(PRWEB) March 4, 2011
Interactive Sports Technologies™, the makers of High Definition Golf™ simulators, is pleased to announce that it has become a Supporting Partner of The PGA of America’s Golf Retirement Plus™ program. PGA Professionals will now have the opportunity to earn personal retirement incentives when doing business with High Definition Golf™, a recognized category leader in the golf simulator industry.
“The PGA of America welcomes High Definition Golf as a partner in the Golf Retirement Plus Program,” said PGA President Allen Wronowski. “Their support of the long-term financial goals of PGA Professionals showcases a commitment to the golf industry by a company that is on the cutting edge of technological advancements for the game. We are very excited by High Definition Golf’s dedication to The PGA and our 27,000 PGA Professionals."
Founded in 1977, Golf Retirement Plus is a supplemental retirement program for PGA Professionals and apprentices, GCSAA Superintendents and CMAA Club Managers, which allows them to make their own contributions or have their employers contribute to their Golf Retirement Plus Account on their behalf. PGA Professionals may also earn personal incentives by participating in Golf Retirement Plus Sponsor Programs.
“We are very honored and excited to join the PGA family as a Supporting Partner of Golf Retirement Plus™,” said Todd Richardson, Interactive Sports Technologies President and CEO. “It truly aligns with our goals and vision as an organization to promote the game and support PGA Professionals at facilities nationwide. High Definition Golf™ is much more than a golf simulator. It is a unique and complete platform for golf instruction, practice, club fitting and recreational play, designed to enhance these experiences.”
Created with PGA Professionals in mind, High Definition Golf™ has developed a totally integrated professional golf instruction studio which is easy-to-use, completely modular in design and includes diagnostic tools for detailed shot analysis, video swing analysis, swing dynamics and weight transfer/balance analysis. These professional-grade tools operate seamlessly from a single computer system, providing comprehensive data collection and various simultaneous display options. The system also generates a variety of performance reports that are customizable and can be uploaded to “Player Lockers” – a new web portal that the student can use to access and review lessons, statistics, video swing files and club fitting information, as well as sign up for tournaments and league play.
All HD Golf™ simulators also include a sophisticated and complete club fitting solution. Using this advanced tool, club fitters can study the data they receive and then make recommendations based on key performance indicators that can now be captured and displayed by the simulator. The HD Golf™ club fitting software uses the simulators advanced computer vision technology to make a series of highly accurate measurements in “real-time,” which are then displayed on the simulator touch screen and large display screen for instant feedback. Using the intuitive user interface, the club fitter can track every club, shaft or even golf ball being tested and will allow the club fitter to gap every club in their client’s bag. As a result, the client will be rewarded with a bag full of clubs that fit well and are fine-tuned for their level of play.
High Definition Golf™ pioneered computer vision technology for the golf simulator industry, and their systems make more measurements more accurately than any other simulator currently on the market. These include distance (carry and roll), ball speed, club-head speed, efficiency (“smash factor”), launch angle, swing-path (outside/in, inside/out), club head angle at impact, ball position (re: club-head at impact) and the very important ball spin and spin axis. The simulator will also measure angle of attack, club head acceleration, position of maximum club head speed, club head speed at impact and swing tempo. HD Golf™ is also the only simulator with the unique capability to dynamically measure shaft flex and load factor, allowing club fitters to make precise shaft recommendations.
For more information on High Definition Golf™ and their support of Golf Retirement Plus™, please call High Definition Golf™ at 1-866-323-0095 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
About The PGA of America
Celebrating its 95th year, The PGA of America has maintained a twofold mission of its founders: to establish and elevate the standards of the profession and to grow interest and participation in the game of golf.
By establishing and elevating the standards of the golf profession through world-class education, career services, marketing and research programs, The PGA enables its professionals to maximize their performance in their respective career paths and showcases them as experts in the game and in a multi-billion dollar golf industry.
By creating and delivering dramatic world-class championships and exciting and enjoyable promotions that are viewed as the best of their class in the golf industry, The PGA of America elevates the public's interest in the game, the desire to play more golf, and ensures accessibility to the game for everyone, everywhere. The PGA of America brand represents the very best in golf.
About High Definition Golf
High Definition Golf™ is the only golf simulator that looks and plays like the real thing. Spectacular photo-realistic capabilities capture the true beauty of some of the world's most renowned golf courses including: Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pinehurst, Kiawah Island, Spyglass Hill, Doral, Harbour Town, Troon North, Bethpage, Banff Springs and many others. Revolutionary image processing software combines high resolution digital imagery and satellite data into 3D models of golf courses that not only look real - they are completely accurate everywhere on the course. Every tree, bunker and hazard is faithfully reproduced exactly as you would see it playing the actual course! This has made HDG a favorite in golf academies, luxury homes, indoor golf centers, golf course clubhouses, recreation centers, hotels & resorts. For more information please visit http://www.HDgolf.com.