Slow play is an issue that has spread throughout the ranks in golf, all the way down to the weekend hackers. This year seems to have been especially “snail-like” around the Chicagoland area thanks to dry weather and more opportunities for newbies to hit the links. This isn’t a bad thing per se; however, more bodies on the course mean more minutes between shots.
Could slowplay be costing your club over R1 million in revenue a year?
Real-time field management technology
like Tagmarshal allows marshals and course management to pre-empt slow play. Tagmarshal uses GPS-tracking technology and data-visualisation software for the efficient management of players, monitoring and planning. A real-time representation of the field is available at any time, and unique algorithms alert
marshals if a fourball is off the pace. The system ‘learns’ the unique pace of a particular course and marshals can confirm or overwrite alerts.
Tagmarshal is a proudly South African product developed in conjunction with local golf courses and professionals, and is the brainchild of local and international software developers.
SLOWPLAY IS EXPENSIVE
You can calculate its negative effect on your course revenue with a quick (and fun) online survey.
Here some anonymous results:
- R 1 919 248,00
Western Cape Course Club Manager
- R 2 463 136,00
Gauteng Course Committee Member
- R2 370 763,08
Average results across all data setsWant to find out how your course rates? Play the two minute survey game. You will be surprised how quickly slow play related challenges add up to be very costly!GET PLAYING ON: http://tagmarshal.com/clubgame