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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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No Pavement, No Problem: Off Road Driving Basics for Beginners

Canada Has The Perfect Places to Learn How To Master Off-Road Skills No Matter Your Skill Set

Grave Digger, after Monster Jam in St Louis, MO, 2014.

If you are not part of the off-road revolution, you may not know what you’re missing. Thousands of outdoor motoring enthusiasts take to non-paved trails around Canada every year. Whether you choose to go off road in 4×4 low or 4×4 high mode, the slightly wild, ofttimes wonderful world of off-roading offers an amazing assortment of outdoor adventure for everyone from beginner to expert. The Sports Techie community blog loves outdoors and the technology used in these vehicles makes the driving on muddy, steep and epic trail or roads even more fun for newbies to the sport.

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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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Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views - Sports Techie blog.

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views – Sports Techie blog.

Air New Zealand Safety Safari Video And Surf Contest Has Nearly One Million YouTube Views

The new Air New Zealand Safety Safari video starring superstar and legendary surfers from around the world filmed at three of the top surf breaks across three countries is already a marketing hit. It was released on May 13, 2015 and is fast approaching one million views on YouTube. Air New Zealand created another viral video with the help of the world’s top surfing athletes, Sir Hollywood, the bulldog that surfs and via creative board messaging about inflight safety tips...

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The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

The Caddio app is a first to market, caddie like user experience that uses crowdsourcing technology to assist golfers lower scores by providing local details about golf courses.

Crowdsourced Caddies and the Sports Tech Future of Golf

Has golf peaked or is sports tech to the rescue of a fun and rewarding sport that requires patience, passion and a skill set unlike any other sport that takes on average 4.5 hour to complete the golfer experience. Tiger Woods is back chasing the 18 professional majors won by Jack Nicklaus, tablet tech is showing up on courses, and the First Tee is shining a light to help American kids understand how golf and life are seamless opportunities to “rise up” as they say here in Atlanta.

Several sports technology products gaining popularity are Digital Caddies, Cadd...

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12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach

12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach - Make Sure You Have Plenty of Space

12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach – Make Sure You Have Plenty of Space

Seeing a kite that they’ve made or helped to assemble soaring high in the sky against the awe-inspiring backdrop of the beach can be a real thrill for a child. That said, any parent that’s spent hours hoofing it down the coastline knows just how difficult it is to run in sand, and how hard it can be to keep a kite aloft. These 12 tips can help you make your next kite-flying expedition a fun and rewarding one, rather than a frustrating situation that leaves adults exhausted and kids grumpy and bored.

12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach - Wear Plenty of Sunscreen and Eye Protection

12 Tips for Great Kite Flying at the Beach – Wear Plenty of Sunscreen and Eye Protection

Choose a Windy Day – It may seem like a no-brainer, but a surprising number of novice kite fliers don’t realize that a ...

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