PGA TOUR Windows phone app now available on all devices

September 19, 2013

PONTE VEDRA BEACH, Fla. – The PGA TOUR has introduced an upgraded app that is now available for Windows Phone, in time for the conclusion to the FedExCup Playoffs at the TOUR Championship by Coca-Cola, which is played at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta.

Features in the new PGA TOUR app include:

  •  Customizable live play-by-play scoring and leaderboards for all PGA TOUR events
  •  Highlights and other videos
  •  News and blog posts
  •  FedExCup Standings
  •  Live Tiles to instantly track scoring and information on fans’ favorite players*
  •  PGA TOUR leaderboard lock screen*

“We are excited to make this upgrade available to Windows Phone users and to bring them even closer to the action, particularly in time for this week’s TOUR Championship for Coca-Cola where the FedExCup champion will be crowned,” said Luis Goicouria, PGA TOUR Vice President of Digital Media Business Development and Operations. “Mobile continues to be a very important channel for us to engage our fans and enhance their experiences. The Windows Phone app is another example of how we are trying to achieve this.”

“Apps come to life on Windows Phone thanks to unique features like Live Tiles and lock screen integration,” said Todd Brix, general manager, Windows Phone Apps, Microsoft Corp. “PGA TOUR is a great example of the kind of rich applications that people will find on Windows Phone Store to get the most out of their phone and stay updated on the latest scores with just a glance.”

* For Windows Phone 8 users only