support retailers’ regional promotions for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. The discount allows stores to pass along the savings as a donation to area charities supporting the cause. Retailers partnering with Tour Sticks for Breast Cancer Awareness month will be provided with in-store posters for customers to know that a portion of their purchase of Tour Sticks will be donated.

Tour Sticks are portable, multifunctional training tools used in over 15 different practice drills to improve alignment and one’s overall golf swing. As a plane indicator, swing guide or to help with ball set up or target practice, they can be seen extending out of the bags of virtually every professional golfer on tour around the world.

“Staying current and timely in providing to our retailers charity opportunities that they already support will only provide our industry with the ability to be more effective in truly affecting lives,” said Karen Covington, of Arrive Golf Group in charge of retail sales marketing for Tour Sticks.

“We are grateful for our success and will continue to partner our philanthropic efforts with retail,” said Shane Carlisle, co-founder of Tour Sticks.


Sunday, August 29, 2010

Tour Sticks’ New Team Colors Sticks Available For Fall Sports Season

Top training aid on Tour now comes in favorite sports teams color combinations

CHAGRIN FALLS, OHIO - (AUGUST 29, 2010) - Innovative Concepts, LLC, a manufacturer of golf training aids including Tour Sticks used by Tour Pros, is getting into the spirit of the fall sports season by packaging their sticks in combination colors for the ultimate sports fans.

Releasing in time for the collegiate and national football leagues season in September, selected retailers will start carrying Tour Sticks in team colors such as red & white, blue & yellow, orange & blue.

Tour Sticks are portable, multifunctional training tools used in over 15 different practice drills to improve alignment and one’s overall golf swing. As a plane indicator, swing guide or to help with ball set up or target practice, they can be seen extending out of the bags of virtually every professional golfer on tour around the world.

“It is our goal to be a partner to retail offering their customers fun, new items for the season,” said Dwight Hansen, President and CEO Arrive Golf Group in charge of sales for Tour Sticks. “The idea originated from professional Tour players asking us for different color combinations for themselves,” said Shane Carlisle, co-founder of Tour Sticks.

Tour Sticks were born from practical innovation to fulfill a need for golfers at all skill levels to make better use of their practice time at the range and putting green to effectively lose strokes.

They are made of high-quality fiber material to prevent breakage and offer long lasting durability. Tour Sticks come as a pair in a clear plastic carrying case and have a pointed tip at one end to stick in the ground for swing plane drills and a soft-capped end for easy handling. They are UV coated to prevent color fading and are smooth to the touch. Tour Sticks come in 9 vibrant colors and are available in both adult and junior sizes.


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Tour Sticks Aids Another PGA Tour Win And Record 59 Final Round

Top training aid seen in the bags of tour professionals having success in 2010

CHAGRIN FALLS, OHIO – (AUGUST 3, 2010) - Innovative Concepts LLC, maker of Tour Sticks, sees yet another victory from a player with Tour Sticks in his bag, this time with a record 59 final round.

“Tour Sticks, golf’s hottest training aid, is having a breakout year on the PGA Tour, with over 100 Tour Professionals owning a pair. Tour Sticks are a portable, multifunctional training aid used in over 15 different practice drills to improve alignment and one’s overall golf swing. As a plane indicator, swing guide or to help with ball set up or target practice, Tour Sticks help golfers at all skill levels make better use of their practice time at the range and putting green to effectively lose strokes.

“Having this sort of success on the professional Tours around the world is an incredible bonus to what has already been a banner year,” said Shane Carlisle, co-founder of Tour Sticks. Dwight Hansen, President & CEO of Arrive Golf Group, in charge of Tour Sticks sales efforts said “In Tour Sticks first year of business, we are thrilled by the sell through of tens of thousands of units to amateur golfers that also see value in the product.”

Tour Sticks are made of high-quality fiberglass material to prevent breakage and offer long lasting durability. They come as a pair in a clear plastic carrying case and have a pointed tip at one end to stick in the ground for swing plane drills and a soft-capped end for easy handling. They are UV coated to prevent color fading and are smooth to the touch. Tour Sticks come in 9 vibrant colors and are available in both adult and junior sizes.


Sunday, March 14, 2010

Tour Sticks Appearing in Many Top 50 Private Clubs in America

Top training aid on Tour offers aggressive logo program and now, green sticks.

CHAGRIN FALLS, OH. - (March 14, 2010) – Tour Sticks golf training aids land placement in some of the most prestigious Top 50 Golf Clubs in the country with the success of their logo sticks sales program and by adding the color “Green” to their line of successful alignment aids. Tour Sticks used by Tour Pros goes green, well dark green that is as the latest color offering. .

Tour Sticks are portable, multifunctional training tools used in over 20 different practice drills to improve alignment and one’s overall golf swing. As a plane indicator, swing guide or to help with ball set up or target practice, they can be seen extending out of the bags of virtually every professional golfer on tour around the world.

“Our logo business is up over 3,000% since announcing our green grass sales program at the PGA Show. Due to the success, we have extended the program end dates twice,” said Shane Carlisle, co-founder of Tour Sticks. “Tour Sticks really show off a club logo well and pro shops are always looking for a quality and popular product to place their logo, ” said Dwight Hansen from Arrive Golf Group in charge of sales for Tour Sticks that has seen orders from the likes of Trump National Golf Club Philadelphia and Shoal Creek Alabama.

Tour Sticks were born from practical innovation to fulfill a need for golfers at all skill levels to make better use of their practice time at the range and putting green to effectively lose strokes.

They are made of high-quality fiber material to prevent breakage and offer long lasting durability. Tour Sticks come as a pair in a clear plastic carrying case and have a pointed tip at one end to stick in the ground for swing plane drills and a soft-capped end for easy handling. They are UV coated to prevent color fading and are smooth to the touch.

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