March 1, 2023
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Coming together to provide amateur golf fans, players and other media outlets with premier media content, the Elite Amateur Golf Series (EAGS) has announced that The Back of the Range and Ben Adelberg will serve as the official media content provider for all seven events of the 2023 Elite Amateur Golf Series.
An industry leader in amateur golf media known for its popular podcast, “The Back of the Range”, The Back of the Range will collaborate with the EAGS to provide its full suite of media content offerings, such as videography, photography, player interviews, podcast, graphic design, and social media management to showcase the journey to winning the Elite Amateur Cup.
“Following the success of the inaugural year of the Elite Amateur Golf Series, we realized that focused media resources and premier content are necessary to better narrate our story along with the race to the Elite Amateur Cup,” stated Andy Priest, Southern Golf Association Executive Director and Chairperson of the Elite Amateur Golf Series. “Our tagline is the “The Best of the Best” and we are excited to partner with Ben Adelberg who is the leader in the amateur golf media content space.”
Ben Adelberg, founder of The Back of the Range, will provide media coverage for all seven events of the Elite Amateur Golf Series. Adelberg started The Back of the Range in 2018 with the first episode of The Back of the Range podcast, which aired January 3, 2018. One million downloads later, the podcast has now established The Back of the Range as one of the most trusted sources of long-form content focused exclusively on amateur golf. The Back of the Range has succeeded by adhering to its main objective: the promotion of amateur golf at the highest level.
“The Back of the Range is thrilled to partner with the Elite Amateur Golf Series in 2023”, stated Ben Adelberg, founder of The Back of the Range. “Our shared objective is the promotion and advancement of elite-level amateur golf. We will highlight the players and the legacies of these historical amateur tournaments throughout the summer as the race towards the Elite Amateur Cup reaches its dramatic conclusion at the Western Amateur. This will be a monumental year for amateur golf.”
The partnership officially launched March 1, 2023, and will continue through the summer amateur championship season.
About the Elite Amateur Golf Series
Formed in 2021 to challenge “The Best of the Best” in amateur golf, the Elite Amateur Golf Series (EAGS) aligns the top amateur championships in a collective competition, the Elite Amateur Cup. In addition to hosting the best players, Elite Amateur Cup events are contested at renowned venues and have the longest history of identifying the next great champions of the game. EAGS events hold a proven track record of conducting the most challenging competitive tests, making the championships among the majors of amateur golf. The seven founding championships that comprise the series have a distinguished history hosting the top talent and competitive play in amateur golf. These championships are the Sunnehanna Amateur, Northeast Amateur, North & South Amateur, Trans-Mississippi Amateur, Southern Amateur, Pacific Coast Amateur and the Western Amateur. For more information, please visit www.eliteamateurgolfseries.org.
About The Back of the Range
The Back of the Range is an industry leader in amateur golf media coverage, widely recognized for its interview-driven podcast, The Back of the Range Podcast. By providing clients such as the USGA, the Western Golf Association, Maridoe Golf Club, the Jones Cup Invitational, and Stanford University with premier videography, photography, and social media content of their amateur golf events, The Back of the Range embodies its mission to highlight the achievements of the best amateurs in the game of golf. In August of 2020, the Back of the Range served as the social media content provider for the USGA’s U.S. Amateur at Bandon Dunes. Today, The Back of the Range is thrilled to serve clients who share their main objective: the promotion of amateur golf at the highest level.
For more information, please visit www.thebackoftherange.com.