Leading golf technology brands unite to bring exceptional teaching experiences
NOVI, MICH. – Top brand in state-of-the-art indoor golf entertainment venues, X-Golf America (X-Golf) announces a partnership with V1 Sports (V1) – the leader in video analysis software and mobile apps, revolutionizing the way coaches and athletes improve – to elevate the client and golf teaching experience at X-Golf locations across the United States. Combining X-Golf’s state-of-the-art indoor golf simulator experiences with V1’s cutting edge video analysis and ground pressure technology gives X-Golf expert teaching pros best-in-class game improvement solutions for their growing student clientele.
“X-Golf has taken the indoor golf entertainment experience to unprecedented levels of interactivity, fun, and engagement for golfers and potential golfers of all ages. We’re thrilled to have been chosen to partner with one of the most creative and innovative consumer-facing brands in golf,” says V1 Sports CEO Bryan Finnerty. “Golf is riding a wave that involves more people coming into the game and wanting to play better and enjoy the game more.”
V1 Pro Studio software and cameras will be installed at all new and under-construction X-Golf facilities across the United States. With a powerful combination of high-definition, high-frame-rate video capture for expert swing analysis and lesson creation, V1 Pro Studio software pairs alongside X-Golf America’s proprietary simulator system. In addition, the V1 Pressure Mat, the industry-leading portable solution to measure pressure, velocity, and dynamic force throughout the golf swing, integrates seamlessly with V1 Pro Studio and will be utilized by X-Golf teaching professionals at select locations. X-Golf America’s teaching professionals have the opportunity to efficiently increase their lesson volume with these industry-leading tools.
Locations already using V1 Pro Studio software and cameras include: X-Golf Leawood (KS), X-Golf South Charlotte (NC, SC), X-Golf Lehigh Valley (PA), X-Golf Libertyville (IL), X-Golf Carmel (IN), Michigan locations X-Golf Woodhaven, X-Golf Kalamazoo and X-Golf Grand Rapids, and Wisconsin locations X-Golf Madison, X-Golf Mequon and X-Golf Brookfield. When it opens, X-Golf of South Carolina in Hilton Head will open with V1 Pro Studio pre-installed in its cutting-edge hitting bays.
“After careful research and consideration, it was clear that V1 is best-in-class and mirrored our standard of excellence in the technology space,” said CEO and President of X-Golf America Ryan D’Arcy. “The integration into our systems will provide an exceptional learning experience for players that train at an X-Golf, helping to elevate their game to the next level and give our golf instructors the most advanced tools in the industry to teach with.”
X-Golf began developing simulators in Korea in 2005, first launching its American franchise operations in 2016. Since then, they have branched nationally to multiple states, including California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota and Wisconsin. The company has successfully opened and maintained more than 30 franchisees across the country, with 100 percent growth planned for 2021.
In addition, X-Golf America will be launching a new connected platform in late 2021, integrating its technology and capabilities to all existing venues, personalizing the experience for X-Golf players and allowing them to track their data, develop their game and compete to win once-in-a-lifetime experiences and prizes.
X-Golf America has official brand ambassador partnerships with Max Homa, the PGA TOUR 2019 Wells Fargo Championship and 2021 Genesis Invitational winner, as well as Paige Spiranac, one of golf’s most recognized digital media influencers.
About V1 Sports
V1 Sports builds innovative software, systems, and services that give athletes and coaches the integrated video capture and analysis, ground pressure measurement, and game tracking and stats tools, to revolutionize improvement. Founded in 1995, V1 Sports offers tools to capture, review and analyze athletic movement and is the pioneer in delivering seamless voice-over video lessons with integrated telestration, pressure data and personalized tips and drills. With more than 10,000 coaches and three million athletes, V1 Sports is the leading video analysis solution for the most respected coaches, instructors, athletes, and training facilities around the world. The V1 Golf App enjoys worldwide leadership among consumers as evidenced by millions of downloads. V1 Golf has been ranked the No. 1 Video Analysis app by Golf Digest multiple times. V1 Game was named the best Apple Watch app for golf by GolfPass in 2021.
About X-Golf America
X-Golf is the developer of a high-end golf simulator, the centerpiece of an entertaining indoor golf and bar-restaurant concept. The technology is the most comprehensive indoor golf tracking system available, giving customers the ability to accurately replicate all golf shots, including short game. Measuring ball speed, launch, direction, and spin along with club path, impact, and speed, the X-Golf system performs over 6,000 calculations per second. Additionally, every location offers a full-service bar and restaurant serving beer, wine, liquor and a number of food options. Since first opening in 2016, X-Golf has successfully maintained 30+ locations and plans to double in size again in 2021. For additional information, visit www.xgolffranchise.com or call 323-400-6611.
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