Golf News for Thursday, March 14, 2013 | Business

GolfLogix integrates 24/7 GolfNow tee time booking into world's no. 1 golf GPS app

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- GolfLogix - the No. 1 App for Golf and a global leader in GPS and club-tracking technology - has partnered with GolfNow to provide GolfLogix members with exclusive 24/7 access to book tee times at more than 4,000 golf courses worldwide directly within the app.

The new portal seamlessly connects to GolfNow's extensive online tee-time reservation service at a touch of the screen. GolfLogix members can also sign up for in-app alerts for immediate notification when preferred openings become available that fit predetermined search criteria, such as location, time or cost.

"Partnering with GolfNow ensures our two million members will never again miss a great tee-time deal and saves them money on greens fees in their hometowns or at elite courses nationwide," says GolfLogix President Pete Charleston. "This joins our patented precise GPS data, Golf Digest instruction tips and exceptional Golfsmith product discounts in golf's most all-inclusive app - all for free."

GolfNow.com is the Internet's largest and most complete tee time booking resource, permitting golfers to go online, choose a course, and quickly book a tee-time deal that fits their schedule and budget. Using leading edge technology, the service offers players access to their favorite courses through the web, e-mail and a mobile feature.

"GolfNow is focused on finding new ways to help grow the game of golf," says Will McIntosh, GolfNow Senior Vice President of Business Development and Strategy. "This partnership will enhance the GolfLogix user experience, by not only making it easier for them to book rounds at their favorite course any time of day, but also providing other opportunities to enjoy the game more often and within their budget."

Easily downloaded for free from www.GolfLogix.com, the GolfLogix GPS app is compatible with more than 60 smartphone models. It delivers accurate distances to the center of the green, yardage book quality imagery of each hole, scorekeeping and in-round pro-level stat tracking for more than 32,000 courses worldwide. For less than $20, an upgraded annual Champion membership provides golfers with club tracking and distances to any location on the hole such as pin position, hazards and landing zones.

All membership levels include access to the GolfLogix Member Clubhouse, the No. 1 online golf community where millions of players 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.

About GolfNow.com
GolfNow.com is the Internet's largest and most comprehensive online tee time reservation service. Using leading edge technology, GolfNow.com offers golfers more ways to stay connected to their favorite courses and tee times through the web, e-mail, as well as an iPhone mobile app. Golfers can go online 24/7, choose a course, and pick a tee-time deal that fits their schedule and budget and book the tee time. Founded in 2001, GolfNow.com has expanded to more than 80 markets in North America, Ireland, Scotland, Mexico and Bermuda, providing tee-time access to more than 4,000 courses for more than 1.1 million registered users. GolfNow.com is powered by Golf Channel, which is seen in more than 120 million homes worldwide through cable, satellite and wireless companies, as well as by GolfChannel.com, a leading golf destination on the Internet. GolfNow.com is part of GolfChannel.com's online platform of Internet sites designed to help the recreational player enjoy every aspect of the game.

For more information: www.GolfChannelSolutions.com and www.GolfNow.com.

About GolfLogix
The No. 1 App for Golf, GolfLogix boasts more than two 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. Strategic partnerships with industry-leading content provider Golf Digest and top retailer Golfsmith present members with exclusive benefits directly through the app.

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 Golf App offers maps for more than 32,000 courses globally

For more information: www.GolfLogix.com, 877.977.0162.

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Buffalo Communications
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Golf Channel/GolfNow
Dan Higgins
407.355.4018
dhiggins@golfchannel.com