2017 has been a very eventful year for Golf GameBook. Our community has grown around the world and we thank you for that! We could keep describing how exciting our year has been, but instead we would like to present it in a slightly more colorful way… Globetrotters Can you guess the amount of…
GameBook already has over 100 Ambassadors around the world actively golfing and spreading the word about the app. We’ve introduced some of our Ambassaors to you and this time we’re interviewing Jason from USA. When did you begin golf? I was 14 when I first played golf. Like most teenagers, I did not have any…
As we all know, it is rather difficult to find the time to golf sometimes. I mean who wishes that they would have a bit more time to golf instead of sitting at the office? There is a man though, who plays golf around 8 times per week. We introduced him to you in our…
It’s time to introduce one of our Ambassadors in Finland, Jenni. Spring has finally arrived to Finland and Jenni is excited for the golf season to soon begin. Jenni started playing golf at the age of ten. Her family inspired her to begin the game, as her mom, dad and brother were spending every weekend…
In this blog series we are introducing the GameBook Ambassadors. Last week we traveled to Australia to meet Jonathan. This time we are going to meet Petter from Sweden. Petter describes himself with the following phrase: I Hate to Lose! He started golf at the age of 10, in his hometown Västervik in Sweden at Ekhagens Golf Course….
It was the year 2006 and both me and the other GameBook co-founder Kalle Väinölä had spent most of our adult lives playing competitive golf. We had made it to tournaments on The Challenge Tour and even The European Tour, but hadn’t really succeeded in making the final breakthrough. As it began to dawn on…
Hey Guys! Happy Easter! Easter golf rounds will be played with the simulator here in Finland, because in some reason it’s still freezing cold here! Over -10 degrees (Celsius) last night again. To be honest was a bit depressing when watch the news yesterday and found out that exactly six yrs ago +17,8 degrees was…
Hello friends! This time from Wilmington, North Carolina. We’re here to provide live scoring for Women’s college golf tournament in coming weekend. Last weekend we lauched GameBook mobile live scoring service for college golf tournaments at the Golf Club of Georgia on The United States Collegiate Championship (USCC), hosted by Georgia Tech. Everything went well…
Greetings from Atlanta! Part of GameBook’s team is here to provide our Live Scoring system for different tournaments. Last Tuesday we had honor to provide scoring for Georgia Tech College’s fundraising tournament called Rambling Wreck Cup at the Golf Club of Georgia. See photos from that day! That was my first visit at that course….
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That was my first visit at that course. The Cup was played at Club’s Lakeside course, which was one of the most beautiful courses I’ve seen for a while. Lake scenery, spectacular views and a nice lay out.
There were a lot of former and current Georgia Tech’s players playing and enjoying a nice day. Few to mention: Open Champion Stuart Cink, PGA Tour Player Bryce Molder, Masters Champion Larry Mize, Golf Channel Analyst, former PGA Tour player Charlie Rymer. Great day and fundraised money for a good cause!
East Lake Golf Club, 15th hole.
Our great app got only very positive feedback from the players. Tech’s College players were thrilled when they realized it’s actually free and they are able to use it when and where ever. After the using experience you always realize a lot easier how cool and easy to use Golf GameBook is. I’m not saying this just as a marketing jargon. Even I’m working for GameBook nowadays I still remember very well my first experiences in 2009. I was hooked right after my first try.
East Lake Golf Club – A stage of Tour Championship
After a long but successful day we got a great opportunity to play at East Lake Golf Club, which all of us knows as a stage of PGA Tour’s FedEx Cup final tournament, Tour Championship.
The day was perfect if you do not take into account the rental clubs I got. Thanks to Rantsu for letting me borrow his driver on every hole after the last five-six holes with my garden-hose-flex rental driver. I wouldn’t have hitted even the airport’s landing strip with it.
Course was played in a perfect condition, thanks to Tour Championship aftermath. Fairways were whole smooth green carpet from tee to green, greens were as slippery as the glass table and the weather was sunny +23 degrees with only a light wind. I could not ask for anything more.
Bo getting up from the greenside bunker on 5th hole.
Of course we entered score to the GameBook so our friends back home were able to follow & comment our round live. One of the beauties in our app even this time score didn’t flattern me too much 🙂
I’ve got chances to play many great courses around the world and very grateful for that. Yesterday led me to think what really makes difference between these courses. You know, matters of taste there’s no meaning to argue. History has a major impact! It’s always more special to play the hole you saw on TV couple of weeks ago, dismounth to excat the spot from where Bill Haas shot his amazing recovery shot two years ago and won the Tour Championship & FedEx Cup and walk to the tee knowing Tiger Woods was here a month ago as well. Can I hit my ball as far as Tiger did, oh yeah, Sergio made the birdie from there, there was a leaderboard screen and so on.
We know how big college sports is in the U.S. Rantsu has told me many great stories last days of his time in Georgia Tech in the mid 90’s. I have got a picture not only for its excellent sports events but the team spirit, pure atmosphere and pure sport. I guess that’s so, then that money brings too much dirt in its side to sports too. Sport is the purest form, when the money does not yet constitute the main reason.
Rantsu ripped his drive on 15th hole at East Lake Golf Club.
Georgia Tech Men’s Golf Team played in Rumbling Wreck Cup as well like I told earlier. Damn those boys are hitting their ball long and straight! We are going to see those guys again today. The USCC College Golf Tournament will be played from Friday to Sunday and GameBook has the honor to provide tournament’s Live Scoring again.
We are looking forward this great event, which is very well organized by Georgia Tech. 11 great teams, UCLA is a defending champion from last year. College golf world is fascinating and I am convinced that the future of the top players are grown in just this way.