Epic Flash Launch Party | 2019 Callaway Golf Products | Video | Carlsbad, CA

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  • thevaporzthevaporz Members Posts: 2,928 ✭✭
    ^Nice work! The only feedback I have is for more Amanda next time. Looked like a fun day of work right there.
  • TheMoneyShotTheMoneyShot ***FIGJAM/Twirl of Doom*** Members Posts: 30,607 ✭✭
    Where the heck was Phil?
  • NokeNoke Members Posts: 2,131 ✭✭
    Nice job on the video.



    Hats off to people who sell stuff. I could never do it.
  • balladmballadm Augusta, GAMembers Posts: 704 ✭✭
    Thanks for sharing! I am jealous but that does look fun.
  • Z1ggy16Z1ggy16 Members Posts: 7,436 ✭✭
    Watched on EALs channel. Looked so fun. Wish it was a much longer video.
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  • radimanradiman Members Posts: 4,714 ✭✭
    Can't get this on mobile. Can anyone link it for me?
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  • GoIrish17GoIrish17 Members Posts: 5,676 ✭✭
    Influencer? Should we be wary of any Callaway feedback from “Influencers”? Are “Influencers” paid employees of

    Callaway, or quietly compensated social media endorsers?
  • Z1ggy16Z1ggy16 Members Posts: 7,436 ✭✭
    GoIrish17 wrote:


    Influencer? Should we be wary of any Callaway feedback from “Influencers”? Are “Influencers” paid employees of

    Callaway, or quietly compensated social media endorsers?


    Did you even watch the video?



    It was mostly interviewing the "influencers" about random stuff, much less to do with Callaway. I'd say out of all the people, Balionis was the most to talk about Callaway. I highly doubt EAL and crew were paid to come. More than likely they were invited, it was free and they were "encouraged" to film it and post on YT.
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  • delmerdelmer ClubWRX Posts: 439 ClubWRX
    GoIrish17 wrote:


    Influencer? Should we be wary of any Callaway feedback from “Influencers”? Are “Influencers” paid employees of

    Callaway, or quietly compensated social media endorsers?




    I can't stand the term "Influencer Event". I understand what it is but it just seems smug and more applicable to some product that targets mindless teens, not golfers. We don't need some wannabe elitist sounding event to try to sell golf clubs and although I will admit to NOT watching that video I can tell you that nobody in it will influence me into buying a golf club.



    I expected more out of you Callaway, you aren't a cell phone company.
  • radimanradiman Members Posts: 4,714 ✭✭
    edited Jan 9, 2019 10:02am #11
    delmer wrote:

    GoIrish17 wrote:


    Influencer? Should we be wary of any Callaway feedback from “Influencers”? Are “Influencers” paid employees of

    Callaway, or quietly compensated social media endorsers?




    I can't stand the term "Influencer Event". I understand what it is but it just seems smug and more applicable to some product that targets mindless teens, not golfers. We don't need some wannabe elitist sounding event to try to sell golf clubs and although I will admit to NOT watching that video I can tell you that nobody in it will influence me into buying a golf club.



    I expected more out of you Callaway, you aren't a cell phone company.




    I am kind of in the same boat. Makes it feel like they think we are the mindless masses. Just waiting for an online personality to tell us what to do next. I get the marketing behind hosting the event. But, the name is a little condescending to the every day guy.



    I watched the video and I don't think I recognized any of the people in it aside from the Callaway staffers. The online personalities are all new to me.



    On a side note. I think the video was pretty well done and it looks like a fun event.
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  • double or triple?double or triple? Members Posts: 1,976 ✭✭
    radiman wrote:

    delmer wrote:

    GoIrish17 wrote:


    Influencer? Should we be wary of any Callaway feedback from “Influencers”? Are “Influencers” paid employees of

    Callaway, or quietly compensated social media endorsers?




    I can't stand the term "Influencer Event". I understand what it is but it just seems smug and more applicable to some product that targets mindless teens, not golfers. We don't need some wannabe elitist sounding event to try to sell golf clubs and although I will admit to NOT watching that video I can tell you that nobody in it will influence me into buying a golf club.



    I expected more out of you Callaway, you aren't a cell phone company.




