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Sky Radio Tribute to Ely Callaway.

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Sky Radio today announced that as a special tribute to Ely Callaway, the company will rebroadcast its previously recorded one-on-one interview with the founder of Callaway Golf (NYSE:ELY) on its popular audio magazine.

The interview between Callaway and Sky Radio Chief Executive Officer and on-air host Marc Holland originally aired on American Airlines (NYSE:AMR) last year.

According to Holland, "The hour that I spent talking with Ely was one of the most pleasurable of my career. He was a true revolutionary and one of the purest entrepreneurs of the 20th century.

"His vision single-handedly reshaped the golf industry in much the same fashion as Bill Gates did for Microsoft (Nasdaq:MSFT), Jeff Bezos for (Nasdaq:AMZN), Fred Smith for FedEx (NYSE:FDX), Margaret Whitman for eBay (Nasdaq:EBAY) and Howard Schulz for Starbucks (NYSE:SBUX)."

During the interview, Callaway discusses his career, his vineyard, the birth of Callaway Golf, and the role that technology has played in making the game more popular. Callaway also talks about his management style and family.

Additionally, Callaway discusses such competitors as Adams Golf (Nasdaq:ADGO), Fortune Brands (NYSE:FO) and Adidas Salomon AG (Nasdaq:ADDDY) subsidiary Taylor Made.

The entire interview is available free online at

About is an online audio business magazine that features interviews with leaders from the worlds of business and technology. The company is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sky Radio Network Inc., which is the nation's leading producer of in-flight business radio programming. Sky Radio's programs are heard on American Airlines, America West, Northwest Airlines and United Airlines. was founded by Marc Holland, who personally conducts many of the interviews. Holland stated, "We are committed to providing executives with insights from leaders who are reshaping their industries and the business world."
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Date:Jul 10, 2001
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