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Industry Notes: Tuesday, January 3, 2023

Payntr Golf heads into 2023 with momentum; NBC Sports adds Brad Faxon and Smylie Kaufman as announcers

Reported: By Payntr Golf, key sales milestones in 2022, including year over year unit sales up 590% and year over year revenue up 415%. Payntr also introduced two new shoes — the Payntr X 002 LE and Payntr X 003 F.

Announced: By NBC Sports, the addition of Brad Faxon and Smylie Kaufman to its 2023 golf commentary team. Faxon will serve as a hole announcer, while Kaufman joins John Wood, Notah Begay III and Arron Oberholser as on-course reporters. Also, Curt Byrum, a 22-year veteran with NBC Sports, will serve as hole announcer starting in 2023. The main tower combo of Dan Hicks (play-by-play) and Paul Azinger (lead analyst) returns for a fifth consecutive year.

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