No project is too large or too small for GMS.

a lean mean marketing machine

 

For over 20 years, Golf Marketing Services has built a diverse client base and successful track record of launching companies into the golf industry. GMS has handled marketing, PR and business development for major equipment manufacturers, golf clubs and resorts, apparel, accessories and a variety of golf training products. Our passion is turning start-ups into successful recognizable brands. 

Being responsive, creative, and providing affordable, realistic solutions that fit your budget is our #1 goal.

As an entrepreneur, inventor, or business owner, it’s hard to find people that have the same level of belief, enthusiasm, and passion that YOU have for your product or service.  At GMS, we go deep and do the due diligence to understand your vision and communicate it effectively in developing your marketing strategy. 

We don't carry unnecessary overhead or bill excessively for our time.  

With over a dozen consultants and strategic partners on our team, GMS provides our clients with the best and brightest minds in the golf industry. We ramp up accordingly.  In return, our clients receive significant value, access and cost effective RESULTS through GMS’ long established network, expertise and connections in the golf industry.

 

The Talent

 

Founder and CEO
Holly "G"

For more than 20 years, Holly “G” has built a diverse client base and successful track record of launching start-ups and turning them into market leaders.

Recognized and respected as a game changer in the golf industry, Holly G and her team launched and developed iGOLF, the first comprehensive golf website in 1994 which was a joint venture between America Online, Interzine Productions and her company Golf Marketing Services.

Holly G is an author as well as the host and producer of an award-winning golf talk show on iHeart radio. Her energy, creativity and business savvy are contagious and the driving force behind her clients’ success.


Design Director
Ed Feldman

A graduate of the esteemed University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Ed has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design.  He is an accomplished fine artist and illustrator who has exhibited in several major art galleries.  Having worked for one of the leading experiential branding companies, Ed has designed trade show and collateral materials for various companies in the hospitality, technology and golf industries. Ed specializes in a variety of digital marketing design platforms and is the Chapter Representative for the Central Florida Adobe User Group and a former sales specialist at Apple.   He was featured on “Growing Bolder: The Art of Happiness” a nationally syndicated television series.  In his spare time, Ed is a movie buff who never turns down a large bucket of buttered popcorn!


Branding and Media Director
Carlton Vinson

A sports-oriented sales and marketing executive, Carlton Vinson is a multi-talented branding and media consultant. In addition to being an award-winning graphic designer and writer, Carlton served as executive editor and publisher for multiple regional magazines, a host of both radio and television programs across the south and is a popular event emcee. His specialty has been in the golf industry, where he has been as a publisher, editor and industry executive. He is a past-executive director of the Carolinas Golf Reporters Association and the North Carolina Golf Course Owners Association. He also served as a board member of the International Network of Golf. Incredibly civic-minded, Carlton also spent eight years as councilman and Mayor pro tempore in his North Carolina hometown of Archer Lodge.

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Director of Communications
Mike Leonard

Mike has served as Director of Communications for Golf Marketing Services for the past nine years.  Previously, Mike proudly served in the U.S. Air Force as a Public Affairs specialist and retired after 21 years.

Having crafted the words for Air Force Generals and golf industry CEOs, both positions have prepared him to be diligent, focused on the details and extremely responsive.  

Mike bleeds red, white and blue and always goes the extra mile to assist GMS clients.  Just don’t call him on a Monday morning during football season, if his beloved Pittsburgh Steelers lose on Sunday.