SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- GolfLogix - the No. 1 App for Golf and a global leader in GPS and club-tracking technology - announces it has become a Silver Corporate Partner of The First Tee and will donate a portion of sales to assist the nonprofit in helping develop young people advance their life skills and leadership through the game.
The pioneer of GPS for the golf industry, GolfLogix has more than two million members and is the world's most-downloaded golf app. In addition to precise distances to numerous points on each hole, the software offers pro-level stat tracking, personalized instruction tools from Golf Digest, exclusive product discounts through the Golfsmith Pro Shop, 24/7 tee time booking via GolfNow and the game's most comprehensive news feed.
"The First Tee has been instrumental in providing boys and girls character programs that build core values - honesty, integrity and responsibility - which are inherent to the sport," says GolfLogix President Pete Charleston. "We are pleased to offer their participants and coaches the fun and easy tools our app provides."
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. It also contains a vault with 60 years of digitized Golf Digest content, including tips, articles and videos from the magazine's legendary stable of elite instructors and Tour Playing Editors.
For more information or to download the app: please visit www.GolfLogix.com. For more information on The First Tee, please visit www.thefirsttee.org.
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