Video: BMW PGA Champs Tee’s Off
The stage is set and everything is a go at Day 1 of the BMW PGA Championship.
This weeks European Tour event provides much added excitement with a pace of play management device, previously tested at the Open de Bretagne on the Challenge Tour two weeks ago, to be used to track players’ field flow and pace of play.
The system will provide a level of transparency yet to be seen on the professional tour.
There will be on-tee video boards at some holes that displays each groups position in relation to the group in front of them. Players, referees and the fans all will know if the groups keeping up the pace.
The results will be interesting as many professional golfers have expressed their thoughts on pace of play.
Take a look at how the pace of play manegement system works:
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.