    I am kind of in the same boat. Makes it feel like they think we are the mindless masses. Just waiting for an online personality to tell us what to do next. I get the marketing behind hosting the event. But, the name is a little condescending to the every day guy.



    I watched the video and I don't think I recognized any of the people in it aside from the Callaway staffers. The online personalities are all new to me.



    On a side note. I think the video was pretty well done and it looks like a fun event.




    So I take it you don’t watch any review videos of new clubs coming out online either?
  • reider69reider69 Members Posts: 615 ✭✭
    Social Media/Youtube/TV/Movie personalities do not influence me. After watching that video I am now taking out the Callaway Xforged 64 degree wedge out of my bag. Fail.
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  • delmerdelmer ClubWRX Posts: 439 ClubWRX
    edited Jan 9, 2019 10:23am #14

    radiman wrote:

    delmer wrote:

    GoIrish17 wrote:


    Influencer? Should we be wary of any Callaway feedback from "Influencers"? Are "Influencers" paid employees of

    Callaway, or quietly compensated social media endorsers?




    I can't stand the term "Influencer Event". I understand what it is but it just seems smug and more applicable to some product that targets mindless teens, not golfers. We don't need some wannabe elitist sounding event to try to sell golf clubs and although I will admit to NOT watching that video I can tell you that nobody in it will influence me into buying a golf club.



    I expected more out of you Callaway, you aren't a cell phone company.




    I am kind of in the same boat. Makes it feel like they think we are the mindless masses. Just waiting for an online personality to tell us what to do next. I get the marketing behind hosting the event. But, the name is a little condescending to the every day guy.



    I watched the video and I don't think I recognized any of the people in it aside from the Callaway staffers. The online personalities are all new to me.



    On a side note. I think the video was pretty well done and it looks like a fun event.




    So I take it you don't watch any review videos of new clubs coming out online either?




    I don't. I'm not sure how watching someone else hit a club would help me decide if it is right for me. It isn't that hard to run over to the golf store and take a few swings.
  • UncleJohn’sBandUncleJohn’sBand Members Posts: 983 ✭✭
    Kudos on the video, that’s just cool.



    No kudos to Callaway though. “Influencer event” lol they gonna start selling overpriced hoodies and shoes now too? Saw the guy rocking the Malbon jacket, so it wouldn’t surprise me if Callaway is trying to go all ”hypebeast” to get some buzz around this product. At any rate, kind of an epic fail trying to be cool.
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  • radimanradiman Members Posts: 4,714 ✭✭

    radiman wrote:

    delmer wrote:

    GoIrish17 wrote:


    Influencer? Should we be wary of any Callaway feedback from "Influencers"? Are "Influencers" paid employees of

    Callaway, or quietly compensated social media endorsers?




    I can't stand the term "Influencer Event". I understand what it is but it just seems smug and more applicable to some product that targets mindless teens, not golfers. We don't need some wannabe elitist sounding event to try to sell golf clubs and although I will admit to NOT watching that video I can tell you that nobody in it will influence me into buying a golf club.



    I expected more out of you Callaway, you aren't a cell phone company.




    I am kind of in the same boat. Makes it feel like they think we are the mindless masses. Just waiting for an online personality to tell us what to do next. I get the marketing behind hosting the event. But, the name is a little condescending to the every day guy.



    I watched the video and I don't think I recognized any of the people in it aside from the Callaway staffers. The online personalities are all new to me.



    On a side note. I think the video was pretty well done and it looks like a fun event.




    So I take it you don't watch any review videos of new clubs coming out online either?




    I do. And I have no issue with the event or the fact that people get sent clubs for the reviews for free. I just don't like the connotation of influencer. While, that is indeed what they are. It's a minor complaint. I was simply agreeing with Delmer.
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  • jholzjholz Members Posts: 1,379 ✭✭
    edited Jan 9, 2019 11:10am #17
    I had a pretty similar negative response to this video as some of the above posters. This kind of marketing - and "internet culture" in general - really doesn't resonate with me. One might say that I am an "old." My general attitude is, "Who the **** cares? It's a golf club. You people look like idiots."



    Some are being kind and saying that the "event" looked "fun," but this kind of jackassery is a scourge on human kind. It should be packaged up with Bob Parsons and the Kardashians and buried in a deep, deep hole, never to be heard from again. I hoped that we were done with this kind of crap in golf when TM cut their marketing budget.



