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HSBC bank on About Golf indoor realism

12.05am 9th October 2006 - Corporate

About Golf, producers of the world’s most advanced golf simulator, were selected by leading international banking corporation HSBC to provide an indoor golf experience at two venues to coincide with their sponsorship of the HSBC World Matchplay Championships.
The first installation took place at the companies Canary Wharf headquarters where over a two day period staff and visitors were able to pitch their skills against About Golf’s highly advanced golf simulator technology enjoying an extensive range of courses and taking part in longest drive and nearest the pin challenges.
The second installation took place at the HSBC World Matchplay event itself at Wentworth 14-17th September. The About Golf Simulator was located in the tented village providing the opportunity for over 5,000 visitors over a five day period to enjoy an interactive experience. They included a number of talented youngsters from the HSBC Wee Wonders programme. Once again competition was fierce with participants able to take part in long drive and nearest the pin competitions winning prizes from leading equipment company Titleist.
About Golf Europe’s managing director Simon Burrows said, “We were initially contacted after our US parent company successful installed an About Golf Simulator at the 2006 Women’s World Matchplay event at Hamilton Farm GC, New Jersey and naturally were delighted to be given the opportunity to demonstrate the performance of our industry leading technology at two such high profile venues here in the UK. Both events were a great success and just go to prove that an accurate and credible golfing experience can be enjoyed away from the golf course.”
The About Golf Simulator provides golfers with outstanding and unparalleled levels of realism within an indoor environment. A number of key features make the About Golf experience special. The use of advanced Phased Array radar tracking technology, developed by leading technology company EDH Sport, provides highly accurate shot data which can even be used for custom fit purposes whilst in house graphics software results in simulation standards reaching new levels of realism. The leading performance is supported with quality installation, technical support and service.
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