Callaway, Justin Timberlake Launch Facebook Contest
Callaway Golf Company and Justin Timberlake are teaming up to offer two lucky golfers a once-in-a-lifetime golf experience. Timberlake, a Callaway Golf staff professional since 2008, will meet the contest’s grand prize winner and a guest, and they will be treated to a round at Mirimichi, Timberlake’s golf course in Millington, Tenn.
The winner and guest will meet and hit golf balls with Justin Timberlake. They will also enjoy a custom fitting experience for a full set of premium Callaway clubs and play 18 holes on Mirimichi’s Championship Course.
The contest is launched on Callaway’s Facebook page (Facebook.com/Callaway), where participants can also win one of 25 Callaway Diablo Octane Drivers, a new club that is Timberlake’s current driver of choice.[ Also Read: My 15 Confessions as a Facebook User ]
The contest, called “Tee Off with Diablo Octane and Justin Timberlake,” will unfold during the lead-up to Father’s Day, as Timberlake was first introduced to the game by his dad, Paul Harless, on the Mirimichi course that they now own together.
Meanwhile, the Tiger Woods Foundation and Shotzoom, a provider of mobile applications, have launched Tiger Woods: My Swing for the iPhone and iPod touch. Available in the Apple App Store, the app helps golfers of all skill levels improve their swing through video analysis and instruction from golf great Tiger Woods. (Read: Tiger Woods Uses iPhone to Become a Virtual Coach)
“I’m excited to team up with Callaway and celebrate the unique way that golf brings people together,” said Timberlake.
Callaway’s contest encourages fans to share an emotional and entertaining story that describes how the game of golf has brought them closer to someone in their life.[ Also Read: Jimmy Connors Offers Tennis Tips on iPhone ]
The grand prize winner and guest will meet and have a range session with Justin Timberlake. In addition, they will be custom fit for full sets of premium Callaway clubs at Mirimichi’s Callaway Performance and Learning Center before enjoying a round at the world class facility’s Championship Course.
To enter the contest, fans need to enter a written submission on Callaway’s Facebook page of up to 100 words by June 19, 2011, the contest’s closing date. Uploaded photographs are optional with submissions.
In July, Callaway will announce 25 finalists and the grand prize winner will then be chosen by popular vote on Facebook.
Callaway Golf Company manufactures and sells golf clubs and golf balls. It also sells golf apparel, footwear and accessories, under the Callaway Golf, Odyssey, Top-Flite, and Ben Hogan brands in more than 110 countries worldwide.