    That being said, I won't be surprised when Callaway sells a ton this year. Yet, they probably won't sell enough to make up for all of the money they have spent on marketing - see TaylorMade.
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  • reider69reider69 Members Posts: 615 ✭✭
    jholz wrote:


    I had a pretty similar negative response to this video as some of the above posters. This kind of marketing - and "internet culture" in general - really doesn't resonate with me. One might say that I am an "old." My general attitude is, "Who the **** cares? It's a golf club. You people look like idiots."



    Some are being kind and saying that the "event" looked "fun," but this kind of jackassery is a scourge on human kind. It should be packaged up with Bob Parsons and the Kardashians and buried in a deep, deep hole, never to be heard from again. I hoped that we were done with this kind of crap in golf when TM cut their marketing budget.



    That being said, I won't be surprised when Callaway sells a ton this year. Yet, probably not enough to make up for all of the money they have spent on marketing - see TaylorMade.


    If more people were able to articulate themselves like this post instead of getting their thoughts and viewpoints from **** "influencers" from social media/youtube then I would have more optimism about the future of this country. CALLAWAY - "Hey everyone, we used AI to develop this new epic driver and the Bachelor loves hitting it on the range so you should buy one......for $500.00." Hilarious. I also love the emcee of the event Amanda Balionis, the 20+ handicap telling everyone how Callaway makes the best clubs. I understand she is paid to say that, but I am supposed to be "influenced" by her statements?
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  • ND2005ND2005 Members Posts: 201 ✭✭
    edited Jan 9, 2019 11:06am #19
    So they invited the guys behind _my_golf_spy_ to their "influencer" event...then a day later pulled out of participating in their "Most wanted" testing...hmmmmm
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  • GooseHookGooseHook Keep it Fraiche Members Posts: 11,688 ✭✭
    GoIrish17 wrote:


    Influencer? Should we be wary of any Callaway feedback from “Influencers”? Are “Influencers” paid employees of

    Callaway, or quietly compensated social media endorsers?




    You should always take reviews with a grain of salt. Smart money would have it that at least some posters on the boards are OEM employees that do not disclose affiliations.
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  • tbombtbomb Wheel, Snipe, Party - Gongshow Hockey Members Posts: 2,372 ✭✭
    There are other companies that spend a fortune buying PGA Tour players. I see an event like this, and it's a refreshing new trend. I'd rather be entertained by some Surfer or running back saying hey, check this out. It's marketing.



    Thanks for the video OP
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    Callaway has been aggressive going after new types of media over the past couple of years. Whether it's sponsoring podcasts, creating brand ambassadors/influencers from Instagram/Twitter personalities with high follower counts, etc, they've gone hard after a segment of the market that is not traditional and it's been quite successful. They're viewed as the "it" brand online in social media circles.



    It helps that their products have backed up the hype in the last couple of years, obviously, but it's clear this strategy has played an important role in the positive brand perception they currently enjoy. While the discerning WRX member might not care about influencers pimping Callaway products, millions of social media followers do care. I can't fault Callaway for going this route.



    The parallels to old TaylorMade that someone else drew up above are very interesting. Callaway's marketing machine has been quite active (in these non-traditional outlets) and they're spending a fortune on player endorsement deals. Add in the Travis Mathew purchase, their stake in TopGolf, the Ogio purchase, etc., and it's clear they're trying to become a lifestyle brand.
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  • Z1ggy16Z1ggy16 Members Posts: 7,436 ✭✭
    reider69 wrote:

    jholz wrote:


    I had a pretty similar negative response to this video as some of the above posters. This kind of marketing - and "internet culture" in general - really doesn't resonate with me. One might say that I am an "old." My general attitude is, "Who the **** cares? It's a golf club. You people look like idiots."



    Some are being kind and saying that the "event" looked "fun," but this kind of jackassery is a scourge on human kind. It should be packaged up with Bob Parsons and the Kardashians and buried in a deep, deep hole, never to be heard from again. I hoped that we were done with this kind of crap in golf when TM cut their marketing budget.



    That being said, I won't be surprised when Callaway sells a ton this year. Yet, probably not enough to make up for all of the money they have spent on marketing - see TaylorMade.


