Golf News for Tuesday, January 21, 2014 | Technology

XGOLF Simulator to debut new features at PGA Merchandise Show

LOS ANGELES -- XGOLF Simulator (, a world-renowned technologically-advanced golf simulator, club-fitting and instructional system, will introduce and demonstrate several new features in booth # 2957 at the 2014 PGA Merchandise Show, to be held Jan. 22-24 in Orlando, Fla. They include a new optional high-speed camera sensor to read and capture ball spin, and a custom point-of-sale and management system for use at indoor golf centers and training facilities.

"We look forward to presenting these exciting new options, which will enhance even more the advanced technology, accuracy and ease of use that XGOLF Simulator is known for," said Joseph Huh, CEO of XGOLF.

The new ceiling-mounted camera sensor provides precise ball-spin data and, when combined with current XGOLF technology, forms a highly accurate integrated system, resulting in a stunning and satisfying golf-simulator experience.

The POS/Management system, brand new for the U.S. and Canada, integrates with individual XGOLF Simulators, allowing the retail manager to communicate with each bay from one central computer for the utmost in system control. The POS system can send messages or warnings when time is almost completed, as well as set up games for the number of people booked. The system's features include loyalty and membership tracking, sales calculation, a reservation system, operations summaries, product inventory and lesson training for students with online integration through XGOLF's all-new birdie software program. This program allows golfers to save their swing replays for later viewing on other devices, away from the golf center, such as a home computer, ipad, iphone and others. The program also offers the capability of providing storewide, nationwide or worldwide tournament and player rankings.

About XGOLF Simulator
As a leading technology provider, XGOLF has as its main mission to listen and innovate based on customers' evolving needs and expectations. Retailers, instructors, club fitters and avid individual golfers look to XGOLF to provide the most exciting and rewarding golf-simulation experience available anywhere.

XGOLF Simulators are of great appeal for golf clubs and retail golf outlets, home environments, restaurants and entertainment venues. Golfers, as well as instructors and club fitters, are discovering that XGOLF's exclusive design, durability and cutting-edge technological features, as well as its superior graphics and exciting capabilities, make it the most exceptional and innovative yet value-driven golf-simulator system. With unique features such as XPLATE (Variable Lie Positioning Plate) and XBALL (Intelligent Ball Teeing), the authenticity of XGOLF's simulated golf is unparalleled, replicating real shots on the screen and providing the most realistic golf experience possible.

The XPLATE Variable Lie Positioning System detects the ground slope and automatically adjusts the slope where a golfer stands to provide a more realistic experience. The slope also can be adjusted manually for practicing uphill, downhill and sidehill-lie shots.

The XBALL Intelligent Teeing System gathers the balls and puts one on the tee before every shot. During the game, it remembers each player's tee-height setting, so that it feels as though a personal caddy has set the ball in place. This feature saves precious time and allows the player to concentrate on the game.

Additional XGOLF specialized features include contests, such as Closest to the Pin, Longest Drive and a Putting Challenge.

The realism and beauty of the XGOLF playing experience is matched only by the accuracy and precision of its swing-analysis technology. Swing analysis, an integral and important aspect of the game, is easily accessible and highly accurate with XGOLF. Every caliber golfer, from tour player to occasional recreational player, can benefit from the unlimited game-improvement potential and opportunities XGOLF offers. And instructors worldwide count on XGOLF to deliver the finest analysis capability to enhance their teaching techniques and leverage cutting-edge technologies to help their students make precise swing adjustments for improved results. Through the use of strategically-placed numerous optical sensors, XGOLF tracks extensive swing data, providing detailed shot information, video analysis, weight-shift analysis and data analysis.

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