Golf’s technology leader continues to expand its team, focus on innovation
CHICAGO, NOVEMBER 15, 2017 – EZLinks Golf LLC, a PGA TOUR affiliated company, was again named a “Top 100 Technology Company” by BuiltIn Chicago, the renowned online tech community, moving up 16 places to number 60. The recognition ranks the city’s leading technology companies based on growth and size.
“EZLinks Golf is investing significantly in innovation to enhance the experience for golfers and golf course operators,” said Gary Cohen, chief executive officer, EZLinks Golf. “Cashless payment options, expanded connectivity of products and information, and GPS-triggered experiences are revolutionizing the golf experience and ensure our products and clients stay on the leading edge.”
A PGA TOUR affiliated company, EZLinks Golf continues to unveil new products and features to better serve every type of golf operation from multi-course operators, to resorts and private club, to daily 9-hole play. Product expansion across the spectrum of course operators is ongoing with successes ranging from EZLinks 360 POS, a cloud-based POS platform that efficiently serves the needs of daily-fee courses to highly scalable reputation management platforms that help major golf operations manage social engagement and build its course reputation across multiple platforms.
Cohen added, “Investment in our clients and in technology means making the right investment in great people, driven teammates.”
EZLinks has more than doubled in size in the past five years with more than 425 employees nationwide, including 225 Chicago-based employees. EZLinks’ Chicago-headquarters provides rich access to top development and engineering talent.
Led by Chief Technology Officer Chris Kapcar, EZLinks’ technology offering includes cloud-based software for golf courses and private clubs to manage tee time reservations, online tee time sales on golfer portal TeeOff.com by PGA TOUR, retail point-of-sale, social media management, and business intelligence. Accelerated product development and feature enhancements contributed greatly to the company’s growth and allowed EZLinks to achieve the honor from BuiltIn Chicago again.
“We have been named a Top Technology Company, but this is a company-wide award, shared by our sales, marketing, customer success, finance, and operations teams,” Kapcar said. “They all help to shape our client-first approach, and we all share in one another’s collective success.”
About EZLinks Golf
EZLinks Golf LLC, a PGA TOUR affiliated company, produces industry-leading software and services to power the operations and marketing needs of the golf industry. Founded in 2015 by a PGA TOUR affiliate and EZLinks Golf, Inc. (established 1995), EZLinks Golf LLC’s software and service suite is tailored for golf and includes: tee sheet, point of sale, 24/7 reservation center, online booking engines, marketing services, 24/7 support and TeeOff.com by PGA TOUR (teeoff.com) – an online tee time marketplace connecting millions of golfers with tee times at golf courses worldwide. For more information, visit ezlinksgolf.com.
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