MET PGA GIVES TAGMARSHAL THE NOD TO ENHANCE TOURNAMENT FIELD FLOW AND ON-COURSE OPTIMIZATION
Tagmarshal, a pioneering golf course intelligence, and pace management software, recently announced an exciting partnership with the Metropolitan PGA Chapter, which will see the adoption of Tagmarshal’s innovative golf course intelligence platform into the Chapter’s annual tournament roster.
From its inception, the partnership has been crafted to benefit MET PGA members by bringing to bear Tagmarshal’s distinctive pedigree for on-golf intelligence innovation. MET PGA members will appreciate Tagmarshal’s continued advancements, by providing actionable insight and intuitive data at tournament level.
“From a tournament pace of play management perspective, Tagmarshal has provided a solution that we have long been in search of,” says Jeff Voorheis, Executive Director of MET PGA. “Our partnership is predicated on the utilization of this wonderful resources for some of our major events while increasing awareness about the Tagmarshal system and its capabilities among PGA professionals in our section.”
This multi-year partnership will afford Tagmarshal comprehensive brand positioning, promotion, and relationship-building opportunities throughout the chapter.
Geared towards assisting MET PGA member courses to effectively manage a variety of competitions, from qualifiers and local competitions at the club level to tournaments, leagues, and tours at the association and professional level, Tagmarshal’s Tournament Track recently tagged, tracked and analyzed the New York State Open, hosted at Bethpage State Park, who will be hosts to the 2019 PGA Championship and the 2024 Ryder Cup
With 74% of golfers believing pace of play is critical to the enjoyment of their round, the player experience remains top of mind for the MET PGA. Fittingly, Tagmarshal’s revolutionary solution utilizes real-time data and industry leading algorithms to improve the average round times of a tournament, ensuring a well-managed and consistent course flow and pace of play.
Courses using Tagmarshal’s revolutionary solution almost immediately realize returns through improved on-course experiences, achieved with fewer staff, and also through increases in available daily rounds and capacity.
“Tagmarshal premium and core systems, which are used in day to day golf operations to optimize the on-course experience for members and guests have enjoyed rapid adoption and positive results with partner courses in the NY Met region. ” says Bodo Sieber, CEO of Tagmarshal.
“The partnership with MET PGA allows us to add value to their competitions and also share data learnings and educational insights with the PGA professionals they represent.”
Rich in history, the leadership, innovativeness, and quality that has become synonymous with the Metropolitan PGA elevate this association to a position of prominence both in the local golf community and among its national counterparts.
About MET PGA
The Metropolitan PGA Section Foundation is our vehicle to carry out the mission to promote the goodwill and growth of the game of golf by positively impacting the lives of junior golfers, veterans, and those who are underserved by the game. We accomplish this by focusing our efforts under three founding pillars: Youth Golf, Military, and Diversity and Inclusion.
More information: http://met.pga.com/
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.