HARTFORD, Conn., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Calling all cart girls and golf pros—Back9Network is giving America's best cart girls and teaching professionals a chance to take their talents from the green to the television screen. The planned golf lifestyle cable network is launching both contests this summer to choose the first contestants for Back9Network's two upcoming original series, "America's Top Cart Girls" and "America's Coolest Pros."
Contestants for both series may enter through August 15, 2014 for a chance to compete for a cash prize and an audition to the original series. Fans of Back9Network.com, the fastest growing website in golf, will be voting throughout the summer to help pick the winners. Grand prize holders will receive an automatic entry to the series and $5,000 cash. The top 50 Cart Girl/ Coolest Golf Pro contestants will receive an invitation to audition for Back9Network's two original programming series.
Other prizes will be awarded throughout the summer, including Back9Network lifestyle apparel packages, selection as a Back9Network Ambassador for the 2015 golf season, and selection to be featured in television and/or online content.
"We're building a network that will focus on this country's 27,000 teaching professionals and nearly 2 million golf industry employees who make this game so enjoyable and engaging," said Charles Cox, CFO & Head of Business Development at Back9Network. "Every course has its own unique characters and personalities who work hard to make it happen every single day. Back9 is all about giving them the exposure they deserve."
About Back9Network: Back9Network, based in Hartford, CT, is a lifestyle multiplatform television network and media company. Back9Network was developed as a complementary alternative to traditional media's focus on professional golf tournament coverage. Focused on compelling storytelling, interesting personalities, features and fashions, interviews and instruction, travel, gear and much more, fans of all kinds will want to hang with the Back9Network. Back9Network.com, its online clubhouse, delivers a fresh perspective on the golf lifestyle and its worldwide influence. Back9Network's leadership includes respected and outspoken executives from the golf and media industries. Back9Network recently moved into its new corporate Headquarters and TV/Video Production Studio in Hartford, joining ESPN, NBC Sports and YES Network in Connecticut. For further information, visit www.back9network.com.
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