$100 donation per U.S. flag themed deWiz to support Folds of Honor’s mission to provide educational scholarships to families of America’s fallen or disabled service members; deWiz’s revolutionary wearable tech helps golfers hit the ball longer, straighter and closer with groundbreaking swing analysis data and instant feedback
July 19, 2022 - (Tulsa, Okla. and Malmö, Sweden): deWiz and Folds of Honor have partnered on a limited-edition U.S. flag themed device. And deWiz will donate $100 to Folds of Honor per U.S. flag device sold to support their noble mission to provide educational scholarships to spouses and children of America’s fallen or disabled service members. The announcement was made jointly by Folds of Honor’s founder and CEO Lt Col Dan Rooney and deWiz Golf CEO Laszlo Varga.
“We are grateful for the support by deWiz in providing the necessary funds for academic scholarships to individuals that deserve and need our help,” said Lt Col Rooney. “deWiz is utilizing its innovative technology to support military families. They understand the importance of a life-changing education and want to make a real difference.”
“Our team has been inspired by Lt Col Rooney’s contributions and the important work Folds of Honor has undertaken for the past 14 years. Therefore, it is an honor to partner with them in supporting their mission, while introducing deWiz to a wider audience. Fittingly, we wanted to elevate this partnership by debuting our first themed design for deWiz by featuring the U.S. flag, a symbol integral to the mission of Folds of Honor,” said Varga.
As deWiz continues to make waves within the U.S. market and partnering with Folds of Honor will further expand the company’s social responsibility initiatives, which also include support for the Annika Foundation, Bryson DeChambeau Charitable Foundation, Lanto Griffin Foundation, and Stenson & Sunesson Junior Challenge.
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, and closer, as well as 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’s Editor’s Choice, and Business Insider. Additionally, Golf.com profiled how Vijay Singh’s uses deWiz to lengthen his backswing, Annika Sörenstam’s uses deWiz to monitor her tempo and Yuka Saso uses deWiz to dial in her wedge game.
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 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 FOLDS OF HONOR: Folds of Honor is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that provides educational scholarships to the spouses and children of military members who have fallen or been disabled while serving in the United States Armed Forces. Our educational scholarships support private school tuition or tutoring in grades K-12, tuition for college, technical or trade school and post-graduate work, including a master’s degree, doctorate, or professional program. Funds for a second bachelor’s degree or trade/technical program certification are also available. Since its inception in 2007, Folds of Honor has awarded over 35,000 scholarships totaling more than $160 million in all 50 states. Among the students served, 41 percent are minorities. It is rated a four-star charity by Charity Navigator and Platinum on GuideStar. It was founded by Lt. Col. Dan Rooney, the only-ever F-16 fighter pilot (with three combat tours in Iraq) and PGA Professional. For more information or to donate in support of a Folds of Honor scholarship visit FoldsofHonor.org.
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