Golf News for Friday, June 1, 2012 | Technology

GolfLogix congratulates Crowne Plaza Invitational winner Zach Johnson

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- GolfLogix - the No. 1 App for Golf and a world leader in GPS and club-tracking technology - congratulates PGA Tour staff player Zach Johnson on his victory at the Crowne Plaza Invitational at Colonial Country Club in Fort Worth, TX.

Wearing the GolfLogix logo on his left sleeve, Johnson recorded his eighth career PGA Tour victory and has placed first or second in three of his last four starts. The former Masters champion currently ranks third on the 2012 FedEx Cup points list and sixth in the U.S. Ryder Cup team standings. Click here to view a mapped shot-by-shot view of Johnson's final round.

"Knowing precisely where to hit the ball is critical in my success, especially given the smaller greens at Colonial," says Johnson. "GolfLogix is the coolest app, as it provides the same Tour-quality information that my caddie and I review before every shot."

Easily downloaded from or App Stores such as iTunes, Android Marketplace and BlackBerry App World, the free GolfLogix GPS app is compatible with more than 60 smartphone models. It provides accurate distances to the center of the green, high-quality imagery of each hole, scorekeeping and in-round pro-level stat tracking for nearly 30,000 courses worldwide. For less than $20, an upgraded annual Champion membership provides golfers with patented club tracking, aerial flyovers, digital yardage book notes and distances to any location on the hole - including pin position, hazards and landing zones.

"Zach knows every detail of his yardages, which guides him when to hit driver or a fairway wood and whether he should go for the green or lay up to his preferred approach location," says Pete Charleston, President of GolfLogix. "GolfLogix is the only app that provides club tracking, along with an amazing array of features to deliver a wealth of information during the round and afterward with a mapped history of every shot."

Starting in July 2012, the GolfLogix app will feature instructional videos and tips from the Golf Digest teaching vault. As the software continuously captures a player's stats during the round, personalized feedback, instant advice, tips and drills will be sent to his or her smartphone for review and comparison against previous rounds.

All GolfLogix levels include access to the Member Clubhouse, the No. 1 online golf community where millions interact through social forums, offer challenges to fellow golfers and maintain an indexed handicap. Personal web pages for each user also store performance statistics, so every round can be analyzed by fairways hit, greens in regulation, putting, shot trends and more.

For more information:, 877.977.0162.

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About GolfLogix
The No. 1 App for Golf, GolfLogix boasts more than 1.5 million members on the world's top-selling smartphones. Dedicated to offering consumers the most advanced GPS solutions with the best features, quality and price, GolfLogix helps improve individual performance.

Founded in May 1999, GolfLogix was the first to introduce handheld GPS to the golf industry and holds a U.S. patent for its unique GPS and Internet-based club tracking application. Based in Scottsdale, AZ, the company has been professionally mapping courses for more than 12 years and owns the largest, most up-to-date golf course database in the world.

In 2009, the rapid advance of smartphone technology led GolfLogix to develop and quickly capture the market with an easy-to-use application providing precise GPS distances. In addition, the software manages scorekeeping and stat tracking, then uploads them to an online clubhouse community where golfers can interact and compete with millions of other players worldwide. Now available on more than 60 different smartphone models, The No. 1 App for Golf offers maps for more than 30,000 courses globally.

Scott Leightman
Buffalo Communications