Ohiya Casino Resort Develops Tatanka in Nebraska

Niobrara, NE – The word Tatanka is a Lakota word that translates to buffalo, and the great buffalo will forever remain a part of the historic culture in northeast Nebraska.

The Ohiya Casino Resort of the Santee Sioux Nation plans for Tatanka to become synonymous with great golf there as well.

Golf course designer Paul Albanese has designed and is developing the new Tatanka Golf Club, which is scheduled to open in 2015. Seeding of the course was recently completed.

“This is easily one of the nicest pieces of property I have ever been involved with, and it has been incredibly interesting,” Albanese said regarding the land that features bold movements of rolling hills and ridges with views that stretch for more than 30-40 miles.

Ron Whitten, architecture editor for Golf Digest, described it as; “Nebraska’s Sandhills with trees,” as he included it among a group of sneak peaks in his listing of Best New Courses in 2014.

During the construction, Albanese researched the history and culture of the Sioux Nation in order to incorporate cultural stories into the design. With each creation of a fairway, green and bunker his team would discuss ideas presented by the Sioux Nation.

“We took the history and the culture of the area and the Sioux Nation, and used it as a design inspiration in a subtle and respectful way.”

“We looked at the land forms and designed something that might reflect local stories. For instance, how a certain mountain looked and got its name would be the kind of thing we tried to incorporate. I remember a story about a medicine woman we used as inspiration.”

In his research of the culture, area and natural landforms, Albanese found the Sioux have a great respect for nature.

“I knew then we had to blend the golf course into the natural surroundings,” he said. “In beginning our process, myself, shapers, construction people, we all learned the stories. Some of the bunkers, though they may not literally look like something from a story, they were made with that story in mind. We looked at the clouds. We looked at the rocks, trees, all the natural surroundings and made the golf course fit there as if it belonged. One hole, inspired by a spiritual story, has a spirit bunker shaped after thinking about the story. It’s all very subtle, but impactful I feel to those who live there.”

Many of the stories, of course, include the great buffalo. In this, Albanese opted for literal interpretation. In some fenced in spaces very close to the golf course, great buffalo roam.

“You can actually hit a tee shot and have buffalo 20 feet from you,” Albanese said. “We were very careful on where and how we routed the golf holes close to the buffalo, but we felt it was important to have them within the course to be true to the culture of the area.”

The resort decided upon a golf course as part of an expansion to give visitors a reason to stay longer. Albanese expects there will be an economic impact on the area in jobs and increased tourism.

“This is a template used by other Native American tribes with casinos,” Albanese said. “They use the golf to create a destination resort, more of a weekend trip instead of a simple visit to the casino. Take a break from gaming, and play golf, that kind of thing.”

The finished design is unique, each hole is different and memorable and each hole is named and derived from a different story from the Sioux culture. For Albanese it wasn’t as big a transition from his design work as some people might think.

“We try to get into all the stories and backgrounds that reflect the owners of the courses we design and build,” Albanese said. “Then we try to reflect those in the design.”

Ohiya Casino Resort was the first casino in Nebraska, and was developed almost 17 years ago. It continues to be an ideal entertainment destination for those seeking excitement across the upper Midwest in northeast Nebraska, southwest Minnesota, southeast South Dakota, and northwest Iowa.

It is located just a few minutes east of Niobrara, NE, and it offers a modern casino with high payouts, bingo, multiple dining options, comfortable hotel rooms, events and entertainment, and now world-class and inspired golf, too. Tatanka will soon stand for great golf as well.

Visit http://www.ohiyacasino.com.

October 28, 2014 |  Category: Courses
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Golf writer Dan Jenkins to receive Old Tom Morris Award from Golf Course Superintendents Association

Lawrence, Kan. (Oct. 28, 2014) - Dan Jenkins, one of a handful of writers in the World Golf Hall Fame and someone who covered each of the sport’s major championships for more than 60 years, will be the recipient of the 2015 Old Tom Morris Award from the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America.

Jenkins will receive the award Feb. 25 at the Opening Session, presented in partnership with Syngenta, of the Golf Industry Show in San Antonio. The award has been presented annually since 1983 to an individual, who through a lifetime commitment to the game of golf, has helped to mold the welfare of the game in a manner and style exemplified by Old Tom Morris. Morris, a four-time British Open winner, was the longtime superintendent at St. Andrews in Scotland until his death in 1908. Some of the past winners include Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Ben Crenshaw, Ken Venturi, Nancy Lopez and Annika Sorenstam.

