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Is American golf in decline?

Is American golf in decline?

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country.

America is the world’s biggest market for golf by a big margin and about half of the golf players and courses are in the country. According to the Economist, about 30 million Americans were golfers in 2006, unfortunately, golfing has been seeing a decline in public interest since them. The Sports Techie community blog loves golf and the integration of technology such as range finders, GPS tech and apps to make the game more appealing for everyone no matter skill level or dedication to the game.

In 2013, 160 of 14,600 golf facilities closed, which also marked an 8t...

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BAMTech Technology And Investment Infusion In Silver Chalice Ventures

Silver Chalice Ventures Announces Digital Media Rights, Technology And Investment Partnership With BAMTech.

Silver Chalice Ventures Announces Digital Media Rights, Technology And Investment Partnership With BAMTech.

Silver Chalice Ventures Partners With BAMTech – Sports Techie Exclusive Blog.

BAMTech and Silver Chalice Ventures (SCV) announced a sports tech partnership involving digital media rights, advanced technology and an investment injection in order to upgrade live streaming technologies, enhance the fan experience and deliver fans unique content to existing and future college sport channels over platforms and mobile devices...

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How Technology Has Changed The Face Of Golf

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf.

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf.

How Technology has Changed the Face of Golf

The Sport Techie blog welcomes contributions such as this new article about the influence of golf tech on the game written by freelance writer, Phil Oscarson. After many centuries, the game of golf remains true to its roots and traditions. Golf’s devotion to history and tradition is so canonized that many purists see technological advancements as threats to those traditions. But the fact is, technological advancements and the ways in which golf’s governing bodies have adapted to them could legitimately be considered part of the roots and traditions of the game. One thing is certain, outside the top players’ performances on the course throughout the season, golf technology is one of the hottest to...

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The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The Rise of Eco-Friendly Golf Courses

The environmental challenges facing golf is very real and the sport is rising to meet them including the use of sports tech as a solution. Because of this global sustainability dilemma, THE Sports Techie community blog is willing to share the GolfOnline UK infographic created to share some of the steps golf course operators are undertaking in order to help our ecosystem and save valuable resources. Golf has been under attack for its effect on the environment for a while now so the the positive steps by golf underway to become eco-friendly is the kind of story we all need to read, share and be constantly aware of especially if you play or are in the business.

Sustainable Golf Course
Very few non-motorised sports come under fire as regularly as golf for...

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Falcon Waterfree Technologies enlists PGA Tour Golfer Jason Gore to help spread water conservation message.

Falcon Waterfree Technologies enlists PGA Tour Golfer Jason Gore to help spread water conservation message.

Falcon Waterfree Urinals CA Shut The Flush Up Water Conservation Rebates

Falcon Water Technologies sponsored PGA Tour golf professional Jason Gore to evangelize water savings rebate programs implemented by local utilities throughout California in order to help overcome the possibility that the state has one year of stored H20 left after four years of drought...

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Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Artificial Grass Turf In Sports

Natural grass has always been the most popular surfaces for many sports, such as football, golf, rugby and even tennis. However, with modern developments in technology coming along it is right to wonder whether or not we will see a lot of artificial grass among sports in the future. Artificial grass started with companies like Forever Green Lawns installing fake grass in people homes and gardens. Being made from a lot of synthetic fibres, artificial grass looks and supposedly acts like natural grass does. It would seem that artificial grass would be the perfect substitute for grass in many circumstances, however with fans and even athletes raising questions about the turf, how effective would it really be in certain sports?

It is likely that we will see an increase in the use of artificial grass in sports across all of the different types that are played on grass.

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ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App - Sports Techie blog

ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App – Sports Techie blog

ACC Digital Network Content Now Available Via Fancred App

Let’s give the ACC Digital Network in Charlotte, known as the ACCDN, full credit; they are very aggressive with creating a new image for the dynamic conference that is what I call, sports technology driven. Their latest proactive business development move is to join Fancred so their community of followers and readers can have access to official content from the ACCDN.com such as game and rivalry highlights, mixed in with what they label, Must See Moments, of the Atlantic Coast Conference in the NCAA. The Sports Techie community blog has followed the sports tech progression of the ACCDN so our members will enjoy knowing they can use the Fancred app and ...

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Changing Of The Golf Guard – Rory McIlroy Vs Tiger Woods Infographic

Changing Of The Guard – Rory McIlroy Vs Tiger Woods Infographic

No doubt about it, if you follow golf as a player, fan or sponsor, the number one ranked global player according to the Official World Golf Ranking, Northern Ireland’s Rory McIIroy, has truly earned the title of best player on the 2014 PGA Tour replacing Tiger Woods. The former king of golf, Tiger Woods, continues to see the top ranking he worked so hard to attain slip to number 10 this year. Expect his rank to continue to fall due to an assortment of injuries, coaching changes and the immense pressure of trying win more than the 18 golf Majors Jack Nicklaus won. McIIroy recently won a second PGA Championship, he joins Tiger and Jack as the only three pro golfers to win three majors by the young age of twenty-five...

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