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Toptracer and The Carolinas PGA Section of The PGA of America Announce Multi-year Partnership
In addition to its partnership with the PGA of America, Toptracer has now partnered with three sections across the United States
DALLAS, TX (June 29, 2023) – Toptracer, the #1 Range Technology in Golf, announced today a comprehensive partnership with the Carolinas PGA, the largest of the PGA of America’s forty-one sections with more than 2,100 professional members at more than 700 golf facilities. The partnership includes an ongoing collaboration to bring Toptracer technology to more facilities within the section. Toptracer also will be named Presenting Partner of the annual E-Z-GO CPGA Pro-Pro Championship scheduled to be held this November in Pinehurst, North Carolina.
At this year’s PGA Merchandise Show in Orlando, Toptracer announced its state-of-the-art coaching platform, a new product designed specifically to address two major pain points in teaching, which include giving students benchmark assessments and keeping them accountable through assignments at Toptracer Range facilities. The coaching platform has received rave reviews from coaching professionals.
“Toptracer is thrilled to bring our ball-tracing technology and coaching platform to the Carolinas Section of the PGA and its members,” said Alex Goodman, Toptracer national sales director. “Toptracer technology and the coaching platform provide data and insights to give golfers the ability to analytically improve their game and PGA Professionals the tools to bring meaningful instruction to their students.”
Toptracer, the world’s most-used and most-trusted advanced ball-tracing technology, maintains a leadership position in range technology, boasting more than 750 installations globally. As a result, Toptracer has traced more balls in more bays and in more countries than anyone else in the world. The data collected provides unprecedented insight that continues to drive the innovation in the company’s offerings, transforming how players of all skill levels practice. For entry-level golfers, Toptracer Range’s various game modes offer a revolutionary way to introduce the game of golf.
“We are very excited to bring this technology to our largest event of the year,” said Carolinas PGA Assistant Executive Director Mike Whitenack, PGA. “Toptracer will provide an expert experience and feel to our E-Z-GO CPGA Pro-Pro Championship. We’re thrilled to not only showcase the industry’s leading ball tracing technology but also provide more coaching technology to make sure our PGA Professionals have an exemplary tool they need for coaching and teaching.”
ABOUT TOPTRACER TECHNOLOGY
Toptracer, a Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp. (NYSE: MODG) brand, is the most-used and most-trusted advanced ball-tracing technology. The first of its kind to be introduced to the game of golf, Toptracer has revolutionized the way viewers experience the game at Topgolf venues, play at driving ranges and watch major golf tournaments on television. Today, Toptracer technology powers over 900 Toptracer Range driving ranges in over 33 countries. Learn more at toptracer.com and topgolfcallawaybrands.com.
ABOUT TOPGOLF CALLAWAY BRANDS
Topgolf Callaway Brands Corp. (NYSE: MODG) is an unrivaled tech-enabled Modern Golf and active lifestyle company delivering leading golf equipment, apparel, and entertainment, with a portfolio of global brands including Topgolf, Callaway Golf, TravisMathew, Toptracer, Odyssey, OGIO, Jack Wolfskin, and World Golf Tour (“WGT”). “Modern Golf” is the dynamic and inclusive ecosystem that includes both on-course and off-course golf. Learn more at topgolfcallawaybrands.com.
About Carolinas PGA
Since its inception in 1923, the Carolinas PGA Section has been committed to nurturing and improving the quality of the game for the thousands of golfers using its member facilities. Now the largest of the PGA’s forty-one sections, the Carolinas PGA Section of the Professional Golfers’ Association boasts over 2,100 professional members and represents more than 700 golf facilities within North and South Carolina as well as portions of southern Virginia. Carolinas PGA Website: carolinas.pga.com
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