    If more people were able to articulate themselves like this post instead of getting their thoughts and viewpoints from **** "influencers" from social media/youtube then I would have more optimism about the future of this country. CALLAWAY - "Hey everyone, we used AI to develop this new epic driver and the Bachelor loves hitting it on the range so you should buy one......for $500.00." Hilarious. I also love the emcee of the event Amanda Balionis, the 20+ handicap telling everyone how Callaway makes the best clubs. I understand she is paid to say that, but I am supposed to be "influenced" by her statements?


    I watched the video and I don't recall a Callaway employ saying , "go buy flash!". It's obviously Callaway campaigning using "celebrity" to try and peak your interests, but literally every single company does this in some way. Why Callaway gets more flack, I'm not sure. And I'm not even a Callaway fan... but if you are on Facebook... Instagram... Youtube.. Basically if you own a cell phone or a TV, a major OEM is using influencers to try and get you to go buy their stuff.



    Not sure why people can't just view this video as some cool insider thing. How many times have you seen Sergio petting a little floofy dog? Cmon.
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  • SwingBluesSwingBlues We are the Old Dark Navy Blues Members Posts: 3,453 ✭✭
    edited Jan 9, 2019 11:30am #24
    I really don't care who these influencers are.



    It's like Hollywood telling us who to vote for & how to think. Screw that and that Bentley you rode in.



    Give me a Xander with a posed 300+ yard drive showing the Epic Flash and then hoisting the winning trophy. Thats says way more.
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  • double or triple?double or triple? Members Posts: 1,976 ✭✭
    the irony of this thread is pretty funny. Before anything was officially announced about Flash, guys were grabbing pitch forks and torches because one PGA tour player said he gained 4 mph Ball speed switching and all of the sudden that was the expected gain that everyone was supposed to see but wasn't so the product was garbage and only hype. Also unless i missed it somewhere, the OP and worldwidegolf Shops are the only ones calling this an "influencer launch party".
  • double or triple?double or triple? Members Posts: 1,976 ✭✭
    jll62 wrote:


    Callaway has been aggressive going after new types of media over the past couple of years. Whether it's sponsoring podcasts, creating brand ambassadors/influencers from Instagram/Twitter personalities with high follower counts, etc, they've gone hard after a segment of the market that is not traditional and it's been quite successful. They're viewed as the "it" brand online in social media circles.



    It helps that their products have backed up the hype in the last couple of years, obviously, but it's clear this strategy has played an important role in the positive brand perception they currently enjoy. While the discerning WRX member might not care about influencers pimping Callaway products, millions of social media followers do care. I can't fault Callaway for going this route.



    The parallels to old TaylorMade that someone else drew up above are very interesting. Callaway's marketing machine has been quite active (in these non-traditional outlets) and they're spending a fortune on player endorsement deals. Add in the Travis Mathew purchase, their stake in TopGolf, the Ogio purchase, etc., and it's clear they're trying to become a lifestyle brand.




    pretty much expands their brand and reach to alot more potential clients.
  • UncleJohn’sBandUncleJohn’sBand Members Posts: 983 ✭✭
    SwingBlues wrote:


    I really don't care who these influencers are.



    It's like Hollywood telling us who to vote for & how to think. Screw that and that Bentley you rode in.



    Give me a Xander with a posed 300+ yard drive showing the Epic Flash and then hoisting the winning trophy. Thats says way more.




    This is what I agree with. Show me more of Sergio, show me some Michelle Wie, show me Xander explaining how he and Callaway designed the new Apex irons and how he has now won with them twice.



    Don’t give me a running back and the host of the Bachelor telling me how great the driver and irons are.
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  • GoIrish17GoIrish17 Members Posts: 5,676 ✭✭
    Z1ggy16 wrote:

    reider69 wrote:

    jholz wrote:


    I had a pretty similar negative response to this video as some of the above posters. This kind of marketing - and "internet culture" in general - really doesn't resonate with me. One might say that I am an "old." My general attitude is, "Who the **** cares? It's a golf club. You people look like idiots."



