Sports tech leader to complement golf charitable program with 3D Doppler tracking technology
ORLANDO, Fla. – September 21, 2016 -FlightScope has established a new partnership with Caddy For A Cure, an organization that provides a once-in-a-lifetime caddying experience at professional golf tournaments, donating 100 percent of the proceeds to selected charities around the world. Through the partnership, FlightScope technology will be used by Caddy For A Cure at events throughout the year to increase participant and fan engagement.
“At FlightScope we’re always looking for ways to contribute to the golf community and Caddy For A Cure is the perfect opportunity to do so,” said Henri Johnson, Founder and CEO of FlightScope. “We’re excited to be a sponsor of future events and partner with a unique company that uses golf for the greater good, and supports golf skills improvement through technology.”
Since 2003 Caddy For A Cure has been offering professional golf caddy experiences with the world’s best players, raising funds for a variety of non-profit organizations. With the addition of FlightScope to the program, participants will have access to state-of-the-art technology and will represent the FlightScope brand on their caddy apparel. FlightScope will be introduced as an official tournament sponsor at their 10th annual Liberty Mutual Invitational golf tournament benefiting Caddy For A Cure on Dec. 12.
“With this partnership Caddy For A Cure can take its experience to a new level and give tournament participants access to the finest tracking technology out there,” said Russ Holden, CEO of Caddy For A Cure. “Our mission is to be the ultimate symbol of assistance and service for those in need, and our partnership with FlightScope will help us continue to make our program successful so we can keep achieving our goals.”
For more information about FlightScope and its products visit: http://flightscope.com/
EDH, maker of FlightScope®, is a product development company founded in 1989 by Henri Johnson, inventor and electronic engineer. EDH develops products for the defense and sports markets, and has, as its core expertise, the design and development of 3D tracking radar systems.
FlightScope was first demonstrated in Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., in 2001, and was introduced at the 2004 PGA Merchandise Show. In addition to its use at high-profile teaching academies and by club fitters worldwide, Tour professionals and avid golfers devoted to game improvement use FlightScope for personal practice. FlightScope is also known for its ease of use as well as the precision and accuracy of its technology. FlightScope employs phased array and ballistic tracking technology to accurately record ball trajectory and actual launch data.
About Caddy For A Cure
Caddy For A Cure is a qualified 501(c)(3) Not For Profit Corporation. It has been approved and operating with the PGA TOUR since 2004. Caddy For A Cure offers the public the opportunity to experience a day “inside-the-ropes” at a PGA TOUR venue, caddying for a PGA TOUR player-with 100% of the proceeds going to charity. It’s a chance to walk the greatest courses in the nation, next to the greatest players and names in the world of golf, at a sanctioned PGA TOUR event.
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