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Web.com to Host Small Business Owners at the Upcoming BMW Charity Pro-Am in Greenville

May 12, 2014

JACKSONVILLE, Fla., May 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Web.com (Nasdaq:WWWW), a leading provider of Internet services and online marketing solutions for small businesses, invites small business owners in the greater Greenville, South Carolina area to join them as VIP guests at the upcoming Web.com Tour BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. This exclusive VIP event will take place on Friday, May 16, 2014, at the Thornblade Club in Greer, South Carolina. Web.com will provide local business owners free tickets to attend the event with full access to the private Web.com hospitality venue and amenities adjacent to the 18th hole. Through Web.com's agreement with the PGA TOUR and as umbrella sponsor of the Web.com Tour, Web.com has developed a series of events to benefit small business owners in communities across the country.

"To stay competitive in today's business environment, we believe it is critical that small business owners continue to strive and succeed," said Darin MacDonald, Tournament Director for the BMW Charity Pro-Am presented by SYNNEX Corporation. "Small businesses are the heart and soul of today's economy, and are essential to our area's overall success. We are grateful that companies, such as the Web.com, are partnering with the PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour to help celebrate the small business owner."

This VIP event for small business owners includes:

  • Two tournament passes for admission
  • An exclusive opportunity to meet and greet Tour players
  • Free optional online consulting from Web.com Ambassadors to help optimize the small business's website, Facebook Page, or online marketing efforts.
  • Food, beverages, contests, networking, and more

"As part of the Web.com commitment to give back to the communities we serve, we are pleased to offer this exclusive VIP event which is focused on celebrating the efforts put forth by the country's small business owners," said Michael Young, vice president for Small Business Summits at Web.com. "Every day, Web.com helps millions of small business owners address the challenges of successfully competing online to help their businesses grow."

Event Details:

  • Where: Thornblade Club, 1275 Thornblade Blvd., VIP Suite, Greer, SC 29650
  • When: Friday, May 16, open from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • Cost: Attendance is free, but advanced registration is required at smallbusinesssummit.web.com.
  • Social media: @webdotcom and #SmallBizSummit

For more information, contact smallbusinesssummit@web.com or call 800-862-8718.

About Web.com

Web.com Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:WWWW) provides a full range of Internet services to small businesses to help them compete and succeed online. Web.com meets the needs of small businesses anywhere along their lifecycle with affordable, subscription-based solutions including domains, hosting, website design and management, search engine optimization, online marketing campaigns, local sales leads, social media, mobile products and eCommerce solutions. For more information, please visit www.web.com; follow Web.com on Twitter @webdotcom or on Facebook at www.facebook.com/web.com. For additional online marketing resources and small business networking, please visit forum.web.com.

ABOUT THE WEB.COM TOUR

Founded (1990), owned and operated by the PGA TOUR, the Web.com Tour continues to identify those players who are ready to compete and win on golf's biggest stage. In an historic 2013 season, the Web.com Tour became the path to the PGA TOUR with all 50 available PGA TOUR cards coming through the Web.com Tour and the season culminating at the four-event Web.com Tour Finals. Web.com became the Tour's umbrella sponsor on June 27, 2012. A 10-year agreement (through 2021) is in place. The Tour enters its 25th year of competition in 2014. Three out of four PGA TOUR members are Web.com Tour alumni. Tour alumni have won 371 PGA TOUR titles, including 18 majors and five PLAYERS Championships. The PGA TOUR, through the efforts of its three tours and their tournaments, sponsors, players and volunteers, supports over 3,000 local charities and is closing in on $2.0 billion in charitable giving. To learn more about the PGA TOUR and Web.com Tour and to follow the season-long quest for a PGA TOUR card, visit PGATOUR.COM, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.

Note to Editors: Web.com is a registered trademark of Web.com Group, Inc.

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