In addition to writing about golf for the last 30 years in his own biting, honest and often hilarious prose for Sports Illustrated and now Golf Digest, Jenkins has also published more than a dozen books, with his most famous being the football-themed “Semi-Tough” in 1972, to this year’s “His Ownself: A Semi-Memoir.”

A native of Fort Worth, Texas, where he still lives, Jenkins, 84, began covering sports while he was still at Texas Christian University, before graduation, and the 1951 Masters was his first golf major. The 1951 U.S. Open later that year remains one of his most memorable, as legendary Ben Hogan shot a final round 67 at tough Oakland Hills (Mich.) Country Club to win.

“There are few in the media who have ever written more compellingly about golf than Dan Jenkins,” said Keith Ihms, CGCS, GCSAA president. “Through his words, we have all felt closer to the greats of the game. We are thrilled to present Dan with the Old Tom Morris Award.”

Jenkins has covered all the greats: Hogan, Byron Nelson, Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus and Tiger Woods. He has also known almost everyone who has mattered in sports, including Bear Bryant and Howard Cosell.

“I’m honored to win this award, especially named for a guy who I’m almost as old as,” Jenkins quipped in reference to Old Tom Morris. “It’s terrific. I didn’t know a lot about grass, but I knew a lot of superintendents all around town. The profession has made a lot of progress. Courses nowadays are so consistently wonderful with all the things they can do with them.”

Jenkins won his first writing award from the Golf Writers Association of America in 1957 while working for the Fort Worth Press and has been a frequent winner ever since. He earned the GWAA’s William Richardson Award in 2005 for his contribution to golf.

His friend and golf writer colleague Jaime Diaz put it simply and best in addressing why Jenkins has won so many awards: “He has more talent than the other guys, just like Hogan, Nicklaus and Woods.”

Even upon his World Golf Hall of Fame induction in 2012, when he joined fellow Texans Hogan and Nelson, Jenkins couldn’t resist offering a sample of his engaging and entertaining style.

“There aren’t many writers in here,” he said. “It’s a small group, and I’m pleased to be part of it. I’d follow Ben Hogan and Byron Nelson anywhere.”

Jenkins follows Nelson, along with other golf legends such as Palmer and Nicklaus as a recipient of GCSAA’s highest honor, but this time he leads the way as the first member of the media to receive the Old Tom Morris Award.

About GCSAA and the EIFG

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is a leading golf organization in the United States. Its focus is on golf course management, and since 1926 GCSAA has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the U.S. and worldwide. From its headquarters in Lawrence, Kan., the association provides education, information and representation to nearly 18,000 members in more than 78 countries. The association’s mission is to serve its members, advance their profession and enhance the enjoyment, growth and vitality of the game of golf. Visit GCSAA at http://www.gcsaa.org or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

The Environmental Institute for Golf is the philanthropic organization of the GCSAA. Its mission is to foster sustainability through research, awareness, education, programs and scholarships for the benefit of golf course management professionals, golf facilities and the game. Visit EIFG at http://www.eifg.org or find us on Facebook or Twitter.

October 28, 2014 |  Category: Business
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Hilton Head Island Ranked Among ‘Top 10 Golf Islands in the World’ by LINKS Magazine

Hilton Head Island Ranked Among ‘Top 10 Golf Islands in the World’ by LINKS Magazine

(HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C.) – Hilton Head Island, the renowned South Carolina Lowcountry destination, is ranked among the “Top 10 Golf Islands in the World” by LINKS Magazine.

Hilton Head is in elite company alongside entire countries and continents on the list including Great Britain and Australia. With its warm coastal breezes, golden beachfronts and lush fairways, Hilton Head Island is the preferred vacation destination of golfers seeking a high-concentration of world-class quality courses, an unspoiled natural environment, beautiful resorts and inns, and old-fashioned Southern hospitality.

In addition to the No. 7 ranking, the island was also recognized for “Biggest Selection of Accessible Courses.”

