In huge news for Irish golfers looking to improve over winter, Leopardstown Golf Centre has embraced technology with over 70 TrackMan bays installed at the high-class facility.
TrackMan Range is a radar-based golf-tracking system that delivers unrivalled accuracy together with the best Virtual Golf, practice and entertainment options available on the market. It is completely weatherproof and will work in all conditions in all seasons. And, if you’re a player, you’re about to enter a new world of entertainment and gameplay no matter what your golfing ability.
The technology precisely measures each shot, giving instant feedback on ball data including ball speed, carry and total distance, launch angle, launch direction and more. Information is displayed on an in-bay touchscreen monitor and via the free mobile app which records all shot data in a player’s profile to review later. The versatility of TrackMan range offers fun games, entertainment, course play and challenges for all golfers from beginner to elite. Serious golfers can test their accuracy with target practice games and very useful tools like “Find my distance” club gapping feature.
The TrackMan Range technology will also enable Leopardstown to offer a full 360° golf experience for customers, with the TrackMan mobile app enabling users to record their driving range stats with instant shot feedback, incorporate these into their golf lessons with the resident PGA Pros, TrackMan club fitting with the team at McGuirks, and continue practicing with purpose after their lesson in the indoor or outdoor bays. TrackMan also offers capabilities for beginner and young golfers with more advanced ball-tracking for lower and shorter shots, presenting a family-friendly experience for all abilities.
Speaking on the recent installation, Alan Dunning, General manager of Leopardstown commented: “I am absolutely delighted to have TrackMan Range installed in Leopardstown. TrackMan is a premium brand that is universally recognised and associated with industry leading accuracy and quality. “Ball tracking technology is the future of the driving range and gives practice sessions real purpose. We have installed screens in every one of our 56 covered bays downstairs, but our outdoor bays will also have the benefit of the tracking facility and players can use their mobile phone or tablet to see their data.
“Impact Golf, our Golf Academy providing tuition in Leopardstown will have 3 screens upstairs which will enable their clients to record all their range sessions to track their progress. I would encourage everyone to download the Trackman Golf App for the best possible experience in Leopardstown.
“Some of the world’s best courses are available to play on the TrackMan virtual golf system such as Lahinch, St Andrews, The West Course at Wentworth, Liberty National and Albany, the site of this week’s Tiger Woods hosted Hero World Challenge in The Bahamas. Visitors will be able to play these courses and compete in local and global tournaments on the TrackMan virtual courses. “Games such as Bullseye, Nearest the Pin and Capture the Flag can also be played. There is something for everyone from non-golfers and beginners to elite golfers and tour professionals!
“Thank you to everyone at TrackMan for their help on this project as well as Initiative Electrical and Aquaturf for their expertise with the installation. “ This installation represents the latest in a series of investments made by Leopardstown Golf Centre which forms part of the Horse Racing Ireland property portfolio. In 2019, 34 Power Tees were purchased and at the start of 2021 a 4-year contract was signed with Wilson Golf to provide Leopardstown with 100,000 new premium range balls per year. Further improvements are to come in 2022.”
Mike Malone, Vice President of Sales, TrackMan Europe commented:
“We’re delighted and extremely proud that Leopardstown have chosen TrackMan technology to enhance their range experience. Alan and the team at LGC did extensive research into the market and the available range technology solutions.
“It means a lot that they chose to partner with and trust TrackMan for this project after a comprehensive procurement process. It’s wonderful to see Irish ranges investing in technology which will significantly enhance the enjoyment for the visitor, whilst also future proofing their range. “We look forward to building a great partnership with Leopardstown golf centre and assist them in taking their golf facility to a new level.”
For more information please contact Leopardstown directly on +353 1 2895341, firstname.lastname@example.org or see https://www.leopardstowngolfcentre.com/