Industry News hosts golf-prize giveaway Unveils ‘The Final Major Contest’ in Celebration of 2019 Open Championship

(RALEIGH, NC)Global Value Commerce (GVC) – owner and operator of the world’s largest e-commerce platform for new and pre-owned golf gear – is celebrating the 2019 Open Championship with “The Final Major Contest: Getting Back to the Elements,” a unique product giveaway hosted on

Interested parties can enter the contest between July 1 and July 21 for the chance to win a variety of prizes including a pair Adidas golf shoes, Bushnell Tour V4 Rangefinder and a TaylorMade M5 driver. To participate in the drawing (no purchase necessary), visit Winners will be announced following the conclusion of the championship.

“This year’s Open Championship is being played at one of the most challenging links courses in the world, bringing players closer to the original elements of the game and the history of golf’s oldest championship,” says Ed Byman, CEO of GVC. “We are eager to add to the atmosphere of the year’s final major week by giving our customers a chance to win premium equipment to help them tackle whatever the game throws at them.” helps all golfers, regardless of their skill level or budget, find the right equipment, apparel and accessories for their games. Beyond carrying one of the largest inventories of gear, the company’s ground-breaking UtryTM program is golf’s first online “try before you buy” offer. It allows golfers to test drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters from top manufacturers for up to two weeks for a small trial fee. After 14 days customers either keep the clubs and pay the current list price – less the trial fee – or return them with a prepaid shipping label. To learn more about the program, visit

About Global Value Commerce
Headquartered in Raleigh, NC, Global Value Commerce (GVC) is the owner and operator of the world’s largest e-commerce platform to buy, sell, trade and try pre-owned equipment and new golf gear. Its popular websites include,, and upscale lifestyle retailer is home to UtryTM, the golf industry’s first exclusively online club trial program that allows golfers a two-week test of new equipment from all of golf’s leading manufacturers. This includes drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, full iron sets, wedges and putters.

Beyond its popular retail channels, the company’s PGA Value Guide catalogs vast product information, sets industry standards on pricing and is used by millions of golfers to calculate credit or cash for their trade-ins. The value guide’s complementary trade-in network boasts more than 7,000 PGA Professionals who monetize golf club inventory, notably exchanges, demos and un-hit overstock.

GVC employs 130 people, including PGA members and golf-equipment experts who develop extensive product content and advise customers about how different types of equipment make them better players. Distribution centers in North Carolina, Utah and in Mississauga, Ontario total 100,000 square feet and house more than 400,000 units at any given time.

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Ben Cramer