BMW TrackMan Open: Golf in a digital age with a tellurian and innovative foe for everyone.

Posted on 30. Apr, 2018 by in BMW Canada

  • New partnership between BMW and TrackMan starts with a
    tellurian golf tournament, in that amateurs can contest opposite the
    best in a game.
  • From 1st May to 31st October, a TrackMan allows anyone
    anywhere, and during any time, to enter a innovative competition,
    that facilities a esteem purse of 120,000 US dollars, in dual categories.
  • The best amateurs accept a place in a Pro-Am during a 2019
    BMW PGA Championship.

Munich. Virtually any world-class golfer uses it: The
TrackMan – a tablet-sized device for information research and evaluating
golf shots. In team-work with BMW, manufacturer TrackMan is
regulating a contest format, that allows any pledge or pro around
a universe to take partial in genuine time, and to take on a best players
on a planet. The BMW TrackMan Open runs in dual categories (Female
Only and Open) from 1st May to 31st October, with esteem money
awarded any month and to a altogether winners during a finish of the
tournament. BMW will also prerogative a best amateurs with a place in
a Pro-Am during a prestigious BMW PGA Championship in 2019. The BMW
TrackMan Open is an innovative format, that is holding golf to a
younger aim organisation and into a digital age.

“The team-work between BMW and TrackMan combines a strengths of
dual technological leaders in their sectors. In a BMW TrackMan Open,
we have worked together to rise a digital golf tournament, which
adds a fascinating new facet to a universe of golf and will play a role
in moulding a sport’s future,” pronounced Christian Masanz, Head of BMW
Golfsport Marketing. “The BMW TrackMan Open combines high-tech,
digitalisation and networking, and allows amateurs and professionals
all over a universe to take on an interesting nonetheless perfectionist challenge.
As such, a young, sparkling and future-oriented format creates it the
ideal further to a tellurian BMW Golfsport commitment.”

The TrackMan is – usually, on a pushing operation – placed behind the
actor and, regulating camera shots and radar technology, accurately
annals such information as distance, bar conduct speed and conflict angle for
any golf shot. As such, it is a profitable research and training tool.
To enter a BMW TrackMan Open, participants contingency simply run the
“TrackMan Combine Test” – that comprises 60 shots to 10 virtual
targets. Depending on a correctness of a shots, a sum measure of
between 0 and 100 points is distributed and eliminated to a live leaderboard.

The foe is open to anyone interested, anywhere in a world,
and is hold in dual classes: one foe for women only, and an
open category. For a Female Only Tournament, a tip Combine
measure of a month is rewarded with $2,500 and a tip overall
measure achieved within a duration between May – Oct earns the
actor again a esteem income of $25,000. For a Open Tournament, the
monthly esteem income is $5,000, and a altogether high measure prerogative is
$50,000.  On tip of this, a best pledge in any difficulty receives
an invitation to play in a Pro-Am contest during a BMW PGA Championship.

You can find any information and a leaderboards at Furthermore, reports on the
contest will be featured on a amicable media channels of BMW
Golfsport and TrackMan, with a hashtags #bmwtrackmanopen and #DRIVENBYPASSION.

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