    Some are being kind and saying that the "event" looked "fun," but this kind of jackassery is a scourge on human kind. It should be packaged up with Bob Parsons and the Kardashians and buried in a deep, deep hole, never to be heard from again. I hoped that we were done with this kind of crap in golf when TM cut their marketing budget.



    That being said, I won't be surprised when Callaway sells a ton this year. Yet, probably not enough to make up for all of the money they have spent on marketing - see TaylorMade.


    If more people were able to articulate themselves like this post instead of getting their thoughts and viewpoints from **** "influencers" from social media/youtube then I would have more optimism about the future of this country. CALLAWAY - "Hey everyone, we used AI to develop this new epic driver and the Bachelor loves hitting it on the range so you should buy one......for $500.00." Hilarious. I also love the emcee of the event Amanda Balionis, the 20+ handicap telling everyone how Callaway makes the best clubs. I understand she is paid to say that, but I am supposed to be "influenced" by her statements?


    I watched the video and I don't recall a Callaway employ saying , "go buy flash!". It's obviously Callaway campaigning using "celebrity" to try and peak your interests, but literally every single company does this in some way. Why Callaway gets more flack, I'm not sure. And I'm not even a Callaway fan... but if you are on Facebook... Instagram... Youtube.. Basically if you own a cell phone or a TV, a major OEM is using influencers to try and get you to go buy their stuff.



    Not sure why people can't just view this video as some cool insider thing. How many times have you seen Sergio petting a little floofy dog? Cmon.




    People can't view this video as some cool insider thing because it's not, it's a commercial designed to look like a video of a cool insider thing.
  • jholzjholz Members Posts: 1,379 ✭✭
    Z1ggy16 wrote:




    I watched the video and I don't recall a Callaway employ saying , "go buy flash!". It's obviously Callaway campaigning using "celebrity" to try and peak your interests, but literally every single company does this in some way. Why Callaway gets more flack, I'm not sure. And I'm not even a Callaway fan... but if you are on Facebook... Instagram... Youtube.. Basically if you own a cell phone or a TV, a major OEM is using influencers to try and get you to go buy their stuff.



    Not sure why people can't just view this video as some cool insider thing. How many times have you seen Sergio petting a little floofy dog? Cmon.




    Case in point.



    They don't have to explicitly say "go buy Epic Flash." The call to action is inherent; it doesn't need to be said. If you can't tell that you are being "sold" to while watching this video, then your brain must be made of tapioca pudding.



    Yes, OEM's have been using influencers to sell their clubs for eons. Most often they are Touring Pros. Just because they switch Touring Pros for "Everyday Joes (Janes)" isn't revolutionary. It's the same schill.



    Finally, I wish I could view this video as a "cool, insider thing," but it isn't. It's a contrived piece of nonsense. Tapioca pudding anyone?
    Cleveland Launcher HB 10.5* - Stock Miyazaki C. Kua 50 Stiff
    Callaway Diablo Octane Tour 13* - Aldila NV 75 Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour 15* - Accra Dymatch M5 75
    Mizuno F-50 18* - Stock Stiff
    or
    Callaway Diablo Edge Tour Hybrid 21* - Aldila NV 85 Stiff
    Callaway RAZR Tour Hybrid 24* - Stock XStiff
    5 - PW Cleveland CG7 Tour Black Pearl - DGSL S300
    Vokey Design 200 Series 52* Stock Wedge (?)
    Cleveland CG15 Oilcan 56* Stock Wedge
    Callaway X-Series JAWS Slate CC 58* Stock Wedge
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  • delmerdelmer ClubWRX Posts: 439 ClubWRX


    the irony of this thread is pretty funny. Before anything was officially announced about Flash, guys were grabbing pitch forks and torches because one PGA tour player said he gained 4 mph Ball speed switching and all of the sudden that was the expected gain that everyone was supposed to see but wasn't so the product was garbage and only hype. Also unless i missed it somewhere, the OP and worldwidegolf Shops are the only ones calling this an "influencer launch party".




    I was thinking the same thing because it would surprise me if Callaway actually wanted to be known as the company who throws and Influencer Launch Party. This whole thing just screams Kardasian and reality TV and I'm pretty sure that isn't the crowd that Callaway wants to be lumped in with.



    I get marketing hype but at one point when you're trying to sell to a bunch of middle aged golfers you need to keep it a little bit classy.
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