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Human Touch Announces Partnership with Two-Time U.S. Open Champion and World Golf Hall of Fame Inductee, Retief Goosen

Mr. Goosen to enrich the Human Touch Wellness Council with his insight and expertise as a top-ranked Official World Golf champion

Human Touch®, the U.S. market leader of innovative massage chairs, Perfect Chair® Recliners, and other wellness solutions, is pleased to announce that it has formed a partnership with two-time U.S. Open Champion, Retief Goosen. Mr. Goosen, who was also in the top ten in the Official World Golf Ranking for over 250 weeks, will join the Human Touch Wellness Council in order to provide insight into the importance of wellness and recovery in all levels of competitive sports.

The Human Touch Wellness Council is a recognized and universally respected team of experts with insight into a variety of wellness practices, from professional athletes to medical practitioners and natural healers. The Wellness Council helps to shape and guide the development of Human Touch products, with a mission to create solutions that inform and benefit professionals, sports-enthusiasts, back pain sufferers, and consumers alike.

“I’m excited to join the Human Touch Wellness Council,” said Retief Goosen. “Physical recovery is a critical part of maintaining a strong golf game, and the Novo XT is my 2nd Human Touch massage chair because it allows me to recover from the strains of my daily practice and continue to play my best day after day.”

Retief Goosen, who was the 2001 and 2004 US Open Champion, has held memberships on three worldwide Tours (PGA Tour, European Tour and South African Tour). He also has 34 professional wins, was awarded the European Tour Player of the Year in 2001, and was awarded the European Tour Order of Merit winner in 2001 and 2002.

Retief was picked for the Presidents Cup in 2000, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2009 and 2011. He has represented his native country of South Africa in the Dunhill Cup in 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 and 2000. He also played in the World Cup for South Africa in 1993, 1995, 2000 and 2001. He also captained the Goodwill Trophy played at Mission Hills in November 2006.

Known to his fans as "The Goose," Retief is married and has 2 children. Off the course Retief is passionate about his award-winning Goose Wine collection and also his passion for golf course design.

“We’re thrilled to have Retief Goosen join our Wellness Council,” said David Wood, CEO of Human Touch. “People use our wellness solutions for a variety of reasons, including to recover from and prepare for competitive sports. With his impressive career in professional golf, Mr. Goosen brings a great deal of expertise to our team by sharing his input on both training and recovery.”

Human Touch will be exhibiting at the upcoming PGA 2018 Merchandise Show in Orlando, Florida on January 24th through 26th. Attendees will be able to experience the Novo XT massage chair, as well a variety of other Human Touch wellness solutions. Meet with Human Touch in booth 1379 to learn about these products, and to find out more about Retief Goosen’s participation on the Human Touch Wellness Council.

About Human Touch

Human Touch is the leading provider of high-quality, innovative lifestyle products, massage chairs, and experiences that have been delivering indispensable, life-changing benefits to an ever-growing number of consumers for more almost 40 years. Human Touch has been making people feel better by developing state-of-the-art massage products containing patented massage systems that replicate the hands and techniques used by massage professionals, thereby helping to reduce pain and stress caused by today’s hectic lifestyle. Products are available at fine furniture stores, back care specialty stores, and mass-market retailers across the U.S., through international retailers and distributors in more than 40 countries, and online at

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2020-04-15 12:41:37