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eGolfScore Real-Time Scoring Launches in Ireland

7.06am 18th January 2010 - Corporate - This story was updated on Monday, June 14th, 2010

eGolfScore, the leading provider of real-time wireless scoring for individual golfers as well as corporate, celebrity and charity golf events has announced the expansion of eGolfScore UK with the addition of Jody Connaughton to the team.

Based in Ireland, Jody will be responsible for promoting and delivering eGolfScore to the Irish marketplace. eGolfScore UK has already had a very successful start in Ireland completing several events including the Allianz Final at The K-Club, the IGTOA Golf Day at Carton House, The Betfair Ireland Challenge at The Heritage and multiple Golf Digest Ireland Championship Series Events at Killeen Castle.

“Golfers in Ireland enjoy some of the best golf courses in the world to play and enjoy” said Paul Fenton, Director, eGolfScore UK. “They now have the added bonus of real-time scoring to increase the competitiveness and fun at their outings. We are delighted Jody has joined our team, and we look forward to working closely with clubs, organisers, hosts and charities throughout Ireland to ensure we continue to make amateur golfers feel like Tour Pros!”

At outstanding value , golfers experience real-time wireless scoring via handheld devices, big-screen TV leaderboards strategically placed at the course and worldwide Internet broadcast of their golf outings via eGolfScore’s popular View An Event Live section. Internet leaderboards can also be placed on the golf clients’ web sites. Participant digital photographs (posted on the TV leaderboards and the Internet) and Commemorative Scorecards can further enhance the experience for all Grove guests.

“Our eGolfScore UK Team continues to strengthen relationships with the best, most prestigious golf  courses in the United Kingdom and other European countries” said Joe Kaplan, Co-Founder and CEO of eGolfScore. “Golf courses that want to provide the best experience possible for their clients will greatly benefit from our system. We are very proud that Jody Connaughton will be working with our UK Team to expand eGolfScore throughout Ireland..”

About eGolfScore

Making amateur golfers feel like PGA Tour pros since 1999, eGolfScore is the leader in leveraging the power of digital media, real-time wireless communications and the world of golf for individual golfers as well as corporate, celebrity and charity golf outings across North America, the UK and Europe.

Handheld wireless scoring devices, big-screen TV leaderboards and Internet broadcast of amateur golf outings around the world comprise eGolfScore’s real-time wireless Event Scoring Program (eSP). Combine eGolfScore’s traditional eSP offering with highly-targeted promotional opportunities and you benefit from the industry’s most unique, highly-differentiated eGolfScore Media Delivery System (eMDS™).

Key eGolfScore UK clients include some of the world’s most prestigious golf, corporate and charity organizations, including The Gary Player Invitational, Vodafone, PriceWaterhouseCoopers, HSBC World MatchPlay Pro-Am, EA Sports, Betfair and The KPMG Golf Business Forum to name a few. eGolfScore UK are members of the British Golf Industry Association (BGIA).


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