Kevin Frisch PR (KFPR) is a nationally competitive and affordable boutique-style firm with large firm results. Kevin Frisch PR coordinates results-oriented earned media opportunities in order to expose millions of consumers to your brand without utilizing paid advertising, which maximizes your brand and increases the bottom line.
Kevin Frisch PR develops public relations and marketing strategies for the golf, travel, lifestyle, and sports industries. This includes golf courses, golf resorts, ski resorts, travel destinations, golf real estate developments, state tourism bureaus, golf products and equipment, golf schools and sports franchises. In addition, KFPR is an industry consultant developing and implementing marketing and social media strategies, consulting on golf operations, business development, course rating strategies, and providing professional golf, lifestyle, architectural, and sports photography.
Kevin Frisch PR clients benefit from the close attention and industry knowledge shared by its principal, Kevin Frisch, who brings over 25-years’ experience in the golf and travel industries. Kevin has cultivated strong national media contacts over the years, which has made him one of the leading experts in the golf industry and highly effective at generating impressive results for clients.
Kevin graduated from Western Michigan University with a degree in Finance and Marketing then began his career as a PGA golf professional at Treetops Resort working for top instructor Rick Smith where he excelled at golf course operations, teaching, and media relations during the development of Treetops North. Following Treetops, Kevin spent 13 years as an account executive and partner with Resort & Golf Marketing, one of the leading golf and travel marketing firms in the country, where he began developing and cultivating national media relationships through strategic public relations efforts, hosting media events, and press trips for clients.
In 2008, Kevin launched Fusion Media Strategies (now Kevin Frisch PR) where he expanded his public relations and marketing strategies representing national golf travel destinations. He maintains membership in the golf and travel industries leading organizations including the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA), International Network of Golf (ING) and Society of American Travel Writers (SATW).
Carl Mickelson began writing for a regional golf publication in 1993 while still a journalism and radio-television-film student at the University of Houston. By 1996, he was editor-in-chief of Gulf Coast Golfer and North Texas Golfer, overseeing editorial and publishing-business operations and producing award-winning features on golf’s top players, instructors and courses. In all, Mickelson has served as editor for five different golf publications and a contributor to dozens more.
In 1998, he transitioned into public relations and media relations for legendary golf teaching guru Dave Pelz and his luxury-resort-based Dave Pelz Scoring Game Schools. In his 21 years with Dave Pelz Golf, Mickelson oversaw many phases of golf school and clinic operations, conducted countless successful marketing, creative and PR campaigns with leading golf industry media outlets, while developing valued relationships with top-ranked golf courses, resorts, equipment and management companies. He was the 2015 recipient of the Southern Texas PGA’s Media/PR Award. He is a member of the Golf Writers Association of America (GWAA) and the International Network of Golf (ING). Contact Carl at email@example.com.