29 Jan '12, 6pm

New fantasy golf website "golfmanna" prepares for first season

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- C.A. Schmidt says he spent more than a decade and countless hours organizing golf-related "fantasy leagues" for his group of golf-aholic friends. In general, what the 39-year-old Nashville marketing executive encountered was a lack of commitment to fantasy golf, unkempt, "wonky" websites and poor customer service. "My group had been playing [golf fantasy leagues] 10 to 15 years and we got tired of bouncing around from Web site to Web site," Schmidt said. "Games would go away with no explanation and then reappear. The prizes were terrible. The user interface was poor." Schmidt's frustration, combined with his gaming and Web expertise, motivated him and a St. Louis-based partner, Mark Mihal — along with other expert designers and content service providers — to launch a new fantasy golf website, "golfmanna." The site - www.golfmanna.com - launched Jan. 16,...

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