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"We are delighted with the way Stroke Rank is developing," said Falk von Wildenradt, developer of the online form guide. "While it is impossible to give exact predictions about where players will finish in any given tournament, we firmly believe that Stroke Rank can give a very good guide to a player's form and a good indication of where they are likely to finish in a Major Championship." read more

"The Swing Catalyst App, already used by many of the best players and coaches in the world, is a sophisticated game improvement tool that fits right into your pocket," said Tom Christian Lindvag, marketing manager at Swing Catalyst. "You are now able to monitor your improvements over time and receive instant feedback from your coach. Learning is no longer constrained by time and place." read more

"VPAR have been a great addition to our last 3 Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open Pro-Ams. Not only does it deliver a fantastic experience for the guests on the day but also helps with the organisational side, contributing to the overall smooth running of the day," said Tom Rann, WSM Communications. read more

"We are all anticipating a great Ryder Cup battle at Gleneagles this year between Europe and the USA and we hope our new 'Reds vs. Blues - Team Matchplay' game will inspire tens of thousands of golfers to create competitive, fun competitions themselves, live on their own smartphones," said Mikko Rantanen, co-Founder and CEO of GameBook Inc. read more

"We are very excited that our 100th course installation took place at such a historic location, Stockton Seaview Golf Club a Troon managed property. Reaching this milestone in less than a year is significant for our company as it confirms we are among the fastest growing interactive tablet networks for golf cars," said Digital Caddies President Mike Loustalot. read more

"We're very happy to once again congratulate this past week's winner and to wish him great luck at The Open Championship this week. The second win of the season places this player in a great position as World Golf Ranking #3 entering this week's completion at Royal Liverpool. The winner has used SAM PuttLab for over a year now at home," said a spokesperson for Science & Motion Sports. read more

"We are thrilled with how our software performed for the PGA Championship of Canada, especially our bracket tournament capability which is one of our newest features," said Golf Genius Software President and CEO Mike Zisman. "Our goal is to provide all of our users with a world-class golf experience." read more

"We're very proud to be a part of the success on the PGA tour of many players. Looking at the results of this past weekend shows the importance of putting in the game. The winner made a crucial putt to force the playoff on the 72nd hole of regulation play," said
Science & Motion Sports. read more

"The new Shot Performance Analysis feature was implemented based on feedback we received from users all around the world. The new viewing option helps the golfer narrow in on his or her shot performance to help identify where they need to work on their game," said John McGuire, Game Golf CEO. "The feedback and data we collect from our golfers is extremely valuable." read more

"I really like the fact I can now control the pin locations from my office," said Jeff Brocato of the Baton Rouge (LA) Country Club, pointing out how using ezLocator helped take some of the guesswork and chance of human error off the table. "ezLocator helped us eliminate unfair positions and I now have more confidence that they will be fair." read more

"We want to try new things and be ahead of the game on The Finnish Tour. Using Golf GameBook was a very logical and well-reasoned decision and I can find nothing but positives to say about this live scoring platform. The feedback from the players was also extremely positive," said Markus Ervasti, Director of The Finnish Tour. read more

"Stroke Rank is an excellent form guide for players going into Major Championships and can give a good indication of who might finish in the top ten," said Falk von Wildenradt, developer of the guide. "While it is not possible to predict the winner with any degree of certainty, the system can give an up to date indication of who is most likely to be in contention." read more

"We are pleased that our cutting-edge technology has been incorporated into this first-class golf center," said Joseph Huh, CEO of XGOLF. "With its multiple uses and applications, XGOLF offers exciting capabilities to match CompuGolf's outstanding level of excellence." read more

"These are six wonderful and diverse layouts designed by some remarkable course architects," said Chad Coleman, the company's Vice President of Sales. "They translate incredibly well into our virtual world and look stunning on our Full Swing Golf simulators. We know our customers are going to have a blast playing them." read more

"The Maple Leaf Junior Tour and Foursum are extremely well aligned, especially as it relates to our mutual passion for growing the game of golf," said MJT Executive Director Murray Poje. "Technology is enhancing the way we educate young golfers and the support of partnerships like this one helps keep the game of golf innovative and exciting." read more