All entries into the 24th Annual ING Media Awards must be postmarked by October 11 in order to be eligible for this year’s contest.

Other categories include, Excellence in Publications, TV and Radio (two categories).

Judging is done by a panel of three independent experts in each category. Judges are selected by Individual Category Chairs. Where possible, by-lines and publication names are stripped from the articles before they are sent to the judges.

Winners will be announced and honored at the ING Media Awards Presentation Press Conference in January at the PGA Merchandise Show.

Rules, regulations, category descriptions, entry forms and past winners can be found under Awards on the site.

ING is the golf industry’s only media-based networking organization. “ING is where media and the golf industry connect.”

The 28th Annual ING Spring Conference is scheduled for May 20-23 at the IP Casino, Resort & Spa in Biloxi, MS.

Anyone in the media or golf industry is invited to join. For more information, call 407-328-0500, or visit