LOS ANGELES, December 02, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Vault Media Group, Inc. (VMG) today announced that Gary Player, nine-time Major Champion, World Golf Hall of Fame member and golf icon, has agreed to support their PGA TOUR Vault project, a larger-than-life book and digital experience that celebrates the greatness of the PGA TOUR. PGA TOUR Vault shines a light on the history, courses and players who built the PGA TOUR. VMG is the producer of PGA TOUR Vault under an exclusive license agreement with the PGA TOUR.
Player is the first of 40 players and influencers in the game to sign a limited edition of 450 Signature Marquees of this unique publication.
Proceeds from sales will benefit First Tee and player-selected charities around the world, including the Gary and Vivienne Player Foundation, an organization in honor of Player’s late wife, Vivienne, as well as his love and of his deep concern for all children. The Player’s Foundation’s mission is to help ensure that vulnerable and disadvantaged children have a safe and nurturing environment in which to thrive.
âI have a tremendous love for golf and I am grateful for what golf has given me. I was a poor young man and I am grateful that I have been able to give back over the years because of what I have done. I have been able to accomplish this, “said Gary Player.” Through this project, with its incredible photos and stories, the game of golf and many people will benefit. I am delighted that this includes the children we impact through the Gary and Vivienne Player Foundation. “
VMG is a luxury media platform that brings together award-winning designers, photographers and writers to chronicle iconic brands, historic achievements and elite personalities through the company’s diverse products and experiences. The flagship deluxe limited edition of the VMG media platform, the Vault Marquee, is a handcrafted 20 “x 20” leather-bound tome that weighs over 50 pounds and is loaded with rare images, pictures and images. ‘authentic autographs and organized stories. The tome will be offered to the luxury market worldwide, while smaller-scale, unsigned products will be available for wider distribution.
âGary Player is a global sports icon, and we celebrate his announcement of his support for this project,â said Mark Skelly, Founder and CEO of VMG. âHis involvement will enhance this project and our links with deserving charities. Vault puts the best moments of sports and entertainment at the fingertips of consumers, enabling our expertise and marketing strategies to maximize our impact in target luxury and high-end markets. “
“We are delighted that Gary Player is part of this book which tells the incredible story of the PGA TOUR, its tournament and its players,” said Len Brown, PGA TOUR Legal Director and Executive Vice President, Licensing and Merchandising . “Vault is creating a luxury product and experience that will tell the story of the PGA TOUR in a way that is unique to our fans.”
What separates VMG from the rest is that the majority of every project contains never-before-released images and stories that have never been released before – from rare and archived documents, personal collections of players and fans, as well. only content specially designed for the current mission. This amazing content comes in print and digital formats.
Skelly added, “Our mantra is to create legacy experiences that present a journey of celebration for select brands and icons.” Skelly, who has produced and distributed luxury content and publications for Formula 1, Ferrari, the National Football League and Major League Baseball in previous roles, is joined by former BookPop Media Group executive Lawrence Bracco, as president and chief operating officer.
âWe are building a transparent bridge between physical luxury publications and the digital world,â explained Bracco. âOur content is unique and cinematic in a way that has to be experienced to be believed, starting with the PGA TOUR Vault. “
VMG also has a production team led by David Meeks, two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and former editor-in-chief of USA TODAY Sports, who is editor-in-chief of the PGA TOUR Vault, alongside world-renowned photographer Marc Serota, as director of photography. VMG is also in talks with several other major sports leagues and entertainment organizations for other licensed projects, as well as to develop a major talent brand management initiative.
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Vault Media Group (VMG) is a unique media platform that creates collectible luxury publications, digital content and immersive experiences with global brands and icons in sports, entertainment and culture. VMG brings together world-class designers, photographers and writers to chronicle iconic brands, historic achievements and elite personalities on the global stage. VMG âCelebrates Greatnessâ with the most famous franchises, brands and champions to create and tell their final story and journey in the most majestic way. https://experience.vaultmediagroup.com/our-experience
VMG has assembled an experienced management team from the sports, media and entertainment industries. VMG is currently in production with a project celebrating the PGA TOUR and will launch in the United States this fall, with launches in Asia and Europe slated for early 2022.
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