Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida (29 November 2016) – The coveted 2016 HSBC Golf Business Forum Innovation Award, which recognizes the industry’s most creative and dynamic individuals, was presented Tuesday night to Glen Black from Air2G2 at the conclusion of day one at the world’s premier golf business event at the Marriott Sawgrass Resort and Spa.
A resident of nearby Jacksonville, Florida, Glen Black was presented with the award at the HSBC Golf Business Forum Gala Dinner, having been selected by a panel of ten industry experts including Giles Morgan (Global Head of Sponsorship & Events, HSBC), Dr. Paul Hawkins (Founder/Creator, Hawk-Eye Innovations), Andrea Sartori (Global Head of Sport, KPMG), Jim Nugent (Founder and Publisher, Global Golf Post) and Joe Beditz (President and Chief Executive Officer, National Golf Foundation), beating the competition from a short list of five from more than 50 entries.
Commenting on the becoming the first American winner in the award’s history, Glen said, “We’re absolutely thrilled to be here at the HSBC Golf Business Forum and humbled to be included in the short list for the award, let alone take away the prize. We’re really proud of our innovative approach to agronomy and truly believe our product has changed the landscape of the business and being recognized like this means a lot to us. One of our aims is to bring our product in to the forefront of every groundskeeper, agronomist and owner’s mind and hopefully this recognition will help us achieve that.”