Enthusiasts can find a collection of 30 championship courses in the Lowcountry including The Sea Pines Resort’s Harbour Town Golf Links, host of the PGA TOUR’s RBC Heritage, and LINKS Magazine’s selection for “Best Course.” Legendary designers like Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Robert Trent Jones, Gary Player and Davis Love III are represented throughout the island.

“LINKS Magazine is a golf aficionado’s resource, and we have a great deal of respect for its editorial content,” says Cary Corbitt, President of the Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association and Vice President of Sports and Operations at Sea Pines Resort. “Our island attracts the world’s best golfers via the RBC Heritage – one of players’ favorite events on TOUR – as well as the millions of amateur and recreational golfers who stay and play on the island.”

Two other acclaimed courses complete Sea Pines’ trifecta of golf including Heron Point by Pete Dye and the Ocean Course. Another trio of can’t-miss courses includes Palmetto Dunes Oceanfront Resort’s renowned Robert Trent Jones and Arthur Hills layouts as well as the 2014 South Carolina “Course of the Year” George Fazio design.

For a complete Lowcountry golf vacation, the Heritage Collection features four prestigious clubs with 135 holes including two unique courses at Palmetto Hall Plantation, three layouts at Port Royal Golf Club, and the renowned Rees Jones design at Oyster Reef Golf Club.

The region is also home to a plethora of leisure activities and culinary experiences. Guests will enjoy 12 miles of pristine beachfront; more than 350 tennis courts in all three Grand Slam surfaces; 60 miles of multi-use trails; kayaking in the tidal waters of the coast; in-shore and off-shore fishing in the Atlantic; sailing and boating through the intracoastal waterways; horseback riding or hiking the 605-acre Sea Pines Forest Preserve filled with wildflowers, wetlands and more than 130 species of birds; and water sports including jet skis, parasailing, surfing, windsurfing, paddle boarding, water skiing and more.

Hilton Head is emerging as a foodie’s paradise, with a fistful of famous chefs opening island eateries. The menu is always fresh on the island dining scene with mouth-watering local seafood, farm-to-table produce, and Lowcountry staples like Anson Mills stone ground grits, oysters and soft-shell crab. The myriad of restaurants offer a variety of price points and dining options from casual kid-friendly dining to elegant four-star establishments.

For more information: http://www.HiltonHeadGolfIsland.com, 800.523.3373.

About Hilton Head Golf Island

Hilton Head Golf Island features 30 member courses on Hilton Head and Fripp Islands, as well as Bluffton, Beaufort and Jasper counties. Golf enthusiasts enjoy Hilton Head’s Southern hospitality and world-class designs sculpted by such vaunted architects as Pete Dye, Jack Nicklaus, Arthur Hills and Robert Trent Jones.

Its territory encompasses many of the great golf courses and resorts of North America and is ranked top 10 in seven categories by Golf Digest including “Best Buddies Trip Destination,” “Best Accommodations,” “Best Couples Trip,” “Best Courses,” “Best Food and Drink,” “Best Weather” and “Best Value.”  Home to the world-renowned Sea Pines Resort, the PGA TOUR makes its only South Carolina stop each April at Harbour Town Golf Links for the RBC Heritage.

The Lowcountry Golf Course Owners Association, in conjunction with the Hilton Head Island-Bluffton Visitor and Conventions Bureau and Chamber of Commerce, launched Hilton Head Golf Island to support the island’s thriving golf market through promotion of golf rounds and packages.

September 27, 2014 |  Category: Tourism
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GolfBuddy - the pioneer of voice golf GPS in Europe - has launched golf’s most versatile and wearable audio unit to date with the sensational new VS4.

For golfers looking for a small, light, easy-to-use golf GPS that can be worn any way they choose on the course, the GolfBuddy VS4 is unrivalled.

It comes supplied with a bespoke designed wrist strap - turning it instantly into a ‘watch’ GPS. The VS4 simply clicks in place, leaving the user to either view distances on screen or press the facia button to hear it talk!

It also comes supplied with a hard clip-on case, which means the VS4 can be attached easily to a belt, shirt pocket or cap.

And in a new development, two additional accessories are available which make the VS4 the most versatile golf GPS there is.

Firstly, a retractable cord and mount (RRP £19.95) is available which allows the golfer to clip the unit to a belt loop, or golf bag karabina and pull it closer whenever they need a distance reading.

