deWiz’s revolutionary wearable technology delivers groundbreaking swing data and immediate feedback to help golfers hit the ball longer, straighter and closer
May 24, 2021 - (Malmö, Sweden): To celebrate the company’s one-year anniversary, deWiz™ is sponsoring its home country’s marquee golf event, the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed hosted by deWiz global ambassadors Annika Sörenstam and Henrik Stenson. Debuting last June, deWiz is a pioneering wearable technology that combines high-precision data with exact measurements of golfers’ swing and real-time biometric feedback to increase their pace of learning via neuroscience.
Staged at the Halmstad Golf Club on Sweden’s west coast from June 9-12, deWiz will stage an activation near the driving range where golf fans can experience deWiz firsthand and get a free swing analysis from our data science team. From elite professionals to avid golfers looking to improve their game, deWiz is a high-tech swing analyzer designed to help all types of golfers modify their swing.
Laszlo Varga, CEO of deWiz Golf: ”As a Swedish-based company, it is with great pride that we support the pinnacle of professional golf in Sweden, the Volvo Cars Scandinavian Mixed. deWiz’s wearable tech is fueling innovation to help golfers better understand their swing aby helping them hit the ball longer, straighter and closer. We are breaking new ground with our technology and that complements the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed’s innovative approach of showcasing both the men’s and women’s game on its global stage. This relationship also extends to our ambassadors and tournament hosts Annika Sörenstam and Henrik Stenson, who both use deWiz as a competitive edge to further refine their golf swings.”
Alvaro Martinez, Partnership Manager, Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed: “We are delighted to announce deWiz as partner. deWiz has been created in Sweden, developed and tested by major golf champions like Henrik Stenson and Annika Sorenstam, both deWiz ambassadors and hosts of the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed. With deWiz’s wearable tech, golf practice becomes more enjoyable with instant feedback to improve your swing. Our players, partners and visitors will be able to experience this innovative new technology first-hand at the tournament. In brief, deWiz matches perfectly with values as innovation and gender equality, two of the Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed core values.”
Developed by Experts, Tested by Pros: Under development for more than five years, deWiz tracks the exact position of a golfer's hands throughout the swing, providing a 3D analysis and delivering data via a user-friendly app that helps any serious golfer or world-class player more consistently hit the ball longer, straighter, closer and learn faster with deWiz’s patented Learning Stimuli™. The deWiz Global Ambassadors roster currently includes Bryson DeChambeau, U.S. Open champion from 2020; Annika Sörenstam, 10-time major-champion; Vijay Singh, 3-time major-champion; 2016 Open-champion Henrik Stenson; 2021 U.S. Women’s Open champion Yuka Saso; 2019 Houston Open-champion Lanto Griffin; 2-time world champion in long drive, Tim Burke, and former PGA of America National Teacher of the Year Martin Hall. To access videos on all deWiz’s groundbreaking features, instructional webinars, and ambassador testimonials, please visit deWiz’s YouTube Channel.
Buzzworthy Tech: Debuting last summer, deWiz’s introduction has already created a “buzz” with it being described by Forbes as looking to bring a “jolt to the golf training aid market;” profiled in Sweden’s leading financial media, Dagens Industri; featured within On the Mark Podcast with Mark Immelman; and showcased by Global Golf Post, Golf Monthly, and Business Insider. Additionally, Golf.com profiled both Vijay Singh’s uses deWiz to lengthen his backswing and how Annika Sörenstam’s uses deWiz to monitor her tempo.
ABOUT DEWIZ GOLF: As a Swedish developed and produced product, deWiz is focused on its mission to help golfers around the world increase their enjoyment of the game through innovative technology that increases their pace of learning. Developed in Malmö by co-founders Markus Westerberg (PGA Professional, Ljunghusen Golfklubb) and Christian Bergh, deWiz is now produced in Lund, Sweden. deWiz sells for $699 and is available in the U.S., Canada, Europe, Australia, Japan, South Africa, and South Korea (more markets are opening regularly - visit the site for the latest updates). Visit dewizgolf.com for more information on how to consistently hit the ball longer, straighter, and closer or download the free demo app to explore its pioneering swing data via the Apple App Store or Google Play.
ABOUT THE VOLVO CAR SCANDINAVIAN MIXED: Volvo Car Scandinavian Mixed, an innovative platform that builds and strengthens relationships and inspires the next generation of role models. Experience a unique international event with roots in the Scandinavian culture, which also happens to be the world’s first completely gender equal golf tournament. For more information, visit www.VolvoScandinavianMixed.com.
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