THE COUNTRY CLUB AT CASTLE PINES ACHIEVES OVER 90% ON-PACE ROUND TIME SUCCESS, OPTIMUM PLAYING EXPERIENCE USING TAGMARSHAL
(CASTLE ROCK, Colo.) – Tagmarshal – the golf intelligence and field flow management system coveted by golf courses, country clubs and resorts globally – is achieving exceptional results at the exclusive The Country Club at Castle Pines.
Considered one of the elite private clubs in Colorado, The Country Club of Castle Pines is experiencing a significantly improved flow of the field through Tagmarshal’s state-of-the-art geo-tagging and pace algorithms to consistently speed rounds by 11 minutes. The Country Club of Castle Pines also achieved ideal field flow through Tagmarshal, as groups playing on pace increased from 52% to over 70%. In addition, over 90% of groups consistently finishing within 10 minutes of goal time, even with volume increasing more than 500% in peak season.
“Our experience with Tagmarshal and its unique functionalities, together with the implementation into our operation, has been exceptional,” says Andrew Hedrick, PGA head professional at The Country Club of Castle Pines. “The data provided is an asset in our day-to-day operations. Our members have embraced the system and are often asking our on-course staff to review their live statistics and get an accurate status on their group.”
A recent USGA survey shows 74% of players believe appropriate field flow is critical to the enjoyment of their rounds. Tagmarshal is an industry-leader in golf course intelligence and field flow management, and utilized by more than 200 golf courses in nine countries. Those trusting Tagmarshal include Carnoustie (site of the 2018 Open Championship), Pinehurst Resort & Country Club (2019 U.S Amateur Championship), The Ocean Course at Kiawah Island Golf Resort (2021 PGA Championship), Whistling Straits (2020 Ryder Cup), Erin Hills (2017 U.S. Open), East Lake (2018 TOUR Championship) and Valhalla (2014 PGA Championship).
“The tremendous success found at The Country Club at Castle Pines showcases the outstanding benefits Tagmarshal can provide to exclusive private clubs,” says Craig Kleu, COO of Tagmarshal. “Management and staff members at clubs of all types are provided data-driven tools that enable them to operate efficiently and enhance player experiences.”
Partnering with Tagmarshal allows courses like The Country Club at Castle Pines to become pace setters with improved operational efficiencies, including labor savings. Adding prime tee times thanks to Tagmarshal is resulting in more than $100,000 in annual incremental revenue for many courses. Superintendents use Tagmarshal data to better manage pin placements, wear patterns and hole set-ups.
About The Country Club at Castle Pines
Located just minutes south of Denver, The Country Club at Castle Pines boasts a Jack Nicklaus Signature Design that weaves seamlessly into the Rocky Mountain landscape. The exclusive family-oriented club offers first-rate amenities, year-round fun and original family activities. Its Club Vision 2020 plan will provide a full complement of country club amenities in two years including new adult and family dining areas, and outside terraces with spectacular views of Pikes Peak and Devils Head, adult and family cliffside pools with cabanas, new men’s and women’s golf locker rooms, a grand ballroom and a par-3 course.
Tagmarshal is a golf course intelligence and pace-of-play management solution that turns pace into an asset. The system uses small “tags” clipped onto golf bags or installed on carts which transmit geolocation 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 less staff as well as increases in daily rounds. Impactful and easy-to-use data analytics, weather data integration and geo-fencing complete the offering.