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Global Value Commerce certifies golf gear Introduces Certified Preowned Golf Clubs

(RALEIGH, N.C.)Global Value Commerce (GVC) – owner and operator of the world’s largest e-commerce platform for new and pre-owned golf gear – introduces the Certified Preowned program on and, ensuring consumer peace of mind when purchasing previously owned equipment.

Certified Preowned is GlobalGolf’s highest quality designation and is assigned only to those golf clubs that pass a six-point inspection, ensuring each piece of gear has been properly maintained, has been used in a limited manner, and is in the best possible condition. GlobalGolf also backs each Certified Preowned club with a 12-month limited warranty, which protects against all manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship. Customers can easily find our Certified Preowned clubs by searching for the special “Certified Preowned” badge on the club product descriptions throughout the or websites or by using the Certified Preowned filters at

One of GlobalGolf’s trained club specialists closely inspects all Certified Preowned clubs. In addition, each club is covered by our 100% shipping damage guarantee and a headcover is included with each driver, fairway wood and hybrid.

“We differentiate ourselves from competitors by providing customers with high performance, branded preowned equipment of the best quality. The Certified Preowned designation is another step toward demonstrating our commitment to presenting an unmatched shopping experience,” says Ed Byman, CEO of GVC. “Our goal is to help golfers find the equipment that best suits their games and budgets. With Certified Preowned, players can buy clubs in near perfect condition without having to pay the full retail cost of a new club. helps all golfers, regardless of their skill level, find the right equipment, apparel and accessories. The company’s ground-breaking UtryTM, program is the industry’s first online “try before you buy” offer. It provides the ability 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.

More information:, 866.843.0262

Ben Cramer