OnCore Golf welcomes John Geiberger as Head of Player Development

Former Pepperdine University golf coach led championship caliber team for 16 seasons

BUFFALO, N.Y., April 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- OnCore Golf, producers of the world's only USGA conforming hollow-metal core golf ball, announced today that John Geiberger has joined the company as Head of Player Development. Geiberger will lead the search for young and upcoming talent to play OnCore's MA 1.0 ball and future high performance ball offerings. He will also develop relationships with collegiate golf programs throughout the county.

"Expanding our presence within college athletics is a natural step for OnCore, as we continue to shake up the golf industry with our proprietary technology," said Steve Coulton, Vice President and co-founder of OnCore. "John brings exceptional expertise to our team as well as excellent relationships with professional and amateur players. The technology needs to see the light of day on a collegiate, amateur and professional level and John will make that happen."

"The OnCore team and the technology they have incorporated into their golf balls has thoroughly impressed me and I am thrilled to be working with them," said Geiberger.  "I spent considerable time playing this ball shot for shot against the leading tour balls and am strongly encouraging golfers of all skill levels to take advantage of the performance enhancements that this ball offers.  I can't wait to bring this ball to the collegiate level and to help young players advance their skills on the course."

The widely-known Geiberger led Pepperdine University to the 1997 NCAA title and amassed 10 West Coast Conference Championships (WCC) in his career. His teams appeared in the NCAA Regionals 14 times (including a run of 13 straight appearance between 1999 and 2011) and qualified for the NCAA Championships on six occasions. They had a streak of seven WCC titles in a row from 1999-2005 and last won the 2010 title. Pepperdine also captured 21 tournament titles, produced GCAA All-Americans 14 times and had 10 GCAA All-American Scholars under Geiberger's watch. Additionally, he coached two Byron Nelson award winners Jason Allred (WEB.com) and Michael Putnam (PGA Tour). The award is based on performance, academics, sportsmanship and character in honor of Byron Nelson. Geiberger is an active member of the Golf Coaches Association of America and recently served as chairman of the All-American Committee.

A three-year letter winner at Pepperdine from 1989-91, Geiberger earned All-WCC accolades in 1990 and 1991.  From 1991 to 1996 he caddied on the PGA Senior Champions Tour for his father, Al Geiberger, and teamed with him for seven wins.


OnCore Golf is a dynamic and innovative golf ball company led by two young entrepreneurs Bret Blakely and Steve Coulton. The company is headquartered in Buffalo, NY and is dedicating to improving the lives, scores, and enjoyment of golfers of all skill levels by offering exciting products that live up to the company's tagline - "You Just Became a Better Golfer."  

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