And secondly, an innovative flip-up leather case (RRP £15.95) lets the golfer simply lift up the unit to see the screen when it’s clipped to a belt - a big plus for any golfer whose waistline might normally hinder sight of the unit! (GolfBuddy VS4 has a flip-screen mode which turns the display 180 degrees to make the most of the new leather case).

Some of the key GolfBuddy VS4 technical specifications include:

- Visual and Audio distances given

- Dynamic Green ViewTM with green shape display

- Large numbers only display

- Shot Distance Measurement

- Auto Course & Hole Recognition

- Distances to Front, Middle, Back

- Mute button

- Yards/Metres selection

- Manual hole change option

- Multilingual

- Preloaded with free courses & no annual fees

- White/Gold or Black/Red colour choices

Dynamic Green View™ technology always shows front, middle and back distances directly from the golfer’s angle of approach, however wayward they might have been!

And this ensures that GolfBuddy distances are more accurate than those brands that only display static front, middle and back of the green distances in a line from the centre of the fairway.

The company’s accuracy is unrivalled. Around the world, GolfBuddy uses teams of expert mappers to walk courses and create ground-verified data maps that give supreme accuracy.

This dedication to accuracy gives golfers the most reliable distance readings available. GolfBuddy is one of only two brands that commit to mapping courses on foot.

And as with all GolfBuddy products, there are no expensive annual membership fees and no hidden costs to download courses or access premium features - which can cost up to £45 a year extra with other brands.

The VS4 is ready to go right out of the box with access to over 8,000 courses in Europe and North Africa and over 37,000 globally in more than 130 countries. GolfBuddy VS4 has an RRP of £159.95.

GolfBuddy is based in La Palma, Ca, with product development and course data management centres in Korea, one of the world’s leading suppliers of high-quality electronic products.

GolfBuddy is a Corporate Partner with the PGAs of Europe as its ‘official handheld GPS rangefinder’.

For more information about GolfBuddy visit http://www.gpsgolfbuddy.eu

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September 27, 2014 |  Category: Equipment
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E-Z-GO® Giving Away Dream Golf Experience

E-Z-GO® Giving Away Dream Golf Experience
‘Diamond Golf Getaway’ quiz finds your ideal golf destination

AUGUSTA, Ga. — To celebrate its 60th anniversary, E-Z-GO is offering a once-in-a-lifetime golf experience for one lucky winner and three friends.

The E-Z-GO Diamond Golf Getaway will take the winner, and three friends to round out his or her foursome, on an expenses-paid trip to play their choice among a selection of renowned golf courses, including Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pinehurst No. 2, Sea Island Golf Club, or a course along Alabama’s famed Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail. The prize includes a round of golf for four at the course of the winner’s choosing, plus first-class airfare and luxury accommodations for four during the trip.

To enter the contest, participants are asked to take a short, fun online quiz at http://www.diamondgolfgetaway.com that matches their golf skills and vacation preferences with one of the four ultimate golf experiences. People also can take the quiz via Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/4ezgo. Participants also can enter the contest by visiting their local E-Z-GO Authorized Dealer, or via postcard entry. Each entrant can enter the contest up to four times.

“E-Z-GO is privileged to be the brand of choice for some of the biggest ‘bucket list’ courses in golf,” said E-Z-GO President Kevin Holleran. “We’re excited to celebrate our diamond anniversary by giving someone an opportunity to experience one of golf’s most storied and renowned destinations.”

The “Diamond Golf Getaway” promotion will end Dec. 31, 2014. More details about the promotion, including official rules and a complete list of contest entry methods, can be viewed online at http://www.diamondgolfgetaway.com. To find your local E-Z-GO Authorized Dealer, visit http://www.ezgo.com/dealer_locator.

About E-Z-GO E-Z-GO, a Textron (NYSE: TXT) company, is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles. Products sold under the E-Z-GO brand include RXV® and TXT® fleet golf cars, Freedom® RXV and Freedom TXT personal golf cars, E-Z-GO Terrain™ and Express™ personal utility vehicles, and the 2Five® street-legal low-speed vehicle. E-Z-GO also produces the Cushman® line of heavy-duty material carriers and utility vehicles, the Bad Boy Buggies® line of off-road utility vehicles for hunters and outdoor enthusiasts, and TUG™ ground support equipment for the aviation industry.

