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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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Ryder Cup App, Website Live Video And PGA Social Media Set Participation Records

RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records.

RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records

RyderCup.com & Ryder Cup App Deliver All-Time Audience Records

The Ryder Cup rose to the digital occasion setting audience records via their app, website and the PGA site. Turner Sports delivered an ace in the hole for partners at The PGA of America and the European Tour with record-setting video views of live golfing action at the 41st Ryder Cup hosted by the Hazeltine National Golf Club, and all-time social media impressions on the PGA Facebook fan page and Twitter handle to shatter previous tournament records...

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Ryder Cup Hazeltine Explorer Sports Tech By Turner Sports And Google Trekker Technology

Turner Sports Creates Hazeltine Explorer Tech For Ryder Cup With Google Trekker Technology and Ubilabs.

Turner Sports Utilizes Google Trekker Technology to Deliver Unprecedented Digital Fan Experience for Ryder Cup 2016.

Turner Sports Utilizes Google Trekker Technology to Deliver Unprecedented Digital Fan Experience for Ryder Cup 2016.

Tuner Sports is unveiling Ryder Cup 2016 “Hazeltine Explorer” tech created with Google Trekker Technology and Ubilabs to deliver an immersive fan experience 360-degree photo montage. Golf fans will be able to enjoy interacting with thousands of Hazeltine National Golf Club digital photos marking a new era in live event distribution and virtual participation.  The Sports Techie community blog is excited to showcase this key development by Turner poised to change the industry and the sport of golf right now and into the future.

Experience Hazeltine Like Never Before, Ryder Cup.

Experience Hazeltine Like Never Before, R...

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PGA Championship Streaming On App and TNT - SportsTechie blog

PGA Championship Streaming On App and TNT – SportsTechie blog

The PGA Championship powered by Turner Sports is streaming on PGA.com and exclusively on TNT network from Baltusrol Golf Club in Springfield, N.J beginning this Thursday through Sunday. For the 26th consecutive year, Turner will provide innovative sports technology with live multimedia golf coverage available on digital devices as a first or second screen via PGA.com. This 2016 major tournament features 18 hours of exclusive TNT television footage. Look for new cross-platform sports tech such as Trackman Technology added to GolfTrax laser-generated data, TNT Swing Motion and Bluetooth Beacon course navigation “Binoculars,” for fans onsite, in addition to social content on Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat...

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The Best Golf Swing For You: Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique

Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique

Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique

The Best Golf Swing For You: Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique

Getting the right golf swing for the individual can be one of the most frustrating experiences for any golfer. The issue becomes new golfers wanting to hit the ball like Jordan Spieth or Jason Day without developing the technique that works for themselves. After learning the mechanics that are almost universal in every swing, a golfer can start to figure out their natural swing. The Sports Techie community blog thanks Phil Oscarson for sharing his blog about swing mechanics with you in hopes it helps readers and followers improve their golf game. Oscarson also wrote a #SportsTechie guest blog last month about technology changing the face of golf.

The Best Golf Swing For You: Universal Mechanics With Individual Technique - SportsTechie blog.

The Best Golf Swin...

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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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Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Playing Golf Through The Winter - GolfOnline UK Infographic

Playing Golf Through The Winter – GolfOnline UK Infographic

Mastering Your Golf Game Through Winter

Improving your golf game through the winter season can be tricky but with the help of some tips, indoor drills and sports tech products, golfers around the world can set new golfing performance goals and achieve them before spring 2016 arrives. Take a look at the ‘Playing Golf Through The Winter’ infographic shared with the Sports Techie community blog by GolfOnline UK for our readers and followers to reference over the coming months. Cold weather gear, indoor practice and exercise tips are just a few ways a golfer can improve their skill sets. Training the mental side of your game to handle cold weather conditions is another way to improve your scores before actually playing...

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Turner Sports' 25th Consecutive Year of PGA Championship Coverage Tees Off Thursday, August 13, from Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.

Turner Sports’ 25th Consecutive Year of PGA Championship Coverage Tees Off Thursday, August 13, from Whistling Straits in Kohler, Wis.

Turner Sports Technology Par For PGA Championship Whistling Straits

Turner Sports plans unprecedented digital coverage of the 2015 PGA Championship at Whistling Straits for U.S. golf fans interested in watching and engaging on TV, computers and mobile devices with compelling sport content generated by the 97th version of the last professional golf major tournament of the year. For the 25th consecutive PGA Championship, Turner Sports will enhance their exclusive live televised coverage with a variety of digital platforms, apps and devices that provide never before seen drone footage, unique Swing Vision performance analysis and the PGA...

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The European Tour Digital Assets Powered By Deltatre Through 2018

The European Tour Digital Assets Powered By Deltatre Through 2018 - Sports Techie blog

The European Tour Digital Assets Powered By Deltatre Through 2018 – Sports Techie blog

The European Tour Digital Assets Powered By Deltatre Through 2018

Deltatre will once again power The European Tour digital media assets after renewing services until 2018. This sport business and sports technology partnership includes, website design, hosting and iPhone app development. The Sports Techie community blog is excited for the 2015 golf season that could use a Tiger Woods comeback season to help generate the level of excitement of past years, especially for the newer generation of youth fans that need a popular role model to emulate and follow. The European Tour marketing slogan, 47 tournaments, 26 countries, Drama on the World Stage, together with deltatre tech is what truly sets them apart ...

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Science on the Course Infographic: The Physics of Golf by Quicken Loans

Science on the Course Infographic: The Physics of Golf by Quicken Loans

Golf is as fun for professionals as it is for amateurs and casual players, you just never know exactly where the ball will go. My brother is the golf head in our family. Most all the Sports Techie community blog readers and followers are either players, or know someone that either plays or is a fan of some sort. My game is as good as the players I am with, if you have a low handicap so will I the day we play together and vice versa for high handicaps. That is why having your own personal golf coach explain why you hook or fade a drive off the tee or come up short on putts is a super concept but is not always available on the course, driving range and at home, but don’t worry, there are excellent golf sports techn...

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