PGA TOUR and Trackman extend agreementJanuary 18, 2011
PGA TOUR staff
VEDBAEK, Denmark -- The PGA TOUR and TrackMan have extended their partnership with the recent signing of a new five-year agreement.
Under the contract extension, the PGA TOUR will continue using TrackMan for the measurement and reporting of player launch, flight, and club delivery statistics at its weekly PGA TOUR events.
The PGA TOUR collects TrackMan data for all PGA TOUR events. The collected data is used for PGA TOUR research, as well as selectively being made available privately to syndication clients and publicly to fans.
TrackMan operations are handled by the PGA TOUR's ShotLink staff. ShotLink incorporates TrackMan data into the myriad of other ShotLink statistics that are made available to the players, media and fans.
TrackMan Data collected at the tournaments includes: Shot Trajectory, Carry Distance, Ball Landing Position, Ball Speed, Launch Angle, Spin Rate, Launch Direction, Club Speed, and more.
TrackMan has been providing swing and ball flight data to the PGA TOUR since 2005. During this time, TrackMan has cemented its position as the industry leader for accuracy, reliability, and ease of use.
"TrackMan enables the PGA TOUR as well as our fans to discover more than just the scores," said Steve Evans, Vice President of Information Systems PGA TOUR. "TrackMan's precision and dependability gives us the ability to analyze, document, and share accurate data including ball-flight distance, club and ball speed and more, which truly demonstrate the exceptional athleticism and abilities of PGA TOUR professionals."
"We are very excited to continue our collaboration with the PGA TOUR. Being the choice of golf's leading associations, players, coaches, and governing bodies affirms the quality and performance of our products and TrackMan's continued commitment to excellence," said Klaus Eldrup Jørgensen, Co-Founder and CEO, TrackMan.
TrackMan is an easy to use indoor/outdoor radar-based solution for analyzing the impact conditions and resulting ball flight in golf. The choice of the PGA TOUR, USGA and R&A, TrackMan provides the industry's most accurate real-time data and graphics on ball launch, flight, and landing. TrackMan A/S is the developer and owner of TrackMan technology. The company is headquartered in Vedbæk, Denmark.
For more information, please contact:
Justin Padjen U.S. Tour Operations and Sales TrackMan A/S Mobile: 1-804-301-4119 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org