Founded in 1954 in Augusta, Ga., E-Z-GO became part of Textron Inc. in 1960.

About Textron Inc. Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, Greenlee, and Textron Systems.  For more information, visit http://www.textron.com.

September 27, 2014 |  Category: Tourism
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Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am “Annie’s Revenge” Attracts Film Celebrities


David Arquette, John Swetnam and Michael Botti to Participate in Pro-Am in Montego Bay

KINGSTON, JAMAICA – September 22, 2014 – American actor and director David Arquette, Writer/Producer John Swetnam of Mad Horse Films and Producer Michael Botti headline the list of celebrities set to take part in the Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am “Annie’s Revenge,” presented by Appleton Estate Jamaica Rum, October 29 – November 2, 2014.  The Jamaica Tourist Board event, now in its ninth year, has continued to grow over the years attracting the Hollywood stars for this year’s staging.

Arquette, who has appeared in Scream, and its sequels, and more recently in “Happy Face Killer” released earlier this year, will join Swetnam, whose two movies “Step Up” and “Into the Storm” are currently in theatres. Botti, producer of “Fire With Fire” starring Bruce Willis, Rosario Dawson and Josh Duhamel joins his industry associates who will tee off on Cinnamon Hill and White Witch, two of Jamaica’s best championship golf courses.

Described by many players as the best Pro-Am in the region, Arquette, Swetnam and Botti will make their tournament debut on the majestic fairways in Montego Bay. Persons interested in playing with the celebrities can register online now and pay the premium rate being offered to be part of their team. This will be on a first come basis.

“We are pleased to welcome the participation of these celebrities from the American film industry for this year’s Jamaica Invitational Pro-Am. Their interest in the event is an excellent testimonial of the caliber of this golf championship. We hope their presence will help enhance the Annie’s Revenge brand as we continue to grow this tournament to become one of the premier golf events in the Caribbean,” said Paul Pennicook, Jamaica’s Director of Tourism.

Hosted by IBEROSTAR Grand Rose Hall, the event is organized and produced by The Golf Connection LLC. Teams consisting of five players, to include a professional and four amateur golfers, will compete over 54-holes, playing both courses, as they vie for the Jamaica Pro-Am Championship trophy.  In addition to the competitive golf, the five-day event also includes nightly receptions, spectacular tee prizes for all players and the opportunity to win a host of prizes and awards.

Event sponsors American Airlines, Cobra Puma Golf, IBEROSTAR Hotels & Resorts, and The Golf Connection LLC donate contest prizes and awards valued at more than US$10,000. PGA Golf Professionals who host participating teams compete for a total prize purse of US$35,000 between the Appleton Shootout and Annie’s Revenge.

Golfers interested in participating in the Pro-Am can secure their team spot by booking on http://www.jamaicaproam.com or calling 484-762-1185. For more information on Jamaica and its golf offerings, please visit http://www.visitjamaica.com/things-to-do/active-and-relaxing/golf  or to learn more about the tournament check out the Annie’s Golf EMagazine at http://joom.ag/hnlb.

About Jamaica Tourist Board The Jamaica Tourist Board (JTB), founded in 1955, is Jamaica’s national tourism agency based in the capital city of Kingston. The JTB was declared the Caribbean’s Leading Tourist Board by the World Travel Awards (WTA) from 2006 to 2013. Also in 2013, Jamaica earned the WTA’s vote for the World’s Leading Cruise Destination, Caribbean’s Leading Destination and Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Destination for the seventh consecutive year. Additionally, the Historic Falmouth Cruise Port was recognized as the World’s Leading Tourism Development Project while Ocho Rios was named the Caribbean’s Leading Cruise Port and Sangster International Airport was voted the Caribbean’s Leading Airport. In Canada, Jamaica was voted the Favourite Honeymoon Destination by Travel Agents.

  JTB offices are located in Kingston, Montego Bay, Miami, Toronto and London. Representative offices are located in Berlin, Barcelona, Rome, Amsterdam, Mumbai and Tokyo.

For details on upcoming special events, attractions and accommodations in Jamaica go to the JTB’s Web site at http://www.visitjamaica.com or call the Jamaica Tourist Board at 1-800-JAMAICA (1-800-526-2422).  Follow the JTB on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/visitjamaica, on Twitter at http://www.twitter.com/visitjamaicanow, on Instagram at http://www.instagram.com/visitjamaica,  on Pinterest at http://www.pinterest.com/myjamaica, or on YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/myjamaicajtb. View the JTB blog at http://www.islandbuzzjamaica.com.

