Winston-Salem, NC, April 10, 2017 – SkyTrak LLC, a joint venture of SkyGolf and SportTrak, announces SkyTrak has partnered with Future Champions Tour to be the Official Launch Monitor of the tour. Future Champions Tour (FCT) has tournament levels for junior golfers just starting out to junior golfers looking to play in college. Besides having some of the biggest and best events for junior golfers, the FCT has a commitment to get more kids playing golf.
“SkyTrak is thrilled to partner with Future Champions Tour and help junior golfers of all skill levels,” said Paul Calabrase, SkyGolf National Sales Manager. “Technology is being used more often with juniors on their swing, during practice and getting into the right clubs. With SkyTrak, they have the ability to do all this in the comfort of their own home. With busy schedules and school, juniors can work on their game anytime without having to go to the course.”
SkyTrak is a revolutionary development in launch monitor technology, offering a complete practice, play and entertainment system for golf at home. It delivers commercial quality ball flight simulations that reflect a golfer’s actual performance for game improvement and entertainment at a price far below alternatives. Golfers can also experience and test their skills on some of the world’s most famous 18-hole courses with their own clubs at their own pace through integrations with golf simulators including WGT Golf, Jack Nicklaus Perfect Golf, The Golf Club Game and TruGolf.
“Our mission is to inspire our juniors in a positive fun environment to take their game to the highest level through the most professionally run competition and award winning instruction,” said Chris Smeal, PGA, Founder of Future Champions Golf. “Partnering with SkyTrak allows us to offer our juniors an affordable, accurate and realistic in-home golf experience that they can use to work on their game or have fun playing golf with their friends at home.”
“SkyTrak features a Skills Assessment that we think will help juniors really dig in and identify specifics about their strengths and weaknesses based on accuracy, consistency, trends and precision,” added Calabrase. “Over time they can focus on improving the weaker areas of their game and lower their handicap, while elevating their golf game to a whole new level.”
The Skills Assessment allows golfers to set up to 10 target stations with the ability to set distance and club used for each station. It then automatically progresses through each station and allows you to check your performance and detailed shot history as you go. In addition to capturing the actual ball speed, launch angle, back spin, side spin and side angle to project the ball flight, the new Skills Assessment allows you to capture additional shot details including flight time, angle of descent, max height and smash factor (PTI). At the end of your Skills Assessment, you’ll see an overview of your entire session including overall green accuracy, average shot dispersion and average tendency. You will also receive a SkyTrak Dynamic Handicap™ score for each shot and overall using the SkyTrak proprietary scoring system.
About Future Champions Golf
Founded in 2004 by PGA Teaching Professional Chris Smeal, the Future Champions Golf program has evolved from what started as instruction only to one of the leading tournament organizations in the world for junior golfers. Future Champions Golf hosts 4 levels of tournaments for junior golfers with headquarters located at Stadium Golf Center in San Diego, CA. The program has helped develop 1,000’s of College Golfers and several PGA and LPGA Tour Players. For more information, please visit www.futurechampionsgolf.com.
SkyGolf, maker of SkyCaddie, the #1‑Rated and Most-Trusted Rangefinder in Golf, is a private company specializing in the development of innovative positioning systems and technology specifically designed to help golfers play better and have more fun. SkyCaddie is the Official Rangefinder of PGA of Canada, PGA of Great Britain & Ireland, and PGA of Sweden. SkyGolf is the only company in the golf industry positioned to deliver game improvement solutions during practice, play, lessons and fitting at the course or at home.
The overall mission of SkyGolf is to help golfers play better with better information while respecting the long-standing traditions of the game. By using technology responsibly and within the spirit and rules of golf, SkyGolf provides golfers of all skill levels with better and more rewarding golf experiences. The Company’s innovative products include: a family of SkyCaddie® rangefinders offered in multiple formats, sizes and price points that are preloaded and ready-to-play out of the box; SkyGolf GameTracker the industry’s first fully integrated rangefinder and game tracking solution to be offered in both a wearable belt sensor and a watch utilizing SkyGolf’s proprietary TruGround course library ; SkyPro®, golf’s most powerful swing/putting analyzer and training tool; SkyGolf 360, golf’s fastest growing online community where golfers can go to connect to their Game, their Courses, their Equipment, their Golf Professional and to one another; Swing Labs®, the golf industry’s first unbiased, performance-based fitting solution; and the exciting new SkyTrak™ Launch Monitor that is the first to deliver commercial quality output at a fraction of the cost of competitors to provide a complete Practice, Play and Entertainment System for golf at home at an affordable price. For more information, visit: www.skygolf.com.
About SportTrak, LLC
SportTrak, LLC provides entertaining digital technology solutions to avid sports enthusiasts for game improvement. We achieve this by delivering accurate information, and affordable products to sports minded consumers. With an initial focus on golf, SportTrak reports measured player performance information through interactive and entertaining software applications. Changing the nature of sports practice from a repetitive requirement to a fun activity means that players become more interested, engaged and connected to the game and their friends. For more information, visit www.sport-trak.com.
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