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About Ernest Sports

Ernest Sports Inc. is excited to introduce new innovative technology geared towards enhancing your golf performance. Our goal is to provide every golfer with an affordable and reliable product line, whether a novice or pro. Located in Norcross, Georgia, Ernest Sports was founded out of a growing need for new ways to enhance golf performance of all golfers, while focusing on the enjoyment of the sport. After extensive research, testing and comparative analysis, Ernest Sports brought the ES12 to market in January of 2012. Pairing with the ES12 is an interactive smartphone app that helps analyze golf performance, including video analysis, range data and Course Caddy.

Joe Ernest

He started his own commercial real estate company in Mobile, AL, which he ran for 10 years.  During this time his two young daughters took up golf, with Dad as their teacher.  They both made Junior All American 3 years, traveling the tour each summer with Joe guiding their success.  

After moving to Atlanta, Joe spent 20 years as CEO of Ernest Telecom, a telecommunications company he developed.  Also during this time, he served as Executive Director and Chairman of the Board of Integrity Bank in Jupiter, FL.  He has also served on bank boards in GA and NC.

In 1997 Joe founded Ernest Communications, which sold local telephone service nationwide.  He was nominated Telecom CEO of the year in 2010.  After selling Ernest Communications in August, Joe founded Clarion Solutions, a consulting company for the telecommunications industry.  Throughout the years, Joe’s passion has been golf.  So in 2011 he began to develop affordable technology which would impact the golfing industry.  Ernest Sports premiered its portable launch monitor, the ES12, at the 2012 PGA Merchandise Show.

Butch Harmon

Butch Harmon Tweets about the ES12 from the Ernest Sports booth at the 2013 PGA Merchandise Show. Butch loves the unit and its ease of use.

TPI Review

"A very cool way to practice"
- David Phillips

Product Testing

Ernest Sports with Mizuno USA for ES12 Product Testing at the Country Club of the South Learning Center using the Iron Byron.

PGA Pros

The ES12 is perfect for golfers of all levels from the golf professional to a beginner. The ES12 tracks your speed and distance.