Tagmarshal Named Presenting Sponsor of 2019 Writer Cup Hosted by Forsgate Country Club
Tagmarshal, the industry leading golf course intelligence and pace of play management solutions provider, has been named Presenting Sponsor of the 2019 Writer Cup by the event’s founder and host, Forsgate Country Club located in Monroe Township, NJ.
In making the joint announcement with Tagmarshal’s CEO, Bodo Sieber, Chris Schiavone, Forsgate’s Managing Partner said, “The Writer Cup, now entering its 12th year, is one of the most anticipated golf events of the year by the industry’s media. On Thursday, July 25, media representatives from publications, broadcast outlets and digital platforms located in the Philadelphia and southern New Jersey regions will compete against a team comprised of journalists from New York-based national golf outlets and Metropolitan New York regional media in a best-ball format. Hotly contested, but a day of camaraderie and informality.”
Sieber said, “We are honored to be selected by Forsgate to provide our golf course intelligence system for this celebrated event. Players will experience the features and benefits which many of the most renowned clubs, courses and resorts from around the globe have successfully implemented to ensure better on-course experiences for golfers.”
Schiavone noted, “This year we are delighted to welcome Tagmarshal and to have it provide its world-class pace of play management solution. Its easy-to-use system will save time for our professional staff headed by our Director of Golf, Carolyn McKenzie Andrews. Furthermore, it offers an efficient and objective way for our on-course personnel to manage the field’s flow, and keeps the golfers engaged throughout the 18 holes of spirited play.”
Following play, the teams will enjoy an evening of Forsgate’s traditional Writer Cup steak and lobster dinner and the awarding of this year’s Writer Cup to the winning team. At the dinner’s conclusion, Tagmarshal will present a charitable donation to the Forsgate Foundation to benefit a variety of community service organizations and area caddie scholarship foundations.
Tagmarshal is a golf course intelligence and pace-of-play management solution that turns pace into an asset. The system uses small “tags” or 2Way screen units clipped onto golf bags, installed on carts or offered on handheld devices, which transmit geo-location data. Industry-leading algorithms identify risk groups with accurate, objective support to alleviate pace challenges before they arise. Public, private and resort courses using Tagmarshal realize substantial returns on investments through improved on-course experiences achieved with fewer staff as well as increases in daily rounds. Impactful and easy-to-use analytics, weather data integration and geo-fencing complete the offering. For more about Tagmarshal: www.tagmarshal.com