Tuesday, January 26th, 2010

Leading provider of massage and wellness solutions showcases its innovative massage chairs and lifestyle products during week-long tournament

San Diego – January 26, 2010: Human Touch®, the U.S. market leader of innovative massage chairs, Perfect Chair® Recliners and other wellness solutions, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of the Farmers Insurance Open, January 25-31 at the Torrey Pines Golf Course. As a proud sponsor of the Farmers Insurance Open, Human Touch® is showcasing its state-of-the-art massage chairs and wellness solutions throughout the week, while educating golf enthusiasts of all skill levels about how to incorporate massage therapy into their daily lives. Throughout the week long tournament, Human Touch® massage chairs will be on display in the Fanfare Village exhibitor tent area, located just south of the #15 green on Torrey Pines South Course.chair man

“Human Touch® therapeutic massage chairs have been very helpful in my recovery from a neck injury and in my return to the PGA Tour,” said PGA Golfer Tim Clark, an esteemed member of Human Touch’s Wellness Council. “I am interested in seeing if the product could be useful for other athletes particularly golfers) with injuries”. The Human Touch® Wellness Council is a group comprising experts of various disciplines dedicated to educating people about how to achieve a healthier and happier life from their own experiences and practice of integrating massage, relaxation, sound posture, and balance into their daily routine.

Following the tournament, Human Touch® is also pleased to announce that it will donate its top-of-the-line AcuTouch™ HT-1650 massage chair to a charity chosen by the Century Club San Diego, the non-profit corporation organized for the main purpose of administering and promoting the annual San Diego Open event. The AcuTouch™ HT-1650 is a state-of-the-art, beautifully designed massage chair that delivers a full head-to-toe massage and wellness experience complete with lumbar heaters, vibrating arm rests and eight unique massage programs.

“We’re extremely proud to be a sponsor of this important PGA tournament and to introduce golfers and golf enthusiasts, alike, to the many wonderful benefits that regular massage therapy, proper posture and relaxation provide,” said Andrew Corkill, Director of Product Management of Human Touch®.

“Our state-of-the-art massage chairs and wellness solutions not only alleviate pain and improve relaxation, but can also help golfers relax muscles and improve their circulation for increased range of motion on the golf course. We invite all golfers and golf enthusiasts to take a break from the game at the Human Touch® exhibit area in the Fanfare Village exhibitor tent (located south of the #15 green on Torrey Pines South Course) and sit back in one of our chairs to enjoy a rejuvenating massage and wellness experience that replicates the human touch of a professional massage therapist.”


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About Human Touch®

In pushing the boundaries of its traditional massage chairs and wellness products through advanced proprietary technology and innovation, Human Touch® is focused on infusing health and wellness into everyday lives through high-quality, design-oriented and award-winning massage chairs, Zero-Gravity Perfect Chair® Recliners and other wellness products and solutions. Human Touch® has been making people feel better™ for more than 30 years by developing state-of-the-art massage and wellness products, as well as by providing valuable consumer education about the substantial health and wellness benefits of regular massage therapy, relaxation and proper posture. Stress relief, increased range of motion, pain relief, improved circulation and increased immunity are just some of the valuable health benefits associated with regular massage therapy. Human Touch® products are available at back care specialty stores, fine furniture stores across the country, through international retailers and distributors in more than 40 countries, as well as online at www.humantouch.com.


The PGA TOUR is the world’s premier membership organization for touring professional golfers, co-sanctioning more than 100 tournaments on the PGA TOUR, Champions Tour and Nationwide Tour. The PGA TOUR’s mission is to entertain and inspire its fans, deliver substantial value to its partners, create outlets for volunteers to give back, generate significant charitable and economic impact in communities in which it plays, and provide financial opportunities for TOUR players.

In 2010, the three Tours collectively have tournaments in 34 states and in 12 countries outside of the U.S. PGA TOUR tournaments are broadcast to nearly 600 million households in 231 countries and 30 languages.

Virtually all tournaments are organized as nonprofit organizations in order to maximize charitable giving. In 2009, tournaments on the three Tours generated nearly $109 million for local charitable organizations, bringing the TOUR’s all-time total of charitable contributions to nearly $1.5 billion.

The PGA TOUR’s Web site is www.PGATOUR.COM, the No. 1 site in golf, and the company is headquartered in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL.

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Media Contacts:

Rachel Neppes

BERKMAN for Human Touch®

619.231.9977 x306 (office)

619.405.3917 (cell)


Colleen Rugg

BERKMAN for Human Touch®

619.231.9977 x305 (office)

619.997.4930 (cell)


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