TrackMan™ to provide data and graphics at RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship Finals
ROANOKE, TEXAS - Long Drivers of America (LDA) announced today that TrackMan™ will provide swing and ball flight data at the 2009 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship.
"This is another step forward in the evolution of the RE/MAX world finals," said LDA chief executive officer - Art Sellinger.
"To have Trackman™ technology involved will not only enhance ESPN's telecast of the 2009 finals, it will also provide spectators and competitors at Mesquite Regional Sports and Events Complex with immediate and meaningful data on competitors' swings and six-ball sets."
The 2009 RE/MAX World Long Drive Championship, the premier event in power golf, concludes in Mesquite, Nevada on October 25-30. ESPN's 90-minute finals telecast will debut during the Christmas holidays (date and time TBA).
TrackMan™ has added a dramatic new dimension to televised golf coverage, providing real-time data on club speed, ball speed and spin rates and using superimposed 3D graphics to show ball flight and trajectory. TrackMan™technology has been seen on telecasts of the U.S. Open and British Open, and on numerous PGA Tour broadcasts through the company's ongoing partnership with the Golf Channel.
Sellinger added: "We welcome TrackMan™ to the world of power golf and look forward to adding its technology to the mix at the RE/MAX world finals. Having TrackMan™ document the incredible swing speeds and ball speeds that RE/MAX world champions like
register is going to move the needle. When ESPN's telecast airs here and worldwide, and viewers grasp the TrackMan™ numbers that elite long drivers generate, this sport will move to the next level."
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