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Canadian retailer to run gear giveaway Partners with ScoreGolf Magazine on Season-Long Contest

(RALEIGH, NC)Global Value Commerce (GVC) – owner and operator of the world’s largest e-commerce platform for new and pre-owned golf gear – and its flagship Canadian retail property has partnered with ScoreGolf Magazine to run a season-long equipment giveaway for Canada’s golfers.

To register for a chance to win daily, weekly and monthly prizes, as well as a grand prize announced at the end of the summer, visit between now and August 31. ScoreGolf Magazine will conduct random drawings and contact winners, and orders will be fulfilled by GlobalGolf Canada.

Prizes include:

  • Daily: One dozen golf balls from either Callaway or TaylorMade
  • Weekly: One driver from Callaway, Cobra or TaylorMade
  • Monthly: One iron set from Callaway, Cobra or TaylorMade
  • Grand Prize: One complete set of Cobra golf clubs

“Canada has one of the greatest golfing cultures in the world, but with a relatively short season we wanted to help players make the most of the summer months,” says Ed Byman, CEO of GVC. “This partnership will allow us to engage loyal customers across the country and help them try the latest equipment from the game’s top manufacturers.” helps all golfers, regardless of their skill level or budget, find the right equipment, apparel and accessories for their games. The company’s ground-breaking UtryTM program is the industry’s first direct to consumer online “try before you buy” offer. The UtryTM program ships golf clubs to consumers for a two-week period to test drivers, fairway woods, hybrids, irons, wedges and putters from top manufacturers 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.

More information:, 866.843.0262

Ben Cramer