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Sun powered offers golfers personalized services
January 17, 2000,
Volume 21, Issue 1, the ultimate destination for personalized products and services designed to help you improve and enjoy your golf game, has chosen Sun systems and software for its on-line service and daily business operations, such as data warehousing, financials and inventory control.

The California-based on-line retailer relies on Sun Enterprise servers and Solaris to handle its 24x7 operations where the activity climbs to more than a million visitors per month. Sun's online retail solution provides the performance, scalability and reliability that are mission-critical for seasonal peak demands that challenge online retailers throughout the year.

"Sun worked very closely with us, shared its expertise and provided us with a solid foundation from which we can easily double our customer visits to over a million visitors per month," said Rajeev Goel, chief technology officer at "We chose Sun because of its industry leading technology and e-commerce expertise." offers personalized shopping, buying, and playing tools for all levels of golfers. From custom-fitted clubs, to the widest selection of golfing accessories, apparel, and fitness equipment, has the products that are best suited to each individual's game. And also offers also services to let golfers track, manage and improve their games.

" has all of the ingredients for a successful online business: customer traffic, low prices, huge selection and superior customer service," said Bob DeLaney, group manager world wide market development at Sun Microsystems. "Sun's technology provides all the necessary attributes of availability, flexibility and reliability to ensure this happens -- 24 hours a day-7 days a week."

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