Game-changing technology captures real on-course golf data to make
golf more fun and interactive, allowing golfers to “compete” virtually
both on and off the course, independent of location with friends
Through this partnership, the
In tandem, Golf Channel will showcase GAME GOLF’s game-changing product attributes, including on the network’s instructional programming. In addition, Golf Channel will leverage GAME GOLF’s social media platforms to connect with viewers.
“GAME GOLF will revolutionize the game by changing the way we socialize about golf and reveal how we are actually playing the game,” said
GAME GOLF utilizes sensors on each club and a tag-and-go wearable device sensor on the player’s belt. Vital performance data is synced to the cloud from the device and viewable on GAME GOLF’s website (www.gamegolf.com) within a player’s profile or on the player’s mobile device. From there, a player can view a dynamic interface displaying each shot and round data such as club selection, fairways hit, greens in regulation and distance, in addition to other stats and trends important to the player.
In addition to enabling golfers to view their game, GAME GOLF features a social media hub where players can share their round, compare it to others, and virtually compete with friends or colleagues across the country and around the world.
“The PGA of America is utilizing technology to grow the sport, make it more accessible and, ultimately, bring people closer to the game," said
Golf Channel President Mike McCarley said, "Golf Channel is committed to growing the game with progressive partners like GAME GOLF and the
Famed Swiss designer
“We wanted to utilize wearable technology to create a user experience that went beyond numeric data with engaging visualizations of their game; encourage long-term emotional engagement; and give players the power to add photos and commentary to share their golf story in a more memorable way than just stats,” said McGuire. “GAME GOLF is simple and applies to any golfer whether they are a low handicap looking for ways to improve the game or compete with friends, or a high handicap looking to have fun.”
GAME GOLF was nominated for three CES Innovations Design and Engineering Awards at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show. GAME GOLF was recognized in the Gaming Hardware and Accessories, Health and Fitness, and Wearable Technologies categories.
GAME GOLF is available now at www.gamegolf.com. Visit the website for more information and to view a video featuring
The development company behind GAME GOLF is Active Mind Technology, a privately held company that is pioneering the gamification of sport through its development of the GAME platform. Leading investors in
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