(PRWEB) October 4, 2009
In the light of the recent Ebay counterfeit golf equipment scandal, perpetrated by a global criminal gang over several years and raking in millions, JamGolf.com Marketplace is spearheading a campaign to assure online shoppers that they can still buy genuine golf clubs and accessories on the web at low prices.
Andrew Fothergill, JamGolf founder, commented, "This fraud is a blow to all legitimate online sellers who work hard to deliver authentic products at low prices. Credit should be given to Ebay for taking action as soon as the scam was uncovered, but much work now needs to be done to rebuild confidence of the buying public."
How can confidence be restored? Andrew explained, "Being transparent in saying how lower prices are achieved. For example, the JamGolf marketplace is made up from 180 PGA Professionals selling guaranteed genuine golf equipment throughout Europe. Selling overstock and clearance merchandise alongside the latest models, most of the items are brand new or ex-display. They just cost less and we shouldn't hide these facts."
The trial of the criminals behind the fake clubs scam is expected to last three months and is bound to attract negative publicity for online sellers. Andrew's message is clear though; buyers should not be deterred from online bargains, but should seek out expert sellers with a reputation to protect.
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Notes to Editor
Jam Golf was launched in 2008 as an alternative marketplace for golf clubs and other golf equipment. Only Pro shops can sell on JamGolf.com, this ensures that everything on sale is the 100 percent genuine article. With over 2500 items online there is something for every golfer looking to stretch the pounds a bit further.