September 27, 2014 |  Category: Tourism
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Arccos Partners with Buffalo Communications to Promote Golf’s First Club To Cloud System

Arccos Partners with Buffalo Communications to Promote Golf’s First System Combining GPS, Live Stat Tracking and Tour Analytics

(STAMFORD, CT) – Arccos Golf, LLC – maker of the first club-to-cloud™ system offering GPS, live stat tracking and tour analytics – has selected Buffalo Communications (Buffalo) to lead a PR and marketing program driving awareness, affinity and sales in the U.S. and Canada.

Launching at retail in October, ARCCOS™ ($399) features a set of 14 virtually weightless sensors. Each is easily attached to the end of a club grip. Once paired via Bluetooth to the ARCCOS iPhone app, the system seamlessly integrates with a golfer’s game, requiring no alterations to pre-shot routines, additional devices, tapping or other hindrances to enjoyment and improvement.

Along with GPS for more than 16,000 courses in North America, ARCCOS captures critical data for your game, providing players with instant access to information on distances hit, club averages, driving accuracy, greens in regulation, sand saves, putts and more. This helps golfers identify patterns and refine tactics before, during and after each round.

“We’re equal parts an innovative technology company and a group of serious golfers,” says Sal Syed, CEO and Co-Founder of Arccos Golf. “By combining our passions, we’ve created a truly novel solution that provides universal, real-time access to the same data the world’s best players use to improve performance.”

Further bolstering the system is the proprietary ARCCOS Tour Analytics platform developed in conjunction with golf’s most renowned statistician, Peter Sanders. Drawing from Sanders’ work with PGA Tour star Zach Johnson and many others, it automatically breaks down a players’ handicap into five key components – driving, approach, chipping, sand game and putting. This allows players to:

Gain insight into what every shot means Understand exactly how each part of their game contributes to scoring Explore comparative data in each of the five components from golfers with the same handicap Evaluate patterns across their entire golf history, supporting refinement of on-course tactics

More than just a great tool for the individual users, ARCCOS is utilized by top instructors. It helps their students recognize and correct faults, such as club distance gaps, noticeable shot dispersion patterns and other problem areas.

“Built by golfers for golfers, ARCCOS pairs leading-edge technology with an intuitive user experience to simply and easily capture and display data,” says Rich Katz, Managing Director of Buffalo. “It’s an incredible system that’s poised for rapid adoption across all sectors of the golf industry.”

Led by a team of Ivy League engineers, rocket scientists, PhD’s and designers, Arccos Golf is named after a function of advanced mathematics. The ARCCOS system is a Callaway Open Innovation Partner.

For more information or to view a demo video: http://arccosgolf.com/.

Get social: @arccosgolf, Facebook

About Arccos Golf, LLC

Arccos Golf, LLC provides game-changing connected technology products for golfers. The company aims to revolutionize the golfing experience by integrating GPS stat tracking with a sophisticated platform that generates comparative data which helps golfers truly evaluate their game. Founded by dedicated golfers and entrepreneurs Sal Syed and Ammad Faisal, Arccos is based in Stamford, CT. The Arccos system is a Callaway Open Innovation Partner with venture capital funding provided by LaunchCapital.

About Buffalo Communications

Based outside Washington, DC, with offices in New York, Boston, Miami, Minneapolis and Raleigh, Buffalo works with leading golf, sport and lifestyle brands, destinations and communities. A fun, active, talented and passionate team of 30 professionals, it develops and implements powerful programs for client partners globally, from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Spa

nning public relations, strategy development, integrated marketing, design and social media, Buffalo’s work helps businesses grow and thrive. Among the agency’s client-partners: ECCO, CHAMP Spikes, Club Glove, Galvin Green, Kaua’i Visitors Bureau, Kentwool, LPGA Tour, PHIT America, Fila Golf, PGA National Resort & Spa, Sea Pines Resort, STMA, Wolsey and the World Golf Foundation.

More information: http://www.buffalocommunications.com, 703.761.1444.

September 24, 2014 |  Category: Equipment
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