Finding the right golf ball for your game that you can trust and rely on is more important than you may think. Yet, anyone that takes pride in his or her golfing ability knows the importance of using the right golf ball. In a conversation with Vice Golf founders Ingo Duellmann, Rainer Stoeckl and American golf instructor Andrew Rice, we shed light into the darkness of the golf ball industry.
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Andrew Rice belongs to the best golf teachers in America and has been ranked among „The 50 Best Teachers in America“. His open-minded character and his in-depth knowledge about golf have made him a brilliant ambassador for Vice Golf.
When the VP of Partnership at the National Basketball Association (NBA) approached our team at Vice Golf last year, we were pumped. Just recently, an opportunity opened up to collaborate and the NBA was looking for a brand that is young, energetic and cool, namely Vice Golf.
Vice Golf’s newly formed partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) is inspiring creative ideas to showcase the overlap between the two popular sports – recently put into play at a spectacular location in San Pedro, Los Angeles.
The still lifeless spring morning sun sees the founder of Vice Golf standing in a thick jacket in Venice Skate Park. Only when the perfect subject is found, the jacket is discarded, a cool pose is struck, and the shots are in the bag.
In the California desert, which turns out to be bitingly cold in February, Ingo Duellmann and Rainer Stoeckl pose defiantly and self-confidently in front of the gigantic, commanding life-size dinosaurs which leave visitors looking on in awe and respect.
On the morning of December 12, 2017, the employees of Vice Golf’s founders and CEOs Ingo Düllmann and Rainer Stöckl stand on their new Munich office’s roof deck with a large cake. This day marks the five-year anniversary of the Munich golf ball startup that was the world’s first company to sell golf balls via direct distribution to golfers around the world – at considerably lower prices and with a dynamism and attention to detail that had never been seen before in golf.
When the VICE GUARD umbrellas were introduced two years ago, many customers were thrilled by the idea of canopies printed with camouflage patterns in the shape of fairways, which we photographed from the air.
In order to offer golfers a secure and comfortable grip in any weather conditions, we decided to produce an all-weather glove, our new VICE DURO, to add to our current glove selection of the high-quality lamb-leather glove VICE PURE. From the sketch to the finished product, we paid close attention to numerous details and improved aspects that we did not like in existing models.
If you had talked to Thea Hoffmeister about soccer three years ago, it would have been a short conversation – today, the Kiel native is involved in managing the Asian expansion of Borussia Dortmund, is very familiar with soccer, and commutes between Shanghai, Dortmund, and Munich. And despite all that, the recent club champion still ranks among Germany’s best amateur golfers.