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The Open stories

Golf GameBook had a great honour to be involved with the 143rd Open Championship played at Royal Liverpool. Our UK-based campaign with MasterCard gave two lucky GameBook users an experience of a lifetime to act as official scorers in the first round of the championship. It was something neither of them will never forget. But…

Volvo World Golf Challenge UNLIMITED

If you are an avid golfer you have probably heard of Volvo World Golf Challenge, no matter which part of the world you are from. Every year this global tournament sees club golfers from almost 40 countries competing for the victory. They begin their journey at their local golf club hoping to turn it into the golfing…

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a part of The Open?

We have joined forces with MasterCard and created a contest that offers all UK golfers the opportunity to actually be a part of he world’s oldest professional golf tournament – The Open Championship. Keep score and be a scorer at The Open campaign runs until the end of the week, so if you are from the UK…

An eagle putt worth missing

(Juttu luettavissa suomeksi alempana sivulla) The first winner of Lumia Birdie Challenge has been drawn and the winner has a great story to tell. The first Nokia Lumia 1520 smartphone is delivered to an active GameBook user, Mika Brunou, from Turku. And here is the story: Brunou, who just turned pro and is playing on…

Behind the tarpaulin

I can clearly remember it.
 
Dark clouds had sailed behind the horizon, sky was becoming brighter. I was inside the stand structure and climbed those dark green metal bars up to ten feet high with some local fans. It was forbidden area, next to the 18th green, but marshalls had something more urgent to do. There…

It’s finally spring – and time for The Masters

A pair of injured gladiators, a happy spaniard and a comeback kid. Those are the story lines of Masters Tournament 2014. “He’s back!” That could have been the story. But not this year. Now the story is different. “His back.” This Sunday Tiger Woods is rehabilitating his injured back instead of fighting for his fifth green jacket…

It’s a wrap for The Road to The Honda Classic!

After colourful events on the last day, this year’s Honda Classic culminated in a four-man playoff about a week ago. It was the young American Russell Henley who birdied The 549-yard 18th that was the first playoff hole and took home a win – his second on the PGA Tour. Now that the tournament weekend…

Have a ball this spring with Golf GameBook!

Throughout February, golfers across the USA have been recording their scores on Golf GameBook for a chance to win a VIP experience at The PGA Tour’s Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. Now, we are giving all Golf GameBook fans an opportunity to win another top prize by simply guessing the winning score before…

Game formats on GameBook, part 3 – Ever heard of these?

In addition to sporting a broad range of different game formats for both team and individual games, the founders of GameBook have developed two formats of their own. Duplicate and Erado are both alterations of or additions to the more traditional game formats. And they were designed to make golf more fun and interesting. Just…