a) Read Update#3
-"GA" logo icon
-"GolfingAde" verbiage. Horizontal only.
-"Find Your Game" tagline
-good color selection (see 5 star designs)
-Large Thumbnail image. Easier to see!
Please read the Discussion Posts for more clarification as to design goals and 'stars' usage.
Simple Simple Simple. - I'd like to be able the sketch the logo very quickly.
Powerful. - Think Nike. Gatorade. Powerade. Google. All are simple yet powerful.
Our tagline is "Find Your Game".
-Update- We are focused on the golf swing, not the putting green. Hope that helps!
Minimal colors - no more than 3 and preferably less. Green is desired although we are open to designs that do not use green.
-Update #2 - Please no Red; unless you are sure that your design, using red, is the best the world of graphics design has ever seen ;-)
If aesthetically pleasing, try to incorporate the 'golf swing plane' visual (see Google search: http://www.google.com/images?as_q=g…80&bih=899
Finally, we are excited about GolfingAde and we want our logo and branding to be the best -- we think the best designers are waiting to be found on 99designs.
We've uploaded our admittedly freshman attempt (no voting on this!) in the hope that it will provide a starting direction for your winning design.
Thank you and good luck!