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Why is Golf the Sportsman’s Sport?

It is no secret that golf is a popular pastime amongst many professionals, and it seems that is also true for elite athletes

Why is Golf the Sportsman’s Sport?

How many times have you seen pictures and/or videos of top sportsmen and women of other sports on the golf course? Be it Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton, England and Tottenham Hotspur soccer star Harry Kane or five-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Tom Brady, it seems that golf truly is the sportsmen’s sport of choice.

It is no secret that golf is a popular pastime amongst many professionals, and it seems that is also true for elite athletes...

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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...

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IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton.

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton.

IBM Sports Tech Twitter Chat With Sports Techie And IBMer Jim Rushton

The first IBM Global Technology Services (GTS) Twitter Chat of 2016, on Tuesday, January 5 at 1PM EST, covers sports and technology. The social conversation will be co-hosted by me and current IBMer Jim Rushton, Global Leader / Partner, Sports and Entertainment Practice at IBM Interactive Experience and former Chief Revenue Officer of the Miami Dolphins and Sun Life Stadium. This online social sports business discussion centers on approximately seven questions pertaining to the need for sporting teams around the globe to modernize venues while team owners, CMOs and CTOs decide how to meet the growing demands of the digital #fanexperience using in...

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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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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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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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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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The Masters Social Media Players, Sponsorship Campaigns And Topics Leaderboard

The Masters Social Media Players, Sponsorship Campaigns And Topics Leaderboard - Sports Techie blog

The Masters Social Media Players, Sponsorship Campaigns And Topics Leaderboard – Sports Techie blog

The 2014 PGA Tour Majors began this past weekend with 80-year old epic golf event,  The Masters. The fan experience at Augusta National has been evolving to keep up with the pace of our mobile society while retaining decade old traditions like the main scoreboard. Social media channels are the foremost way for a fan to engage with athletes, sponsors, and tournament events. Sprinklr’s Listening Insights calculated the most popular in the social world among golf players, sponsorship campaigns, and topics. The Masters Big Data analysis was shared by Sprinklr with the Sports Techie community blog for our reader’s pleasure.

The Masters social mentions count

The Masters social mentions count

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The Masters Social Media Leaderboard

The Masters Social Media Leaderboard via sprinklr

The Masters Social Media Leaderboard via sprinklr

Back in October, I wrote an article for the Sports Techie community blog featuring Dachis Group’s data on the World Series. Dachis Group was recently acquired by Sprinklr to strengthen their standing as a New York-based social media analytics firm trying to master the CRM suite space. Brian Kotlyar, avp demand generation, reached out to share similar Big Data about The Masters using the Sprinklr Social Relationship Platform. Sprinklr is a cloud software platform that enables large enterprises to drive their business goals by creating real, human relationships through social networks...

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Swing Shirt Golf Training Aid Coaches Your Swing Like The Masters

Swing Shirt™ is the very best training aid invented as touted by leading golf instructors across the US

Swing Shirt™ is the very best training aid invented as touted by leading golf instructors across the US

Fred Collins, PGA Master Professional, is the inventor of Swing Shirt™ and owner of Swing Shirt Productions. He reached out to the Sports Techie community blog via LinkedIn from Houston, Texas to promote his new product that automatically teaches connection in the golf swing. He wanted me to sample the new Swing Shirt™ because it is a unique golf swing aid that zips the sleeves into the body so you’ll instantly feel your body and arms working together in unison when you Zip It and Rip It...

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